Calculating near the midsize truck category in space, Dodge’s smaller sized sized pickup includes V-6 or V-8 power which is offered in many configurations. For 2004, a 210-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine replaces the final 175-hp 3.9-liter. The 5.9-liter V-8 power plant as well as the R/T edition are actually dropped. Front bucket seats are really standard in Quad Cab models. A completely new Stampede package was added during 2003 offered on regular-cab and Club Cab Sport models, this process group includes ground-effects side moldings, wheel flares, 16-by-8-inch aluminum wheels plus a rear stabilizer bar.
All-disc brakes are standard in four-wheel-drive and-capacity models. Dodge supplies a five-speed-automatic transmission which includes a dual-ratio second gear it teams while using 4.7-liter V-8 engine.
Something-priced but strongly styled SXT model could be acquired for budget-minded shoppers. The choice includes base, Sport, Sport Plus, SLT and SLT Plus trim levels. The Dakota was last redesigned for your 1997 model year, as well as the automaker is predicted to update this truck for 2005.
A completely new 210-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 may serve as the underside engine, but Dakotas are unique among compact pickups because they might be fitted getting a V-8 engine. A 230-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 could be acquired for individuals three body styles with Sport or SLT equipment. Three transmissions are available: a four-speed automatic for your V-6, a 5-speed automatic for V-8 models plus a five-speed manual that could team with either engine. A dashboard switch controls transfer-situation operation on four-wheel-drive trucks.
Four-wheel antilock brakes are optional, and side-impact airbags aren’t offered. Dakotas may be outfitted with whether front bench or some front bucket seats. Bucket seats are really standard inside the Quad Cab. Club Cab and Quad Cab designs have split rear benches with cushions that fold for additional space for storing.
Because the Quad Cab’s interior is about a ft greater than the Club Cab’s, its backseat is vastly roomier. Space for adults inside the Quad Cab’s rear seat is enough, but they will be cramped the gym has Cab. Tall rear doorways that open 90 levels round the Quad Cab ease exit and entry. Fundamental Dakota styling is patterned following a company’s full-size Ram pickup. Regular-cab, Club Cab (extended-cab) and Quad Cab (crew-cab) body styles are available. The Quad Cab and Club Cab models both ride a 131-inch wheelbase and measure 215 inches extended overall. Because the Quad Cab devotes extra room to passengers, they come in a shorter, 5.5-ft cargo bed rather from the Club Cab’s 6.5-ft bed. The Quad Cab version can tow around 6,100 pounds, while an ordinary-cab model can tow around 6,600 pounds.
Regular-cab models utilize a 6.5-ft cargo bed, and they have shorter dimensions when compared with Quad Cab. Each measures 196 inches extended overall around the 112.1-inch wheelbase. Unlike other extended-cab compact trucks, no rear doorways are available round the Dakota Club Cab. The SXT model includes deep gray bumpers, upper and lower fascias, body-colored fender flares and sporty 16-inch aluminum wheels.