2010 Dodge Dakota

ST 2WD 4-Dr Ext Cab V6 auto trans

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2010 Dodge Dakota
2010 Dodge Dakota
The new Dodge Dakota may be the last vehicle in the Dodge truck line up to have a body on the frame. Almost all other models are moving to a unibody style and this cool truck will be sure to follow suit soon. The Dakota will be discontinued soon, but there is one last run of these midsized trucks coming out first. You can take advantage of the Dakota in a three door cab or a full four door extended cab. The Dodge Dakota is a very well equipped smaller truck and it offers a 1,800 pound payload when towing. This midsize truck offers a lot of punch from its small form. The Dakota will be replaced by the standard Ram 1500 which is comparable in price, but does not offer as many extras as the Dakota.

The Dodge Dakota does not offer much room for interior but with a 5 foot bed you can always bring what you need along with you in the back. This will mark the last year for this truck so if you are Dakota fan, take advantage of the dealer sales this fall.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Hp
A weekend driving this mid-size pickup reminded me how much I miss owning such a handy workhorse. In stark contrast to the F-150, Sierra, and Ram monster trucks, the Dakota is significantly more manageable, fuel efficient, and socially acceptable. After taking a 350-mile round trip on Saturday, my Sunday assignment was pulling a trailer weighing at least twice the rated tow rating. A lack of grades, high temperatures, and traffic helped accomplish that ambitious chore without difficulty, although I don't recommend it for towing novices. With ample room for five, four doors for convenient access, and a 64-inch-long bed, this Dakota is the ideal suburban-lifestyle support vehicle. A longer bed, 4x4 driveline, and V-8 are not on my list of essentials. So before you follow the herd with a too-big truck, take a serious look at this highly practical alternative.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Front Three Quarters
I was pleasantly surprised by the power of Chrysler's aging 3.7-liter V-6 in the Dakota. Like Don, I appreciate the Dakota's size advantage over the behemoth full-size trucks we usually see. I'd actually like to see the Dakota shrink a little more so it's even with the Ford Ranger or the compact pickups of the 1980s. A turbo four-cylinder would make an ideal powerplant.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Front End
There's a lot of buzz surrounding the Dakota's successor, all seemingly tied to the idea of a smaller, unibody pickup. A fine notion, I suppose, but Dodge/Ram already has the makings of a solid mid-size truck with the current Dakota -- they just need to actually do something with it.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Front Three Quarter
It's not often that antiques pass through our office, but the 2010 Dodge Dakota is one of the, uh, most seasoned vehicles on the market today. The interior materials and designs are very familiar -- and stale -- to me (note the ancient HVAC and power-seat controls), as I test-drove for Chrysler sporadically from 1999 through 2003 and spent long hours in prototypes of this Dakota's SUV sibling, the Durango.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Side
For someone like me, who only infrequently drives a pickup and rarely needs to use one for hauling or towing, a vehicle like the Dakota has several advantages over a full-size pickup. It's easier to maneuver around town and in tight parking situations, consumes less fuel, and is easier to get into and out of, all while still being able to carry four adults. But aside from those practical advantages, the Dakota simply doesn't feel like a $30,000 vehicle when you get inside. The interior is rather dated, although at least it has a decent media center. All you need to do is look at sales figures to see that the Dakota hasn't exactly been flying out of dealer lots -- for every Dakota the company sells, it moves 13 full-size Rams.
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Front End
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab 4x2
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab Front Three Quarter
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Production of Ram’s current small pickup truck, the Dakota, ceases in 2011, and Ram may replace it with a smaller unibody compact pickup truck. For those of you following this saga since July 2008 when we first reported on this small, unibody “lifestyle” pickup, here’s the latest installment.

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2010 Dodge Dakota Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
3.7L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
15 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
20 MPG
Horsepower:
210 hp @ 5200rpm
Torque:
235 ft lb of torque @ 4000rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows (optional)
  • Power Locks (optional)
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control (optional)
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
100,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 36 months
Roadside
36,000 miles / 36 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Summary
NBC Truck Equipment, Inc. (NBC) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 and model year 2010-2011 trucks equipped with Sure Power battery separator devices, due to overheating.
Consequences
Overheating of the battery separator can result in smoke and possible fire.
Remedy
NBC will notify owners, and Sure Power will replace the battery separators free of charge. The safety recall began November 26, 2012. Owners may contact NBC Truck Equipment, Inc. at 1-586-774-4900.
Potential Units Affected
32
Notes
NBC TRUCK EQUIPMENT, INC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
Summary
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota trucks, manufactured from July 1, 2009, through November 30, 2009, because the rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of adhesive.
Consequences
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Potential Units Affected
44,300
Notes
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
Summary
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured from February 27, 2008, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through October 20, 2011; model year 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota trucks manufactured from February 27, 2007, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011; model year 2009 Chrysler Aspen trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008; and model year 2009 Dodge Durango trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008. The rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange.
Consequences
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on November 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Potential Units Affected
278,229
Notes
Chrysler Group LLC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:50
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Dodge Ram 2500, 2004-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 and Durango, 2006-2009 Dodge Ram 3500, 2008-2010 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500, 2007-2008 Chrysler Aspen, 2005-2010 Chrysler 300, 300C, SRT8, Dodge Charger and Magnum, 2005-2011 Dodge Dakota, and 2006-2010 Mitsubishi Raider vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequences
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler and Dodge owners and Mitsubishi will notify the affected Raider owners. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began for Chrylser on June 8, 2015. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Mitsubishi owners may call 1-888-648-7820. Chrysler's number for this recall is R25. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V817 in its entirety. Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well.
Potential Units Affected
4,066,732
Notes
Chrysler (FCA US LLC)


NHTSA Rating Overall
N/R
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
5
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
No Test Planned
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Acceptable
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
Acceptable

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