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1993 Dodge Dakota

Dodge Dakota Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.9 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 180 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1993

    Sport model gets new graphics.

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Great old truck

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Vehicle: 1993 Dodge Dakota 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB

I purchased it with 165K miles two years ago. Truck had been neglected and vandalized prior, but has never failed us in 14K miles. 3.9 L still uses no oil, drives fine, just a great, dependable truck. It has lived a hard life before I bought it, and has some rust. But here in Michigan, most of the '93 S-10s and Rangers are rusted away, and the '93 Japanese pickups were rusted away and worn out years ago. Where does JD Power get these "2 of 5" mechanical ratings? These trucks are bulletproof--at least all four of mine have been. One more reason to Buy American--or at least try something other than GM junk before you send your hard earned GDP to Asia.




The medium truck that could

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Vehicle: 1993 Dodge Dakota 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB

I bought this truck about a year ago. I am very pleased with the truck overall, it really can haul with the Magnum V8. The only problems I've had was a wire that wore through to the transmission, but I fixed that no prob, and a transmission oil leak. The factory sound system was pretty much shot, so I replaced it. It has a silly slide out cupholder on the passenger's side of the dash, and the center console is poorly made. If you have one, put at least 30 inch tires on it, it looks like it's been lifted two inches for a few bucks.




1993 dodge dakota

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Vehicle: 1993 Dodge Dakota 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB

My Dakota is a 4x4 extended cab with a locking shell over the bed. It is the 3.9L V6 and 5 Spd manual tranny. I have used it as a work truck for my Handyman business and as a 4x4 to explore reasonably tough 12 to 13000' Rocky Mountain 4 wheel drive passes. We have also used it to pull a 1500 lb poptop camping trailer over 7000 miles. That was a breeze! It has also been used in the business to pull heavily laden utility trailers. I once pulled our 3600 lb travel trailer for about a hundred miles to get it repaired. That was about 120% of what it could do well. that means that we were down to 2nd gear on a 3 mile 7% grade at about 25 MPH... Not fun...



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What's New for 1993

Sport model gets new graphics.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 14
  • cty
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  • 18
  • highway
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