Used 1998 Dodge Dakota Pricing

1998 Highlights

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.


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


  • No third door option

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Used 1998 Dodge Dakota for Sale

Dodge Dakota 1998 85,265 miles
Used 1998Dodge Dakota
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Dodge Dakota 1998 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB 93,000 miles
Used 1998Dodge DakotaSLT
Est.Loan: $75/mo
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Dodge Dakota 1998 SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB 223,000 miles
Used 1998Dodge DakotaSLT
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Features & Specs

SLT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB2dr Regular Cab 4WD SBSport 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SBSport 2dr Regular Cab SB2dr Regular Cab SBR/T Sport 2dr Regular Cab SBSLT 2dr Regular Cab LBSport 2dr Regular Cab LBSLT 2dr Regular Cab SB2dr Regular Cab LB
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual4-speed automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual
Horsepower175 hp @ 4800 rpm175 hp @ 4800 rpm175 hp @ 4800 rpm120 hp @ 5200 rpm120 hp @ 5200 rpm250 hp @ 4400 rpm175 hp @ 4800 rpm120 hp @ 5200 rpm175 hp @ 4800 rpm120 hp @ 5200 rpm


IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
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  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The Good: Good interior, lots of truck for the money. Fairly decent fuel mileage. The Bad: Ball joints were completely worn out. Replacing them requires chiseling and/or grinding steel rivets off. Cheap plastic interior pieces, not very well put together. The Ugly: Designed by an accountant. Control-arm bushings are not replaceable. The whole control-arm needs replacing at over $300 per. Rubber plug in the differential cover. Non adjustable clutch master/slave cylinder. Very notchy 5-speed, with completely wrong ratios for the 4 cylinder engine. Will not pull even a moderate incline at highway speeds in 5th gear. 50 year old pushrod engine design. Not even a crossflow cylinder head.
Nice vehicle
Plenty of space in the cab and decent headroom. The cloth seats are durable. The truck had 41,000 miles. The engine fan bearing was replaced so I checked for heat damage on the block. The gaskets and seals were original w/ no leaking. Rides nice, even when I pulled a lawn tractor/trailer.
Great Pick Up Truck
My Mom purchased this truck and it is simply amazing. We have an automatic and even the auto is quick. The interior is comfortable with a spacious armrest for even more comfortable driving. The sound system that comes stock is amazing and sounds great with tapes or just good old FM/AM radio. The drive is smooth and it absorbs bumps easily. We have had problems with the AC, but that's normal and our tranny line busted. AC get's pricey obviously, but a simple hose is nothing to repair. Fantastic truck I would recommend it to anybody!
Used 1998 Dodge Dakota Overview

The Used 1998 Dodge Dakota is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, Sport 2dr Extended Cab SB, SLT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB, 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, 2dr Regular Cab SB, 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB, Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB, Sport 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, R/T Sport 2dr Regular Cab SB, Sport 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB, Sport 2dr Regular Cab LB, R/T Sport 2dr Extended Cab SB, SLT 2dr Regular Cab LB, 2dr Extended Cab SB, SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB, 2dr Regular Cab LB, and SLT 2dr Regular Cab SB.

What's a good price on a Used 1998 Dodge Dakota?

Price comparisons for Used 1998 Dodge Dakota trim styles:

  • The Used 1998 Dodge Dakota SLT is priced between $3,650 and $3,650 with odometer readings between 93000 and 93000 miles.

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