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2009 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab
GENERAL INFORMATION
Assembly Plant Dodge City (Warren, Michigan)
Introduction Date March 2004
EPA Vehicle Class Compact Pickup
Body style / driveline extended cab (2 or 3/0 or 2 passengers), Longitudinal front engine with 2WD, 4WD compact pickup with 6.4-foot bed
Construction Body on Frame - Ladder-type frame, steel body mounted on rubber isolators
ENGINE
  3.7-LITER, SOHC, 12-VALVE SMPI V-6 MAGNUM 4.7-LITER (Corsair), SOHC, 16-VALVE SMPI V-8
Availability Std. --ST, Big Horn, TRX4, Laramie Opt.--Big Horn, TRX4, Laramie
Type and Description 90° V-6, liquid-cooled with balance shaft V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 226 cu. in. (3701 cu. cm) 287 cu. In. (4701 cu. Cm)
Bore x Stroke 3.66 x 3.57 (93.0 x 90.8) 3.66 x 3.40 (93.0 x 86.5)
Valve System Chain-driven SOHC, 12 valves, hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers Chain-driven SOHC, 16 valves, hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction Cast-iron block and bedplate, aluminum alloy heads, balance shaft Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.0:1--standard output
Power (estimated SAE net) 210 bhp (157 kW) @ 5,200 rpm (58.1 bhp/L) 302 bhp (224 kW) @ 5,650 rpm (64.2 bhp/L)--standard output
Torque (estimated SAE net) 235 lb.-ft. (319 N*m) @ 4,000 rpm 329 lb.-ft. (454 N*m) @ 3,950 rpm--standard output
Max. Engine Speed 6,000 rpm (electronically limited) 5,750 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R + M)/2 E85 (Ethanol) or Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2--Normal
Oil Capacity 5.0 qt. (4.7L) SAE 5W/20 6 qt. (5.7L)
Emission Controls 2WD: 16/20--Manual Trans(c), 15/20--Auto Trans(c)
4WD: 15/19--Manual Trans(c), 14/18--Auto Trans(c)
Dual three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, and internal engine features (a,b)
Standard Output:
14/19--2WD Auto Trans ( c )
14/19--4WD Auto Trans ( c )
Dual three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors, and internal engine features (a)
  (a) 3.7L [EKG] Auto Trans: Meets ULEV II emission requirements in CA, CT MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT and WA. Meets Tier 2, Bin 5 emissions in other 39 States.
(b) 3.7L [EKG] Manual Trans: Meets LEV II emission requirements in CA, CT, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT and WA. Meets Tier 2, Bin 5 emissions in other 39 States.
(c) Tentative EPA label values, pending official test results.
(c) Tentative EPA label values, pending official test results.
(a) 4.7L [EVE] FFV: Meets LEV II emission requirements in 11 State (CA, CT, MA, ME, NY, OR, RI and VT). Meets Tier 2, Bin 5 emission requirements in other 39 States.
TRANSMISSIONS
  GETRAG 238--MANUAL SIX-SPEED OVERDRIVE 42RLE--Automatic, four-speed overdrive 5-45RFE--AUTOMATIC, FIVE-SPEED OVERDRIVE
Availability Std.--3.7 3.7L engine Included with 4.7L engines
Description Synchronized in all gears Clutch-selected planetary gear sets full electronic control, electronicallycontrolled torque converter clutch Clutch-selected planetary gear sets, full electronic control, electronicallycontrolled torque converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st 4.23 2.84 3
2nd 2.53 1.57 1.67--upshift; 1.50--kick-down
3rd 1.67 1 1
4th 1.23 0.69 0.75
5th 1 -- 0.67
6th 0.79 -- --
Reverse 3.84 -- --
Overall Top Gear 2.54 with 3.21 axle ratio, 2.80 with 3.55 axle ratio 2.45 with 3.55 axle ratio, 2.74 with 3.92 axle ratio 2.34 with 3.55 axle ratio or 2.59 with 3.92 axle ratio
TRANSFER CASES
  NV233HD NV243HD
Availability Standard - 4.7L Standard - 3.7L 4x4
Shift Mechanism Electrical/electronic Electrical/electronic
Operating Modes Neutral; 2WD; 4WD High, locked; 4WD Low, locked Neutral; 2WD; 4WD High, locked; 4WD Low, locked
Low Range Ratio 2.72 2.72
Center Differential None None
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Alternator 136-amp
Battery Maintenance-free, top-terminal 600 CCA--std.; 750 CCA--opt.
BODY AND FRAME
Description 2WD 4WD
Layout Longitudinal front engine, rear drive Longitudinal front engine with transfer case for rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive
Construction Ladder-type frame, steel body mounted on rubber isolators Ladder-type frame, steel body mounted on rubber isolators
SUSPENSION
Front Upper and lower "A" arms, coil springs over gas-pressure shock absorbers, link-type stabilizer bar
Rear Live axle, multi-leaf two-stage longitudinal springs, staggered gas-pressure shock absorbers
STEERING
Type Power rack and pinion
Overall Ratio 17.4:1
Turning Diameter (Curb-to-curb) 44.0 ft. (13.4 m)
Steering Turns (Lock-to-lock) 3.17
BRAKES
Front - Availability Standard
Size and Type 12.3 x 1.1 (312 x 28) vented disc with 2.13 (54) dual-piston sliding caliper
Swept Area 248 sq. in. (1604 sq. cm)
Rear - Availability Standard
Size and Type 11.6 x 2.28 (295 x 58) drum with ABS
Swept Area 166.6 sq. in. (1076 sq. cm)
Power Assist Standard
Type 9.06 (230) Tandem-diaphragm vacuum
FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 gal. (83L)