Primary Use: Commuting to work. I've always used Castrol Syntec 100% synthetic and replaced plugs every year or so, depending on budgetary factors. Interior Features The Dakota is available in either Standard Cab or Club Cab, in 2- or 4-wheel drive. The engine was pretty easy to work on, but the rest of it really wasn't. Have owned 2; a 94 and 95, never had any major problems other than rust, but that's because I live in snow country.
This truck has been able to do all our farm work, some landscaping, and a tad off-roading with no troubles. I will be waiting in line to buy it. Stock with only 180 hp. Transmission leaking, but all it needs is an o-ring. General Comments: Truck is very reliable, good on gas. Driver's side seat has a tear on the side. It suffers no confusion, no inner conflict about its role in life.
However, nothing exceeds like excess, and the engine we tried was the 5. Oil pump went not too far after. Instruments and materials are average. Transmission failed at 194,000 miles also. However, here, as elsewhere, Chrysler continues to take a leadership role in passive safety. Come on Dodge put a cummins in the dakota.
A higher speed becomes dangerous. And its pricing makes it even more attractive. Otherwise, this is a familiar face, looking very much as it has since 1991. Payloads depend on engine choice and range from 1250 lb. No Review Date: 28th April, 2004. Putting on about 150 miles per week, it dropped to 12 on the highway, and maybe 9 or 9. General Comments: We had 36 inches of snow.
The good news in this connection is that the Dakota is easy to manage at low speeds in other words, it can be maneuvered around parking lots without feeling like a Nautilus machine on wheels. I never liked the styling of this truck. The Environmental Protection Agency has estimated the Dakota will get 15 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. I Love My Truck — Performance - it has decent acceleration, great braking, and handles pretty well for an loder truck Build Quality- The outside is steel, and the inside is plastic Appearence- I really like the way the truck looks, and I want to make it better when I get money Cost - I get between 17-20mpg which is really good for an older v-6 truck Fun - I have fun with this truck Primary Use: Commuting to work Never Seen A Better Dodge Dakota. A higher speed becomes dangerous. The V8-powered Dakota is not exactly a fuel miser, but life could be worse.
I Miss My Truck — Good, long lasting, and reliable. It has enough power to pull a horse trailer, but is nimble enough to drive around town. The seats are softish and a bench means three people could squeeze in, assuming the middle person is willing to share legroom with the gear-shift lever on a manual. Pretty reliable, but there are definitely better choices out there. I have been very pleased with this vehicle.
It's like drivin' a tuner car with a bed. The bad news is the disconnected feeling may make some drivers slightly uneasy. Enough to have a ten inch sub each behind the seat and a 12 inch in the center. After years of buying its small pickups from Mitsubishi, Dodge created its own niche in 1986 with the home-grown Dakota. Primary Use: Commuting to work A Great Little Truck.
Then pick the best tire size for your 1995 Dodge Dakota. Our Dakota Sport had a 5-speed manual transmission and 2-wheel drive. Model year 1995 Year of manufacture 1995 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 5. Yes Review Date: 11th February, 2011 Faults: Water pump went out at 177,000, and caused the radiator to bust. It is a fun truck to drive it will get up and go when you need it to :. No Review Date: 6th February, 2011. The smallest is a 2.