2017 Dodge Dakota pickup truck is the fourth generation of the truck that will be renewed after a long break. The reason for the frequent interruptions lies in the fact that model recorded lower sales. However, the American manufacturer is trying again to renew this model. In the medium-sized segment is big crowded. In addition, this niche market has grown the fastest, so there is plenty of room for profit.
Muscular structure is built on the unibodi platform, but 2017 Dodge Dakota has bigger dimensions than earlier. But engineers managed to gain smaller weight thanks to the lightweight materials. Exterior is fully modernized with replaced front grille and headlights. The rest of the body looks like a concept that is similar to the Honda Ridgeline. Exterior has aerodynamic panels with chrome details. Big alloy wheels, dual exhaust system and more really beautifies this vehicle.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Cabin
We notice that 2017 Dodge Dakota configured with four doors. It can accommodate five passengers in two rows of seats. Space is now much larger and more functional than the previous period. Seats are made of quality materials and provide a high level of comfort. Additional options from settings, ventilation, and heating systems will improve the user experience. The standard package includes all the necessary devices and systems for a normal ride. It should also be noted that there are changes in infotainment system and navigation. On top of that premium, audio system and multi-functional steering wheel will round off improving the driving experience. Engineers ensured a high level of safety thanks to the active protection systems. Some of them are standard airbags, stability control system and a system that prevents collisions.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Diesel engine
2017 Dodge Dakota will come with both gasoline and diesel engines of high performance. Firstly there is the base engine. It is a 3.7-liter V6 unit that generates 210 horsepower. The optional engine is a 4.7-liter V8 engine that has an output of 302 horsepower. Average fuel consumption according to EPA standards is around 30 mpg. There is also a 3.0-liter V6 Eco-Diesel with a high degree of efficiency. A diesel engine will actually have a more favorable fuel economy and additional savings in the owners budget. All engines come with a five-speed automatic transmission while the six-speed manual transmission is also available. The new suspension provides excellent off-road capabilities.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Price
The carmaker scheduled the release of 2017 Dodge Dakota models for the end 2016. Shortly after it should enter the dealer network with specific prices and offers. Prices for the basic 2017 Dodge Dakota which will be around $ 25,000. More powerful engines and packages will further boost the price for several thousand dollars.