Compare 2008 Nissan Titan vs 2009 Toyota Tundra

2008 Nissan Titan
2009 Toyota Tundra
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2WD Crew Cab LWB LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $32,230 $35,600
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB LE FFV 12 17 $32,230 $35,600
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $26,843 $29,640
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB SE FFV 12 17 $26,843 $29,640
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $25,116 $27,730
Titan 2WD Crew Cab LWB XE FFV 12 17 $25,116 $27,730
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $31,859 $35,190
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB LE FFV 12 17 $31,859 $35,190
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $26,462 $29,220
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB SE FFV 12 17 $26,462 $29,220
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $24,745 $27,320
Titan 2WD Crew Cab SWB XE FFV 12 17 $24,745 $27,320
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB LE 12 17 $29,907 $33,030
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB LE FFV 12 17 $29,907 $33,030
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $24,510 $27,060
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB SE FFV 12 17 $24,510 $27,060
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $22,468 $24,800
Titan 2WD King Cab LWB XE FFV 12 17 $22,468 $24,800
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $29,535 $32,620
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB LE FFV 12 17 $29,535 $32,620
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $24,140 $26,650
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB SE FFV 12 17 $24,140 $26,650
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $22,096 $24,390
Titan 2WD King Cab SWB XE FFV 12 17 $22,096 $24,390
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $34,878 $38,530
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB LE FFV 12 17 $34,878 $38,530
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB PRO-4X 12 17 $31,489 $34,780
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB PRO-4X FFV 12 17 $31,489 $34,780
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $29,816 $32,930
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB SE FFV 12 17 $29,816 $32,930
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $28,089 $31,020
Titan 4WD Crew Cab LWB XE FFV 12 17 $28,089 $31,020
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $34,335 $37,930
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB LE FFV 12 17 $34,335 $37,930
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $30,946 $34,180
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X FFV 12 17 $30,946 $34,180
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $29,319 $32,380
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB SE FFV 12 17 $29,319 $32,380
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $27,719 $30,610
Titan 4WD Crew Cab SWB XE FFV 12 17 $27,719 $30,610
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB LE 12 17 $32,745 $36,170
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB LE FFV 12 17 $32,745 $36,170
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $27,493 $30,360
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB SE FFV 12 17 $27,493 $30,360
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $25,441 $28,090
Titan 4WD King Cab LWB XE FFV 12 17 $25,441 $28,090
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $32,347 $35,730
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB LE FFV 12 17 $32,347 $35,730
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $28,958 $31,980
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X FFV 12 17 $28,958 $31,980
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $27,113 $29,940
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB SE FFV 12 17 $27,113 $29,940
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $25,070 $27,680
Titan 4WD King Cab SWB XE FFV 12 17 $25,070 $27,680
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CrewMax 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 14 17 $25,541 $27,915
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT SR5 14 17 $27,334 $29,875
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $26,731 $29,215
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $35,266 $38,545
Tundra 2WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT SR5 14 18 $28,578 $31,235
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 15 19 $22,822 $24,945
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT SR5 15 19 $24,069 $26,305
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 14 17 $22,955 $25,090
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT SR5 14 17 $24,750 $27,050
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $24,144 $26,390
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 14 18 $32,949 $36,010
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT SR5 14 18 $25,995 $28,410
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl LB 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 14 17 $23,807 $26,020
Tundra 2WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $25,051 $27,380
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 15 19 $20,688 $22,490
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 14 17 $21,738 $23,630
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $22,704 $24,680
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg LB 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT 15 19 $20,993 $22,820
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg LB 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 14 17 $22,042 $23,960
Tundra 2WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 14 18 $23,009 $25,010
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 13 16 $28,332 $30,965
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT SR5 13 16 $30,125 $32,925
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,521 $32,265
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $38,068 $41,605
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT SR5 13 17 $31,369 $34,285
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $29,521 $32,265
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $38,068 $41,605
Tundra 4WD Truck CrewMax 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT SR5 13 17 $31,369 $34,285
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 13 16 $25,746 $28,140
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT SR5 13 16 $27,542 $30,100
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $26,936 $29,440
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $35,748 $39,070
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT SR5 13 17 $28,785 $31,460
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $26,936 $29,440
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT LTD 13 17 $35,748 $39,070
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT SR5 13 17 $28,785 $31,460
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl LB 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 13 16 $26,598 $29,070
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,842 $30,430
Tundra 4WD Truck Dbl LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $27,842 $30,430
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 13 16 $24,544 $26,680
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $25,519 $27,740
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $25,519 $27,740
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg LB 4.7L V8 5-Speed AT 13 16 $24,849 $27,010
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L FFV V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $25,823 $28,070
Tundra 4WD Truck Reg LB 5.7L V8 6-Speed AT 13 17 $25,823 $28,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,230
$25,541
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,600
$27,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$465 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Nissan Titan is a solid choice for guys who don't want to drive Ford, Chevy, Dodge or Toyota. The 2009 Tundra beats the Big Three in safety and matches them in capability.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.6 65.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 63.0
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 44.5
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
60.5 62.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 66.6
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.9 75.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
159.4 145.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
244.3 228.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
84.0 66.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
63.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.9 22.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
37 26.4
Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P275/60R20 P255/70R18
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
P275/60R20 P255/70R18
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
P275/60R20 P255/70R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9500 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
950 650
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 13500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2936 2960
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- TBD - 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4050
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2402 2295
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA 14.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
- TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
385 @ 3400 313 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
VK56DE NA
Displacement
5.6L/339 4.7L/285
Engine Oil Cooler
NA 7.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
317 @ 5200 276 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.40
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Titan Toyota Tundra 2WD Truck
Body Code
Long WB - TBD -
Body Style
Crew Cab CrewMax Cab
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.94 3.91
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Overslung Leaf Trapezoidal
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 2

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