The Dodge Dakota Truck was nominated for the 2000 North American Truck of the Year Award. This article discusses the background, features, pricing, and specifications of the 2005 model.
Dodge, a car company marketed by the Chrysler Corporation, is primarily known for its powerful trucks and sports cars. Created in 1914, the Dodge company was an instant success, and today, it is one of the most popular American brands. The Dodge Dakota is a mid-size pickup truck that was introduced in 1987 alongside the Dodge Ram 50. According to Wikipedia, en.wikipedia.org, the Dakota was nominated for the 2000 North American Truck of the Year award, and is currently the only less-than-fullsize pickup that comes with an optional V8 engine and rack and pinion steering.
The all-new 2005 Dodge Dakota has been redesigned and is much larger and edgier than before. According to New Car Test Drive, www.nctd.com, the new Dakota sits on a considerably longer frame than its predecessor, and has an expanded towing capacity of 7,150 pounds. All new Dakotas can hold five or six passengers and fall into three trim levels, all equipped with a 3.7-liter V6 engine and option for a 4.7-liter Magnum V8 engine.
The Dodge Dakota starts at $20,530.
For more information on the Dodge Dakota, visit Wikipedia Encyclopedia, en.wikipedia.org, or New Car Test Drive, www.nctd.com.
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