By JBARRI on
2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6M)
Since purchase, I've had no major problems but a few concerns. The 1-2 shift is harsh when cold, a slight whistle sound from the AC system and the glaring lack of a rear AC vent for a vehicle of this size annoys me. Gas mileage hovers at 21MPG but only when driven like a baby carriage. Everything else is fine and I'm impressed considering the price I paid.
Exterior looks no doubt draws many compliments. Wide 3-kid across seating in the back is terrific and the cargo capability is nice. Solid build structure gives confident feeling.
Smaller engine or lighter weight to improve gas mileage would be nice. Add rear seat AC vent for comfort and upgrade transmission to 5 speed.