2008 Dodge Dakota 4WD Crew Cab TRX Specs

4WD Crew Cab TRX
MSRP based on 4WD Crew Cab TRX

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 14 mpg City/18 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.7L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 4WD Crew Cab 5.3 Ft Box TRX
Drivetrain Four 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
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2011
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3600
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2457
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9300
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7
Second Hip Room (in) 56.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 68.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) 74.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 218.8
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) 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7
Cab to Axle (in) 25.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.9
Wheelbase (in) 131.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.2
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 59.6
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

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14

Performance Specs

Fuel System MPI
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Displacement 3.7L/226
Engine Order Code EKG
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.53
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
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 2.72
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Transfer Case Model NV233HD
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.25
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P265/70R16
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TXZ
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 680
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2184
Front Tire Order Code TXZ
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 680
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.92
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.92
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
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 -

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 Watts - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 455
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 455
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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