2008 Dodge Nitro Customer Reviews

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GRRRREAT!

I love the car. It was sold to me as "used" with barely 141 miles! I couldn't believe the smooth ride it gives, the big spaces, comfort and stability. I am pretty pleased with it to put it mildly.

Would recommend to a friend

DODGE NITRO

NICE VEHICLE RIDES VERY WELL...NOT THAT GOOD ON GAS AS FAR AS IN THE CITY...BUT OVERALL IT'S A GOOD SOLID BUILT VEHICLE! NO PROBLEMS WITH IT SO FAR!

Would recommend to a friend

wonderful suv

I bought this vehicle in march and I love it. My family and friends also love it. Everywhere I go I get compliments on how good it looks, and everyone asks where I got it from because they did not no they came with rims. My Dodge Nitro Slt came with 20 inch chrome rims, stereo system and chrome trimming. It has great take off power.

Would recommend to a friend

Dodge Nitro

The vehicle is fantastic. It looks like a truck/SUV, but rides like a car. Very comfortable and roomy too. The vehicle handles the road well. I have very good field of vision from the drivers seat. I really like this vehicle and would recommend it as a good choice for any one interested to purchase.

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Nitro Fit the Profile

I would like to say that I was looking for a vehicle that would provide easy handling and comfort, since my occupation keeps me on the road at least 65% of the time. What I am getting from my Dodge Nitro provides just that. It has enough pep for traveling uphill and enough comfort for general driving long stretches. I would recommend you at least test driving andyou will agree it is worth the money in comparison ot other vehicles in its class.

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Awesome car!!!

I bought my 2007 Nitro last August after moving to Florida. At first, the bright orange color was a turn-off while looking on the lot. However, once I test-drove the Nitro, I bought it then and there and have loved it ever since. I am 6'1" and my boyfriend is 6'4". We both fit comfortably in the front and can have his 6'5" brother sit in the backseat with plenty of legroom! The back seats recline and fold completely flat to make plenty of cargo room. We have filled the back with camping gear, helped people move, and use it for our big bloodhound when driving to the dog park. The backs of the back seats are plastic, so do not get damaged by his claws. I love the fact that I feel as if I am sitting in a truck or bigger SUV when driving the Nitro. I do not have to stoop or sit "down" into the driver's seat, which is really annoying when you're tall. The large console in the middle of the two front seats is also convenient for storing valuables that you don't want "seen". I could fit my whole purse in there, and have done so many times. There is also a pop-out section in the back which has two sides. One is flat and carpeted and the other has a rimmed storage compartment. This was really handy when I went grocery shopping. I would simply flip it over, and my bags wouldn't go sliding around the back. Sadly, I am having to replace "Orange Julius" due to a car accident. Another car turned in front of us in an intersection as we were driving about 40 mph. The Nitro kept us all very safe. For as big of an impact as we had, the frame and front end of the car didn't crumple, accordian, or anything. I really felt that it protected us from more serious injuries. Needless to say, I am replacing my Nitro with another Nitro because I loved it so much. I looked at many other smaller SUV/crossovers and was not pleased with the comfort, interior room, and look of them. I can't wait to get my "newer" Nitro!

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MY NITRO

I TEST DROVE SEVERAL VEHICLES AND FOUND THAT THE DODGE NITRO FITTED MY NEEDS PERFECTLEY I LOVE MY NEW DODGE NITRO WELL USED BUT ITS NEW TO ME THANKS :-)

Would recommend to a friend

Dodge Nitro R/T - fun

I usually shop for vehicles with a lot of research over several months before buying. I wanted something sporty looking with at least a hint of performance on the road. After a lot of research and considering different vehicles, I chose a Dodge Nitro R/T. I love driving and wanted something that was easier on my back than my previous vehicle which was a small, economical sedan. If your back does not like your current car, definitely consider a small SUV like the Nitro. The Nitro, specifically the R/T version with big 20" wheels looks sporty and has more than enough acceleration with the 4.0 liter engine. I have had many compliments on the looks and I love driving it. Fuel economy is decent but not good averaging almost 17 mpg with my combined city and highway driving. The leather seats are great and the stereo with subwoofer is awesome. The dash, knobs, levers and controls are simple and easy to use but a bit cheap feeling. Overall I am enjoying it but gave it only 4 stars overall due to fuel economy and a bit of cheapness with all the plastic on the interior. I would definitely recommend this vehicle to family and friends that are in the market for a small SUV.

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Nitro

I love my Nitro. It's not the greatest on gas, but the ride and looks of the vehicle makes up for that. Mine came with leather, sunroof, and the fancy 20 in wheels. I love the sirius satellite radio also. We took it on it's first road trip and it performed flawlessly. I'm glad i made the decision to buy the Nitro. It's all the car I'll be needing for a while.

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My Nitro Experience

I looove my vehicle. It's a pretty orange color, which looks nice in the sun or a night! I'm getting use to spending more money for gas because I was driving a small sedan. So it's more pricey on the gas because of that but it doesn't make you feel like your driving a gas sucking SUV. I can shop, haul, tow and stretch out in my ride. It does very well on the road, even though it's a 2-wheel drive. So if you're considering this vehicle, know that you're getting something trendy, reliable and safe.

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