1997 Dodge Dakota specs & colors

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Mist Gray



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Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117

Engine Oil Cooler Not Available
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/150
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 3400
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5200

Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 25 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 375.00 mi
Cruising Range - City 300.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33
Trans Type 5
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring
Axle Type - Front Not Available
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil

Frame Type Ladder

Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.9 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Not Available
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 15.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal

Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.0 ft

Spare Tire Size P215/75R15
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15
Front Tire Size P215/75R15

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 400 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 10,000 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 5000 lbs

Gross Combined Wt Rating 5400 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 5700.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight 3273.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 1277.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front 1852 lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 3273.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 1277.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1421 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 4550.00 lbs

Tailgate Width 57.8 in
Length, Overall N/A in
Ground Clearance, Front 8.5 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor 59.3 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper 49.4 in
Wheelbase 111.9 in
Cargo Volume 47.1 ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear 57.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 44.7 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper N/A in
Second Head Room N/A in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 30.0 in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Front Head Room 40.0 in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Shoulder Room 58.1 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor 77.9 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 7.8 in
Height, Overall 65.6 in
Front Hip Room 56.7 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 17.6 in
Front Leg Room 41.9 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper 195.8 in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume Not Available ft³
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.5 in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Overhang, Front 34.4 in

Conventional spare tire & wheel w/underslung spare tire carrier Standard
Black sport steering wheel Standard
Black rear step bumper Standard
City 20/hwy 25 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
HD front/rear shock absorbers Standard
Instrument panel w/side window demisters Standard
Black rubber floor covering Standard
City 17/hwy 22 (3.9L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
(5) 15" x 6" styled steel wheels-inc: (4) molded center caps Standard
City 16/hwy 21 (3.9L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Fuel/oil pressure/engine temp gauges, voltmeter, trip odometer Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Vinyl bench seat Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Black front bumper Standard
Front stabilizer bar Standard
117-amp alternator Standard
1250# payload pkg-inc: 4550 GVWR (3000 front/2700 rear), springs (3000 front/2700 rear), axles (3000 front/3850 rear) Standard
Hood release in cab Standard
Tinted glass Standard
Independent front suspension Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Single electric horn Standard
9.0" diameter hydraulic clutch Standard
Cigar lighter Standard
Painted grille Standard
Deluxe 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
600-amp maintenance-free battery Standard
Dual black non-remote 5" x 7" exterior mirrors Standard
6.5' pickup box-inc: double wall construction, 2-tier loading, easy-off tailgate Standard
3-point outboard seating position unibelts w/front height adjusters, center lap belts Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag Standard
High strength 35,000 PSI carbon steel frame Standard
Premium paint w/clear coat finish Standard
Day/night rearview mirror Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
2.5L (150) MPI 4-cyl "MAGNUM" engine Standard
15 gallon fuel tank w/tethered gas cap Standard
Side window demisters Standard
P215/75R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Standard

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