2003 Dodge Dakota Base specs & colors

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2003 Dodge Dakota Base

Showing the 2003 Dodge Dakota 2dr Reg Cab 112" WB Base

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Key specs

Color options


Dark Slate Gray




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  • base vehicle only


Starting MSRP

  • front seat area carpeting
  • body-color grille
  • AM/FM stereo radio w/CD player/CD changer control



Front Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Size N/A in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.9L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200
Engine Oil Cooler Not Available
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 21 MPG
Cruising Range - City 300.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 15 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 420.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.17
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf
Axle Type - Front Not Available
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid
Frame Type Ladder
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.1 x 1.0 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 20 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.0 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P245/70R16
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 200 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 6700 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 670 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Front 1934 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1421 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 3355.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 1645.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 1645.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 5800 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 6950.00 lbs
Curb Weight 3355.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5000.00 lbs
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Head Room 40.0 in
Front Leg Room 41.9 in
Front Shoulder Room 58.1 in
Front Hip Room 54.9 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 112.0 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper 196 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper N/A in
Length, Overall N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.6 in
Height, Overall 65.2 in
Overhang, Front 37.8 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper 49.6 in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 38.2 in
Ground Clearance, Front 7.0 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 7.9 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor 77.9 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear 57.8 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor 59.3 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 45.1 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 17.5 in
Tailgate Width 53.3 in
Cargo Volume 46.0 ft³
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume Not Available ft³
Cloth 40/20/40 split bench seat w/center armrest Standard
Variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
16" x 7" styled steel wheels Standard
Black 5" x 7" exterior mirrors Standard
AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette, (4) speakers, CD changer control Standard
5000# GVWR Standard
Driver & front passenger airbags w/passenger on/off switch Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Front dome lamp Standard
City 18/hwy 19 (3.9L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
6.5' pickup box Standard
Painted front bumper Standard
Tinted glass Standard
Cigar lighter Standard
Independent front suspension Standard
Black/gray rear bumper Standard
City 15/hwy 21 (3.9L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Air conditioning Standard
3.21 axle ratio Standard
Driver/passenger assist handles Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes-inc: rear anti-lock Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
600-amp maintenance-free battery Standard
3-point outboard seating position seatbelts w/front height adjusters, center lap belts Standard
Black vinyl floor covering Standard
Front stabilizer bar Standard
3.9L (239) SMPI V6 "Magnum" engine Standard
Cloth covered sun visors w/RH mirror Standard
Dual note horn Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Gray grille Standard
Analog instrument cluster w/tachometer, 120 MPH speedometer Standard
Conventional spare tire & wheel w/winch-type carrier Standard
Vinyl door trim panels Standard
Rear anti-lock brakes Standard
P245/70R16 on/off-road SBR BSW tires Standard
136-amp alternator Standard
20 gallon fuel tank Standard
HD front/rear shock absorbers Standard

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