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1992 Dodge Dakota

Dodge Dakota Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 117 hp @ 5250 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 19/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1992

    V6 and V8 engines get more power. The V6 is up considerably, from 125 to 180 horsepower. V8 models add a whopping 65 horsepower and 30 foot-pounds of torque. Four-wheel drive models can be equipped with an optional Off-Road Appearance package.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Super dependable

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Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota LE 2dr Extended Cab SB

I bought this truck 10 years ago, with 91,000 miles on it for my first vehicle. Since then, I have overheated it, run it out of oil, totaled another car with it, (stupid teenager stuff, you know?) driven it an additional 85,000 miles, ended up with it sitting for 4 years, and it still starts up the first time, every time. Incredible engine, I have never had any trouble with the engine itself. I have had to replace the rack and pinion, and right side A-arm, but that's probably due to the wreck. It just keeps on going! That 318 is a beast of an engine!



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Good overall truck

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Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota LE 2dr Extended Cab SB

The 1992 Dakota is a very good overall truck. Power is decent for the era with the V6. Running the AC while driving in hot weather tends to cause it to need to downshift often to accelerate at certain speeds. I recommend the V8 for the club cab, especially with the 4x4 option. The exterior and interior design still looks good to this day. With a new paint job, removed plastic moldings, and wheels, many non-car-savvy people mistake mine for a new truck model.




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Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota LE 2dr Extended Cab SB

Fast for its day. Good towing ability. Plenty of power. Bring plenty of gas money. Extremely reliable.




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Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota LE 2dr Extended Cab SB

Great Truck,Lots of Power ,great ride confort,dependabl,great style,very cold air



Full 1992 Dodge Dakota Review

What's New for 1992

V6 and V8 engines get more power. The V6 is up considerably, from 125 to 180 horsepower. V8 models add a whopping 65 horsepower and 30 foot-pounds of torque. Four-wheel drive models can be equipped with an optional Off-Road Appearance package.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 19
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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