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2011 Dodge Nitro Trim Comparison

Heat Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,245.00 $27,995.00 $28,995.00
Destination $750.00 $750.00 $750.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.7L V6 4.0L V6 4.0L V6
Horsepower 210 @ 5200 RPM 260 @ 6000 RPM 260 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 235 @ 4000 RPM 265 @ 4200 RPM 265 @ 4200 RPM
Valves 2 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3700 3952 3952
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.6 3.8 X 3.6 3.8 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.3:1 10.3:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 16 16
Highway (mpg) 22 21 21

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3970.5 4131.5 4131.5
Wheelbase (in.) 108.8 108.8 108.8
Length (in.) 178.9 178.9 178.9
Width (in.) 73.1 73.1 73.1
Height (in.) 69.9 69.9 69.9
Track Front (in.) 61.0 61.0 61.0
Track Rear (in.) 61.0 61.0 61.0
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1 8.1 8.1

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.6 40.6 40.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.8 40.8 40.8
Front Legroom (in.) 40.8 40.8 40.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.7 37.7 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.2 57.2 57.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.4 56.4 56.4
Front Hip Room (in.) 56.8 56.8 56.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) 47.4 47.4 47.4

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 245/50R20 245/50R20 245/50R20

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
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. Std.
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. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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