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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV

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I founded really GOOD!
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By NeoGirl
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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV SE 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Well I got the Nitro in August 2009 and since then I have had no problems except for the side mirrors button. And the warranty coevred it. I am very pleased to have one!


Favorite Features

I love the exterior look("RUDE") and the color (electric blue)besides it have a very big interior space.When you lower the rear seats you can even sleep in the back as a bed!Perfect for camping.lol


Suggested Improvements

I suggest to improve the gas mileage.And that its kind of difficult the rear view when parking, cause of the relatively small rear glass compared to other SUVs.


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Could be better!
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By kenny
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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV SE 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Don't let the look fool you. We had problems with the vehicle after a year of ownership, with the wheel bearings. Specifically the hub on both front wheels and the cost was over 900.00 dollars. Also the winter had done its part in damaging our vehicle. With some mud getting onto a sensor(ESP) that is connected to the rear wheel was damaged. The cost to repair this was around 2000.00 dollars(parts and labor).


Favorite Features

The look of the vehicle.


Suggested Improvements

Improving the gas mileage.


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GO NITRO
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By william
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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV SLT 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Nice Truck , fun to drive Great price, LOVE THE LOOK !!!!!! lacks power , but drives nice, drove a 2009 equinox not as nice as my Nitro ,,, TWO THUMBS UP


Favorite Features

interior exterior design. 115 volt outlet comes in handy.


Suggested Improvements

a little more power


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First 3 months OCT - DEC 09
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By SilentWarrior
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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

B+ Sweet SUV! Love it! High ride. Not sluggish as others have said, when cornering the computer protects vehicle from over acceleration. Can override w/EVP off. I DON'T RECOMMEND THIS! Runs fast off line for 4000 lbs V6. R/T has even better performance. Best mileage w/ cruise control (highway 27 mpg). Rear seats nice & roomy, however exiting vehicle is awkward, especially for children < 10 (due to height of vehicle and far forward short floor). Front leg room is a little narrow. Has interior wind buffeting if only rear window down. Warms up quickly for heat/defrost (~10 min. at 10F). Cat Back exhaust makes vehicle 'growl'. Turn off 4WD before tight turns like parking in mall.


Favorite Features

Unique looking vehicle, similar to an H3. Nitro turns heads. Moonroof is sweet. Heated seats. Two tone leather seats. Vehicle already prep'd for adding trailer hitch (transmission cooler already installed). Trim is nice. It heats up fast! Lots of storage space! Radio has great sound. Load and go.


Suggested Improvements

6-12 in wider & longer would improve front leg room & rear egress. Turn signals in side mirrors. Rear window venting (like minivan). Bungie net included to secure items. Front passenger hand hold grip (pylon/dash). CAT BACK for everyone! Seatback grips for rear passengers. 6 disk CD standard.


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NITRO great look
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By Bill
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2009 Dodge Nitro SUV SLT 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Nice looking inside and out, great design , rides rough , a little slugish,and poor fuel econemy. but great for the money I am Happy with it.


Favorite Features

Interior, Exterior design


Suggested Improvements

Make them all 4.0 and awd Standard


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