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1989 Dodge Dakota Review
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A Mediokre At Best Little Truck — With enough blankets in the bed of the truck, you could actually lay down and sleep if you needed to, and it never did leave me stranded anywhere, but almost several times. horrible mileage & runningness, pretty ugly truck too really lol

Pros: Enough room in the bed for things & it had AC

Cons: ran horrible, needed more power and acceleration, needs another gear for fwy driving, needs to get better mileage, needed to idle & run better & stop sqealing

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I Loved This Truck — I drove all over the northeast with this truck to concerts & football games. It never let me down and never left me stranded. I loved the cloth bench seat & the 8 ft bed. It had a slider rear window & a drop-down cargo light in the cab. Plenty of room to sleep comfortably in the cab on late nite trips home to NY from Philadelphia....ALOT.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it never let me down, or left me stranded.  Steel bumpers, NO plastic....

Cons: none - only thing that sucks is I never should have sold it....

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Delightful And Reliable Truck. — i've been driving this truck for 21 years now and i still love it. it has always handled well and has given me very little trouble. i love the lines of this truck. with the right wheels, it is beautiful. can't say enough.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: comfortable, reliable and beautiful

Cons: very little aftermarket support

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Sturdy Lil Pickup — I loved this little truck!! It was soo much fun. Very sturdy! IT was 4X4 and could handle anything. When parts DID break it is extremely expensive to fix. It was really cute. It was somewhat comfortable to drive. Good Truck! The interior was ugly but it WAS an 89

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Very reliable

Cons: Ugly interior

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My First Vehicle! — I loved this truck. Too bad this one got totaled in front of my house. Oh, and the sound system sucked. ha.

Pros: Looks nice, small truck, fairly reliable.

Cons: It was older than I was.

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I Would Never Drive Anything Else — red factory deluxe interior, white extrerior, roll bar, overhead headlights,lovely handling, like i said above i wouldn't drive anything else

Pros: 20 bucks for gas,4 wheel drive good for country back roads, manual,nice stereo,hardly makes a sound

Cons: it's had a lot of money put into it

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Great Truck When Running — I got this truck a week ago and it ran great until it broke down last Friday. It has 239,000 miles on it, so it's expected that something may have crapped out, but outside of that its a great truck.

Miles Driven per Year:14,000

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1989 Dodge Dakota STD Standard Cab LB Review
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Grate Little Truck — i liked every thing, not really any dislikes truck drives grate solid after all these years ,built so i can work on it not vary many truck that could have lasted this long of the newer built ones, the truck is all steel no or vary little plastic on it the cap is vary heve fiberglass not like the light weights made now a days

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

Pros: my 1989 dakota isbetter built than the newer modles

Cons: none

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Amazing — It's a pretty epic truck. It is technically a 1989 Dodge Dakota Shelby. YES SHELBY.It is number 1378 out of 1500. It is white on black. The others were red on black. The truck has an amazing power for it's size. It is pretty fun to drive around and definitely have some fun with.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Amazing truck for price. Very rare. LOTS OF FUN. Amazing power for size and age

Cons: Fuel economy.8 mpg in city. 12mpg on highway. Paint peels, etc.

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Get One Fix It Up And Itll Go Anywhere — this truck is super fun to drive looks and sounds great mantience is easy if you take care of it i havent been stranded or stuck motor needs rebuilt it is 22 years old and miliage is unknown overall i still love this truck 5050 pounds of pure american steel!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: it continues to amase me

Cons: motor needs rebuilt or a v8

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2010 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Good Truck For The Money By Saomiguelazores

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2008 Dodge Dakota Reviews

A Good Daily Driver For Light Jobs By Cory

This is a great truck for light jobs such as moving appliances. It handles great for a truck and it is fun to drive. It is a bit under powered at 210 bhp and with a 4-speed automatic its not getting m... Read More

2008 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab. By Richard

I like the truck because it serves the purpose I bought it for, and still has some nice amenities. The only thing I would have enjoyed more about it was a 5 speed manual transmission, but they are pre... Read More

2007 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Great Clean, Dependable, Flame Read,pick-up. By Grandpa7

I like the ability to be able to run in 2 wheel drive most of the time and have the ability to get into 4 wheel when the snow blows. Great looking truck with the SXT strips and decal on the side. ... Read More

Best Truck Ever! By eells

We love this truck! We had no trouble hauling our children around, even in heavy snow. It has done everything we expected. The gas mileage wasn't pleasant, but it's a truck... what else would you e... Read More

2006 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Work And Family Truck. By hombretto

I am overall satisfied with this truck. It was great for family outings as well for carrying and hauling materials to work. The sporty dodge look will catch the eye. Paint and shine is still strong. T... Read More

Nice Truck Wish It Didn't Have The Transmission Problems By Megan

great performance, build could be better been in the shop twice for the transmission love the appearance of both the exterior and interior gas guzzles like no ones business. It is fun to drive th... Read More

2005 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Great Midsize Truck Overall For The Price By Danielo00

One thing that I liked about this truck is that it looks great. Another thing that I like is that this midtruck feels like I was driving a much larger truck. The truck has a strong engine and is rel... Read More

I'm trying to get spare off and it won't be lowered to the ground as the manual says. Otherwise it is OK Just 69,000 miles. Front wheel drive went last year. Replaced this year under warranty. Lo... Read More

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