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2009 Nitro SLT Sport Utility Specs

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2009 Nitro SLT Sport Utility Specs

Section Opened 2009 Nitro SLT Sport Utility Performance Hide
3,700 cc 3.7 liters V 6 front engine with 93 mm bore, 90.8 mm stroke, 9.7 compression ratio, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder EKG
Unleaded fuel 87
Fuel consumption: EPA 08 urban (mpg): 16, country/highway (mpg): 22 and combined (mpg): 18
Multi-point injection fuel system
19.5 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 157 kW , 210 HP SAE @ 5,200 rpm; 235 ft lb , 319 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
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3.73:1 axle ratio
Brake assist system
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Immobilizer
Stability control
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power heated black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 178.9, overall width (inches): 73.1, overall height (inches): 69.9, ground clearance (inches): 8.1, wheelbase (inches): 108.8, front track (inches): 61, rear track (inches): 61 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36.3
Front fog lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim alloy on gearknob, alloy look on doors and alloy look on dashboard
Pearl paint
Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
Roof rails
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,121, curb weight (lbs) 3,971, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 2,000 and max payload (lbs) 1,150
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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12v power outlet: front and cargo
Air conditioning
RDS audio system with satellite and CD player CD player reads MP3
Cargo area dimensions: front width (inches): 46.5, width between arches (inches): 40.5, height (inches): 33.1 and loading floor height (inches): 33.3
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 65.2 and all seats in place (cu ft): 32.1
Clock
Coming home device
Compass
Computer with average fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
External temperature
Floor mats
Driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment , passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
Bucket electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, three adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Garage door opener
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.6, rear headroom (inches): 40.8, front hip room (inches): 56.8, rear hip room (inches): 47.4, front leg room (inches): 40.8, rear leg room (inches): 37.7, front shoulder room (inches): 57.2 and rear shoulder room (inches): 56.4
Low tire pressure indicator
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch and includes power windows
Power steering
Front power windows with two one-touch , rear power windows
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Three asymmetrical bench front facing reclining rear seats with zero adjustments
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
Front and rear roof airbag
Seating: five seats
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional upgraded cloth/velour
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Four speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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