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Dodge
Dakota
2006
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2006 Dodge Dakota Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2006 Dodge Dakota specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Dodge Dakota warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$20,340
Invoice *
$18,638
Engine
3.7L V-6 210 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 4.7L V-8 230 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD / 5-spd w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.7L V-6 210 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 4.7L V-8 230 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD / 5-spd w/OD
Alternator
136 amp
Battery
600 amp with run down protection / 750 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.21 / 3.55 / 3.92
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
22.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel / stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Ride
heavy duty
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
steering cooler
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver styled steel / 16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P245/70SR16.0BSW AT / P265/70SR16.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
3 / 4 / 5
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench / bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 8-way (6-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
40-40 jump
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
vinyl
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial / full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM, clock, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors)
Power Outlets
1 / 2
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) / 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
Sentry Key
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
78.8 "
Exterior Length
218.8 "
Exterior Width
71.7 "
Exterior Height
68.7 "
Wheelbase
131 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
22.0 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,010 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,261 lbs. / 4,256 lbs. / 4,347 lbs. / 4,401 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,100 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,600 lbs.
Payload
1,750 lbs. / 1,660 lbs. / 1,610 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
3,300 lbs. / 4,600 lbs. / 5,000 lbs. / 5,950 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
7,700 lbs. / 9,000 lbs. / 9,500 lbs. / 10,500 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.47
Front Legroom
41.9 "
Rear Legroom
32.1 "
Front Headroom
39.6 "
Rear Headroom
36.5 "
Front Hiproom
54.9 "
Rear Hiproom
56.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.4 "
Passenger Volume
94 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Width
45.2 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
46.6 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
30.0 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular / regular with bed liner
Bumpers
gray / front body-colored / front gray with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Bumper
body-colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Grille Moldings
chrome / body-colored
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat monotone with badging / pearlcoat monotone / metallic monotone / none monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote
Trailering
class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2006 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

ST 4x4 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x4 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SLT 4x2 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Laramie 4x4 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Laramie 4x2 Club Cab 131.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT

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