Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,803 - $30,780
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
210-290
Seats
2-6
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,803 - $30,780
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
210-290
Seats
2-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2008 Dodge Dakota If...

Of less-than-full-size pickups the 2008 Dodge Dakota offers the most power and the largest interior. Its optional V8 makes 302 horsepower and gets better fuel mileage than last year's V8...

Dodge Dakota Models & Trims

ST $8,803 - $11,088*
Horsepower: 210 hp - 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7.0 in. - 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
SXT $10,078 - $12,379*
Horsepower: 210 hp - 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 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 $10,417 - $12,734*
Horsepower: 210 hp - 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 8.0, 18 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
TRX $25,395 - $30,780
Horsepower: 210 hp - 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 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
Sport $26,170 - $30,510
Horsepower: 210 hp - 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8.0, 18 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
Laramie $11,694 - $14,875*
Horsepower: 290 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 16 x 8.0, 18 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
Bighorn/Lonestar $22,030 - $27,625
Horsepower: 210 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 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

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.13

31 Reviews

39% 39% 19% 3% 1 star 0%

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

It seats six in the cab which is quite impressive especially for a truck.

This truck is very reliable it has very low miles and so far has had no problems. Occasionally it shifts a little hard when going up hill, but other than that the vehicle is flawless. The cosmetics are also in good condition. The vehicle does not chip easily maintains its shine as long as you occasionally wash it.

- Tyler G

Four wheel drive and lots of cab space.

Truck used to move wood. Hay and farm materials. 4 wheel drive makes it easy to go into the fields to feed cattle. Very good in snow and rough terrain. Eight cylinder motor provides the power and torch to go through muddy fields, extra cab space helps to have all the extras needed when working.

- Steve J

Well built truck with plenty of power.

I own two Dodge Dakota's both 4x4 have not had any problems with either one. I have 152000 on an 2008. And the 2004 Dodge Dakota has 57000 miles on it no problems. I would and have recommended this truck to all that have inquired.

- Douglas W

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front angle view.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$8,803 - $11,088
$10,078 - $12,379

Horsepower

Horsepower
210 - 290 hp
210 - 290 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L V6 "Magnum" engine
23A ST CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
3.7L V6 "Magnum" engine
23C SXT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

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
39.6 - 39.9 in.
39.6 - 39.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
32.1 - 36.4 in.
32.1 - 36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 - 38.4 in.
36.5 - 38.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
37.1 - 46.6 cu. ft.
37.1 - 46.6 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
2 - 5
4 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/70R16
P245/70R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
131.3 in.
131.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
44 ft.
44 ft.

Width

Width
71.7 in.
71.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
320 ft. lbs.
320 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
315 - 500 .lbs
380 - 500 .lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

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
22 gal.
22 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 mpg
17 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 mpg
19 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings