(4.1) 36 reviews
MSRP: $1,049$10,577
Body Style: Truck
Combined MPG: 17-22
Engine: 120-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Towing Capacity: 6,500 lbs.
2001 Dodge Dakota

Our Take on the 2001 Dodge Dakota

Our Take

Dodge made major changes to the outside of the Dakota last year, introducing a four-door Quad Cab body style. The big changes this year are on the inside, where a redesigned dashboard and other components give the interior a new look. When the Dakota Quad Cab arrived in January 2000, the Nissan ... Read Full Report


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Decked out in black wheels and tires with raised yellow letters, the Dakota Club Cab Sport looks like it just rolled in from Kansas Speedway. And that's the idea. To commemorate Dodge's return to NASCAR racing, Dodge Motorsports packages are offered on about 5,000 special editions of the Neon, Intrepid and Dakota truck. In addition, Dodge will ship each buyer a Track Pack that incl... Read full review for the 2001 Dodge Dakota

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Great truck

by foxbo from Reno, nEvada on April 14, 2012

owned a 2001 slt 4x4 for 5 years. Has the 4.7 v8. Do yourself a favor and dont listen to some of these idiots that give a bad review. Best truck I have ever owned in my 50 years. Every car and truck h... Read Full Review

16 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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