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2008 Dodge NitroReview
Sharon writes:
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Looks good on the outside what about the inside and up under the hood this truck is over 10 years old its bound to have a whole lot of problems with it I wish I could take a closer look at it

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2008 Dodge NitroReview
Rosanna writes:
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Theres only one thing I didnt like about that year of nitro that is it doesnt have cruise control

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2008 Dodge NitroReview
Trevor writes:
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great little suv with a lot of performance for the buck

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2008 Dodge NitroReview
Romana writes:
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Love it nice vehicle would be great to have

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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4WDReview
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Very Disappointed And Will Never Buy Another Dodge/chrysler Product Again. —

I will start of the review with a brief summary of this vehicle. I look at my Nitro like it's a hot girlfriend that doesn't put out, steals my money and is alway sick. The looks are what made me want the Nitro and I just figured I would get used to the quirks. BUT I regret the day I bought it every time I get into it. It gets horrible fuel mileage, I average about 12.8-13.2 mpg. I have use an app to track my mileage since day one. The best I have ever had was 20.8 mpg and that was filling just before getting on the interstate, driving a 90 mile round trip and filling up. I don't beat on it, I don't live in the mountains and have taken it to the dealer twice. They flashed the computer, updated the software and it hasn't changed. I even bought a high dollar K&N intake in an effort to get better mileage and it didn't help at all. Now I did a lot of checking on this particular Nitro before buying it. Clean Carfax, one owner, dealership did all the oil changes and maintenance and it has been taken care of very well. The AC has went out twice on me, it has the dreaded TIPM unit failure causing all kinds of problems, the drivers side window switch snapped of when using it like normal, one time during a rain storm I had water running into the cargo area through the headliner and side panel seem and have never figured out how that happened. On the very short plus side, the rear cargo storage is plentiful with the seats folded down and it does have a very high towing capacity...this is countered with a very high lift height to the cargo area and I'm not sure I would rely on it for towing a huge load without breaking something. I would not recommend this turd to anyone, I am in the process right now of getting rid of it. I can't take the horrible mileage any more and quite honestly I really don't trust it for trips with my family in it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's looks, that is really it

Cons: Where to start.....fuel mileage is HORRIBLE!  Most problematic vehicle I've owned.  Cramped front seat foot space.  Very cheasy plastic interior parts.  The oil filter placement is the worst I have EVER seen.  

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2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4WDReview
Glo08nitro writes:
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Sad To See They Don't Make The Nitro Any Longer. — The first time I took it out for a test drive I felt very safe. I knw this was the car for me. Good aceleration, Nice handling. This is the first car I had with 4 Wheel Drive and I can tell you my next vehicle will have 4 wheel drive too. Always received and still receiving compliments on the vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I like the look of the car. Lots of room in the back seat.  The Cargo area is hugh and the fact that the floor pulls out for easy loading. I also love the 4 wheel drive.

Cons: Because of the size of the Windshield there is a blind spot on each side of the car, but that window is what makes the car look good to me.

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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4WDReview
ortiN writes:
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Good Mid-sized Suv — The Nitro has been very reliable with decent gas mileage. I have enjoyed driving it and like the looks. With the back seats folded down, it has plenty of hauling space. Seats are comfortable for all but very long trips.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very reliable, average gas mileage for a SUV, cool looks, handles well.

Cons: Resale value could be better.  I've had no real issues with my Nitro.

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2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 4WDReview
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Fun, Powerful, Feature-rich Dodge Nitro — Why ever did the Chrysler corporation discontinue the Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty??? This is the perfect vehicle group for the family that still likes the outdoors and doesn't want to be forced to drive a beast for a trip to the lake with the boat and dogs. Plenty of overall cargo space, tow-power, and looks that continue to turn heads as it drives by.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Excellent family hauler with tow power and room to carry cargo.  Fuel Economy is good for an SUV running around 23 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg in the city.

Cons: Back seat leg room is limited if the front seats are placed towards the rear of their travel, but rear seat backs are adjustable making up for some of the discomfort.  Other than that, fuel economy being in the high teens, low 20's does take a little bite out of the wallet, but is right in line with the other Truck-based SUV's out there.

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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4WDReview
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Stylish Car, With Plenty Of Room — The shape appeals to a different kind of crowd. It is an overall fun car to own. It has adequate power as well. Very safe car, would defiantly put a family in it. With side curtain airbags standard, you can't ask for more.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Unique look, reliable

Cons: poor gas mileage for a small size SUV

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2008 Dodge Nitro SLT RWDReview
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Good Looks Combined With Quality Craftmanship! — This truck is very stylish, has a good build, has good preformance, gets around 24 miles to the gallon, and is very easy and fun to drive. Has a quite interior with a great stereo system and plenty of room for a 5 person family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The stylish looks and roomieness.

Cons: nothing

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