1996 Dodge Dakota Specifications

Club Cab 131" WB
MSRP based on Club Cab 131" WB
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/22 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.9L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name Club Cab 131" WB
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Extended Cab Pickup - Short Bed
Transmission 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2684
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5100
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2020
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2684
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1485
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.5
Second Leg Room (in) 26.7
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.6
Passenger Capacity 6
Second Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 208.4
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 125.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1
Cab to Axle (in) 39.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.5
Wheelbase (in) 131.0
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 47.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 25.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.1
Tailgate Width (in) 53.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 4800
Displacement 3.9L/239
Engine Order Code EHC
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3200
Fuel System MPI
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code DDQ
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans PTO Access NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Clutch Size (in) 10.4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 x 2.5
Brake ABS System NA
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 Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.94
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.6
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2905
Rear Tire Order Code TPF
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2905
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 770
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 770
Spare Tire Order Code TPF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2905
Front Tire Order Code TPF
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 770
Front Tire Size P205/75R15
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) Gas 30.2
Axle Type - Front NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
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) Gas 30.2
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3000

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger No
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 No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 10,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700
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