The Dodge Dakota is also known as the Ram Dakota. This is a pickup truck manufactured by the Chrysler Corporation on a mid-size level. The first generation model of the Dodge Dakota was introduced in 1986 as 1987. Another truck introduced with this model was the Dodge Ram 50. In 2000, Dakota was nominated for North American Truck of the Year. Dakota has always succeeded its competitors: Chevrolet S-10 and the Ford Ranger. The second generation model was introduced in the year 1997 and lasted till 2004. The third generation model was launched in 2004 and lasted till 2011.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Exterior and Interior Design
The chassis of the new truck will be remodeled and will have additional features to it. The doors of the truck can be remotely controlled. The front fascia will also have some tweaks and perks present on it. The front grill will be having not very drastic but minor changes. The grille will be slightly detailed and will have a bit of more chrome detailing on it. The Dodge logo will be present on top of the four-quadrant front grille. The head lights will have new technology LED lights installed up in them. The side indicators will not be on the side of the truck but right next to the headlights.
The back doors slide backward for the opening. The 2017 Dodge Dakota will have a lower curb weight which will be helpful in enhancing the performance of the vehicle. The chassis will be stronger than before and light in weight as well.
Inside the cabin of the 2017 Dodge Dakota, there will be a remodeled environment seen. The design inside will make the vehicle much more appealing and comfortable. There will be new equipment installed for the users to enjoy their rides while in the new Dakota. The truck can easily house in 5 adults. The seats of the pickup truck are made quite comfy for a relaxing ride for the passengers. A new display will be seen on the center console having the functions of a navigation system as well as an infotainment system.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Engine Specs
The engine of the pickup truck will be powerful than before. It will have a 2.4-liter engine able to produce an output of 190 horsepower and 182 ft-lb torque. This will be the base engine of 2017 Dodge Dakota. The engine will be coming along a five or six-speed transmission. More engines might be available with the new truck.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Price and Release Date
The makers have decided to release the 2017 Dodge Dakota early in 2017. The price will be charged from $40,000 to $60,000.