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2011 Nissan Frontier King Cab Technical Specifications
Mechanical
Engine
S,SV,I4 4x2
SV, PRO-4X V6 4x2/4x4
Name: QR25 VQ40
Cam Design:
DOHC
Cylinders / configuration: I4 V6
Block/head composition:
Aluminum/aluminum
Displacement (cc): 2.5L 4.0L
Horsepower*: 152 @ 5200 RPM 261 @ 5600 RPM
Torque (lb-ft): 171 @ 4400 RPM 281 @ 4000 RPM
Bore & stroke (mm): 89 x 100 95.5 x 92
Compression ratio (:1): 9.5 9.7
Spark plugs:
Platinum-tipped
Maximum engine speed:
6,000 rpm
Induction system:
Nissan Induction Control System
Valvetrain: DOHC 16-valve, silent chain, two stage, 4 valves per cylinder DOHC 24-valve, silent chain, twostage, 4 valves per cylinder
Engine mounts:
4 solid (non-fluid filled) mounts
Emissions system:
LEV2–ULEV
Tier2 Bin5
Exhaust:
Single exit & main muffler
Electrical
Ignition system:
Electronic (direct ignition)
Starter:
12 volt
Alternator:
I4 -110 amps / V6 – 130 amps
Battery:
GR24F-550
Trans & Drive System
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Drive Configuration:
2-wheel drive
4-wheel drive
Gear Ratio
5-speed M/T
6-speed M/T
5-speed A/T
1st
3.580
4.368
3.842
2nd
2.077
2.518
2.353
3rd
1.360
1.743
1.529
4th
1.000
1.283
1.000
5th
0.811
1.000
0.839
6th
--
0.769
--
Reverse
3.636
3.966
2.764
Final Drive ratio (:1)
4.083 (S I4 4x2)
4.363 (SV I4 4x2)
3.538 (SV V6 4x2, SV V6 4x4
3.692 (PRO-4X V6 4x4)
3.692 (S I4 4x2)
3.916 (SV I4 4x2)
3.133 (SV V6 4x4, PRO-4X V6 4x2)
2.937 SV V6 4x2)
3.357 (PRO-4X V6 4x4)
Braking System
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Front (in.): 11.1 x 0.71, 2-piston vented disc
11.7 x 1.1, 2-piston vented disc
Rear (in.):
11.3 x 0.71, single piston vented disc
Steering
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Type:
Engine speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion
Overall ratio (:1):
20.4
Turns (lock-tolock):
3.6
Curb-to-curb turning diameter (ft.)
43.42
43.58
43.33
Suspension
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Front Suspension:
Independent double wishbone
Stabilizer bar:
Front – 34 mm
Rear Suspension:
Overslung multi-leaf
Body/Chassis
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Type:
Body on frame (ladder type)
Materials:
Corrosion resistant, high strength steel
Rear door:
90-degree access


2011 Nissan Frontier King Cab Dimensions
Weights
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Curb weight (lbs) M/T
3,685
3,751
4,152
--
4,294
4,363
Curb weight (lbs) A/T
3,736
3,768
4,140
4,207
4,309
4,383
Weight Distribution M/T
55/45
55/45
57/43
--
58/42
57/43
Weight Distribution A/T
55/45
55/45
57/43
56/44
58/42
57/43
GVWR (lbs) M/T
4,690
4,690
5,690
--
5,690
5,600
GVWR (lbs) A/T
4,690
4,690
5,589
5,600
5,690
5,600
Max payload M/T
976
950
1,565
--
1,399
1,237
Max payload A/T
937
932
1,449
1,393
1,381
1,217
Exterior (Inches)
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Wheelbase:
125.9
Overall length:
205.5
Overall width:
72.8
Overall height:
68.7
69.7
Front overhang:
31.3
Rear overhang:
48.2
Tread width FR:
61.8
Tread width RR:
61.8
Ground clear. Rear diff.
8.7
8.7
9.8
9.8
10.1
10.1
Ground clear. Front diff.
--
--
--
--
8.9
8.9
Min. running
7.6
7.6
8.6
8.6
8.9
8.9
Bed Dimensions (Inches)
Length
73.3
Width
58.8 at tailgate
61.4 at C-channel, 44.4 between wheel wells
Depth
18.0
Cargo Bed Volume
33.5 cu ft
Off-Road Specs (degrees)
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Approach Angle
27.8
27.8
30.5
31.5
31.5
32.6
Departure angle
21.0
21.0
22.1
22.6
22.6
23.3
Ramp over angle
18.0
18.0
19.8
19.5
20.6
20.5
Interior Dimensions (Inches)
1st row Head room
39.7
Shoulder room
58.3
Hip room
55.8
Leg room
42.4
2nd row Head room
38.3
Shoulder room
54.9
Hip room
55.0
Leg room
25.4
Interior volume 1st row
56.8 cu. ft.
2nd row
30.9 cu. ft.
Total volume
87.7 cu. ft.
Step-in height
19.9 in. front / 21.9 in. rear
Capacities
S I4
4x2
SV I4
4x2
SV V6
4x2
PRO-4X V6
4x2
SV V6
4x4
PRO-4X V6
4x4
Fuel
21.1 gal.
Engine oil
5.4 qts.
Engine coolant
10.8 qts.
Utility cleat load rating
200 lbs
Towing
Maximum capacity
3,500
3,500
6,500
6,500
6,300
6,300
Tongue load
350
350
650
650
630
630
Fuel Economy (EPA estimated)
City (mpg) MT
19
19
16
--
15
15
City (mpg) AT
17
17
15
15
14
14
Highway (mpg) MT
23
23
20
--
19
19
Highway (mpg) AT
22
22
20
20
19
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