2009 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-Door R/T Specs

2WD 4-Door R/T
MSRP based on 2WD 4-Door R/T

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/21 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 4.0L
EPA Class 2WD Sport Utility
Style Name 2WD 4dr R/T
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission


EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4029
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 178.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0
Liftover Height (in) 33.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 108.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0
Height, Overall (in) 69.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18

Performance Specs

Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 6000
Displacement 4.0L/241
Engine Order Code EGS
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 4200
Fuel System SMPI
Trans Order Code DGJ
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.5
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3
Rear Tire Order Code TX1
Rear Tire Size P245/50R20
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Front Tire Order Code TX1
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P245/50R20
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension Type - Rear Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Electronic stability program
4-wheel anti-lock pwr disc brakes
All speed traction control
Driver & front passenger multistage airbags
Front airbag occupant classification system
Supplemental side air bags
LATCH-ready child seat anchor system
Tire pressure monitoring display
Dual note horn


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

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.3
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
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