2003 Dodge Dakota Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,234 - $7,594
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
175-250
Seats
3-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,234 - $7,594
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
175-250
Seats
3-6

Dodge Dakota Models & Trims

Base $5,234 - $6,889*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0, 16 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $5,629 - $7,238*
Horsepower: 175 hp - 250 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0, 16 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SLT $5,587 - $7,164*
Horsepower: 175 hp - 250 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0, 16 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
R/T $5,493 - $7,594*
Horsepower: 250 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 9.0 in. - Chromed Alum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.2

25 Reviews

52% 28% 12% 4% 4%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Dodge Dakota 4. 7l a true beginner truck.

Nice efficient truck. The 4. 7 motors are not powerful at are and should not b a v8. The fuel pumps go quickly. And I have problems with the evap system. Which turned out to be the evap canister and a bad filler neck but if your looking for a truck for just traveling and not off-road adventures then these trucks are great.

- Shawn M

Best truck in the world!!

We love this truck! It easily carries anything we put in the bed of the truck. It also has decent room in the cab and is safe for my daughter's car seat in the back seat! We hardly ever have any issues at all with it! The seats are also very comfy! And its decent on gas mileage for a truck of its size.

- Chastity H

Beautiful vehicle to own.

Great vehicle. Good Versatility, off-road capability is great once you get the proper tires. You can also modify the vehicle very easily if you know what you are doing. Also very easy vehicle to learn basic mechanics with. The only bad thing is the electronics are hard to deal with.

- Nathan P

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,234 - $6,889
$5,629 - $7,238

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
175 - 250 hp

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.9L (239) SMPI V6 "Magnum" engine
POWERTRAIN
3.9L (239) SMPI V6 "Magnum" engine
5.9L (360) SMPI V8 "MAGNUM" ENGINE
POWERTRAIN
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
41.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
39.6 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
32.1 in.
32.1 - 36 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.8 in.
36.8 - 38.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
46 cu. ft.
38.1 - 46 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/65R16
P255/65R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112 - 131.2 in.
112 - 131.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36 - 41.2 ft.
36 - 41.2 ft.

Length

Width

Width
71.6 in.
71.6 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
230 hp

Torque

Torque
225 ft. lbs.
295 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
200 .lbs
200 .lbs

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20 gal.
20 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 mpg
16 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 mpg
18 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings