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Here's how the 1998 Nissan Frontier and the 1998 Toyota Tacoma measure up.
Std Reg Cab Manual
$11,990
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab Manual
$12,538
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
3 2 -
Engine

143.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

142.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
184.3" length, 62.2" height 178.7" length, 61.4" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Mocha

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
14 x 5.0 in 14 x 5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5.0 in 14 x 5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 4.0 in 14 x 5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 70 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 582 -

Engine

Displacement
2.4L/146 2.4L/147 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5200 142 @ 5000 -
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 4000 160 @ 4000 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
347.60 mi 332.20 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 22 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
410.80 mi 407.70 mi -

Suspension

Axle Type - Front
Independent Hypoid -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Hypoid -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Multi-leaf Leaf Spring -

Frame

Frame Type
Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder -

Brakes

Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 x 1.02 in 9.9 x 0.87 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Lucas-Varity - -
Brake ABS System
Rear-Wheel - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal 15.1 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 37.7 ft -
Steering Type
Manual Recirculating Ball Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.4 ft 35.4 ft -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 P195/75R14 -
Front Tire Size
P195/75R14 P195/75R14 -
Rear Tire Size
P195/75R14 P195/75R14 -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs - -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Rear
1244 lbs 1105 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
N/A 6700 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
1783.00 lbs 1664.00 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
N/A N/A -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4690.00 lbs 4244.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
2907.00 lbs 2580.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
2907.00 lbs 2580.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
1663 lbs 1475 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
1783.00 lbs 1664.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 54.1 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.5 in 66.5 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.2 in 6.7 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
17.1 in 15.9 in -
Wheelbase
104.3 in 103.3 in -
Front Hip Room
52.2 in 54.6 in -
Front Leg Room
40.9 in 41.7 in -
Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
7.2 in 6.7 in -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
38.7 in 38.6 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A 57.9 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
77.4 in 74.5 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
59.8 in 57.9 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
52.0 in 43.1 in -
Overhang, Front
34.7 in 32.3 in -
Tailgate Width
59.8 in N/A -
Height, Overall
62.2 in 61.2 in -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
73.8 ft³ 39.7 ft³ -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- 15.0 ft³ -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
41.7 in 40.9 in -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
184.3 in 178.7 in -

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