The 2016 Dodge Dakota is being released into the automobile world as a refreshed version of its original that first released in 1987. This new vehicle is being redesigned to attract more attention from the masses and also provide better fuel economy and performance overall. This mid-size truck 2016 Dodge Dakota will have changes in its exterior appearance and will reflect elegance and style that is in sync with the modern world. This series had become popular world over, and even won ‘truck of the year’ award in the early 2000 period, but stiff competition from Toyota and Nissan hit hard on this truck’s sale. That eventually led stoppage of production in 2012. This release looks to compensate for poor sales figures of its predecessor, which fell short in almost all desired aspects of customers.
2016 Dodge Dakota: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Based on how the vehicle looks, we can clearly identify that it has drawn inspiration from its previous model and introduced new features to give this car stand out. The front will feature innovative headlights, upgraded grille and bumpers that match the colours of the body. This next generation vehicle will sport a more streamlined body and have easy to distinguish lines. Chrome will be used extensively for making few parts such as the front grille and the lines on the cabin sides. This model has gained a slight amount of weight, but care has been taken to not affect performance or fuel economy. This four door truck has significantly the larger backspace that can accommodate additional luggage. This car is ideal for travelling with family and carrying some goods here and there.
The interior of 2016 Dodge Dakota does not disappoint as well. It comes equipped with all modern day gadgets that potential customers come to expect. The interiors are likely to be completely renovated to provide more comfort. The dash and seats have gone through modifications and look completely new. Additionally, the instrument panel has become clutter free, thus looks more pleasing.
Technological features include LCD screen, navigator, easy to handle steering wheel along with high-quality audio player and cruise control. Thus, we can see that care has been taken to improve the car in terms of both aesthetics and functions.
2016 Dodge Dakota: Engine and Fuel Economy
According to speculations, the 2016 Dodge Dakota would be powered by a V6 diesel engine with 4 cylinders that is capable of producing up to 210 hp. It will most likely be paired with 5-speed or 6-speed transmission system. Average mileage has been reported to clock at 30 mpg for a combined drive. Additional engine options are expected, but we still more information to say anything about that.
2016 Dodge Dakota: Release Date and Price
Release date of 2016 Dodge Dakota is expected to be in early 2016 and will have a price tag of around $ 60 000, which is a very competitive number in the mid-size truck segment. This car will face tough competition in the market from Ford Ranger, Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra.