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Dodge Announces 2008 Dakota Prices

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There sure aren’t a lot of new mid-size pickups these days. The trend is to build profitable full-size trucks like the Dodge Ram and Ford F-150 and forget about everything else. Dodge, however redesigned its Dakota mid-size pickup truck for 2008 and today announced pricing.

When the Dakota goes on sale in August, the starting price for the extended cab will be $19,435, $22,135 for the crew cab, not including $645 in destination charges.  The Dakota comes with a 210 hp 3.7-liter V-6 engine standard in ST and SXT trim levels and a 302 hp 4.7-liter V-8 comes in the SLT and TRX trim levels.

Full pricing for the Dakota’s six trim levels is below.

2008 Dodge Dakota ST: All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota ST Extended Cab 4×2 $19,435
  •   Dodge Dakota ST Extended Cab 4×4 $23,685
  •   Dodge Dakota ST Crew Cab 4×2 $22,135
  •   Dodge Dakota ST Crew Cab 4×4 $25,085


2008 Dodge Dakota SXT:
All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota SXT Extended Cab 4×2 $20,995
  •   Dodge Dakota SXT Extended Cab 4×4 $25,245
  •   Dodge Dakota SXT Crew Cab 4×2 $23,640
  •   Dodge Dakota SXT Crew Cab 4×4 $36,590


2008 Dodge Dakota SLT:
All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota SLT Extended Cab 4×2 $23,950
  •   Dodge Dakota SLT Extended Cab 4×4 $26,900
  •   Dodge Dakota SLT Crew Cab 4×2 $26,170
  •   Dodge Dakota SLT Crew Cab 4×4 $29,120


2008 Dodge Dakota TRX/TRX4:
All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota TRX Extended Cab 4×2 $24,365
  •   Dodge Dakota TRX4 Extended Cab 4×4 $27,545
  •   Dodge Dakota TRX Crew Cab 4×2 $26,550
  •   Dodge Dakota TRX4 Crew Cab 4×4 $29,745


2008 Dodge Dakota Sport:
All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota Sport Extended Cab 4×2 $25,780
  •   Dodge Dakota Sport Extended Cab 4×4 $28,060
  •   Dodge Dakota Sport Crew Cab 4×2 $26,565
  •   Dodge Dakota Sport Crew Cab 4×4 $29,475


2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie:
All prices do not include $645 destination.

  •   Dodge Dakota Laramie Extended Cab 4×2 $26,745
  •   Dodge Dakota Laramie Extended Cab 4×4 $29,725
  •   Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab 4×2 $28,150
  •   Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 $31,100
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