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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab Manual XE 21 25 $12,377 $12,999
Reg Cab Automatic XE 19 23 $13,330 $13,999
King Cab Manual XE 21 25 $13,495 $14,649
King Cab Automatic XE 19 23 $14,416 $15,649
Std Reg Cab Manual 21 25 $10,587 $10,999
King Cab Manual SE 21 25 $15,528 $17,049
King Cab Automatic SE 19 23 $16,439 $18,049
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,519 $11,070
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,874 $11,455
Supercab 125.4" WB XL XL 23 27 $13,020 $14,415
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,391 $16,365
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,823 $16,835
Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD XL 17 22 $16,157 $17,980
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $11,634 $12,840
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $12,101 $13,370
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,091 $17,905
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,611 $18,495
Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,308 $18,150
Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,826 $18,740
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $13,548 $15,015
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $17,399 $19,390
Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $17,323 $19,305
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $13,486 $14,945
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $17,385 $19,375
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $14,921 $16,575
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $18,221 $20,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,587
$10,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,999
$11,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$183 / month
$185 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.1 6.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 62.0 63.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 41.7 43.0
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 107.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.3 NA
Cab to Axle (in) 35.4 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.0 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 26.7
Overhang, Front (in) 28.5 32.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 97.5 104.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 174.6 184.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.1 16.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 51.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.8 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.8 54.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear-Wheel Rear Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 17.0
Fuel Tank Location RH Rear Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.50
Steering Type Manual Recirculating Ball Manual
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.80
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 25.6 27.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/75R14 P195/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1192
Rear Tire Order Code NA T83
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P195/75R14 P195/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 616 834
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/80D15
Front Tire Order Code NA T83
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1192
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 616 834
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2544 2384
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1270 1191
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2200 2050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1600 1772
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4400 4220
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14.0 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14.0 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.6 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 720 1425
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 134 @ 5200 112 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 3600 135 @ 2400
Engine Order Code NA 99A
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.50
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code NA 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab 6'
Vehicle Name Nissan Trucks 2WD Ford Ranger
Body Code 104.3" WB 107.9" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 25.4
Axle Type - Rear Solid Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Indep Dbl Wishbone Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2050
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.45
Axle Type - Front NA Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder
 
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