The 2017 Dodge Dakota is back, more modern, with higher performance and better features. The long Dakota career began in 1987 when the production model debuted the auto market and in the successive years, it came with great innovations. Over the years, the Dakota mid-size pickup managed to change with the times as seen from the three old generations produced. Unfortunately, in 2011 the production of the Dakota model was stopped because the sale volumes plummeted.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Platform:
The Company has announced that the 2017 Dodge Dakota designed is based on the unibody platform. It means; therefore, car enthusiasts should expect several exterior novelties. This new car will be slightly longer than the previous model and has substantially lost weight. The new Dodge Dakota is fundamental redesigned and rounder than before. The car comes made of quality materials and additional external decorations that offer the low weight and excellent toughness. Its bumpers, chrome mask, and LED lights are greatly improved. The new Dodge Dakota is embedded with big holes for proper air circulation. Its fog lights are in the bumpers while the rear has a new exhaust system. The truck will arrive with 18-inch wheels that are well designed to match the exterior giving it a bold, sporty look.
Inside the cabin, all instruments come with new top of the range materials. The seats are made of leather material, and the other devices are made with high-quality plastic, chromium, and aluminum. All the controls on the Dodge Dakota are at the driver’s fingertips. The car should comfortably accommodate five passengers as well as transport bulky goods. The 2017 Dodge Dakota dashboard gets a modern touchscreen display that shows all the needed information. In addition, the infotainment system is well redesigned to meet the market demands. The car will have a high-quality audio device, hands-free calling, voice commands, navigation and necessary telecommunication among other features.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Powertrain Description:
The automakers always like keeping information regarding engine specs a secret, only releasing it a few days to the release date. However, speculation has it that the Dodge Dakota will have few engine options. One of them will be a 2.4-Liter V6 engine with 190 hp. The engine will be mated to an either a six-speed manual transmission system or a five-speed automatic transmission system.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Competitions, Price, and Release Date:
The fight in the auto market is getting fiercer by the day, especially in the recent years. Double cabs are getting more popular with both families and companies. Therefore, the battle for survival will pit the Dodge Dakota and competitors such as GMC Canyon, Nissan Titan, Toyota Tundra, Chevrolet Colorado, and Ford F-150.
Due to the fierce competition, the new Dodge Dakota will come at an acceptable price of around 40,000 USD depending on the features on the car. The car enthusiasts should look forward to this vehicle because it is worth every dollar. The 2017 Dodge Dakota release date is in early 2017.