2.5 out of 5 2.5
Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Dodge Nitro (07-09) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £18,303 - £23,890
Used price £1,555 - £4,420
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £565 - £580
Insurance group 28 - 29 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Attention-grabbing styling, decent diesel engine, generous equipment levels

CONS

Feels dated, poor quality cabin, vague steering, uncomfortable ride

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Written by David Ross on

The Dodge Nitro is an imposing 4x4 with chunky all-American styling and plenty of road presence. Unfortunately there's little else positive. Although the diesel engine is fairly potent, it's not very economical or refined - and likewise in most other areas the Nitro feels crude. It's meant to be an alternative to cars like the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento - but they both feel sophisticated by comparison.

An uncomposed ride and cheap-feeling interior complete the unappealing package while the vague steering and excessive body roll in corners mean it doesn't drive well either.

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