by Cormak on May 11, 2009 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB
I bought my Dakota in 2002 with 40K and it has dependable since the day I purchased it. It now has 108K and I still love driving it. It's had minor repairs only in the last year or so and they have been easy and inexpensive fixes. My only complaint is the clear coat is pealing in some spots, but clear auto spray does the trick to protect the paint. Great size inside (love the back bench seat!)Great size outside, perfect for hauling my hay and grain or furniture, no blind spots like the new Dakotas, great drive, good on fuel for the size.
by Yankee on May 22, 2008 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Regular Cab SB
We purchased used in 1996 with 45,000 on it. It has been dependable and easy for the Mrs. to drive. It handles well. It has in the last two years started to peal paint. The Mrs. feels safe in this vehicle. We both like the size of the vehicle. I am not a tall man and it was "just right" to get to my tools in the back. I like the fact that I can Lock up the more expensive tools in the cab and especially that the rain can not rust the tools while inside.
by p_s_xpress on Jun 13, 2005 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota SLT 2dr Regular Cab LB
I bought this truck because of the design and size, not too big, not too small. Has been a reliable truck, a few repairs here and there, but no major repairs other than a clockspring replacement in the steering wheel.
by Gasque on Dec 7, 2002 Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
I bought this truck new in 1995 after
it sat on the lot for 15 months. It
has the 3.9L V6 which has performed
flawlessly. It has not had any major
problems in 7 years. The only minor
problem that I've had is the
transmission started only in neutral
until the neutral safety switch was
replaced. Other than replacing tires
and batteries, no other maintenance has
been performed that isn't routine,
preventative maintenance. I would
recommend that other consumers buy the
limited slip differential if buying 2WD
to help traction in the rain and snow.
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