Dodge is continuously evolving, and they have gotten way better in manufacturing world class pickup trucks. Dodge RAM has launched some of the finest pickup truck over the years, and the company will continue to produce powerful and modern pickup trucks in these upcoming years with the 2017 Dodge Dakota being one of them. This new 2017 Dodge Dakota is a pickup truck with all the modern features and design. This 2017 Dakota has a modern, stylish architecture which makes its overall body design attractive. Here are some general description of this pickup truck.
Exterior body description and Interior of 2017 Dodge Dakota
It is said that this new 2017 Dodge Dakota is also known as a ‘Baby RAM.’ This 2017 Dakota will be using a new powertrain, so its outer body is going to be adjusted accordingly. This Dodge Dakota pickup truck has a modern design in its outer body. This new Dodge Dakota will basically be a smaller version of the RAM pickup trucks. Its front fascia has an aggressive character. New lightweight wheels will be incorporated in this pickup truck.
Effective improvements have been made in the interior cabin of this new Dodge Dakota truck. This interior cabin is made far better than what it was on its previous model. Certain improvements in terms convenience, style, and technological features have been done in this interior cabin. Leather and other high-quality materials will be used for the upholstery of seats and other interior cabin parts like the dashboard, center console, steering wheel and door panels. The navigation system of this new Dodge Dakota has been improved. A new LCD touchscreen will be featured which has an improved and upgraded infotainment system. This system uses a high-quality premium audio system which is also new. The gauge cluster and center console has been revised.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Engine Specifications
This 2017 Dodge Dakota will have a 3.7 liter V6 engine as the base engine option. This engine will be able to produce 210 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. This new Dodge Dakota pickup truck will also have another engine option which is a 4.7 liter V8 engine. This 4.7 liter V8 engine will be producing 302 horsepower and 287 pound-feet of torque. This is a much-improved output rating and will give this pickup truck more power. There is another option of a completely different engine, and it’s a 2.5 liter turbo diesel engine. This 2.5 liter turbo diesel engine will be able to produce 300 pound-feet of torque and 180 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission system will be used with these engine variants. Standard drive option will be a four-wheel drive configuration, and two wheel drives might come as optional. The overall fuel economy of this new Dodge Dakota is calculated to be 30 miles per gallon.
2017 Dodge Dakota – Competition, Date of Release and Price
This Dodge Dakota 2017 will be facing much competition, and some of its main competitors are Toyota Tundra and Ford F-150. This pickup truck will be launched in this year. The price for the base model of this 2017 Dodge Dakota will be $25,000 and its price will increase for higher trims.