2008 Dodge Dakota 2WD Crew Cab SLT Specs

2WD Crew Cab SLT
MSRP based on 2WD Crew Cab SLT

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 15 mpg City/20 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.7L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 2WD Crew Cab 5.3 Ft Box SLT
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Crew Cab Pickup - Short Bed
Transmission 4-speed automatic VLP transmission w/OD


Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2381
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1948
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7
Second Hip Room (in) 56.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 144.3
Frame Width, Rear (in) 37.7
Overhang, Front (in) 38.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7
Cab to Axle (in) 25.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4
Wheelbase (in) 131.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) 74.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 218.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.6
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.1
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 64.9
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.2
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 59.6

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20

Performance Specs

Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Displacement 3.7L/226
Engine Order Code EKG
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000
Fuel System MPI
Engine Type Gas V6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans PTO Access NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67
Clutch Size (in) 11.9
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Transfer Case Model NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code DGV
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.25
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 713
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903
Front Tire Order Code TVF
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 713
Front Tire Size P245/70R16
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TVF
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Rear anti-lock brakes
Driver & front passenger airbags
Rear child safety door locks
Dual note horn


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 3
Drivetrain Miles/km Unlimited
Drivetrain Note excludes Diesel Engines
Drivetrain Years Unlimited
Emissions Miles/km 24,000
Emissions Years 2
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 440
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