by Dad on Sep 8, 2009 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
This has been a reliable truck, with no major problems. Never had any engine or transmission work. It is a good balance between a car and a full-sized truck, especially if you don't need to pull a large trailer.
by jrwahlst on Feb 15, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
I bought my '94 Dakota (w/3.9L V6)
with 120,000 miles on it about 3 years
ago, and have had absolutely no major
problems. I'm now up to 155,000 miles
and still going great!
I've been very pleased with how
reliable this vehicle has been. I'm
in Minnesota and have had it parked
outside in well below zero temps and
it always starts right up. I'm no
great car expert, but it's been really
solid for me. The paint's been fine,
too, unlike some reports I've heard.
by squierian on Feb 3, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
This is a great truck. I've had it for
almost for years, and the guy who had
it before me babied it. I've had a
little bit of trouble with the
radiator, and have replaced at least
one cv joint, but not too many more,
and a wiper bushing. The air
conditioner is excellent. I can push
upwards of 320 miles to about 17
gallons, and have used this truck for
work and play. The exterior is in
agreable condtion, the only blemishes
in the forms of dings and scratches.
The headliner has been sagging, but I
can live with that. I like it because
it's in between the compact s-10's and
the large f-150's.
by BJCjr on Jan 24, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
Vehicle has been extremely reliable
since buying new. Chrysler repainted
vehicle due to paint peeling after
warranty expired, but had to work
through dealer and regional rep to get
it completed. Gas Gauge sending unit
has been replaced 4 times, still doesn't
work sometimes, A/C won't hold charge,
Chrysler can't find problem. Radiator
leaked less than 2 years after owning,
finally replaced after 6 years.
by SWC on Dec 23, 2002 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
It really is a comfortable vehicle,
rides well and mine has every option
so it has neat toys. However the
build quality is terrible (such as my
headliner caving in, the paint falling
off, the interior fading to 4
differant shades of grey plus my
dashboard turning blue). It has been
driven hard and it is almost 10 years
old, so I do expect things to go
wrong... it just seems to happen more
often then it should. As for safety,
it's built like a tank... I wouldn't
even consider a 1997 or newer because
they are like tinfoil with plastic
bumpers. Overall, I will keep this
truck until I can get a nice old
Toyota Tundra Quad-Cab at a reasonable
by DAKOTA FOR SALE on Nov 8, 2002 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
USE THE TRUCK FOR FIELD SERVICE. BEEN
UP AND DOWN EASTERN COAST. TOTAL OF
210,000 MILES AND COUNTING. PERFORM
REGULAR MAINTINENCE RELIGIOUSY.
NEVER LEFT ME STRANDED BY THE
ROADSIDE. HAVE THE MAGNUM 3.9L V6.
MOTOR KEEPS ON TRUCKING!!
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