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Dodge Nitro
2011 Dodge Nitro
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2012 Jeep Liberty
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2017 Jeep Patriot
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) (+$1,350)
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,450)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
3.7L V6 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
158 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
141 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
N/A
N/A
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) (+$1,350)
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,450)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,976 lbs
4,076 lbs
3,136 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
1,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
18 MPG
25 MPG
City
16 MPG
16 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
22 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
10.4 Tons/yr
7.0 Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
3
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
19.5 gallons
13.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
312 miles
312 miles
312.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
429 miles
429 miles
408 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.9 in
176.1 in
N/A
Height
70.5 in
71.3 in
65.5 in
Max Width
73.1 in
73.1 in
69.2 in
Front Width
61 in
61 in
59.8 in
Rear Width
61 in
61 in
59.8 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
106.1 in
103.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.8 in
8.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
40.8 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.4 in
41 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
57.1 in
54.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
52.7 in
52.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
38.2 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
40.8 in
39.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
56.6 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.4 in
52.6 in
51 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.7 ft³
60.9 ft³
53.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.3 ft³
25.2 ft³
23 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
23 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
35.5 ft
35.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 7.5"
16" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Upper/Lower "A" arms
A-Arms
Strut
Rear Suspension
Live Axle
Live Axle
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50R20
P225/75R16
P205/70TR16
Rear Tire
P245/50R20
P225/75R16
P205/70TR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Forest Green Pearl
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
  • Canyon Brown Pearl
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Natural Green Pearl
  • Rescue Green Metallic
  • True Blue Pearl
  • Winter Chill Pearl
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Mojave Sand Clearcoat
  • Recon Green Clearcoat
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Slate Gray Interior, Cloth bucket seats
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Optional
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Optional
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
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 / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles