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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SE Extended Cab SBReview
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Money Pit — fast in a line, high build quality, great acceleration, not so great deceleration (always fun to see if it stops in time), looks dusty, costs too much to use, loud and lumpy cam, not much interior at all. not a bad truck

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

Pros: fast

Cons: gas

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr LE Standard Cab LBReview
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Above Avg — It's not extended cab but it has the extra [8 ft] long bed Previous owner most have hauled wood or something because of the location of the dents.I can't complain it get me from point A to B. mpg is good on hwy but needs over drive tranny to get great mileage for a mid-size p/u

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: solid all around truck

Cons: MPG could be better V-6 w/3 speed auto tranny 15 mpg avg

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr LE 4WD Standard Cab LBReview
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Dodges Rock — performance was good with its V-6 automatic, build was ok the overdrive went out on it though, apperance excelent camo paint job black interior, cost very nice being 4-wheel drive, fun factor man that thing was fun fun fun never boring.

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

Pros: 4-Wheel drive

Cons: overdrive went out

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Another Poor Product By Dodge — More electrical problem then a chinese built computer. 4x4 never worked went out after two or three uses. I had the 5 speed manual and it didnt not like to down shift. The breaking was spotty at best. stearing was loose not good loose like a gm product but a sloopy loose. Overall just not pleased with this truck.

Pros: nothing

Cons: everything

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr LE Standard Cab LBReview
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The Neighbors Truck — I got this truck from the neighbor for 800 and thought that was alot at the time. The CB was the first thing to go in the truck except for gas. The pushbar I built for it and costed me 15 dollers, cant beat that Then i found a good used toolbox. After some paint in looked better and when i got the rims and new tires it looked great. Interior is basically factory expcept a 60/40 split seat i found out of a 94 and a dash cover. It has been having alot of little stuff go wrong with it but what can u expect out of a truck that has roughly 163000 miles.

Pros: Cheap fixer upper and does good on fuel

Cons: Not 4 wheel drive or extended cab

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SE 4WD Standard Cab SBReview
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I Love My Dodge It Was A Great Truck If I Could Find The Relays It Needs It Will Run Again. — truck was great, open haeders 236 horses at wheels, 130 mph, off road mudding was good, load mean soundingh truck, everyone new when i was comin.

Pros: alway new if it broke it could be fixed

Cons: to hard to find parts

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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Dodge. Say No More. — I bought this truck as a teenager. I only bought it because it had a rollbar with auxilary lights on it. I loved it for that and thats it. What blows my mind is why couldn't build anything in that generation with quality engine parts. The valve guide seals failed miserably and consumed ridiculous amounts of oil while failing e-test after e-test.

Pros: Easy to take apart.
Auxilary Lights.

Cons: Oil burning piece of typical Dodge garbage.

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SBReview
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Fun Little Truck. — 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 L V6, Automatic, 4 wheel drive. I bought this truck new in Pittsburgh, May 1990. The little truck drove very well in the snow(s) of Pittsburgh and I once (no ‘S**T) had 2000lb of dry ice in the bed of that truck. Ok, it only travelled little more than 100 yards with it, but it did assist in keeping product cold when our freezers and refrigerators were without power. One ton in the back of a Dodge Dakota! The truck performed well for about 7 years and then things started to go: transmission, water pump, starter, and radiator. I keep it until November 2000 with a total of 125,000 miles. I looked it up on Car Fax recently and it STILL has a valid Ohio registration 25 years later. I would recommend this truck to anyone.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Easy to drive, park, and drive in any weather. All around fun truck.

Cons: Two bucket seats with very little interior storage space. Slow as a snail.

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1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr LE Extended Cab SB Review
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Had over 200k miles on when bought body was rough but the radio worked great had truck for about a week and engine blew
vs1988 Dodge Dakota Sport Standard Cab 4WD SB
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Looks/Style Ranked 1988 Dodge Dakota Sport Standard Cab 4WD SB better.
"The sport package gives it a roll bar in the back with bosh off road lights plus the fog lights give it some mud tires and it is good for the mud with the classic box style look"
Front Seats Ranked 1988 Dodge Dakota Sport Standard Cab 4WD SB better.
"The seats in this truck are comfortable and i always have preferred bench over bucket seats "
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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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