by elrandito on May 6, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
WOW! what a cool little truck. 5.2 ltr. motor has all kinds of power. easy to drive and a whole lot of fun.Eats 5.0ltr mustangs for lunch and camaros for dinner. abs bad in snow. tends to slide a little also. Very reliable. have replaced water pump and serpantine belt. working on this truck is a breeze.no confinements. highly recommend this truck. you wont regret it.
by dakotasport1 on Jul 25, 2006 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
i've had the truck for about 5 months and I love it.. I never owned a Dodge before. Had a Geo Tracker, but I hauled 2 cars to the salvage yard and a Bronco to the mechanics shop. The v6 has the snoot I want and the power I need. I haven't gotten it stuck in mud yet, but I have pulled other people out of the mud trying to follow me. It does stink on gas mileage though. I get maybe 16mpg in the city, but I don't care. It's fun to drive the hog. If someone wants a nice powerful small pickup, I would say grab life by the horns and get a Dodge.
by TJ Thompson on Jun 8, 2005 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
I bought this truck used with 10k on it. I've had it for 10 years and it's gotten me everywhere I've needed to go. It averages about 22MPG with the 2.5L 4 cyl and 5-speed tranny. It gets me back and forth 20 miles to work and handles what little cargo I do haul easily. It has the original clutch even after a couple of years in San Diego dealing with rush hour traffic. I had to replace the catalytic convertor at 50k, the AC compressor around 70k and the head gasket around 100k. The radio quit just recently and it needs a new headliner. Overall though it's been an efficient, reliable daily driver.
by R_Erickson on Aug 24, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
Have the 4 cyl sport in white, sharp
looker. Drive it like a truck, hard
and fast for 75,000 miles. Not a high
horsepower vehicle but fun to drive and
never felt underpowered hauling or
towing so long as you keep her in 4th.
by SabreWulf on Jul 21, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB
This truck is built like a Dodge.
Unfortunately, an Untimely demise due
to a 50 mph rear-end collision did
manage to bend the frame enough to make
it uneconomical to repair. I never had
a problem with her, and tough? try
running automatic transmission fluid in
a Manual,(quality mechanic service) for
950 MILES with a 2000 lb trailer. yeah,
so i flushed the tranny three times
afterwards and tossed in a nice Hard
drive magnet to catch metal debris.
Never a failure, not even a clutch
change after 87,000 miles. Ran like a
dream. and Powerful for a V6. I loved
her to death.
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