Compare Nissan Frontier vs Ram Dakota

Nissan Frontier
2023 Nissan Frontier
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$29,190
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Ram Dakota
2011 Ram Dakota
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$23,210
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.8L V6 Gas
Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.8L V6 Gas
3.7L V6 Gas
Horsepower
310 hp @ 6400 rpm
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,343 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
6,720 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
17 MPG
City
18 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 Tons/yr
11.0 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
22 gallons
Cruising Range City
379.8 miles
330 miles
Cruising Range Highway
506.4 miles
440 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
210.2 in
N/A
Height
71.7 in
68.6 in
Max Width
73 in
71.7 in
Wheelbase
126 in
131.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
57.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
26.2 in
32.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.6 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.4 in
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.2 in
56.9 in

Cargo Box Dimensions

Box Length (Floor)
73.3 in
78.8 in
Box Width (Floor)
61.4 in
59.6 in
Box Width (Top, Rear)
61.4 in
59.6 in
Box Width (Wheelhousings)
44.5 in
45.2 in
Box Height (Area)
19.4 in
17.6 in
Tailgate Width
N/A
53.3 in
Cargo Volume
49.6 ft³
46.6 ft³
Extended Cab Cargo Volume
N/A
30 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
43.5 ft
44 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"

Tires

Front Tire
P265/70SR16
P245/70R16
Rear Tire
P265/70SR16
P245/70R16
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Red Alert
  • Super Black
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
  • Deep Water Blue Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
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