Compare 1998 Nissan Frontier vs 1998 Toyota Tacoma

1998 Nissan Frontier
1998 Toyota Tacoma
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SE King Cab Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier 2WD SE King Cab Automatic 20 24 $17,341 $19,040
Frontier 2WD SE King Cab Manual 22 26 $16,385 $17,990
Frontier 2WD Std Reg Cab Manual 22 26 $11,541 $11,990
Frontier 2WD XE King Cab Automatic 20 24 $14,452 $15,690
Frontier 2WD XE King Cab Manual 22 26 $13,486 $14,640
Frontier 2WD XE Reg Cab Automatic 20 24 $13,560 $14,240
Frontier 2WD XE Reg Cab Manual 22 26 $12,560 $13,190
Frontier 4WD SE King Cab 18 21 $18,900 $20,990
Frontier 4WD XE King Cab 18 21 $16,567 $18,190
Frontier 4WD XE Reg Cab 18 21 $15,650 $16,990
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Reg Cab Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma Reg Cab Automatic 21 24 $12,154 $13,258
Tacoma Reg Cab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $16,422 $18,328
Tacoma Reg Cab Manual 22 27 $11,493 $12,538
Tacoma Reg Cab Manual 4WD 17 21 $15,616 $17,428
Tacoma XtraCab Automatic 21 24 $13,983 $15,428
Tacoma XtraCab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,723 $19,778
Tacoma XtraCab Manual 22 27 $13,330 $14,708
Tacoma XtraCab Manual 4WD 17 21 $16,916 $18,878
Tacoma XtraCab PreRunner Automatic 20 24 $15,657 $17,238
Tacoma XtraCab PreRunner V6 Automatic 19 23 $16,506 $18,168
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Automatic 19 23 $15,361 $16,948
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD 17 20 $18,699 $20,868
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD Limited 17 20 $22,336 $24,928
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Manual 19 23 $14,545 $16,048
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD 16 19 $17,892 $19,968
Tacoma XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD Limited 16 19 $21,531 $24,028
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,341
$12,154
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,040
$13,258
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$221 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBA - -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.2 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
30.7 -
Passenger Capacity
4 3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBA - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 61.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.0 43.1
Wheelbase (in)
116.1 103.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.2 6.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 66.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Overhang, Front (in)
34.7 32.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
196.1 178.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.1 15.9
Cargo Volume (ft³)
71.7 39.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 57.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.7 40.9
Tailgate Width (in)
59.8 -TBD-
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
74.6 74.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
23.9 15.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.8 57.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Lucas-Varity NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.2 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 9.9 x 0.87
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.1
Fuel Tank Location
RH Rear Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
16.5 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.1 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
807 -TBD-
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 P195/75R14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
807 -TBD-
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R15 P195/75R14
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
P215/65R15 P195/75R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 6700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1790 1495
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4690 4244
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1377 1105
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 14 x 5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1050
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 70
Engine
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 4000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.4L/147
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5200 142 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.452
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -TBD-
Trans Power Take Off
NA -TBD-
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.688
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.79 2.452
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -TBD-
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.212
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Frontier 2WD Toyota Tacoma
Body Code
116.1" WB 103.3
Body Style
King Cab SE Regular Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 1.02
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.38 3.58
Axle Type - Front
Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 1.00
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Multi-leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -TBD-
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 0.98
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder

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