What would you change, or make better on the NITRO?

Discussion in 'Dodge Nitro Forum Polls!' started by Dukes83, May 29, 2008.

  1. NITROVER

    NITROVER Well-Known Member NOTM Winner!

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    That does not sound right! What has warped?:SHOCKED:
     
  2. KanNitro

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    #1. 5.9ltr V8!!!!!
    #2. Off Road Package.
    #3. 15" wheel package
     
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    I think most of mine have been covered already.
    #1. How about some handles for getting in and out.
    #2. Refrigerated glove box like the Caliber
    #3. Smoother ride, not so wobbley over speed bumps and parking lots
    #4. Better throttle, no more drive by wire. Give me a cable for better response.
    #5. Leave the cruise control still. Not rotating with the steering wheel.
     
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    How about one in W/T trim , 4.0 engine with manual trans,no electronic stuff like ipods ,garage door openers or cell phone hook up. It would have manual windows and mirrors inside there will be rubber mats.
     
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    #1. V8!!!!!
    #2. Off Road Package.
    #3. 15" wheel package

    I said it back in 2010 and I still stand by it.
     
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    Better interior storage organization. Like some cargo drawers/pockets in the rear cargo side panels. With a deeper recessed center cargo storage area, so you can store more than a few small tools, jumper cables & misc. straps.

    A V8 would be nice, but I'd be just as happy with a stronger V6 (like the inline 4.0 L engine).

    4 hi/lo mechanically selectable 4WD. With room for much larger tires! Would love to slap some 33's on the Nitro.

    More aftermarket options available!! PLEEEEZE!!! :mad:
     
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  7. no1actech

    no1actech Wrench Master! Military

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    Deffinitely better heater option, but think I would leave the lack of auto lights alone, or at least be able to disable it if needed.
     
  8. lt.kubosh

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    1. Full time + part time like the KK has AWD/4WD/RWD, but no need for 4WDLOW
    2. Higher quality interior materials.
    3. 5th speed with better ratio to better deal with Europe HWY speed limits
    4. Better headlights - HIDs
    5. Narrow mid tunnel. My right leg suffers.
     
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    With my wife's new car, I've noticed how damn loud the interior of the Nitro is in normal driving conditions. Maybe some more sound protection.
     
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    I would like a little bigger door opening. I still bump my head occasionaly while getting in. I find it a little difficult getting out of the back also. ( once in awhile I ride in the back )
     
  11. SnoopyIsMyHero

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    So far the only real complaint I have is the rear hatch in relationship to the bumper. There NO clearance. Not a big issue May-October in my area, but it doesn't take more than 1/2 of crusty snow\ice to make it so getting the hatch open is only after 10 minutes of chipping. Not as bad as the RAV4 my mom had, some bright individual designed them with the roof drain path down over the hinges of the hatch. Snow melts in the sun, runs slowly down the hatch side, hits the hinges.... freezes solid. A 12v outlet for the backseat and an extra one up front from the factory would have been nice. I like how they did it on the 200, tucked one down inside the console storage.
     
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    anything metal should have been made from higher quality steel.
     
  13. Scar0

    Scar0 Khaki Nitro Nut Moderator Member Relations NOTM Winner!

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    Or at the least, sealed better.
     

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