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Review Our Dakota is a great medium sized truck. The towing capacity is more then adequate for our little trailer. I know much has been said about the fuel economy of the 3.7 litre but I have to say that we get 20-21 around town ans 24-25 on the highway. We keep it at 65MPH. Do wonder about the OD on the transmission; under 50 and on hills at that speed I feel it performs better with the OD off.Comfortable and solid drive!
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Available Dodge Dakota 2004 Submodel Types: Quad Cab, Club Cab, Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab
Exterior Colors: Flame Red Clearcoat, Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Mineral Gray Metallic Clearcoat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat, Atlantic Blue Pearlcoat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Deep Molten Red Pearlcoat, Graphite Metallic Clearcoat, Bright Silver Metallic Silver Clearcoat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Electric Blue Pearlcoat, Graphite Metallic Clearcoat/Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Intense Blue Pearlcoat, Forest Green Pearlcoat, Sunburst Orange Pearlcoat, Timberline Green Pearlcoat, Dark Spectrum Blue Metallic, Detonator Yellow Clearcoat, Flame Red Clearcoat/Light Driftwood, Forest Green PC/Bright Silver, Light Almond Pearl Metallic Clearcoat, Light Khaki Metallic Clearcoat, Medium Bronze PC/Bright Silver, Moss Green Pearl Metallic, Solar Yellow Clearcoat
Interior Colors: Medium Slate Gray cloth, Dark Slate Gray, Medium Slate Gray, Dark Slate Gray/Medium Slate Gray cloth, Khaki cloth, Khaki, Mist Gray, Agate, Taupe, Dark Khaki/Medium Khaki leather
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Fold Flat Rear Seats, AWD/4WD, Crew Cab, 6000lb Towing Capacity, Extended Cab, 6ft Bed, Power Driver Seat, Upgraded Engine, Alarm, Aux Audio Inputs, Towing Hitch, Tire Pressure Warning, 3500lb Towing Capacity, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Trip Computer, 5000lb Towing Capacity, Leather Seats, Remote Start, Standard Cab, 2500lb Towing Capacity, Heated seats, Upgraded Stereo, Sunroof/Moonroof, Bluetooth, Navigation, USB Inputs