Compare 2009 Dodge Durango vs 2009 Chrysler Aspen

2009 Dodge Durango
2009 Chrysler Aspen
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2WD 4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SE 14 20 $25,806 $28,130
2WD 4-Door SLT 14 20 $28,596 $31,265
4WD 4-Door SE 13 19 $28,780 $31,410
4WD 4-Door SLT 13 19 $31,570 $34,545
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $34,203 $37,565
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 19 $36,234 $39,785
4WD 4-Door Limited Hybrid 20 22 $40,911 $45,040
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RWD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $31,705 $34,730
AWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,852 $37,115
AWD 4-Door Limited Hybrid N/A N/A $41,110 $45,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,806
$31,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,130
$34,730
Monthly Payment Estimate
$469 / month
$579 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Chrysler Aspen has a nice interior but—Hybrid model aside—there are few other reasons to choose the 2009 Chrysler Aspen over roomier full-size SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
48.1 48.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 59.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
39.2 39.2
Front Hip Room (in)
58.7 58.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.6 155.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 58.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.2 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 59.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Leg Room (in)
34.4 34.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 200.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.3 74.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA 33.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
119.2 119.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
39.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 76.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
102.4 102.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.1 19.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.4 67.25
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x .87 13.8 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.1 13.2 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27 27
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.41
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.86 18.86
Tires
Spare Tire Size
17 x - TBD - P235/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
TY8 TP5
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBB
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
TY8 TP5
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/60R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 8950
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
385 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 895
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3850 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4478 4866
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 750
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 330 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
EKG EVE
Displacement
3.7L/226 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 303 @ 5650
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.00
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Type
4 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.67-1.50
Trans Order Code
DGV DGQ
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Chrysler Aspen
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Live axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Torsion Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 2

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