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1998 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab

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Dodge Dakota Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 120 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/23 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Dodge Dakota

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Dual airbags, tight turning circle, Ram styling, roomy cab, optional V-8 engine, optional ABS

  • Cons

    No third door option

  • What's New for 1998

    The Dakota R/T, featuring a 250-horsepower V8, is available for those seeking a performance pickup. The passenger airbag can now be deactivated in all 1998 Dodge Dakotas, so a rear-facing child seat can be used. The Dakota is also available in three new colors.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
/
  • 23
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Expensive to repair

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Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2dr Extended Cab SB

A joy to drive, but a nightmare on repair costs. Dodge doesn't make it easy to repair or replace a small piece or a small part, you have to replace the entire part. One example is on the Upper Swing Arm - instead of just replacing the bearing when it goes bad, you have to replace the whole Upper Swing Arm at around $300.



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Full 1998 Dodge Dakota Review

What's New for 1998

The Dakota R/T, featuring a 250-horsepower V8, is available for those seeking a performance pickup. The passenger airbag can now be deactivated in all 1998 Dodge Dakotas, so a rear-facing child seat can be used. The Dakota is also available in three new colors.

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jtasr86
jtasr86
09-07-2014
I have a 1998 dodge dakota sport 3.9 vd auto 4x4. Iam having issues with evsrytime it rains the transmission starts down shifting for no reason . Then if I pull over put it in par and then drive it ei...


redhead777
redhead777
07-14-2006
I have a 1998 Dodge Dakota Sport club cab 4X4 V8 5 speed. It's a great truck but my A/C has died. I need my A/C it's way too hot here and I HATE to be hot. I have had the motor replaced, I have had th...


dodgetrukn
dodgetrukn
01-09-2002
1997-1998 (AN) Dakota...



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