Chrysler's number for this recall is R25. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. In government frontal crash tests, the extended-cab truck earned a perfect five stars for driver and front-passenger protection. My son wants one, and I fully plan on getting him one with side airbags. Don't know any other truck that will fit in garage, with the power, Toyota can't be trusted now.
Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. But it does have street tires on a 4x4 but my wife loves this better than all the vehicles we have had. The crew cab Dakota is unrated. Ford Ranger is a good truck but it bounced the fillings out of my teeth. And the 05 to current dakotas sit too low to the ground, esp. The transmission is smooth, and it was overall very pleasant to work with. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700.
A heated front bench seat is newly available, and the MyGig Infotainment System, which is already available on some other Dodge models, is now offered on the Dakota. We used it to move, and it did that perfectly. Be sure to check Fair Purchase Prices to see what buyers are actually paying in your area. These new additions, especially the new V8, are certainly worth noting. It offers the only available V8 in its pickup class, and has a best-in-class towing capacity of 7,050 pounds. If you'd like people to think you are driving a Ram, the 2008 Dodge Dakota is not for you.
It pulls my 3400 pound, 19 foot camper with no problem. The redesigned Dakota impresses reviewers with its hefty towing capabilities and class-leading six-passenger capacity. A new rear under-seat storage system in the Dakota Crew Cab includes a handy collapsible and removable cargo management system for loose gear. It handles well feels like you're driving a car , does anything a mid-size truck should, and is overall a solid value. . In back, the cargo box features enhanced utility through a new integrated rail tie-down system and protective surface along its top edge. Inside there's a new instrument panel and center console, and new trims and finishes, plus expanded storage areas, including a center console bin for electronics.
Oh, but the manager is really, very nice and made sure I was taken care of even after I had bought the car. It delivers a healthy V8 groan, and is well-suited for the truck. The Dakota comes in six distinct trim levels. Plan on getting 265 tires, from the 245 stocked next spring if it's no issue. But most will be more than satisfied with the standard and more practical 210-horsepower V6.
The optional V8 makes easy the sometimes challenging task of passing slow-moving traffic on rural two-lane highways. Just to put the 2008 Dodge Dakota's optional 302-horspower 4. Inside, the Dakota's cabin has been ergonomically enhanced and is more appealing than before with a new instrument panel, center console and cosmetic accents, along with handy new interior storage features. With two spark plugs per cylinder, an increased compression ratio, a new electronic throttle, and improved airflow, the new engine actually gets improved fuel economy. The new V8 and the 5 speed automatic seem well suited to each other. I currently own a 2008 Dodge Dakota Sport Crew cab, with the 4.
Storage options are plentiful, including a Cell-Phone holder in the center console, 5 cupholders in the cabin, and a dashboard organizer - a nice touch. I recently sold it with 170,000 miles. I used it once to bring plants, stone and small trees to my house. The truck is almost unbearable to drive off road. The 2008 Dodge Dakota offers a smooth, quiet ride at any speed, and its cabin is well insulated from wind and road noise.
It's ideal if you want to trade down from a full-size pickup but are reluctant to go with a genuine compact. The extended Club Cab body features rear access doors and a 6. Toyota was too small and the Nissan also didn't have the interior room. The Dakota is available with either rear-wheel drive or available full-time four-wheel drive with low and high ranges. The more spacious Quad Cab crew cab has four full-size doors, room for six people and a 5. When you can buy a used Dodge Dakota.