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The best vehicle i ever owned for 10 years and mor
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By cat the rat
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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M)


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As you know if you own a vehicle 10 years or more from new status then you basically got your return on your investment. i will tell you that the DODGE NITRO 2008 gave me that experience. I purchase the car brand new in 2008 from a dealer and basically i kept up with all the maintenance every 3000 miles per the handbook and i will tell you that vehicle has performed. it has pick up speed and it has only after 10 years finally a service engine light come on which was a $385 fix of an fuel injector. If you keep the maintenance up per the manual this SUV will be a true jeep engine. The only item i must complain about is the rust level on the back door. i kept washing the car thru the years weekly but somehow i got rust building up on the front grill and back door of the SUV and this cost i have not yet to take which $1500 to fix in a body shop. so if they come up with aluminum frame and body type and use the same engine it will be a hit. i used this SUV for 8 years and then gave to my son at 18 years of age who has used it for 2 more years and it is still going strong except of the rust. It still gets 22 miles per gallon and still has great pick up on the highway and is an SUV so in the snow and rain the tires do great!


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08’ Dodge Nitro
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By Al Murrison
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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M)


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This has been a good dependable vehicle, just could use more horse power, slow when you need to merge into traffic. The rear suspension is stiff giving it a harsh ride. Excellent in snow or wet weather and that boxey design allows for a lot of rear storage.


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Just the truth
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By Tom
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2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6M)


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Don't buy its not that good


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DON'T BUY ONE - 2 much $ for the MISS BANG
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By Margaret from Ohio
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2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


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Horrible misfiring problem. "This is a well known issue by Dodge", yet I haven't seen one thread to help clear up the issue or provide a fix. I was told the rough ideal was normal at the beginning. Now I almost can't even drive it, the engine vibration is so bad and it only has 125,000 miles. I am waiting for a rod to shoot out of my hood or the engine to completely literally emplode. One code I am recieving is P303, cylinder 1 and 4 are misfiring and I have tried changing the coil packs, changing spark plugs with no success. Unless someone who reads this from Dodge provides a solution to the issue and reaches out to all of us Dodge Nitro victims then I will not support a company anymore that pushes junk down the assembly line then clams up when a majority of their customer are pulling their hair out trying to fix their investment and there is no information out there for us to obtain to do so. I'll be more than happy to remove my post when I am provided a fix, hell better yet a call or notice in the mail offering it to be fixed.


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My explosive review of dynamite 2008 Nitro
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By Kimberly Jensen
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2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


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Every car is different, do your research and make sure you know everything possible about your purchase and the dealership.


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