• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I like manly things and my friends say it suits me

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They think I've turned into an american

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I would buy ths car again because it does everything well for a 4x4 don't compare it with car and don't believe the road tests written by auto journalists or TopGear mag. Drive one yourself if you get a chance

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Another Nitro or a Dodge Ram 3500 pickup

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    May 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    I got a good deal when I straight swapped an Alfa GT of similiar age and mileage

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I liked the looks, needed a durable vehicle that was a diesel and automatic

    What was the dealer like?

    Evans Herlshaw of Shiremoor Tyneside very good service

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very quiet at all speeds, the engine pulls very strongly, the ride is smooth, the steering is very direct and precise and if you set it up correctly it corners nice and flat with limited body roll

    What's it like to park?

    Very easy, the parking sensors are great and the turning circle is good for such a large car

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    I had a seized front brake caliper but was recovered very efficently by Dodge who had be back on the road in a free hire vehicle within 2 hours, the Nitro was fixed within 5 days (parts from USA)

    What's most practical about your car?

    Seating, luggage capacity , loads of storage and good driving position

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    MyGig satnav/phone and lovely auto gearbox