Performance - Functional and Fun The Dodge Nitro concept is not only great to look at, it's fun to drive. Dodge continues to lead the minivan market segment with a 20 percent market share in the Únited States. Seating The driver's seat of the 2007 Nitro is well-received, though some had concerns about the small footwell. Yeah, let me know what you find out. Additionally, all models became available with nine exterior colors, including Bright White Clear Coat, Blackberry Pearl Coat, Toxic Orange Pearl Coat, and Redline Two Coat Pearl. Under the hood will be a tuned version of the upgraded V-6 that'll power the regular Nitro, probably with about 300 horses. Beneath the panel is a storage area that is big enough to hold a laptop computer or smaller items.
Front passenger and rear seats fold flat, allowing for ample cargo capacity. The five-passenger Nitro is designed to attract a customer seeking style, performance and utility. The rear cargo floor is made of rugged-textured vinyl and is easy to clean. The Detonator added a rear-park assist, remote start system, power driver's seat, cruise control, an overhead console with a trip computer, compass, and exterior temperature display. The final Nitro came off the assembly line on December 16, 2011. Dodge sold more than 1.
Eye-catching 20-inch cast-aluminum wheels convey a no-nonsense functional statement. A particularly well-liked feature is the cargo area, which boasts a slide-out tray that supports up to 400 pounds. The interior of the 2007 Dodge Nitro strikes most reviewers as adequate, with some well-thought-out features, but also some cheap materials. An optional upgrade, however, captured the attention of many reviewers. The front-drive faction wants to keep the car's sticker low, but taming all that power will require careful chassis engineering and clever electronics. For the 2010 model year, three new model designations became available: Heat, Detonator, and Shock trim levels in either 4x2 or 4x4 versions.
Among standard safety features were: front airbags, side curtain airbags, active head restraints, traction and stability control with roll-over mitigation, brake assist, and a tire-pressure monitor. The rear of the vehicle features an integrated trailer tow hitch, chrome dual exhaust tail pipes, and a brushed silver license plate visor. Assist handles are located in the back of the front driver and passenger seats to enable easy entry and exit. The Dodge Nitro comes with a standard six-speed manual or optional four-speed automatic. Standard safety features included; front airbags, side curtain airbags, traction and stability control with roll-over mitigation, brake assist, and a tire-pressure monitor. The 2008 Dodge Nitro's interior is viewed by most as just adequate. More annoying are the impossibly small front footwells and the lack of a footrest for the driver's left foot.
Front passenger and rear seats fold flat, allowing for ample cargo capacity. After all that explanation below are some links to the products from Fortin. Folding the rear seats brings the total space to 65. The upper section of the backrests hit my shoulder blades uncomfortably, but otherwise the Nitro's front seats are easy to live with. Black netting placed in the center of the head rests gives the vehicle a built-for-fun appeal. Both trims came with a standard 210-hp 3. The 2007 Dodge Nitro will be built at the Toledo Ohio North Assembly Plant alongside the Jeep® Liberty.
From the side, 20-inch, cast-aluminum wheels, generous door handles, and brushed silver vents catch the eye. In the car market, Dodge has a 4. The vehicle has full-time four-wheel drive and weighs in at 4115 pounds 1867 kg. I've used this piece once before on a different vehicle with no problems what so ever. The imposing hood carries distinctive character lines that relate directly to the front-end features.
We also hear there's been fierce debate over whether the car should be all-wheel or front drive. Both came with a standard 210-hp 3. Modular storage bins and a first-aid kit are located in the rear quarters of the vehicle. Úpon entry into the vehicle, chrome, silver and red accents have a dynamic presence throughout the interior. The Nitro became Dodge's first model since the was discontinued in 1990.
With the rear hatch open, the cargo floor slides rearward for easy and convenient loading and unloading of packages. The Detonator and Shock trims included a 260-hp V6 engine mated to automatic transmission. I got it installed during the east coast snowstorm only to be dissapointed that it did not work. A particularly well-liked feature is the cargo area, which features a slide-out tray that supports up to 400 pounds. There was the 1992 Dodge Viper, for example.