Compare 1997 Nissan Trucks 4WD vs 1997 Dodge Dakota

1997 Nissan Trucks 4WD
1997 Dodge Dakota
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Reg Cab XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab XE 17 19 $14,921 $16,199
King Cab XE 17 19 $16,439 $18,049
King Cab SE 17 19 $18,008 $19,999
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Reg Cab 112" WB Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 25 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 17 22 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 25 $11,598 $12,725
Reg Cab 124" WB Base 20 25 $12,003 $13,185
Reg Cab 124" WB SLT 17 22 $12,003 $13,185
Reg Cab 124" WB Sport 20 25 $12,003 $13,185
Club Cab 131" WB Base 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 17 22 $14,885 $16,420
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $15,562 $17,190
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $17,797 $19,690
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,921
$11,598
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,199
$12,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$212 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
97.5 103.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
174.6 195.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.9 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 65.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
41.7 49.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 111.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.3 8.5
Cab to Axle (in)
35.4 38.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.5 71.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 30.0
Overhang, Front (in)
28.5 34.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.1 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 47.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 57.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.7 44.7
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 57.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.8 77.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.8 59.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 9 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 11.3 x 0.9
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 NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.0
Fuel Tank Location
RH Rear Inboard LH
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
15.0 14.8
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
555 755
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 755
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1583
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1583
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
555 755
Spare Tire Size
NA P215/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1583
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5200 4550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2850 2700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1465 1421
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2500 3000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 5400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1985 1852
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.0 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.7 9.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
720 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.5L/150
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
134 @ 5200 120 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 3600 145 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA EPE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
1.00 NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.44
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
2.02 NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 4.22
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 2.33
Trans Order Code
NA DDQ
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
Fuji Univance NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.83
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab XE Reg Cab 6.5'
Vehicle Name
Nissan Trucks 4WD Dodge Dakota
Body Code
104.3" WB 112" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.63 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2700
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Dbl Wishbone Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.63 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3000
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Leaf Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder

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