The 2016 Dodge Dakota is a mid-size pickup truck from Ram (formerly Dodge Truck) Chrysler Division. The first Dodge Dakota was introduced in 1986 as a 1987 model beside the improved Dodge Ram 50. The Dodge Dakota was nominated for the North American Truck of the Year for 2000. The Dakota has always compact size Ford’s Ranger and Chevrolet S-10, but below the pickups as Dodge Ram own full-sized. It’s a classic design with the construction of the body-on-frame and / rear axle leaf spring end solid. The 2016 Dodge Dakota is the first mid-size pickup with a V8 engine option. Remarkably, rack and pinion steering Dakota, a first for work trucks. Dakotas were used by police and fire departments, SUV, patrol cars, trucks or even brush.
The 2016 Dodge Dakota developed by Chrysler as a mid-size pickup. To keep small investment, many components have been divided into existing Chrysler products and the production facility was shared with the Dodge-D model in full size. Dakota name means “friend” or “ally” in the Sioux language, it could have been called The Dakota says North Dakota and South Dakota.
The 1st generation Dakota was created by 1987 to 1996 he produced was easy for model year with four in-line cylinders updated 1991 V6 engines and was available with a 5-speed manual or auto-transmission 4-speed. The FWD was available only with the V6. Both six and eight foot beds available. Fuel injection was added for 1988 to the 3.9L V6, but the production has remained the same.