2008 Dodge Nitro Overview

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Trims

R/T
Avg. Price: $14,421
R/T 4WD
Avg. Price: $15,341
SLT
Avg. Price: $13,399
SLT 4WD
Avg. Price: $12,771
SXT
Avg. Price: $10,885
SXT 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,674

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 18 reviews

Great Look, Great Fun With The 4.0 Liter by rascal007
 — This little truck is just fine to me. performance is positive with the 4 liter, good accelaration and great stoping power. I own it for a year now (bought jan. 08) and had only two problems: one elect... Read More
Best Vehicle I've Ever Bought!! by Rose Athena
 — Has most the bells and whistles. Drives great, great turning radios, comfortable seats. Rear seats and front passenger seats fold down flat. Sliding cargo tray. Tons of room. I just love it but not th... Read More
You May Not Think Much Of It In The Us, But In Europe Its A Showstopper by Richard
 — The amazing thing I observed in Munich: People stopped and walked around it to look at it. They'd give the Ferrari, Bentley, etc. just a quick once over, but they stopped and paused and inspected THI... Read More

2008 Dodge Nitro Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 18 reviews

2008 Dodge Nitro

In its second year of production, the Dodge Nitro midsize SUV stayed pretty much the same.  The boxy SUV with the name that sounds like an American Gladiator features a choice between a 3.7 L, 210 hp V6 powertrain and a 4.0 L, 260 hp V6.  The Nitro comes in 6 trims.

All 6 trims have 4 doors and seat 5.  Think of the R/T trim as the highest quality trim with its standard 5 speed automatic transmission.  Max towing capacity generally comes out to around 5000 lbs.

So what do reviewers have to say?  Overall, they like the Nitro's unique look, smooth ride, and family-friendly design.  As domestic SUV's go, the 2008 Dodge Nitro should continue the strong tradition that its predecessors have established.

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Dodge Nitro Questions

Freeway
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Rough Idle

I have a 2008 Nitro At stop signs it will rough idle and lurch forward.Need info

991 views with 4 answers (last answer about a day ago)
kermit66
5

Auto Starter Not Work Can You Help Me

from the key switch remote start not working i jump it off it start with the key but when i try to remotely start it it wont

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BeachGuy
0

How Can I Totally Disable The Esp In My 2008 Dodge Nitro?

I live and drive on the beach in NC. 95% of my driving is in soft sand. We have no paved roads. My ESP makes it very difficult to drive as it is either cutting power to the engine or is applying the A...

770 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
The1LynnLady
0

My Dodge Nitro Originally Would Blow Heat And Air On High And Nothing On Th...

My fan blows luke warm air now. Just enough keep the windows from freezing and fogging up. But this summer the air was to warm to cool it down.

57 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Dupsy
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What Causes A Dodge Nitro 2008 Not To Change Gears On The Motorway?

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