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2000 Dodge Dakota - Consumer Reviews

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Very reliable
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By Albert Flagg
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4dr Crew Cab SB


Review

I have had this truck for 4 years now.It is by far one of the best vehicles I have ever owned. I bought it in 2001 when it only had 25,000 miles on it.I now have 92,000 miles on it and it still performs like a new truck. Everyone who rides it say it rides like a car.I have driven from georgia to Oklahoma several time without a glitch. Whenever I travel driving ,I drive my truck . I get complements all the time about how beautiful a truck it is. The only problems I have had is the air conditioner compressor went out and,the passenger door lock was humming when activated. Those problems were covered under the warranty and resolved. I think I can say I love my truck.


Best Features

Its exterior looks far surpass any other truck on the road. It is comfortable on long trips.


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Dodge Dakota Quad Cab
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By George Barnett
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4dr Crew Cab SB


Review

Like the looks of the vehicle but the
poor quality qickly caught my attention.
Tires were an issue from the test
drive, dealer replaced 2 before I
replaced the whole set, engine pulled
at 18k and new seals installed,
electrical problem, brake caliper and
brakes completely replaced at 24K,
dealer said was normal, dealer says
control arms needed replacing about the
same time. Rattles developed in the
dash (which drove us crazy) never got
them quited down) along with the bed
which I later found was not fasten on
straight. Plastic fastners came loose
around windshield and on firewall. I
understand why the dealership high
pressured the extended warranty.


Best Features

Looks, engine ran good and sounded good, rode like a car, plenty of rear seat room and car like entry.


Worst Features

There would have to be a lot of mechanical improvement before I would buy another. I was afraid the payments would outlast the longevity of the vehicle.


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Should have gotten the V8
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By JayB77
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Vehicle

2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4dr Crew Cab SB


Review

If I had to do it over, I would buy
this model truck only with the V8. The
pickup on the highway is somewhat
lacking in the V6, with only 2 adults
riding. The fuel economy ratings are
almost the same between the V6 and the
V8, so it would have been worth it.
Otherwise I have been extremely happy
with it! It is fun to drive and looks
fantastic with a good wash and wax! I
am actually thinking about getting a
cap to make it like an SUV rather then
have to give it up for a trade.


Best Features

Look, folding rear seats, versatility


Worst Features

Make sliding rear window a power option in the Quad cab... I can't reach it while driving! Improve fuel economy!


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Great Homeowner's Truck
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By Homeowner-Commuter
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4dr Crew Cab SB


Review

Perfect for commuter/homeowner.
Estended cab is "just right" for most
trips and jobs. Long distance driving
is a little rough after the first 8 or
9 hours. V-6 gives more than enough
power and pretty good mileage, good
looking, very reliable. If I ever have
to let this one go, I'll buy another
Dakota to replace it.


Best Features

Big enough for a "full size" person, and most jobs & tasks, while still being "parkable" in the subburbs.


Worst Features

Bumpers are strictly "for show" and serve no real functioality. Have had to replace rear bumper twice because of minor parking-lot "bumps". Suggest a "real" back bumper.


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Excellent Dakota
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By Threezs
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4dr Crew Cab SB


Review

I have had nothing but great experience
with my Dakota. With the 4.7L V-8 and
only the 2 wheel drive, it has become
the family car. With 3 kids, we have
taken it all over for vacation. I
would definintly buy another.


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