1998-2003 Dodge Dakota R/T Truck

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Dodge Dakota R/T Regular Cab Specifications

Dodge Dakota R/T Regular Cab

  • Assembly Plant: Dodge City (Warren, Michigan)
  • Introduction Date: Spring, 1998
  • EPA Vehicle Class: Regular Cab Compact Pickup


  • 5.9 liter Magnum V-8, 250 horsepower (186 kW), 345 lb.-ft. of torque (468 N-m).


  • Electronic 4-speed automatic transmission (46RE) with limited-slip differential.


  • Two Door-Regular cab. All steel body-on-frame.


  • Front: Upper & lower “A” arms, Coil springs, Gas charged shock absorbers, 15 mm stabilizer bar.
  • Rear: Live axle, 4-leaf longitudinal springs, Gas-charged shock absorbers, 19 mm stabilizer bar.


  • Type: Power rack & pinion
  • Overall ratio: 14.8:1 Turning diameter: 36 ft. (1.1 m) – regular cab


  • Four-wheel ABS, Front Disc, Rear Drum

Dimensions (Inches) Regular Cab:

  • Wheelbase: 112 in. (2845 mm) Overall length: 195.8 in. (4973 mm)
  • Overall width: 71.5 in. (1816 mm) Overall height: 65.7 in. (1669 mm)
  • Box: 6.5 ft. (2.0 m)
  • Front track: 61.5 in. (1562 mm) Rear track: 62.5 in. (1588 mm)
  • Wheels: 17 x 9 in. Cast Aluminum Tires: 255/55 R17

Source Of Information & Photos – DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Chrysler Archives.

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