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Dodge Nitro
2011 Dodge Nitro
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$22,245
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2011 Honda Element
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$20,825
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Nissan Xterra
2015 Nissan Xterra
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
4.0L V6 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
281 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,976 lbs
3,515 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
22 MPG
17 MPG
City
16 MPG
20 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
10.4 (Est) Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
15.9 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
312 miles
318 miles
316.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
429 miles
397.5 miles
422 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.9 in
169.9 in
N/A
Height
70.5 in
70.4 in
74.9 in
Max Width
73.1 in
71.6 in
72.8 in
Front Width
61 in
62.1 in
61.8 in
Rear Width
61 in
62.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
101.4 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
6.9 in
9.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
43.3 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
57.1 in
58.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
55 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
39.1 in
34.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
38 in
39.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
52.2 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.4 in
47.6 in
46.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.7 ft³
74.6 ft³
65.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.3 ft³
25.1 ft³
36.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
36.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
34.9 ft
37.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
16" x TBD
16" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
16" x TBD
16" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Upper/Lower "A" arms
MacPherson strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Live Axle
Double Wishbone
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50R20
P215/70R16
P265/70TR16
Rear Tire
P245/50R20
P215/70R16
P265/70TR16
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cayenne Red
  • Glacier
  • Lava Red
  • Metallic Blue
  • Night Armor
  • Solar Flare Yellow, Build Out:05/15/2015, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Slate Gray Interior, Cloth bucket seats
  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
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