2016 Dodge Dakota Diesel Review, Specs, Engine

New redesigned car is coming to the market. The car in question is 2016 Dodge Dakota. Even though this car’s production was discontinued after Fiat bought Chrysler, there are strong clues that after a while this car will again find its way to the roads. Its predecessor was a body on frame type of car, and it had pretty good design inside out. This new car will be a light truck that will be made in joint cooperation of Dodge and Mitsubishi and we will once again be able to see this nice truck cruising on the roads. This model was first time seen in 1987 and it has been in production for quite a while, and during that time it gained quite a few fans. However, towards the end of it life cycle the company failed to make it more interesting and buyers lost interest for it and after Fiat bought the company they stopped its production. With this new model they will try to make a car that will once again attract attention of the buyers. With modified exterior and newly developed interior that will be more modern and stylish this model will try to gain market share and seize the market.

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2016 Dodge Dakota Diesel Engine and Specs

As for the Powertrain of this car, there are some good engines that will come with it even though final lineup hasn’t been determined yet. Diesel engine for this car may be a 2.8 liter inline 4 one that will be able to produce 160 horsepower and 300 lb. –ft. of torque. That is significant amount of power and this engine is almost the same as the engine placed in Wrangler. Other diesel option may be a V6 engine that will be able to produce 210 horsepower. Other engine options that will be non-diesel will include 2.0 liter engine that will be able to produce 180 horsepower, and 2.4 liter turbocharged engine that will be able to produce 250 horsepower.

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2016 Dodge Dakota Diesel Design

Exterior of this car will have a lot of similarities to the old model. It will retain the form of its predecessor, but with some additional weight added to it. With new headlights, redesigned front grille and refreshed bumpers, this car will look good for buyers. Some of the exterior features will resemble on the RAM truck. This truck will have four doors but two back doors will be smaller. It will have a lot of cargo space in the trailer and it is a perfect car for family travels. Inside, this car will get enough space to comfortably seat its passengers. It will feature LCD display placed in the center dashboard, navigation, stereo system etc.

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2016 Dodge Dakota Diesel Ratings

Fun to drive:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Performance:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Comfort:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Price:0 Stars (0 / 5)
Average:3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)

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2016 Dodge Dakota Diesel Release date and Price

Release date of new Dakota will be in the beginning of 2016. The price is still unknown.

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