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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-30-2003, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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Nissan Frontier for hauling a bike ?'s

I'm thinking about getting a Frontier so I can load up the bike on the bed. Do I really need the V6 to haul one bike? It's an extra $2k for the V6.

2003 Nissan Frontier
2dr King Cab XE

Base Engine Type: Inline 4 Horsepower: 143 hp
Max Horsepower: 5200 rpm Torque: 154 ft-lbs.
Max Torque: 4000 rpm Maximum Payload: 1312 lbs.
Maximum Towing Capacity: 3500 lbs. Drive Type: RWD


2003 Nissan Frontier
2dr King Cab XE-V6

Base Engine Type: V6 Horsepower: 180 hp
Max Horsepower: 4800 rpm Torque: 202 ft-lbs.
Max Torque: 2800 rpm Maximum Payload: 1146 lbs.
Maximum Towing Capacity: 5000 lbs. Drive Type: RWD

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-30-2003, 11:45 AM
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It might be sluggish but you can do it. If you can get a financing deal I would definitely go with the v6. It's not going to add much to your payment.

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if you are planning on throwing one bike in the bed, i don't think you'd need the 6. i guess what you'll have to look at is how often you plan on doing that, if you are going to have multiple bikes in there, and if you think you may want a trailer in the future.
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