The mid-size pickup market isn't hotly contested, and excluding the HUMMER H3T, the players are all kind of stale.
However, the imports offer quality and dynamic performance advantages over the Dodge.
New for 2009, only the HUMMER H3T Alpha model offers a V-8, and at nearly $40,000, it's much pricier than the Dodge.
|2008 Dodge DakotaBrowse Used Listings||2008 Honda RidgelineBrowse Used Listings||2008 Nissan FrontierBrowse Used Listings||2008 Toyota TacomaBrowse Used Listings|
|14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas 4-cyl||Gas I4|
|N/A||4WD Pickup Trucks||N/A||N/A|
|2WD Ext Cab ST||4WD Crew Cab RT||2WD King Cab I4 Man XE||2WD Reg I4 MT (Natl)|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Extended Cab 6'7" Bed||4 Door Crew Cab||King Cab||Regular Cab|
|Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual||Manual w/OD|