Compare 2009 Dodge Nitro vs 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

2009 Dodge Nitro
2009 Chevrolet Traverse
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2WD 4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SE 16 22 $20,941 $22,240
4WD 4-Door SE 15 21 $22,488 $23,900
2WD 4-Door R/T 16 21 $23,075 $24,560
2WD 4-Door SLT 16 22 $23,075 $24,560
4WD 4-Door R/T 16 20 $24,622 $26,220
4WD 4-Door SLT 15 21 $24,622 $26,220
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $27,608 $29,215
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $29,498 $31,215
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 17 24 $29,999 $31,745
AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 16 23 $31,889 $33,745
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 17 24 $32,569 $34,465
AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 16 23 $34,459 $36,465
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $37,776 $39,975
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $39,666 $41,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,941
$27,608
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,240
$29,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Chevrolet Traverse is an Acadia/Enclave/Outlook wearing different duds.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Second Head Room (in)
40.8 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 61.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.8 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 153.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 62.0
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.6
Third Leg Room (in)
- 33.2
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 7.2
Length, Overall (in)
178.9 205.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.9 70.4
Liftover Height (in)
33.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 67.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.8 118.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 78.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 67.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
65.2 117.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 26.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.1 68.3
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
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 13 x 0.8
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 12.8 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.42 2.89
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/75R16 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TRY QPR
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R16 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TRY QPR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3971 4790
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SIDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
EKG LLT
Displacement
3.7L/226 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 281 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.87
Trans Order Code
DGV MY9
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.84
Trans Type
4 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Dodge Nitro Chevrolet Traverse
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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