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Anyone know what differences there will be in the 2008, other than maybe a couple changes in color, four wheel drive, and the removable picnic table? I can't imagine there being too many changes from what is available now or been discussed before.
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I can think of some things that they NEED to change in the 2008 model...1, a glove box light!, 2. locks on the glove box and the main console! DUH!!! 3, try a/c cooled seats. 4, Heated and cooled cup holders like the Avenger. 5, a one tone inside. I like the dark slate grey, so why have the cream top? Doesn't make sense. The autostick needs to shift faster! I know I will have more, but I've only had the car for 5 days. Oh yeah. Where the hell is the cargo net? Need to add that too!:mad:
 

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The glove box lite would be nice, but the cargo net & pass. assist handles in the front are a must. One more thing a turbo option would be nice. Auto headlites are another must better stop now the more I think the more I come up with.
 

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Frankly, I doubt that there will be any changes whatsoever from this to the next year. As a former Hemi Magnum owner yes this truck would benefit from that truely beatiful, powerful and fantastically efficient smooth running MDS Hemi engine ....that would be SO FINE..I would quickly upgrade if they did that.
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Ironic that we always want more ;)
Nitro owners would love to have a MDS HEMI and here I am with a Magnum RT AWD and I'd love to trade it for a European version that come with the CRD!

Frankly, I doubt that there will be any changes whatsoever from this to the next year. As a former Hemi Magnum owner yes this truck would benefit from that truely beatiful, powerful and fantastically efficient smooth running MDS Hemi engine ....that would be SO FINE..I would quickly upgrade if they did that.
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2008 Nitro production will start on July 16th. No changes worth mentioning really, features and options are pretty much the same as what is available now on the '07s. Possibly a new color or two as is typical. I'm sure the Dodge marketing folks will find a few little things to call "new".
 

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Just a silly question...Is the Nitro on the schedule to be made in 2008????
Considering the new Liberty is basically a Nitro -- which is kind of funny to say considering how much of the Nitro is the old Liberty -- I'd say the Nitro will probably be around for awhile. Check out the photos if you haven't seen it yet. Other than the grille... it's a Nitro. So I wonder if the Nitro will get the Liberty's weird full-length fabric roof?

http://www.allpar.com/history/auto-shows/ny-2007.html



 

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We can only hope that big sunroof makes it into the Nitro! It's a little weird that it pushes forward instead of backward, and it's not open over the front seats. Hopefully that part will change. I had one in a Scirocco years ago & loved it.
And the diesel engine! Looking at the link above, it's not clear if the Liberty isn't getting the diesel any more & the option is being moved to the GC, or if it will be available on both rigs.
 

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That's funny, good catch -- just yesterday my wife and I were discussing how happy we are to have a sunroof over our heads again -- the sun roof in our Mercedes was positioned so far back we rarely used it, but neither of us figured out why until we got the Nitro.
 

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Ironic that we always want more ;)
Nitro owners would love to have a MDS HEMI and here I am with a Magnum RT AWD and I'd love to trade it for a European version that come with the CRD!
unless they can get a trans that will handle it you wont want one.the stories from the liberty people about the power downgrade from the computer flash doesnt sound good.
after reading about the probs it made me think twice about a 2009 with the diesel.just dont understand why the dont take a diesel serious as for power output and what it takes to handle it.

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Considering the new Liberty is basically a Nitro -- which is kind of funny to say considering how much of the Nitro is the old Liberty -- I'd say the Nitro will probably be around for awhile. Check out the photos if you haven't seen it yet. Other than the grille... it's a Nitro. So I wonder if the Nitro will get the Liberty's weird full-length fabric roof?

http://www.allpar.com/history/auto-shows/ny-2007.html



I'm glad to see that the people at allpar who wrote this interesting article also have noticed that "Edmunds" and "Consumers Report" both regularly destroy any products put out by the big 3 automakers and gush all over the japanese models. Thats why it's best to look at real life comments about vehicles on this sort of forum.
 
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