Compare 1998 Toyota Tacoma vs 1998 Dodge Dakota

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Reg Cab Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab Manual 22 27 $11,493 $12,538
Reg Cab Automatic 21 24 $12,154 $13,258
XtraCab Manual 22 27 $13,330 $14,708
XtraCab Automatic 21 24 $13,983 $15,428
XtraCab V6 Manual 19 23 $14,545 $16,048
XtraCab V6 Automatic 19 23 $15,361 $16,948
XtraCab PreRunner Automatic 20 24 $15,657 $17,238
Reg Cab Manual 4WD 17 21 $15,616 $17,428
XtraCab PreRunner V6 Automatic 19 23 $16,506 $18,168
Reg Cab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $16,422 $18,328
XtraCab Manual 4WD 17 21 $16,916 $18,878
XtraCab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,723 $19,778
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD 16 19 $17,892 $19,968
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD 17 20 $18,699 $20,868
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD Limited 16 19 $21,531 $24,028
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD Limited 17 20 $22,336 $24,928
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Reg Cab 112" WB Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 25 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 16 22 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 25 $11,950 $13,125
Reg Cab 124" WB Base 20 25 $12,355 $13,585
Reg Cab 124" WB SLT 16 22 $12,355 $13,585
Reg Cab 124" WB Sport 20 25 $12,355 $13,585
Club Cab 131" WB Base 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 20 25 $14,797 $16,320
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $15,487 $17,105
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $17,854 $19,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,493
$11,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,538
$13,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$209 / month
$219 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 56.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 40.0
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
-TBD- 30.0
Overhang, Front (in)
32.3 34.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
-TBD- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
-TBD- 103.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
178.7 195.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in)
-TBD- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
61.2 65.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
-TBD- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.1 49.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.3 111.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.7 8.5
Cab to Axle (in)
-TBD- 38.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.5 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
-TBD- 57.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
74.5 77.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
15.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.9 59.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
15.9 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
39.7 47.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
57.9 57.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.9 44.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x - TBD - 9 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x 0.87 11.3 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 15.0
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.0
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
-TBD- NA
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
-TBD- 1583
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
-TBD- 755
Rear Tire Size
P195/75R14 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
-TBD- 755
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
-TBD- 1583
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TMD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
-TBD- 1583
Front Tire Size
P195/75R14 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
-TBD- 755
Spare Tire Size
P195/75R14 P215/75R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 10,000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6700 5400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1475 1852
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4244 4570
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
-TBD- 3250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1105 1421
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
-TBD- 3000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 9.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1050 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 117
Engine
Fuel System
EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
160 @ 4000 145 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA EPE
Displacement
2.4L/147 2.5L/150
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
142 @ 5000 120 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.954 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.3 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.384 1.44
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
-TBD- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.810 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.091 4.22
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.141 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA DDQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
-TBD- NA
Trans Power Take Off
-TBD- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tacoma Dodge Dakota
Body Code
103.3 112" WB
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.5'
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.00 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
-TBD- 3100
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
-TBD- 3250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
0.98 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Hypoid Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 0.59
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
-TBD- 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
-TBD- 3000
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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