1999 Dodge Dakota User Reviews

1999 Dodge Dakota Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 44 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"power" 19 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
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"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"bumper" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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rgsass0713 writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab LB Review
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4

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Love the truck, every day driver.

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not quite enough cab space behind the front seats

rgsass0713
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1999 Dodge Dakota 2wd Reg Cab — This truck is great, it hauls everthing I need. The V-6 has enough power to pull a 12' trailer with 3500 lbs on it. Drive this truck every day, and has never let me down. This is the best mid-size truck and I'm a Ford man.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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jared8298 writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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4

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Comfortable ride. Reliable. Powerful

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Gas mileage

jared8298
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A Lot Of Power For A Little Truck — Overall rating a four star. It has the power to do what you need and will get you where your going but doesn't get very good gas mileage. It has newer tires and four wheel drive works good. It is a comfortable and roomy ride

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SB Review
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Its really comfortable

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The transmission

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Great Vehicle — performs like a champ i havent had hardly any problems with it at all the only thing that i have a major issue is with the transmission but thats a given when you buy a dodge lol. Anyways the only problem with the transmission is that it is slow to shift only between 2nd and 3rd gear then after that its fine. It only has to shift between the two gears only once a day and almost all day long it shifts normally.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kurt writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SB Review
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To the junkyard

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It's a dodge

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Crusher Fodder — I am writing this again! This is an extreamly low quality vehilcle. Lousy performannce, Lousy milage, never better than 18 mpg on a V6. It rally does not cost much to own now because we don't drive it. Stay away from this model! A/C failed at 65k, catilitic has clogged twice. Ball joints replaced twice. HATE IT!

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Sauer writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Standard Cab SB Review
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Safe, strong engine, hauling power, drive over anything

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small cab for one passenger only, not the best on gas especially when hauling or uphill

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Strong, Safe, Fun — Nice body shape, aside from oxidized paint. Comfortable seats, easy to get in and out of. No blind spots with full back window, easy to park. Parts affordable and labor cheap. Uphill drives dragged, but otherwise good acceleration and handling. SUPER cold AC.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jpk7883 writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB Review
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Great Truck. Love the exterior styling. Has handled huge blizzards with ease!

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None

jpk7883
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Love This Dodge! — This car was purchased to be a winter vehicle (4x4) and a vehicle to run errands with (firewood, trips to the hardware store, going fishing, etc). It has performed wonderfully at its job. It was also proved handy when moving large furniture!

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Brad writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab LB Review
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everything

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nonthing

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Awesome Truck — great truck for hauling or back roads even though its only a 2wd V6 goes places ive seen 4x4 get stuck in great power and a sure-grip rear end which can sure lay down the rubber but looking for a 383 engine and a 727 manual transmission so i can really have fun

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JohnD0214 writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SB Review
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truck with backseats

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small backseats, small engine

JohnD0214
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Not A Bad Average Truck — its a nice truck with backseats, a must for those with more than 2 people in their family, decent bed size for cargo and such, not too horrible on gas and they dont look all that bad either in my opinion

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Ryan writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr R/T Sport Standard Cab SB Review
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Looks sexy rolling down the road

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Dodge makes some squeak cars

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I Won't Ever Get Rid Of It.....ever — Performance in this truck is amazing to start with, add on top Mopars excellent assortment of performance modifications and you can get all you want. Build wise it is still a dodge, which isn't exactly lexus quality. The look is bar non the best looking truck ever made. This truck is not very costly unless you want it to be ;) This truck is a blast to drive and I would never give it up, even for something faster, which I've already bought something much faster.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB Review
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Interior, Power, Body style

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Transfer case, no external fuel filter

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Little Bout My Bumble Bee — Hello everyone, I love my truck for the most part. The power is nice, Interior is comfortable, and has a fair amount of room. However It has a few draw backs. The transfer case went out and the truck sputters. I believe the fuel pump can be an issue on most of these trucks, and has no external fuel filter. Over all I love my truck

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1990 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Money Pit By Bob

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Above Avg By Elvis

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1991 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Best Truck In The World By Colton

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