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great truck
By rck329 on 11/13/03 00:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

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

Review

Does everything well but fuel economy - I'm getting 15 city, 18 hwy - it is a V8 though...
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Dodge Dakota 2001
By sbeals on 11/06/03 00:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

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

Review

Great Truck. Many benefits of SUV and all the benefits of a truck. We love it. Great ride and super performance with the V8.
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best truck out there
By loveeveryminofit on 10/17/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2001 Dodge Dakota 2dr Club Cab 2WD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

Review

After 36,000 mile i have on my truck still running smooth. my is a 5 speed i use my truck driving on highway and easy tour around my place. the V-6 is little weak like the chev s-10 and the ford ranger should use a little kick out of it of the v-6 gas mile not bad i getting anything 22-24 mile a gal. just cost alot money fill up the gas pump.
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Enjoying it so far!
By Raceboy21 on 09/27/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

I purchased the truck new and have commuted in Atlanta traffic for the past 3 years in it. The ride is better than most all trucks of the same, or larger, caliber but small enough to manuver the jerks of the road. Good power range but the only draw back would be the auto-trans shifting too hard.
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You Won't be Disappointed
By goMSUspartans on 09/13/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

My silver 2001 2WD Quad Cab with 4.7L has been a dream. I use the bed a lot more than I thought. Suggestions, get a LINE-X bed liner, not a factory plastic one. The LINE-X beds look and perform great. Also, make sure to run mid grade gas or you'll get some pinging. The higher driving position of the 4WD version is appealing but I'm still glad I got the 2WD version for a little better mileage. My console tells me I've averaged 17.1mpg overall. Definitely get the 4.7L, the 3.9 was weak during the test drive.
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Would Do it Again
By Kevin H on 08/09/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

After 40K miles and 2 1/2 years, I'm still well pleased with my truck. When I purchased, the main option I considered was the F150 4 door. The Dakota styling, ride, and handling sold me. The truck is just the right size, not the lumbering giant of a full size but not the tuna can of a compact. The fit and finish are good, the 4.7 V8 is an exceptionally strong engine, and the Infinity stereo is one of the best factory systems I've heard in a truck. No major problems with the truck, although there is some backlash in the transmission that's anoying.
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Great versatile Dakota Quad Cab
By dskoczylas on 08/08/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

This truck has everything the typical home owner with kids needs. It has a very roomy cab which easily seats 5 people. The bed is big enough for most household chores. Plus It comes with a V8 to give it necessary power for towning and hauling. It is a blast to drive with the V8 and 5 speed, although the 5 speed is a bit noisy. Great overall truck which I would buy again.
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Great Urban utility when you have kids
By billnbobbie on 07/24/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

Great for going to Home depot with the family(if you Credit card can stand it...) Have installed a hard toneau cover to make it a Durango with more cargo room.
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2001 Dakota Sport 4x4 a Great Truck
By Jon's Truck on 07/23/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

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

Review

My 2001 Dakota Sport 4x4 with Off-Road package has been awesome to date. I ordered the truck to my specs, and the first one arrived with paint damage from shipping. The dealership ordered me a new one. The second one arrived with no problems. Comfort, power, and quality of this truck are second to none. I have had absolutely no problems with this vehicle. Unfortunately, the fuel economy is low (14 mpg) but expected with this type of vehicle, especially the off-road package. I highly recommend the Dakota Sport 4x4!
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Love My Dodge
By PaulNY on 06/30/03 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2001 Dodge Dakota 2dr Club Cab 2WD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

Review

I have had my Dakota Since October 00. 32,000 miles later, I have had no problems. It's Comfortable, and looks and drives great. However, living in a colder climate, my only regret is not getting the 4x4.
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