Compare 2005 Nissan Frontier 2WD vs 2005 Dodge Dakota

2005 Nissan Frontier 2WD
2005 Dodge Dakota
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King Cab I4 Manual XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual XE 22 25 $14,754 $15,600
King Cab I4 Automatic XE 19 24 $15,746 $16,650
King Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $17,496 $18,500
King Cab V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $18,489 $19,550
Crew Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $19,529 $20,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $20,523 $21,700
King Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 17 21 $20,670 $22,100
King Cab V6 Automatic LE 17 21 $20,857 $22,300
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LE 17 21 $22,446 $24,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 17 21 $22,586 $24,150
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2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,754
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,600
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$331 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
25.4 32.1
Passenger Capacity
4 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in)
69.7 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.2 48.8
Wheelbase (in)
125.9 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 7.9
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 32.1
Overhang, Front (in)
31.3 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
205.5 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10.1 8.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
33.5 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 45.2
Tailgate Width (in)
58.8 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.3 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.0 17.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.7 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.7 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22.0
Fuel Tank Location
NA Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.4 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.4 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
35000 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3250
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7936 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2021 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4676 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1654 1807
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 136
Engine
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
NVIS SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
173 @ 4400 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA EKG
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 5200 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.67
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.64 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA DEJ
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Frontier 2WD Dodge Dakota
Body Code
125.9" WB 131.3" WB
Body Style
King Cab Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- TBD - 3.21
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3100
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
NA Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3850
Frame
Frame Type
NA Ladder

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