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Dakota
1996
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1996 Dodge Dakota Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$11,075
Invoice *
$10,579
Engine
2.5L I-4 120 HP 145.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpm / 3.9L V-6 175 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm / 5.2L V-8 220 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
21.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L I-4 120 HP 145.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,400 rpm / 3.9L V-6 175 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm / 5.2L V-8 220 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
117 amp / 136 amp heavy duty
Battery
600 amp / 750 amp heavy duty / 750 amp
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 3.21 / 3.90
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.0 gal. / 22.0 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
heavy duty
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P205/75R15.0BSW / P215/75R15.0BSW / LT215/75R15.0BSW
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size
Front Seat Type
bench
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Glove Box
glove box
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
Cruise Control
cruise control
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver front-impact
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
189.0 "
Exterior Width
69.4 "
Exterior Height
65.0 "
Wheelbase
112 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,860 lbs. / 4,855 lbs. / 6,250 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,042 lbs.
Bumpers
colored
Paint
pearlcoat / clearcoat / center band two-tone
Exterior Mirrors
manual driver / dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
84/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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