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1996 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SBReview

Feeling Quite Neutral On This Truck... — I had this truck while spending time in Manitoba. Very good when the 4-wheel drive was needed but that was about it. The steering was quite touchy, and the interior cab was way too small. If you were a front passenger or a rear passenger, it didn't matter, because your knees would still be touching your chin...

Pros: Great for plowing over manitoba snow piles!

Cons: Cab too small...not enough places to store your beer...

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1996 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SBReview

Not A Bad Truck- When Its Running Right — Terrible reliability. Every time I turned around, I was replacing something on this truck. Only thing I missed about it when I sold it was the 5-speed tranny.

Pros: Somewhat fast (even with the 3.9L V6)
Looks pretty good even today

Cons: Horrendous reliability
Interior was horrible

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Reviews From Other Years

2010 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Good Truck For The Money By Saomiguelazores

Good midsize truck,spacious inside,decent looks,good powerful engine so far nothing went wrong yet,just change oil,gas and its ready to go. Cons seems very light on the back the tires slip when i star... Read More

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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