The 3rd generation of the Dakota has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.17. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 2005–2011 Dakota model years have sent in 217 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (14%) followed by the transmission (14%) and the brakes (11%).