2007 Dodge Nitro R/T
Location of final assembly Toledo, Ohio
Body style5-pass 4-door SUV
EPA size class Multipurpose vehicle
Drivetrain layout Front engine, AWD
Airbags Front, head
Engine type 60° V-6, all aluminum
Bore x stroke, in 3.78 x 3.58
Displacement, ci/L 241.2/4.0
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Valve gear SOHC, 4 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Sequential multiport
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 255 @ 5800
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 275 @ 4000
Transmission type A580 5-speed auto
1st 3.59:1
2nd 2.19:1
3rd 1.41:1
4th 1.00:1
5th 0.83:1
Reverse 3.16:1
Axle ratio 3.55:1
Final-drive ratio 2.95:1
Transfer-case model MP 140
Low-range ratio N/A
Recommended fuel Midgrade unleaded
Wheelbase, in 108.8
Length, in 178.9
Width, in 73.1
Height, in 69.9
Track, f/r, in 61.0/61.0
Headroom, f/r, in 40.6/40.8
Legroom, f/r, in 40.8/37.7
Shoulder room, f/r, in 57.2/56.4
Hiproom, f/r, in 56.8/47.4
Cargo area behind 2nd row, cu ft 32.1
Cargo area behind front row, cu ft 65.2
Ground clearance, in 7.5
Base curb weight, lb 4150
Payload capacity, lb 950
GVWR, lb 5080
GCWR, lb 10,000
Towing capacity, lb 5000
Fuel capacity, gal 19.5
Construction Unit-frame-body
Suspension, f/r IFS, double A-arm, coilovers/ live axle, coil-link
Steering type Power rack and pinion
Ratio 17.4:1
Turns, lock to lock 3.42:1
Turning circle, ft 36.3
Brakes, f/r 11.9-in vented disc/12.4-in disc, 4WABS
Wheels 20x7.5-in chrome-clad aluminum
Tires 245/50R20 Goodyear Eagle HP
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy 17/23 (est)
Base price $23,000 (est)
Price as tested $27,000 (est)