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2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab - Consumer Reviews

2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab

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Excellent Truck
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By Adam
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2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4dr Quad Cab Sport 2WD (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I have had this truck since it was brand new. It has been an excellent truck and hasn't given me any problems other than the ball joints, which were easily replaced.


Best Features

The looks, inside and out, and the power of the motor (4.7 V8)


Worst Features

None


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2001 Dodge Dakota /quad 4X4
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By patrick barrett
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2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4dr Quad Cab Sport 4WD (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

16-17 mpg / lots of power from 4.7 v8 engine. Comfortable seating with the bench seat in front. One of the smoothest rides you"ll find from a truck with V-8 power.


Best Features

Back doors that open wide & easy to get in and out of.


Worst Features

Poor front brake life, & undersized rotors. No grease fitting on moving parts in steering. cheap original shocks, front & back.


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Dakota 4-Door 2 Wheel Drive.
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By R Hooge
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2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4dr Quad Cab Sport 2WD (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I love the looks and its fun to drive if the roads are dry. Great engine, the V8 is free-revving. The expected gas mileage of 17 city & 22 highway is way too optimistic. I do not drive this vehicle hard & the estiamtes are 15% to 20% too high. Very poor traction & handling on wet roads, the Goodyear Eagles seem to have very poor traction, and I have had lots of flat tires. Corners very well on smooth dry surfaces. Really bounces around on bumpy corners, almost out of control.


Best Features

Best looking truck. The box is suprisingly big. Rear passenger area has lots of room compared to Toyota & Nissan crew cabs. The power & sound of the engine. Good speakers. Comfortable seats.


Worst Features

Improve heating to feet. Paint could be better, hard to wash out stains (do not know why). Large outside rear view mirror & posts result in large blind spots (have to be very carefull). When you floor it the response isn't quick enough, the engine initally really roars with little response.


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By dockpepper
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Vehicle

2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4dr Quad Cab Sport 4WD (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I bought this truck to haul the family, and for my side jobs. It did both very well. The first snow fall was 16", the truck handled it like it was nothing. The gas mileage is the only thing that kills you in the pocket. Otherwise the truck is great.


Best Features

The back doors.....


Worst Features

Adding 2 more inches in the bed would be the best for hauling sheetrock and other dimensional lumber.


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2001 Dakota Quad
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By tcsmpsi
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Vehicle

2001 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4dr Quad Cab Sport 2WD (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

From the day one, we experienced exceptional service and pleasure from this vehicle. Driven in many different conditions, we never experienced any unpleasant 'surprises'.


Best Features

Manual transmission.


Worst Features

Fuel mileage.


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