2008 Dodge Nitro Specifications

2WD 4-Door R/T

MSRP: $23,660
MSRP based on 2WD 4-Door R/T
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/24 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.7L
EPA Class Special Purpose 2WD
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

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 2WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3916
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Length, Overall (in) 178.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 3.7L/226
Engine Order Code EKG
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Transmission
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
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
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.44 x 0.47
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
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.36
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code TBC
Front Tire Order Code TX1
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P245/50R20
Rear Tire Order Code TX1
Rear Tire Size P245/50R20
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
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 Yes
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 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Driver & front passenger multistage airbags w/occupant...
Supplemental side airbags
Child seat anchor system
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic stability program
Dual note horn

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 3
Drivetrain Miles/km Unlimited
Drivetrain Years Unlimited
Emissions Miles/km 24,000
Emissions Years 2

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
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Gas Mileage
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Gas Mileage
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Gas Mileage
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Engine
Gas V6
Engine
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Horsepower
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