• 2009 Dodge Dakota

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  • 2009 Dodge Dakota

    #4 in 2009 Compact Pickup Trucks

  • 2008 Dodge Dakota

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $22,560
    • $20,470
    • Avg. Paid
    • $6,425
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.9 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.3 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.7 /10
    • 7.6 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.4 /10
    • 6.9 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.8 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 4.0 /5
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.1 /10
    • N/A

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Excellent towing capacity
      • Only available V8 engine in its class
      • Capable of best-in-class towing capacity
      • Available class-leading six-passenger capacity
      • New lifetime powertrain warranty
    • Cons
      • Cheap interior materials
      • Worse fuel economy than rivals
      • No available traction control or stability control
      • Some interior materials appear low-grade and many find interior styling drab
      • Reviewers unimpressed with rear-seat comfort

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas V6 3.7L/226
    • Gas V6 3.7L/226
    • MPG
    • 15 City / 20 Hwy
    • 16 City / 20 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Extended Cab 6'7" Bed
    • Extended Cab 6'7" Bed
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 131.3
    • 131.3
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 71.7
    • 71.7
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 68.7
    • 68.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Privacy Glass
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Bed Liner
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Running Boards
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front On/Off Road
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear On/Off Road
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Full Size Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Optional
    •  
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Towing
    • Trailer Hitch Receiver
    • Optional
    • Optional
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Fog Lamps
    • Optional
    •  
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 2
    • 2
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.6
    • 39.6
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.9
    • 41.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 57.7
    • 57.7
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.9
    • 54.9
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 36.5
    • 36.5
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 32.1
    • 32.1
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 57.4
    • 57.4
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 56.9
    • 56.9
    • Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 46.6
    • 46.6
    • Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 30.0
    • 30.0
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    •  
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Locking Rear Differential
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • V6 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 8 Cylinder Engine
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Engine Type
    • Gas V6
    • Gas V6
    • Displacement
    • 3.7L/226
    • 3.7L/226
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 210 @ 5200
    • 210 @ 5200
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 235 @ 4000
    • 235 @ 4000
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 44.0
    • 44.0
    Fuel
    • Flexible Fuel Capability
    •  
    • Optional
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 15
    • 16
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 20
    • 20
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 22.0
    • 22.0
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Independent Coil
    • Independent Coil
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Leaf
    • Multi-Leaf
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • 4-Speed Automatic
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • 5-Speed Automatic
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Manual
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Optional
    • Standard

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