2008 Dodge Nitro Overview


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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 17 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

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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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