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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Dodge Dakota specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Dodge Dakota warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1996 Dodge Dakota WS 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB1996 Dodge Dakota WS 4x2 Regular Cab 124 in. WB1996 Dodge Dakota Sport 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$11,075$11,691$11,945
    Invoice *$10,579$11,145$11,140
    EngineStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City21.0 mpg21.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg25.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 120 HP 145 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpmAvailable:5.2L V-8 220 HP 295 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm3.9L V-6 175 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    AlternatorStandard:117 ampAvailable:136 amp heavy dutyStandard:117 ampAvailable:136 amp heavy dutyStandard:117 ampAvailable:136 amp heavy duty
    BatteryStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy dutyStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy dutyStandard:600 ampAvailable:750 amp heavy duty
    Axle RatioStandard:3.55Available:3.903.21Standard:3.55Available:3.903.21Standard:3.55Available:3.903.21
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel TankStandard:15.0 gal.Available:22.0 gal.Standard:15.0 gal.Available:22.0 gal.Standard:15.0 gal.Available:22.0 gal.
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll BarAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Front ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Rear ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Front TiresStandard:P205/75R15.0BSWAvailable:LT215/75R15.0BSWP215/75R15.0BSWStandard:P205/75R15.0BSWAvailable:LT215/75R15.0BSWP215/75R15.0BSWStandard:P215/75R15.0OWLAvailable:LT215/75R15.0BSW
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-sizefull-sizefull-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Front Seat TypebenchbenchStandard:benchAvailable:bucket
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:vinylAvailable:clothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview MirrorN/AN/AAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove BoxAvailable:glove boxAvailable:glove boxAvailable:glove box
    Reading LightsN/AN/AAvailable:front
    Floor ConsoleN/AN/AAvailable:full
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/AAvailable:full
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioAvailable:AM/FM stereoAvailable:AM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    CDN/AN/AAvailable:single
    SpeakersN/AN/AAvailable:brand
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise control
    Door LocksN/AN/AAvailable:power
    TachometerAvailable:tachometerAvailable:tachometerAvailable:tachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Front WindowsN/AN/AAvailable:power
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingAvailable:slidingAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver front-impactdriver front-impactdriver front-impact
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Length189.0 "207.5 "189.0 "
    Exterior Width69.4 "69.4 "69.4 "
    Exterior Height65.0 "65.0 "65.0 "
    Wheelbase112 "124 "112 "
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:4,860 lbs.Available:4,855 lbs.6,250 lbs.Standard:4,860 lbs.Available:4,855 lbs.6,250 lbs.4,860 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,042 lbs.3,124 lbs.3,042 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    BumperscoloredcoloredStandard:coloredAvailable:chrome
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/AAvailable:rear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/Abody-colored
    PaintAvailable:center band two-tonepearlcoatAvailable:center band two-tonepearlcoatStandard:with stripeAvailable:center band two-tone with stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:manual driverAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:manual driverAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:manual driverAvailable:dual power remote
    TraileringN/AAvailable:class IVN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles84/100,00084/100,00084/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Base 4x2 Club Cab 131 in. WB
Base 4x4 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
Sport 4x2 Club Cab 131 in. WB
WS 4x2 Regular Cab 124 in. WB
Sport 4x4 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
WS 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
Base 4x2 Regular Cab 124 in. WB
Base 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
Sport 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
WS 4x4 Regular Cab 124 in. WB
Base 4x4 Club Cab 131 in. WB
Base 4x4 Regular Cab 124 in. WB
WS 4x4 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
Sport 4x4 Club Cab 131 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Dodge Dakota safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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