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2011 Dodge Nitro
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2011 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 34 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
177 combined
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Electric assisted steering
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Upper/Lower "A" arms
Independent
Rear Suspension
Live Axle
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50R20
P235/70R16
Rear Tire
P245/50R20
P235/70R16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
32 MPG
City
16 MPG
34 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
5.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
15.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
312 miles
513.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
429 miles
468.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.9 in
175.1 in
Height
70.5 in
70 in
Max Width
73.1 in
71.1 in
Front Width
61 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
61 in
60.2 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
103.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
56.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
39.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.4 in
49.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,976 lbs
3,665 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.7 ft³
66 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.3 ft³
27.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Slate Gray Interior, Cloth bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium cloth low back bucket seats

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Stone, Premium leather low back bucket seats

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Optional
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
5 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles