Compare 2016 Nissan Titan vs 2016 Ram 2500

2016 Nissan Titan
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2WD Crew Cab Platinum Reserve Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab Platinum Reserve Diesel N/A N/A $53,921 $57,470
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab Platinum Reserve Gas N/A N/A $49,234 $52,470
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab S Diesel N/A N/A $38,658 $40,290
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab S Gas N/A N/A $33,867 $35,290
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab SL Diesel N/A N/A $48,821 $52,030
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab SL Gas N/A N/A $44,135 $47,030
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab SV Diesel N/A N/A $41,351 $44,060
Titan XD 2WD Crew Cab SV Gas N/A N/A $36,664 $39,060
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab PRO-4X Diesel N/A N/A $47,828 $50,970
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab PRO-4X Gas N/A N/A $43,141 $45,970
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab Platinum Reserve Diesel N/A N/A $56,779 $60,520
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab Platinum Reserve Gas N/A N/A $52,092 $55,520
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab S Diesel N/A N/A $41,533 $43,290
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab S Gas N/A N/A $36,742 $38,290
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab SL Diesel N/A N/A $51,633 $55,030
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab SL Gas N/A N/A $46,946 $50,030
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab SV Diesel N/A N/A $44,116 $47,010
Titan XD 4WD Crew Cab SV Gas N/A N/A $39,428 $42,010
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2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn N/A N/A $37,433 $39,975
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $43,308 $46,540
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $48,387 $52,215
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star N/A N/A $37,433 $39,975
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $48,387 $52,215
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $37,433 $39,975
2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman N/A N/A $33,473 $35,550
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Big Horn N/A N/A $37,612 $40,175
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $43,487 $46,740
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $48,566 $52,415
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Lone Star N/A N/A $37,612 $40,175
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $48,566 $52,415
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $37,612 $40,175
2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Tradesman N/A N/A $33,652 $35,750
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Big Horn N/A N/A $38,985 $41,425
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $44,861 $47,990
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Lone Star N/A N/A $38,985 $41,425
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Longhorn N/A N/A $49,941 $53,665
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $49,941 $53,665
2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $38,985 $41,425
2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,597 $35,755
2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman N/A N/A $30,038 $31,780
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn N/A N/A $40,583 $43,345
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $46,746 $50,230
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $51,762 $55,835
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Power Wagon N/A N/A $46,746 $50,230
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star N/A N/A $40,583 $43,345
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $51,762 $55,835
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman N/A N/A $40,583 $43,345
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Power Wagon N/A N/A $47,579 $51,160
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $40,583 $43,345
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman N/A N/A $36,346 $38,610
2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman Power Wagon N/A N/A $36,346 $38,610
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Big Horn N/A N/A $40,762 $43,545
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $46,925 $50,430
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $51,941 $56,035
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Lone Star N/A N/A $40,762 $43,545
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $51,941 $56,035
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Outdoorsman N/A N/A $40,762 $43,545
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $40,762 $43,545
2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Tradesman N/A N/A $36,525 $38,810
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Big Horn N/A N/A $42,002 $44,795
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $48,163 $51,680
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Lone Star N/A N/A $42,002 $44,795
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Longhorn N/A N/A $53,181 $57,285
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Longhorn Limited N/A N/A $53,181 $57,285
2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $42,002 $44,795
2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,294 $38,770
2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman N/A N/A $32,741 $34,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,921
$37,433
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$57,470
$39,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$958 / month
$666 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Nissan Titan XD is a smart pick for semi-heavy pulling power, but if you rarely or never tow big trailers, you're better served by a light-duty pickup.
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Fuel Economy
City
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Highway
Coming Soon Coming Soon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.6 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41
Front Hip Room (in)
60.8 63.2
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
41 41
Second Hip Room (in)
60.3 63.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.3 66
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
242.8 237.4
Height, Overall (in)
78.7 78
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
9.1 7.2
Wheelbase (in)
151.6 149
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.7 79.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.1 7.2
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 48.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 37.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- 39.5
Cab to Axle (in)
- 36.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.7 76.3
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.7 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.8 20.2
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.7 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50 51
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 57.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.4 14.1
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)
14.2 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 31
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
53.8 47.6
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TCN
Front Tire Size
LT265/60SR20 LT275/70SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TCN
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
LT265/60SR20 LT275/70SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 628
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 7280
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 628
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 7280
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1184 1140
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11836 11400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
11836 11400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 9000
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
7204 6441
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4900 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
3004 2861
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
19450 18300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4900 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
4200 3580
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 730
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
550 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 160
Engine
Fuel System
Diesel Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
555 @ 1600 400 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EZC
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Displacement
5.0 L/305 5.7 L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 3200 383 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.74 3.23
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 1.41
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.54 4.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 1.84
Trans Order Code
NA DFP
Transfer Case Model
None None
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Titan XD Ram 2500
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Non-Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.92 3.73
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.92 3.73
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 6200
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 5000
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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