2007 Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T EU

The Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T is a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle style road car with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4 litre, single overhead camshaft 60 degree V 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 256 bhp (260 PS/191 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 360 N·m (266 lb·ft/36.7 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic 'box. The stated weight at the kerb is 1875 kg. The Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 202 km/h (126 mph), stated fuel consumption figures are 15.5/8.8/11.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 269.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2007 Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T EU information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4585 mm
How heavy?
1875 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3952 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
260 PS / 256 bhp / 191 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
360 Nm / 266 ft.lb / 36.7 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.5 s
How fast?
202 km/h, 126 mph
How economical?
15.5/8.8/11.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
269.0 CO2 g/km

Dodge Nitro models

Dodge Nitro  -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FR 4A 3700 cm3 205 PS 202 bhp 151 kW 288.0 CO2 1875 kg

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2007 Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2764 mm 108.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1549 mm 61 inches
Length 4585 mm 180.5 inches
Width 1857 mm 73.1 inches
Height 1773 mm 69.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1875 kg 4134 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 73.8 litres 16.2 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 4 litre
3952 cc
(241.166 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 91 mm
3.78 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
260 PS (256 bhp) (191 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
64.8 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
360 Nm (266 ft·lb) (36.7 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
91.09 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1144.7 kPa (166 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 658.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 202 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 138.43 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.53 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.82 kg/kW
16.41 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 15.5/8.8/11.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km15.5/8.8/11.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.5/11.4/8.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG18.2/32.1/25.0 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG15.2/26.7/20.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 269.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 262.16 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.420
Turning circle
Front suspension I.U&LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TrailA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7.5 x 20
Wheel size rear 7.5 x 20
Tyres front P245/50 R 20
Tyres rear P245/50 R 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.95
general
Carfolio.com ID158763
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Dodge Nitro 4.0 R/T added 2007-05-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.