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2009 Nissan Titan King Cab
Body Style / Driveline King Cab (5-6 passengers), Longitudinal front engine with 2WD, 4WD full-size pickup with short- or long-bed
Assembly Plant Canton, Mississippi, United States
Introduction Date 2004
EPA Vehicle Class Full-size, half-ton pickup truck
Construction Body-on-frame (fully boxed ladder-type)
ENGINE Endurance 5.6 V8
Type VK56DE
Cam design DOHC
Orientation Longitudinally mounted
Cylinders / configuration V8
Block / head composition Aluminum / aluminum
Displacement (liters) 5.6 liters
Horsepower 317 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 385 @ 3,400 rpm
Bore & stroke (mm) 98 x 92
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Maximum engine speed 6,000 rpm
Induction system Naturally aspirated
Valvetrain 32 valve; silent chain, single-stage
Engine mounts Standard (non fluid-filled)
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded/FFV capable
Emissions system 0xygen Sensor with catalyzer
Emission certification level LEV1-ULEV (Calif.), Tier2 - Bin 8z (EPA)
Exhaust Single exit / main
Ignition system Electronic (direct ignition)
Starter 12 volt
Alternator 130 Amps
Battery Standard/Heavy Duty - 650/710 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA)
Trailer towing Built-in (per trim level) 100 percent prewired for harness, 7-pin "pigtail"
Towing harness and connector Standard with optional tow package
Transmission and Drive System
Drive configuration 2WD or part-time 4WD
Transmission type 5-speed automatic with overdrive
Gear ratio (:1)
1st 3.827
2nd 2.368
3rd 1.52
4th 1
5th 0.834
Reverse 2.613
Final drive ratio (:1) 2.937/3.357 PRO-4X
Transfer case / Axle ratios 2WD 4WD
Axle 2.937/3.357 2.937/3.357
4WD High - 1
4WD Low - 2.596
Crawl ratio: 1st gear 2.937 axle ratio: 29.18:1 3.357 axle ratio: 33.35:1
Front Disc 13.8 / 1.2
Rear Disc 12.6 / 0.6
Type Power rack-and-pinion
Power assisted Engine-speed-sensitive
Overall ratio (:1) 19.5:1
Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.6
  4x2 4x4
Turning diameter (curb-to-curb, in feet) 45.6 (SWB)
51.2 (LWB)
45.4 (SWB)
50.9 (LWB)
Steering wheel
PRO-4X/LE (Opt. SE) 3-spoke leather-wrapped
XE/SE 3-spoke urethane
Front Double-wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Rear Leaf w/solid Dana axle
Rancho shocks Standard on PRO-4X
Type Body-on-frame (fully boxed ladder-type)
Materials (primary) Corrosion-resistant and high strength steel
Wheels 18 x 8.0JJ styled steel wheels
18 x 8.0JJ alloy wheels (XE styling)
18 x 8.0JJ alloy wheels (SE styling)
18 x 8.0JJ alloy wheels (chrome clad)
18 x 8.0J alloy wheels (Off-road styling)
20 x 8.0JJ alloy wheels (LE styling)
Tires Continental P265/70R18 (BSW)
Goodyear P265/70R18 (OWL)
BF Goodrich Rugged Trail P275/7018 (OWL)
Goodyear P275/60R20 (OWL)
Tread width
18-inch wheels 67.9
20-inch wheels 68.1