1998 Dodge Dakota User Reviews

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SBReview
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    Pos — the engine runs really good, its a really tough truck it has gotten a beating, i think they look amazing, gas mileage is great, but maintenance not so good, and its a really fun truck to drive. i like it

    Pros: its got a solid engine that doesnt burn oil even with 250000km, it aldo really good on gas

    Cons: it dones not produve goot heat in really cold weather, the tranny is staring to go, its a 2wd, its only a v6

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    Dakota Sport — This is a great truck. Handles excellent in the snow. Impossible to get stuck. It gets great gas mileage. Hasnt needed any work. Its awesome to drive, feels very stable around corners. doesnt lean much at all. Highly Recommended to anybody wanting a truck.

    Pros: Power, handling, gas mileage

    Cons: Doesnt have back doors

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    A Decent Truck — This truck has ok acceleration, has some good qualities when it comes to build and strength, it handles surprisingly well for a pickup, and for those of you that think ...man a full sized Dodge Ram is too much, but for instance a Chevy S-10 is too small this is the perfect size.

    Pros: Build quality, Handling, Interior space

    Cons: Brakes, Spark plug problems, Weak exaust manifold

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SBReview
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    Dodge Truck — Well it was a solid truck that got into a few accidents in it's day but never sustained any frame damage, It was decent in the towing department and handled very well during winter/hurricane conditions. It was more than able to to haul alot of good without a problem at all. It was a fun truck to own/drive.

    Pros: It was a truck nothing better than having an 8 1/2 foot long trunk.  It had a nicely powered v-6

    Cons: It was a truck not so good on the gas mileage

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SBReview
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    These Trucks Are Fastttt — My second dakota....had a 1992 with the 318,that was a fast truck! then later on bought this 98 with the 318 also. put an intake on,duels,custom headlights,topper,chromed the rims. this truck has the posi rear end...so when i go for a powerbrake the ass end swerves! love the truck!

    Pros: good motor,looks sweet,fast,not to small

    Cons: the dodge tranny

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! — the one thing that i dont like about this truck is that the back seat is way too small, especially when you have to carry 2 teenagers in the back seat and they are cramped and keep complainig the whole way to the desired destination of your choice. IT SUX!

    Pros: Everything!

    Cons: Cramped back seat

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr R/T Sport Extended Cab SBReview
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    Dakota R/t — Truck is very quick, tops out at 115 Will eat up cheap brakes every 3k miles Standard sport look, they just dropped the front 2 inches Gas mileage is horrible, I barely squeak out 13 mpgs It was a fun truck in its day, but not to practical for a married man with a kid.

    Pros: A inexpensive to buy sport truck

    Cons: bad with todays 4.00 gas

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SBReview
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    Decent, Runs Well Despite Not Mantinece — Good car, runs well despite the fact it was never taken care of and got crashed into a tree and bridge before i bought it, has some leaks, say what you want about dodge but ill just shoot you in the heart, it gets me around

    Pros: Good gas millage for a V-6, looks decent, minor issues

    Cons: Poor set up under the hood, hard to work on without pulling the engine

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SBReview
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    Basically A Half-ton In A Slightly Smaller Package. — It's hard to argue with the torque this thing has, it'll keep pulling as long as your foot's in it. Rides a bit rough on account of the previous owner cranking the torsion bars to fit 33" tires, but with the look and added clearance, I got over it pretty quick.

    Pros: V8 power with a standard trans, still turns good even with 33's

    Cons: Can be thirsty under a heavy boot

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    1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab LBReview
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    Good Little Truck — it is a great looking, good running truck. i had no complaints except i would have liked an extended cab. it did have one problem with the way it ran but it would always get over it in a minute or two and it only happened once in a while.

    Pros: looks good, felt good, i liked the size

    Cons: if you want a big beefy truck...this aint it.

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    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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