Designed for customers with active lifestyles, the 2009 Dodge Dakota offers a lot to individuals who need a vehicle to meet a variety of needs. Depending on an owner’s lifestyle, the 2009 Dodge Dakota may be equipped for work or play, but every Dakota is capable and versatile.

The 2009 Dodge Dakota features many best-in-class capabilities, such as the only available V-8 engine in its class, best-in-class towing capability of up to 7,050 pounds, the greatest interior room of any midsize truck, with 30 cubic feet of interior space in Extended Cab models and 37.1 cubic feet for Crew Cab, and the largest and longest standard cargo bed in its class: 6-foot 6 inches in the Extended Cab.

For 2009, the Dodge Dakota is offered in four trim levels: ST, Big Horn, TRX4 and Laramie.

The 2009 Dakota’s hood surface was designed to signify power and further amplify the drop-fendered, signature look for Dodge trucks. The front end was designed to improve aerodynamics and features better fit and gap management.

The 2009 Dodge Dakota’s provides an ergonomically friendly cockpit with improved comfort, utility and thoughtful storage amenities to complement a variety of lifestyles.

The 2009 Dodge Dakota comes standard with a 3.7-liter Magnum V-6 engine producing 210 horsepower and 235 lb.-ft. of torque. The available 4.7-liter V-8 is E85 compatible and delivers 302 horsepower and 329 lb.-ft. of torque.

Base model estimated mpg: 16/20

Estimated starting price: $23,275


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