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2011 Ram Dakota 2011 Nissan Frontier 2011 Honda Ridgeline
     
2WD Ext Cab ST
  • 2WD Ext Cab ST
  • 2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 4WD Ext Cab ST
  • 4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 2WD Crew Cab Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab Laramie
2WD King Cab I4 Manual S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual SV
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto SV
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV
  • 4WD King Cab Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S
  • 4WD King Cab Auto SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV
  • 4WD King Cab Manual PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual PRO-4X
  • 4WD King Cab Auto PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL
RT
  • RT
  • RTS
  • RTL
  • RTL w/Navigation

Prices

MSRP $23,210 $18,200 $29,150
Invoice $22,091 $17,262 $26,416
Avg. Paid $14,285 $13,622 $20,421

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.1 8.5 8.2
Critics' Rating 7.7 9.1 7.9
Performance 7.7 8.8 7.9
Interior 7.3 7.6 7.3
Operating Cost 7.6 7.7 7.4
Safety N/A 9.3 9.7
Reliability 3.5 4.0 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong available V8
  • High reliability score
  • Strong engines
  • Good reliability and safety scores
  • Poised handling
  • Car-like ride
  • Innovative tailgate and in-bed trunk
  • Strong safety and reliability scores
Cons
  • Low-rent interior
  • Lackluster base engine
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Cheap interior materials

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.7L/226 Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/- TBD - Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 15 City / 20 Hwy 19 City / 23 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Extended Cab 6'6" Bed King Cab 4 Door Crew Cab

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 131.3 125.9 122.0
Length, Overall (in) 207.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.8 77.8
Height, Overall (in) 68.6 68.7 70.3

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door Standard
Fourth Passenger Door Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4504

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 112.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.7 40.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.4 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.3 63.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 55.8 57.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 38.3 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.1 25.4 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 54.9 62.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.9 55.0 57.2
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 46.6 33.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 30.0 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl Gas V6
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.5L/- TBD - 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 210 @ 5200 152 @ 5200 250 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 235 @ 4000 171 @ 4400 247 @ 4300
Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 44.0 43.4 42.6

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 23 20
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 21.1 22

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) W/Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front Upper/Lower "A" Arms Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Live Axle Multi-Leaf

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard