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2008 Dodge Nitro

2008 Acura RDX

  2008 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SLT Open Doors 2008 Acura RDX 4WD 4-door Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$20,320
$33,195
Invoice $19,091 $30,521
MPG
City/Highway
17/24 17/22
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line If you judge the 2008 Dodge Nitro's performance based on its looks, you'll be disappointed when you hit the road. Read Full Review The 2008 Acura RDX gets its edge from turbo power and crisp handling, but it can feel a little nervous and cramped. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Exciting styling
  • Good safety equipment
  • Multiple interior configurations
  • Rear cargo management system
  • Part-time four-wheel drive available

Dislikes:

  • Stiff ride
  • Vague steering
  • Limited handling
  • Lots of plastic inside

Likes:

  • Tossable handling
  • Right-sized for the city
  • Light, direct steering
  • Strong brakes

Dislikes:

  • Taut -- sometimes harsh -- ride
  • Turbo four can seem jittery
Crash Test Ratings
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