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King Cab 4x2 Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab 4x2 Manual S 19 23 $18,347 $18,990
King Cab 4x2 Automatic S 17 22 $22,268 $23,060
King Cab 4x2 Manual SV-I4 19 23 $23,039 $23,860
King Cab 4x2 Automatic SV-I4 17 22 $24,051 $24,910
Crew Cab 4x2 Manual S 16 22 $24,089 $24,950
King Cab 4x2 Automatic SV 16 23 $24,735 $25,620
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic S 16 23 $25,101 $26,000
King Cab 4x2 Automatic Desert Runner 16 23 $25,390 $26,300
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic SV 16 23 $25,824 $26,750
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic Desert Runner 16 23 $26,768 $27,730
King Cab 4x4 Automatic SV 15 21 $27,221 $28,510
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic Long Bed SV 16 23 $28,338 $29,360
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic S 15 21 $28,060 $29,390
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic SV 15 21 $28,584 $29,940
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic Long Bed SV 15 21 $28,984 $30,360
Crew Cab 4x4 Manual SV 16 21 $31,290 $32,780
Crew Cab 4x4 Manual PRO-4X 16 21 $31,287 $33,140
King Cab 4x4 Automatic PRO-4X 15 21 $31,561 $33,430
Crew Cab 4x2 Automatic SL 16 23 $32,463 $34,010
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic PRO-4X 15 21 $32,277 $34,190
Crew Cab 4x4 Automatic SL 15 21 $34,785 $36,850
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2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete XL N/A N/A $23,280 $24,000
2WD SuperCab 6' Box XL N/A N/A $23,572 $24,300
2WD SuperCrew 5' Box XL N/A N/A $25,725 $26,520
2WD SuperCab 6' Box XLT N/A N/A $26,822 $27,940
4WD SuperCab 6' Box XL N/A N/A $27,607 $28,460
2WD SuperCrew 5' Box XLT N/A N/A $28,910 $30,115
4WD SuperCrew 5' Box XL N/A N/A $29,759 $30,680
4WD SuperCab 6' Box XLT N/A N/A $30,662 $31,940
2WD SuperCab 6' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $30,921 $32,210
4WD SuperCrew 5' Box XLT N/A N/A $32,750 $34,115
2WD SuperCrew 5' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $33,010 $34,385
4WD SuperCab 6' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $34,761 $36,210
4WD SuperCrew 5' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $36,850 $38,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,347
$23,280
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,990
$24,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$400 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.0
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Frontier is an endearing, affordable mid-size truck that lacks the flash of competitors—we like that. The 2019 Ford Ranger isn’t a revival, it’s a comprehensive rethink.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg -
Highway
23 mpg -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
25.4 30.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 41
Second Hip Room (in)
55 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 35.9
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.2 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.6 8.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
205.5 210.8
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 70.7
Cab to Axle (in)
32.2 31.3
Wheelbase (in)
125.9 126.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 8.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 85.8
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
33.5 26.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 12.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.4 42
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/75TR15 P255/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/75TR15 P255/70SR16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 3240
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 3240
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 7500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 750
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4700 6050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7936 12150
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3130
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2395
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 1527
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size NA
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6.5 16 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 700
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
550 700
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/146 2.3 L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
152 @ 5200 270 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4400 310 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 99H
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 -
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
None None
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 2.15
Trans Type
5 10
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.52
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans PTO Access
No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 2.98
Trans Order Code
NA 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.77
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.64 4.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Frontier Ford Ranger
Body Code
T T
Body Style
King Cab SuperCab
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.08 3.73
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.08 3.73
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3130
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2885
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3500
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3500
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-
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