The tough compact Dodge Dakota Pickup Truck is a tremendously
versatile vehicle that accommodates passengers as easily
as it does a heavy load of equipment and other cargo. Its
power and capabilities are the best in its class, and plenty
of standards and features are offered to meet your driving
and work demands.
This year, choose from numerous Dodge Dakota
Pickup Truck models including Base, Sport, and SLT offering
a four-door Quad Cab, and a new SXT model with Regular Cab
and Club Cab. There is also a high-performance model - the
powerful Dakota R/T.
The Dakota Quad Cab conveniently doubles as a
transporter of passengers and a workhorse ready to haul
loads when you need it. The seating capacity is five passengers,
with up to three in the rear. The rear seat also splits
and folds to accommodate both passengers and extra cargo
simultaneously. A pull-out cupholder is located handily
under the seat, map pockets are located on the passenger
seatback, and a package shelf provides extra security for
The Quad Cab provide the most diversity in its class, and
the Regular Cab and Club Cab configurations are rated to
have the most spacious and comfortable front seating areas
of their kind in class. The Dakota XLT model includes cloth
bucket front seats, carpeting, and air conditioning. Other
Dakota features include an optional HomeLink universal three-channel
home security system and a standard AM/FM stereo with cassette
player, changer controls, and three-band equalizer.
The Dakota SXT Pickup Truck features eye-catching
graphite metallic painted grille, wheel flares, and front
and rear bumper fascias. It also sports sixteen-inch aluminum
alloy wheels with outline white letter all-season tires.
The Quad Cab has convenient four-door entry, the rear door
open a full 90 degrees, and the rear windows roll down all
the way to accommodate longer items.
The Dodge Dakota offers four tough Magnum engines
including two eight-cylinder engines. The choices start
with a 2.5-litre, Magnum I-4 engine with 120 horsepower
and 145 lb-ft of torque. The most popular Dakota engine
is the 3.9-litre, magnum six-cylinder engine which produces
175 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. Next up is a powerful
4.7-litre, Magnum eight-cylinder engine that cranks out
230 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The fourth option
is the impressive 5.9-litre, magnum eight-cylinder engine
that produces a stellar 250 horsepower and 345 lb-ft of
Four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmissions
are both available on the 2.5-litre, 3.9-litre, and 5.9-litre
engines. The 4.7-litre engine can be coupled with a special
45RFE transmission that uses a unique dual-ratio second
gear to aid in towing, passing, and grade-change situations.
Safety and Security
The Dodge Dakota Pickup Truck is equipped with
anti-lock brakes, side impact door beams, and brake-shift
interlock (on automatic models). Other safety equipment
includes three-point seatbelts and head restraints.
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