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Dodge Nitro
2011 Dodge Nitro
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$22,245
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Mercury Mariner Hybrid
2011 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
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$30,115
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Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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$19,949
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 34 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 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
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
177 combined
166 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,976 lbs
3,665 lbs
3,468 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
5.8 Tons/yr
8.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
7
5

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.9 in
175.1 in
175.8 in
Height
70.5 in
70 in
66.3 in
Max Width
73.1 in
71.1 in
71.3 in
Front Width
61 in
60.7 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
61 in
60.2 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
103.1 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.3 in
7.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41.6 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40.4 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
56.6 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
53.4 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
35.6 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
39.2 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
55.9 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.4 in
49.1 in
44 in

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Upper/Lower "A" arms
Independent
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Live Axle
Independent
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50R20
P235/70R16
P225/70R16
Rear Tire
P245/50R20
P235/70R16
P225/70R16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
P225/70R16

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

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

Optional Interior Materials

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

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

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
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

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