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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT Club Cab RWDReview
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Crystal's Dodge — My truck is cool & I'm not going to dis it. It needs to be washed the Spring weather & dirt roads has it looking just lovely. My truck has its memories of good times. It's alright and still has a lot of life left in it.

Pros: It takes me where I want to go.

Cons: It needs to be cleaned professionally

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2005 Dodge Dakota Laramie Quad Cab 4WDReview
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Dodge Dakota Laramie 4 Wh Drive — Great size truck, not quite full size, it's got a very comfortable leather interior, seats 4 (quad cab) with 4 wheel drive. Handles well, gets good gas mileage. Roomy, handles well in all kinds of weather and terraine. Would recommend to a friend. Fun factor is a 10.

Pros: No too big, luxurious, quad cab, leather interior

Cons: none that I can think of

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2005 Dodge DakotaReview
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Dodge Dakota — I just love the car it has got great accleration, braking, and handling i bought it brand new 00000mtr in grey interior is fine but the exterior is hotttt its not fun to drive but its a passion to drive a car like it!!!! i think that its a must have truckkkkk

Pros: Everything positive

Cons: no negatives

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2005 Dodge Dakota ST Quad Cab RWDReview
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Trucks, The Only Utility Vehicle — I'm a truck fan. I love pick-ups, always have always will. Trucks are the original & only true Utility Vehicle. SUV's are for wanna be's that want a truck, but realize they should have a mini van. If you are thinking of an SUV, skip it. A pick-up can come with four doors, large back seats, and have more cargo room than any SUV. Choose a tonneau cover or cap depending on the cargo you will carry.

Pros: It's not an SUV

Cons: I should have bought full size

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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT Quad Cab 4WDReview
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Fully Loaded — My first Dodge that I ever purchased. Not a bad rig, except for the brakes. They're lousy! Should've been better since my truck came with a tow pkg. At any rate, this beast has every option that was available in '05 (minus ABS, sunroof and leather).

Pros: Strong V8, power seat, tow and convenience pkgs.

Cons: Drinks a lot of gas!

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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT Quad Cab 4WDReview
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It's Mine And I Love It! — Perfect small pickup, much better than a chevy or a ford. Bigger engine, cab, bed, bigger all around.

Pros: 4.7 L 306 HP, Quad cab. 4X4

Cons: Gas mileage - 13mpg.

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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT Quad Cab RWDReview
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Good Truck For Work Or Cruising — A good, solid Mopar truck that is great as long as you spring for the 4WD, V8 model. Even though it may sound like it will be a lot worse on gas, in reality it won't be. Trust me, been there, done that! An overall nice truck.

Pros: appearance, ride height, dependability, ergonomical

Cons: fuel economy, traction (2WD model only), wheel size (even 18's seemed small), engine

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2005 Dodge Dakota ST Club Cab 4WDReview
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My First New Vehicle — I loved this truck for the 2 years I had it. It had a V8, 4WD, and a 6-speed manual transmission. I factory ordered it exactly how I wanted it. It drove beautifully, and hauled a load in the back handily, although it didn't like trailers too much. I beat on it a little bit, and it constantly found itself back at the dealer's service department. The service and repair history on this thing was insane! Other than that, I loved this truck, but she started falling apart at about 70,000km's, was HORRIBLE on fuel, and consequently had to go

Pros: Good fun truck

Cons: Questionable Quality, essentially a 2-seater, but had seat beats for 5

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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT Quad Cab RWDReview
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Good Midsized Truck — Performs all duties I need as a truck (towing other cars, hauling dirty stuff) while performing ok as a daily driver in urban/suburban traffic. Small enough to park almost anywhere you can park a car, V8 power and capable tower for open trailer hauling other cars. Nice back seats even for adults.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: four doors, small enough to park almost anywhere you can park a car, V8 power and capable tower for open trailer hauling other cars.

Cons: Front brake issues started at about 71k miles. Seems caliper mount flex allowing front pads to stay engaged to rotor. Replaced calipers, rotors, pads (all Carquest $292.47). Brakes started sticking again at 81k miles. Disassembled filed & greased pad guides, replaced calipers (NAPA parts $76.99 x2) but mixed and matched filed and adjusted caliper brackets for best alignment. Issues again at 94K miles. Replaced calipers, rotors, pads, brake fluid (Autozone, NAPA, Advance mix of parts - $301 total).  truck totaled in accident at 102k miles but brakes were still working ok.

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2005 Dodge Dakota Review
pdws says:
vs2005 Nissan Frontier
2005 Dodge Dakota winning categories:
  • Power
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  • Family Car
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Power Ranked 2005 Nissan Frontier worse.
"horse power"
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Nissan Frontier better.
"fit"

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2010 Dodge Dakota Reviews

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2009 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Review By Aubie62al

Great price great features and accesories wil go look at it soon Read More

2008 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Review By Dodgeguy31

Great truck. Really a mid-size which is hard to find theses days. Yes, good value. The only competition would be the GM models like Colorado. I think the Dodge is a great overall mid-size. They a... Read More

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Sur le site du concessionnaire, on mentionne des bruits au moteur et entretien des freins a faire. Voila pourquoi. Read More

2007 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Review By George

Good value for the money. Would have liked cruise control, and tilt steering, but happy so far Read More

Review By Guru9CY6DF

Looks good but a long way to drive for a look . pics look good but nothing like a up close and personal assessment. I would be looking for a few bucks off, seems slightly overpriced?? Read More

2006 Dodge Dakota Reviews

Review By Guru9BPHB1

No price is to high looking for a better price truck is 15 years old Read More

Review By Mia

wrong color low grade model not my style too many miles Read More

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