1st Gen (2007 – 2011) Dodge Nitro Problems

The 1st generation of the Nitro has a cumulative PainRank™ of 15.01. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2007–2011 Nitro model years have sent in 294 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (39%) followed by the interior (14%) and the hvac (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2011 44
17.49
2010 19
7.86
2009 9
3.39
2008 103
25.69
2007 119
20.63

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