2009 Dodge Nitro 4WD 4-Door SLT Specs

4WD 4-Door SLT
MSRP based on 4WD 4-Door SLT

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 15 mpg City/21 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.7L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility
Style Name 4WD 4dr SLT
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 4-speed automatic VLP transmission


EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4132
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4
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
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 108.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0
Height, Overall (in) 69.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code EKG
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Displacement 3.7L/226
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Trans Order Code DGV
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.5
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42
Front Tire Order Code TSV
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TSV
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
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 -

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) 14.0
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
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