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The 2008 Dodge Nitro is a mid-size sport utility vehicle distinguished from other SUVs by its squared-off styling with exaggerated...

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SXT Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,980.00 $24,665.00 $21,090.00
Destination $695.00 $700.00 $695.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.7L V6 3.3L V6 3.7L V6
Horsepower 210 @ 5200 RPM 242 @ 6000 RPM 210 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 235 @ 4000 RPM 228 @ 4500 RPM 235 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 2 4 2
Displacement (cc) 3700 3342 3700
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.6 3.6 X 3.3 3.7 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.4:1 9.7:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 15 16
Highway (mpg) 22 22 22

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4105.0 4274.8 4030.1
Wheelbase (in.) 108.8 106.7 106.1
Length (in.) 178.9 180.7 176.9
Width (in.) 73.1 73.3 72.4
Height (in.) 69.9 68.1 70.1
Track Front (in.) 61.0 62.2 61.0
Track Rear (in.) 61.0 62.2 61.0
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1 8.2 7.4

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.6 39.7 40.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.8 39.5 40.3
Front Legroom (in.) 40.8 42.6 40.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.7 36.1 38.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.2 58.9 56.8
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.4 58.4 56.6
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.8 55.3 52.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 47.4 58.0 48.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam beam beam
Tires 225/75R16 245/70R16 225/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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