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Got my Nitro last week. So far it's great. Only problem may be that my wife seems to like it, too.

A curious thing I've noticed is as follows:

Putting the Nitro in reverse and backing up seems to take a bit more gas than I'm used to. It just doesn't coast - it feels like the brakes are on when they shouldn't be.

For now, I'm assuming that it'll break in over time - just curious if anyone else has seen the same.
 

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I noticed the same thing when I brought my Nitro home. As I have put some miles on it, I think I got around 700 miles now, I no longer have that problem. I also noticed that the studdering seems to be going away or maybe it's just my imagination. I don't hardly ever drive between 35 and 40 miles per hour.
 

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Oddness fading

I think you're right - I went into reverse tonight and it was only slightly noticable.

I'm still trying to get the hang of the "shift right and up then left" to go from D to Park.

And, while I'm at it - I'm regretting not getting u-connect factory installed.

I noticed the same thing when I brought my Nitro home. As I have put some miles on it, I think I got around 700 miles now, I no longer have that problem. I also noticed that the studdering seems to be going away or maybe it's just my imagination. I don't hardly ever drive between 35 and 40 miles per hour.
 

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I noticed it. My driveway has a negative grade. My other vehicles would back out of the garage and up it slowly just by being in gear without giving them any gas. The Nitro needs a little. May be better after break in. Just a "get used to" thing even if it doesn't but I'm with ya... it is different.
 
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