Dodge Nitro - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Nitro owners have reported a total of 1,677 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Dodge Nitro. The 2007 Dodge Nitro cars have the most problems reported (919 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Dodge Nitro

Model Year Number of Problems
  2012 Nitro
2
  2011 Nitro
142
  2010 Nitro
77
  2009 Nitro
38
  2008 Nitro
498
  2007 Nitro
919
  2005 Nitro
1

  Common problems of Dodge Nitro

The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for Dodge Nitro cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (435 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, gasoline (208 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Nitro

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Electrical System
435
  Gasoline Fuel System
208
  Other Fuel System
131
  Engine And Engine Cooling
125
  Equipment
121
  Power Train
106
  Air Bag
86
  Visibility
73
  Structure
67
  Service Brakes
62
   
  Exterior Lighting
53
  Latches/locks/linkage
36
  Vehicle Speed Control
34
  Electronic Stability Control
33
  Steering
31
  Unknown Or Other
16
  Wheel
12
  Suspension
12
  Parking Brake
12
  Tire
9
  Seat Belt
7
  Seats
5
  Traction Control System
2
  Child Seat
1


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