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2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,364
7 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,728
245 listings nationwide
13 GREAT deals
19 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD

The 2011 Dodge Nitro looks like it has been working out—with flared fe...

The Good: The 2011 Dodge Nitro offers an aggressively styled SUV at a reasonable...

The Bad: Despite its hulking, bulky exterior and smoldering, dark gray interior...

2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

For 2020, the midsize Dodge Journey benefits from moderate changes and a simplified lineup. Both Journey trims, the SE Value and Crossroad, include seating for 7 passengers, keyless a...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
20
Raul writes:
Could use more horse power. Drove nice
Front Seats Ranked 2011 Honda Pilot EX worse.
"Front seats were ok"
Value Ranked 2011 Honda Pilot EX better.
"Felt comfortable"
Trenton writes:
Ehh....and it’s just exactly that. Granted it’s an SUV, but the gas mileage is okay at best, after 110K mi...
30
jimusedcar writes:
Little leg room in back seat. Good power, guts seam a little on the cheap side
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
20
Guru9BPC5N writes:
Good car also
Handling Ranked 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Laredo RWD better.
"Test drive "
Family Car Ranked 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Laredo RWD better.
"Bigger "
10
nursecdillard writes:
Not able to compare rain and snow driving.
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Dodge Journey SE FWD worse.
"Silver on racks added a little style and the make logo A little flare goes a long way."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Dodge Journey SE FWD worse.
"Color"
Malou72 writes:
Not either

Specs

2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 20.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
260 hp @ 6,000 RPM
172 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
265 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
165 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.58 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 40.8 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 39.4 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.1 cu ft 10.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,150 lbs 1,246 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.9 in 192.4 in
Width 73.1 in 83.7 in
Height 70.5 in 66.6 in
Wheelbase 108.8 in 113.8 in

Available Options

2011 Dodge Nitro
Detonator 4WD
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Clearcoat
  • Contusion Blue Pearlcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • Vice White

Option Packages

  • Mopar Chrome Accent Package
  • Popular Equipment Group
  • Rear Seat Video Group I

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