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2011 Dodge Nitro
2011 GMC Terrain
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2WD 4-Door Heat
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Heat 16 22 $21,652 $22,245
4WD 4-Door Heat 15 21 $23,320 $23,995
2WD 4-Door Detonator 16 21 $25,372 $26,245
2WD 4-Door Shock 16 21 $26,302 $27,245
4WD 4-Door Detonator 16 21 $27,040 $27,995
4WD 4-Door Shock 16 21 $27,970 $28,995
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FWD 4-Door SLE-1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SLE-1 22 32 $23,275 $24,500
AWD 4-Door SLE-1 20 29 $24,937 $26,250
FWD 4-Door SLE-2 22 32 $24,985 $26,300
AWD 4-Door SLE-2 20 29 $26,647 $28,050
FWD 4-Door SLT-1 22 32 $26,695 $28,100
AWD 4-Door SLT-1 20 29 $28,357 $29,850
FWD 4-Door SLT-2 22 32 $28,405 $29,900
AWD 4-Door SLT-2 20 29 $30,067 $31,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,652
$23,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,245
$24,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$408 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 GMC Terrain looks bold and edgy on the outside, but it’s a softy inside, with a comfortable, refined cabin and excellent fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
40.8 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 39.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.5 99.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
178.9 185.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.5 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
33.3 28.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.8 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 62.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.7 63.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.3 31.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.5 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.1 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.4 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.42 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/50R20 P235/60R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
TRY QMU
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R20 P235/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TRY QMU
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3976 3853
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.4/146.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 182 @ 6700
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
EKG LAF
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.91
Trans Type
4 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.96
Trans Order Code
DGV MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Nitro GMC Terrain
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle Independent Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Upper/Lower "A" arms Independent Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 7.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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