2008 Dodge Nitro Overview


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2008 Dodge Nitro Overview

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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Heat Not Working Properly

No compressor installed and the heat used to work fine but now it only works well enough to unfog the windows but not heat up the inside.

Why Do I Still Not Have Heat On The Driver's Side Of My 2008 Dodge Nitro?

I have blown out the heater core, then replaced the heater core. replaced the Heater blend door actuator twice and I still do not have heat on the driver side, it just blows cold air from both the u...

2008 Dodge Nitro, Red Fluid Leaking Under Dash

2008 dodge nitro leaking red oily fluid inside, and underneath the center of the dash. Also, fog on the exterior windshield, and ac direction, and vent positioning knob doesn’t function correctly...


Is There Any Steps That Need To Be Done After Replacing The TIPM?

I replaced the TIPM in our Dodge 2008 Dodge Nitro with a plug and play TIPM from Autozone because it started showing all the symptoms like flashing headlights, honking horn, failure to start, locks no...

Rough Idle

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