1995 Dodge Dakota Overview


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2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB
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2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab LB
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Avg. Price: $3,730
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2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SB
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4.25 stars

Based on 22 reviews

I Love My Truck by Robert
 — Performance - it has decent acceleration, great braking, and handles pretty well for an loder truck Build Quality- The outside is steel, and the inside is plastic Appearence- I really like the way the... Read More
I Would Recomend This Truck To Anyone That Wants A Dependable Vehical. by connor_metz
 — I have the dodge Dakota 1995 V8 this truck will tow anything that you want it to. It is a very solid truck the only thing that i have had to replace is the radiator after 127K miles. It is a fun truck... Read More
Great Little Truck, Excellent Build Quality, Decent Fuel Economy. by Zachary
 — The dakota has been the standard that all other trucks in the midsize category try to follow. This is the 2nd generation of the dakota and one of my favorite body styles. The 3.9l doesn't offer much... Read More

1995 Dodge Dakota Overview

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1995 Dodge Dakota

The 1995 Dodge Dakota is little changed from the previous year.  Offered as both a regular cab (112-inch or 124-inch wheelbase with either a 6.5-foot or 8-foot bed) or extended Club Cab (131-inch wheelbase with 6.5-foot bed), the Dodge Dakota was available in four trims: base, the WS work model, Sport, and the high-end SLT.  All came standard with 2WD, with 4WD optional.  The Sport model featured a roof bar with lights for off-roading adventures.

The most notable change for 1995 was a Sport version of the Club Cab.  The engines remained the same: the relatively weak (for a pickup truck) 2.5-liter, 99-hp, the popular 3.9-liter, 175-hp, and the mopar-like 5.2-liter, 220-hp, V8, which blew all other pickups away.  Five-speed manual came standard, with optional 4-speed automatic.

The mid-size Dakota not only moved and hauled like a full-size, it was also one of the few pickups on the market that was strong on safety.  In 1995, it was still the first and one of the few to have driver's side airbags and anti-lock brakes.


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Dodge Dakota Questions


My 1995 Dodge Dakota's Check Engine Light Came On A Couple Days Ago When I ...

it has lost some engine power and i have noticed a new sound when i accelerate.

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I Have A 1995 Dodge Dakota That Some Times When I Start It Runs Really Roug...

this is a 1995 dodge Dakota with a V8 magnum that some times will run rough when I start it and the tach jumps all over the place and the truck will die. please help

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I Have 1995 Dodge Dakota With A 5.2l Engine That Won't Start.

The starter turns the engine over and turns the oil pressure light out. It has spark at the coil. But does have massive holes in the exhaust manifold. Will the loss of back pressure cause the engine ...

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Rob Lemarbe

1995 Dodge Dakota Stalls Out Idles Bad

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Rob Lemarbe

Bad Idle And Stalling

Replaced fuel pump all sensors around. Throttle body. Truck runs and starts up fast. But from time to time it. Run awful like its running out of gas

14 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)