1999 Dodge Dakota Consumer Review: Dakota 4Cyl

1999 Dodge Dakota - Consumer Review

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Dakota 4Cyl
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1999 Dodge Dakota Sport 2dr Extended Cab SB


I bought my Dodge Dakota with 70,000 miles on it. I jumped into buying it. It has the 2.5 L 4 cylinder engine that is expected to carry over 3500 pounds. I have a difficult time getting up to speed and fill I am going to get run over. And with a 4 cylinder I only average 18 mpg that is unbelievably low. But besides having no power, the truck has needed both upper and lower ball joints, radiator at 80,000 miles, the crankshaft sensor at 85,000 miles, the front seal went out at 91,000 miles so I spent over 1,200 dollars in two years in repairs. But at the moment I have 107,000 miles on it and it is finally running good, but I am still not getting anywhere fast.

Best Features

Interior comfort,and body style

Worst Features

Better suspension, better power, Lower engine noise, better A/C.
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