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2003 Dodge Dakota Base

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Showing the 2003 Dodge Dakota Base 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
$3,442-$11,394 Current Listing Price
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Seats 3
Door Count 2
Engine 175-hp, 3.9-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Drivetrain RWD
Combined MPG 19
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi


Exterior (20)
Atlantic Blue Pearlcoat
Atlantic Blue Pearlcoat/Bright Silver Metallic CC
Black Clearcoat
Black Clearcoat/Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat
Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat
Bright White Clearcoat
Interior (2)
Dark Slate Gray



Front ventilated disc brakes S
Full size spare tire S
Cancellable passenger front-impact airbag S
Rear wheel ABS brakes S
Side-impact bars S
Driver front-impact airbag S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes O
Four-wheel disc brakes O
Front disc/rear drum brakes S
Four-wheel ABS brakes O
Fixed front head restraints S
Passenger cancellable airbag S
Underbody mounted spare tire w/crankdown S
Full-size spare tire S
1 ABS channel S
Dual front impact airbags S
Engine 175-hp, 3.9-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Transmission 4-speed automatic w/OD
Horsepower 175-hp @ 4,800 rpm
Fuel tank capacity 20.0 gal.
Ignition type spark
Fuel economy city 16 mpg
# of valves 12
Torque 225 lbs.-ft. @ 3,200 rpm
Engine orientation longitudinal
Cylinder configuration V-6
Engine liters 3.9
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Fuel economy highway 22 mpg
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 3.9L V-6 OHV 175hp
Battery-rundown protection S
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control O
5 speed manual transmission S
Rear-wheel drive S
Limited slip differential O
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 20.0gal.
Single stainless steel exhaust S
136-amp. alternator S
600 CCA battery S
Transmission oil cooler O
4 speed automatic transmission O
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter O
750 CCA battery O
Axle ratio 3.21
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.02
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.57
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.40
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.32
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .73
Transmission gear ratio (4th) .69
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 2.74
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 2.20
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 1.54
Alloy wheels O
Rack and pinion steering S
16" wheels S
Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Heavy-duty front shocks S
Hub wheel covers S
Limited slip differential O
P255/65SR16.0 OWL AS tires O
Front wheel size 16"
Rear wheel size 16"
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
P245/70SR16.0 BSW AT tires S
Front tires 245/70R16
Rear tires 245/70R16
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
Hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Rigid axle rear leaf suspension S
Heavy-duty rear shocks S
Heavy-duty suspension S
Fender flares O
Front license plate bracket S
2 doors S
Colored front and rear bumpers S
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Tonneau cover O
Tailgate S
Soft tonneau cover O
Black door handles S
Grille colored
Bedliner O
Rear step bumper S
Paint with badging O
Rear cargo tailgate
Body-colored fender flares O
Body-colored grille O
Rear bumper with black rub strip S
Regular bed S
Colored grille S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Front cupholder S
12V DC power outlet 1
Dashboard storage S
Bin instrument-panel storage S
2 12V DC power outlets O
Cruise control with steering wheel controls O
Manual air conditioning S
Glove box S
Cruise control O
1 12V DC power outlet S
Air conditioning S
Audio media storage S
Front cupholders S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Partial floor console S
Passenger-side visor mirror S
Steering wheel with manual tilting O
Full floor console O
Tilt steering wheel O
Full floor console with covered box O
Full cloth headliner S
4-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Front split-bench 40-20-40 seats S
Carpet floor covering O
Max seating capacity 3
Front seats bench
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Cloth upholstery S
Front bucket seats O
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Front center armrest with storage S
Cloth front seat upholstery S
Vinyl door panel trim S
Vinyl/rubber floor covering S
Max. seating capacity of 3 S
Front center armrest O
Urethane shift knob S
Max. seating capacity of 2 O
Primary monitor touchscreen S
AM/FM radio S
Graphic equalizer S
Fixed antenna S
4 speakers S
Remote CD compatible S
Cassette S
AM stereo/FM stereo with seek-scan, auto-reverse cassette S
AM stereo/FM stereo with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
CD player O
Delay-off headlights S
Low-fuel warning S
Battery warning S
Sliding rear windshield O
Variable intermittent wipers S
Turn-signal-on warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Light-tinted windows S
Delay-off aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Transmission-fluid-temperature warning O
Dome light with fade S
Voltmeter S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Oil pressure gauge S
Door-ajar warning S
In-radio display clock S
Water temp. gauge S
Exterior cargo volume 46.0 cu.ft.
Ramp breakover angle 23 degrees
Wheelbase 112.0"
Front legroom 41.9"
GCWR 9,200 lbs.
Front headroom 40.0"
Frame yield strength 30,000 psi
Front hiproom 54.9"
Pickup bed depth 17.5"
Engine horsepower 175-hp @ 4,800 rpm
Rear GAWR 3,106 lbs.
Passenger volume 55.5 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.9" x 3.3"
Compression ratio 9.10 to 1
Engine type V-6
Payload 1,290 lbs.
Exterior cargo length 77.7"
Ground clearance (min) 239mm (9.4")
Valves 12
Approach angle 25 degrees
Rear axle capacity 3,850 lbs.
Front shoulder room 57.2"
Front tread 61.4"
Fuel economy highway 22 mpg
Engine torque 225 lbs.-ft. @ 3,200 rpm
Exterior body width 71.6"
Towing capacity 5,300 lbs.
Ground clearance (min.) 9.4"
GVWR 5,000 lbs.
Rear spring rating 3,850 lbs.
Turning radius 17.9'
Front axle capacity 3,100 lbs.
Exterior cargo width 59.3"
Frame section modulus 3.4
Curb weight 3,707 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 20.0 gal.
Front GAWR 3,100 lbs.
Valvetrain OHV
Departure angle 21 degrees
Cab to axle 39.2"
Engine displacement 239
Fuel economy city 16 mpg
Load floor height 29.4"
Exterior length 196.0"
Front spring rating 3,100 lbs.
Exterior height 64.8"
Rear tread 62.4"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/100,000
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 84/70,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 84/70,000

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