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Dodge Dakota Model Overview

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2010 Dodge Dakota Overview
Used 2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
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2009 Dodge Dakota Overview
Used 2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
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Dodge Dakota Questions

miller20091
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93 Dodge Dakota Vapor Lock?

I have a 93 dodge Dakota with the v6 I had the fuel pump go out so I replaced that ever since once it warms up if you shut it off to go in the store when you come back out the only way to get it to st...

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Crossweasel
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Left Front Pops When Turned To The Right.

2WD just put on new hubs, rotors, and brake pads. Now it pops when turned to the right.

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Ironbear
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Will A 2001 Dakota 318/360 Fit Back Into A 2001 Dakota That Had A 4.7 V...

I am wanting to put the less expensive Dodge 318 or 360 back into the hole of a 2001 Dakota that originally had a 4.7 eng. ... The truck is an automatic , 4x4 , Quad cab . ???

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JReal0988
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Why Is My Truck Squealing When I Hit The Gas?

I replaced the serpentine belt so its not that, but when im in neutral and rev up the engine or when im driving something starts squealing. Very annoying and if you have any ideas please throw them m...

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garismith
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Which Fuse Is For Cigarette Lighter In Dodge Dakota Quad?

Can't find schematic for which fuses are which in fuse box of 2002 Dodge Dakota Quad?

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Older Dodge Dakota

1991 Dodge Dakota Overview
1991 Dodge Dakota
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1991 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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1990 Dodge Dakota Overview
1990 Dodge Dakota
40 pictures
1990 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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1989 Dodge Dakota Overview
1989 Dodge Dakota
47 pictures
1989 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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
1988 Dodge Dakota Overview
1988 Dodge Dakota
16 pictures
1988 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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
1987 Dodge Dakota Overview
1987 Dodge Dakota
18 pictures
1987 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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About the Dodge Dakota

As Goldilocks would say, the Dodge Dakota is just right.  Dodge introduced it as a compromise between their compact trucks, which had limited hauling capacity, but were easy to handle, and it's full-size Ram, which had the powerful towing and hauling capacity, but could feel bulky and unwieldy behind the wheel.

Enter the Dodge Dakota in 1987, which fell somewhere in between.  The first pickup to feature a V8 engine, and the first to offer rack and pinion steering, the Dakota's horsepower, 4WD option, and aggressive styling suited those who used it as a workhorse, but its durability appealed to families looking for an alternative to a minivan.

Over the years, the Dakota evolved into more of a family truck without giving up any of its engine power, available in a V6 or a V8. The cab had always been roomy for front seat passengers, with controls that were easy to read and operate and storage room between and under seats.  The introduction of a four-door Dakota and a lengthened cab (achieved by shortening the bed length) to seat three people comfortably in back placed it firmly in the family car realm.  The heavy-duty suspension, precise handling, and unpenetrable sturdiness of the Dakota made it comfortable for transporting family, while the V8 engine and the 6.5-foot bed made it ideal for transporting cargo.

Owners love their Dakotas for the combination of look, feel, reliability, and strength.  The biggest gripe is with the poor gas mileage, but really, it is a truck after all.