1995 Dodge Dakota Overview


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1995 Dodge Dakota Overview

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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Ronald Gaye

1995 Dodge Dakota Sport

I have 1995 dodge Dakota sport 4 cyl. It won't stay in time. Replaced the coil now it acts like it's got no power. I know the timing needs set because the truck was driven on 3 cylinders for about ...

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Phillip Maynard

Exhaust Backfire After Running Fine

I can be running fine and all of a sudden the engine acts like it jumps time. backfires VIOLENTLY through the exhaust then streightens up and runs great again! what cou;d cause this?

525 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Christina Dunihue

Is There A Blow Out Plug On The Transmission If U Over Fill It On A 1995 Do...

12 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

What Will Cause The Dash Lights And All The Gauges To Stop Working Only Whe...

I've had intermittent recurrence of this problem for a while now but it usually clears up when I restart the truck. The headlights, tail lights, brake lights, turn signals all work properly. Inadd...

12 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

Gas Gage

my gas gage dropped to empty last night even though I know i had 3/4ths tank. it was raining a little so i assumed something got wet. well it is nice and dry today but it still does not work. there is...

1,918 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 months ago)