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2003 Dakota R/T Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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2003 Dakota R/T Regular Cab Pickup Specs

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5,895 cc 5.9 liters V 8 front engine with 101.6 mm bore, 90.9 mm stroke, 8.9 compression ratio, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder EML
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 13, country/highway (mpg): 18 and combined (mpg): 15
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 18 and EPA city (mpg): 13
Multi-point injection fuel system
22 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 187 kW , 250 HP SAE @ 4,400 rpm; 345 ft lb , 468 Nm @ 3,200 rpm
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Rear-wheel ABS
3.92:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Limited slip differential
Fullsize chrome/bright rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and leaf springs
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Body color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 196, overall width (inches): 71.6, overall height (inches): 66, ground clearance (inches): 9.4, wheelbase (inches): 112, front track (inches): 61.9, rear track (inches): 62.9 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36
Front fog lights
Conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Metallic paint , black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint
Straight side pickup bed with cover
Fixed rear window
Rear platform step
Tinted glass on cabin and rear
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,000, curb weight (lbs) 3,940, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 1,800 and max payload (lbs) 1,060
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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12v power outlet: front
Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Audio system with AM/FM and cassette
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 77.7, front width (inches): 59.3, width between arches (inches): 45.1, height (inches): 17.5 and loading floor height (inches): 29.4
Cargo area light
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Clock
Full floor console with open storage box
Courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats cup holders fixed
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering:
Driver front airbag , passenger front airbag with occupant switch off
Bucket driver and passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Front seat center armrest
Glove compartment
Headlight control with time delay switch-off
Two head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40, front hip room (inches): 54.9, front leg room (inches): 41.9 and front shoulder room (inches): 57.2
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Power steering
Rear view mirror
Seating: two seats
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional upgraded cloth/velour
Four speaker(s)
Leather covered multi-function steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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