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
2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SB
2 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB
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2 Dr SLT Standard Cab LB
2 Dr SLT Standard Cab SB
2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SB
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2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SB
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2 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab SB
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4.25 stars

Based on 24 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

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Is The Rear Seat Of A 95 Dakota Any Different From The 97 Style?

im looking at a mtx thunder-form sub-woofer box for under the rear seat of my 95 Dakota. however the kit is only a 97 n up. i do know the 97 and 95 are very similar. but idk if or what the difference...

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What Is My 95 2wd 3.9l Dodge Dakota Transmission?

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I Have A 95 Dakota Gas Guage Didnt Work When I Got It. Replaced Fuel Pump. ...

Fuses are still good not sure what is the problem somebody HELP

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I Have A 1995 Dodge Dakota. I Was Making A 90 Degree Turn And My Steering C...

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95 Dodge Dakota Wont Take Off In 1

So my 95 dakota will not take off in first gear. I can put it in 1 and it feels like its got a break on but still wants to go. What is going on here? it will take off in second gear and drive all da...

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