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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Dodge Nitro

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Dodge Nitro specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Dodge Nitro warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$20,320$21,980$23,660
    Invoice *$19,091$20,627$22,131
    Engine3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 260 HP 265 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.0 mpg22.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:3.7L V-6 210 HP 235 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 260 HP 265 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator160 amp160 amp160 amp
    Battery600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection600 amp with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.21Available:3.73Standard:3.21Available:3.73Standard:3.73Available:3.55
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.5 gal.19.5 gal.19.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AelectronicN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AautomaticN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    RideN/AN/AAvailable:sport
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionrigid axle trailing armrigid axle trailing armrigid axle trailing arm
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerAvailable:steering coolerAvailable:steering coolerAvailable:steering cooler
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    WheelsStandard:16.0 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " aluminum16.0 " silver aluminumStandard:16.0 " silver styled steelAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " aluminum16.0 " silver aluminumStandard:17.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:20.0 " aluminum17.0 " aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P225/75SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/65HR17.0BSW performance ASP235/65HR17.0OWL performanceStandard:P225/75SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/65HR17.0BSW performance ASP235/65HR17.0OWL performanceStandard:P235/65HR17.0BSW performance ASAvailable:P245/50VR20.0BSW performance ASP235/65HR17.0OWL performance
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way8-way (6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat TrimclothclothStandard:premium clothAvailable:leathercloth
    Door TrimN/AN/AAvailable:leatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob Trimchromechromechrome
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofAvailable:express open/closeAvailable:express open/closeAvailable:express open/close
    Vanity MirrorsAvailable:dual illuminatedAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleAvailable:miniAvailable:miniStandard:mini with storageAvailable:mini
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback Storage111
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioStandard:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:clockStandard:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:clockStandard:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/Aradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singleStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers44Standard:4Available:9
    AmplifierN/AN/AAvailable:amplifier
    Antennaintegrated roofintegrated roofintegrated roof
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    AC power outletAvailable:AC power outletAvailable:AC power outletAC power outlet
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/AHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtrayAvailable:ashtray
    Lighter ElementsAvailable:frontAvailable:frontAvailable:front
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/AAvailable:entertainment system with DVD
    Voice RecorderN/AN/AAvailable:voice recorder
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    CompassAvailable:compassAvailable:compasscompass
    Exterior TemperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems MonitorN/AN/Asystems monitor
    Trip ComputerN/AN/Atrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/AAvailable:ParkSense(R) rear
    Navigation SystemN/AN/AAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/Aleather/metal-look
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver and passenger
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSentry KeySentry KeySentry Key
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security SystemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume75.6 cu.ft.75.6 cu.ft.75.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length178.9 "178.9 "178.9 "
    Exterior Width73.1 "73.1 "73.1 "
    Exterior Height69.9 "69.9 "69.9 "
    Wheelbase109 "109 "109 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius18.1 '18.1 '18.1 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,600 lbs.5,600 lbs.5,600 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,932 lbs.Standard:4,105 lbs.Available:3,982 lbs.3,982 lbs.
    Payload1,150 lbs.1,150 lbs.1,150 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight3,500 lbs.3,500 lbs.3,500 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.39.39.39
    Front Legroom40.8 "40.8 "40.8 "
    Rear Legroom37.7 "37.7 "37.7 "
    Front Headroom40.6 "40.6 "40.6 "
    Rear Headroom40.8 "40.8 "40.8 "
    Front Hiproom56.8 "56.8 "56.8 "
    Rear Hiproom47.4 "47.4 "47.4 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.2 "57.2 "57.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room56.4 "56.4 "56.4 "
    Interior Cargo Volume32.1 cu.ft.32.1 cu.ft.32.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded65.2 cu.ft.65.2 cu.ft.65.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    BumpersStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredbody-colored
    Fender FlaresStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredStandard:grayAvailable:body-coloredbody-colored
    Grille MoldingschromechromeStandard:chromeAvailable:body-colored w/chrome accents
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote heated
    TraileringAvailable:class IIIAvailable:class IIIAvailable:class III
    Trailering HarnessAvailable:trailering harnessAvailable:trailering harnessAvailable:trailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Milesunlimited/unlimitedunlimited/unlimitedunlimited/unlimited
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 Dodge Nitro safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
SLT/RT 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SLT/RT 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SXT 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SXT 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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