2000 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab
Preliminary Specifications (as of 1/99)


General Information
Assembly Plant Warren Truck Assembly (Warren, Michigan)
Introduction Date Fourth Quarter 1999
Investment (approx.) $250 million
Development Time 28 months

Engine
5.9-liter MAGNUM OHV SMPI V-8
Type & Description Eight-cylinder, 90o V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 360 cu.in. (5,825 cc)
Valve System OHV, 16 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Cast iron block and heads
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Power (SAE net) 245 bhp (182 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 335 lb.-ft. (446 N-m) @ 3200 rpm
EPA Fuel Economy 12/16 (est.) (MPG City/Hwy.)
4.7-liter MAGNUM OHV SMPI V-8
Type & Description Eight-cylinder, 90o V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 287 cu.in. (4,701cc)
Valve System Chain-driven SOHC, 16 valves, hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction Cast iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Power (SAE net) 235 bhp (175 kW) @ 4800 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 295 lb.-ft. (401 N-m) @ 3200 rpm
EPA Fuel Economy

15/20 (est.) (MPG City/Hwy.)

3.9-liter MAGNUM OHV SMPI V-6
Type & Description Six-cylinder, 90o V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 239 cu. in. (3,906cc)
Valve System OHV, 12 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Returnless, sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction Cast iron block and heads
Compression Ratio 9.1:1
Power (SAE net) 175 bhp (130kW) @ 4800
Torque (SAE net) 225 lb.-ft. (305) N-m @ 3200 rpm
EPA Fuel Economy 16/22 (est.) (MPG City/Hwy.)

Transmissions
NV3500 Manual 5 Speed Overdrive(with 3.9 liter and 4.7 liter only)
42RE Automatic 4 speed Overdrive (with 3.9 liter only)
46RE Automatic 4speed Overdrive (with 5.9 liter only)
45RFE Automatic Multi-speed Overdrive (with 4.7 liter only)

Transfer Cases
NV231 and NV231HD - 2WD, 4WD, Neutral, 4WD Low
NV242 - 4WD High Full-time, 4WD High Part-time, Neutral, 4WD Low Part-time (as of 1/99)

Dimensions/Capacities (in. / mm)
Two-Wheel Drive  
Wheelbase Track 131.0 (3327.4)
Front 60.5 (1536.6)
Rear 61.5 (1562.1)
Overall Length 215.1 (5463.3)
Overall Width 79.6 (2022.4)
Overall Height 66.3 (1683.8)
Ground Clearance, min. 8.4 (213.1)
Fuel Tank Capacity 24.0 gal (91.2 L)
Four-Wheel Drive  
Wheelbase Track 131.0 (3327.4)
Front 60.8 (1544.3)
Rear 61.5 (1562.1)
Overall Length 215.1(5463.3)
Overall Width 79.6 (2022.4)
Overall Height 68.8 (1747.7)
Ground Clearance, min. 7.1 (180.2)
Fuel Tank Capacity 24.0 gal (91.2 L)

Accomodations
Seating Capacity F/R 2/3 or 3/3
Front Head Room 39.8 (1011)
Front Leg Room 41.9 (1063)
Front Shoulder Room 58.1 (1475)
Front Hip Room 56.7 (1439)
Rear Head Room 40.6 (1031)
Rear Leg Room 36.0 (914)
Rear Shoulder Room 57.4 (1457)
Rear Hip Room 57.1 (1450)

Steering
Two-Wheel Drive
Type Power rack & pinion
Overall Ratio 14.8:1
Turning Diameter 41.3 ft. (12.59 m) (curb-to-curb)
Steering Turns 2.86 (lock-to-lock)
Four-Wheel Drive
Type Power rack & pinion
Overall Ratio 16.1:1
Turning Diameter 42.2 ft. (12.85 m) (curb-to-curb)
Steering Turns 3.18 (lock-to-lock)