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Here's how the 2011 Dodge Dakota, 2011 Nissan Frontier, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2010 Chevrolet Avalanche measure up.
2WD Ext Cab ST
$23,210
Starting MSRP
2WD King Cab I4 Manual S
$18,200
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$16,985
Starting MSRP
2WD Crew Cab LS
$35,725
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 4-door
Seats
4 4 3 6
Engine

210.0-hp, 3.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

302.0-hp, 4.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

152.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

320.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

Combined MPG
17 21 20 17
Size
218.5" length, 68.6" height 205.5" length, 68.7" height 192.4" length, 67.6" height 221.3" length, 76.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark slate gray / Medium slate gray

Charcoal

Medium Mocha

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Cashmere

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 15 x 7.0 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 15 x 7.0 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 15 x 7.0 in Compact in 17 in
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550 590 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 110 125 145

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl Gas 4-Cyl Gas/Ethanol V8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 171 @ 4400 190 @ 2800 335 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 152 @ 5200 185 @ 5600 320 @ 5400
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.5L/-TBD- 2.9L/177 5.3L/325

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 23 MPG 25 MPG 21 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG 19 MPG 18 MPG 15 MPG
Cruising Range - City
330.00 mi 400.90 mi 342.00 mi 465.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 MPG 21 MPG 20 MPG 17 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
440.00 mi 485.30 mi 475.00 mi 651.00 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Type - Front
N/A - Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Upper/Lower "A" Arms Double Wishbone Coil Springs Coil Over Shock
Axle Type - Rear
N/A C200 Semi-Floating Semi-Floating

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Ladder Body on

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 11.3 x 0.7 in - 13.5 x .78 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x 1.1 in 11.1 x 0.7 in 11.2 x 1.6 in 13 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes - Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.0 gal 21.1 gal 19 gal 31 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
44.0 ft 43.4 ft 39.4 ft 43.0 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & pinion Pwr Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A - -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P235/75R15 Compact P265/70R17
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/75R15 P215/70R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/75R15 P215/70R16 P265/70R17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4650 lbs 3500 lbs 3500 lbs 5000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
698 lbs 350 lbs 360 lbs 750 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- - - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
465 lbs 350 lbs 350 lbs 750 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- - - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4650 lbs 3500 lbs 2400 lbs 5000 lbs

Weight Information

Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
6700.00 lbs 5062.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs 7600.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4211.00 lbs 3685.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs 5476.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
1799.00 lbs 1005.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs 1524.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
9000 lbs 7936 lbs 6000 lbs 11000 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2427 lbs 2027 lbs 1888 lbs 2822 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Curb Weight
4211.00 lbs 3685.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs 5476.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
1784 lbs 1658 lbs 1478 lbs 2654 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
1799.00 lbs 1005.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs 1524.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6010.00 lbs 4690.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs 7000.00 lbs

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in 58.3 in 57.1 in 65.3 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
59.6 in 61.4 in 57.2 in 50.0 in
Passenger Capacity
4 4 3 6
Second Hip Room
56.9 in 55.0 in N/A 62.3 in
Second Shoulder Room
57.4 in 54.9 in N/A 65.2 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.0 in 8.7 in 7.7 in 9.1 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
48.8 in 48.2 in N/A 52.9 in
Height, Overall
68.6 in 68.7 in 64.9 in 76.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
59.6 in 61.4 in - 50.0 in
Tailgate Width
53.3 in 58.8 in 52.4 in N/A
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
218.5 in 205.5 in 192.4 in 221.3 in
Front Head Room
39.6 in 39.7 in 39.3 in 41.1 in
Second Head Room
36.5 in 38.3 in N/A 40.0 in
Overhang, Front
38.4 in 31.3 in 33.9 in 38.8 in
Front Hip Room
54.9 in 55.8 in 53.3 in 64.4 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
31.2 in N/A 33.0 in 31.0 in
Ground Clearance, Front
7.9 in 8.7 in 7.7 in 9.1 in
Cargo Volume
46.6 ft³ 33.5 ft³ 44.0 ft³ 45.5 ft³
Cargo Box (Area) Height
17.6 in 18.0 in 18.6 in 22.5 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
45.2 in 44.4 in 42.6 in 50.0 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
78.8 in 73.3 in 72.8 in 63.0 Min, 98.2 Max in
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Leg Room
41.9 in 42.4 in 44.0 in 41.3 in
Second Leg Room
32.1 in 25.4 in N/A 39.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in 72.8 in 67.6 in 79.1 in
Wheelbase
131.3 in 125.9 in 111.3 in 130.0 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A N/A -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
30.0 ft³ 30.9 ft³ - -

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