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Dodge Nitro
2011 Dodge Nitro
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Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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Overview

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
166 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr
Turning Diameter
36.3 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
22 MPG
City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
178.9 in
175.8 in
Height
70.5 in
66.3 in
Max Width
73.1 in
71.3 in
Front Width
61 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
61 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.4 in
44 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,976 lbs
3,468 lbs

Cargo Space

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Slate Gray Interior, Cloth bucket seats
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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