Compare 2009 Dodge Nitro - Overview

Compare the Nitro side-by-side against the Grand Vitara and the Escape. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2009 Dodge Nitro (SE 4dr 4x4)

  (SE) 4dr 4x4

2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara (Luxury V6 4x2)

Suggested Top Competitor (Luxury V6) 4x2

2009 Ford Escape (XLS 2.5L 4dr 4x4)

Suggested Top Competitor (XLS 2.5L) 4dr 4x4

MSRP

Veh 1 $23,900
Veh 2 $24,849
Veh 3 $23,395

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 15 / 21
Veh 2 18 / 24
Veh 3 19 / 25

Horse Power

Veh 1 210 @ 5.2k RPM
Veh 2 230 @ 6.2k RPM
Veh 3 171 @ 6.0k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 8.3 Sec
Veh 2 7.3 Sec
Veh 3 8.2 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 3.7L V-6
Veh 2 3.2L V-6
Veh 3 2.5L I-4

Transmission

Veh 1 4-spd auto w/OD
Veh 2 5-spd auto w/OD
Veh 3 6-spd auto w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 75.6 CF
Veh 2 67.3 CF
Veh 3 66.3 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $451
Veh 2 $469
Veh 3 $441

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A