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September 14, 2010
The 2011 Dakota features best-in-class towing of up to 7,250 lbs., the greatest interior room of any Extended Cab mid-size truck with 30 cu.-ft. of interior space in the Extended Cab models and 37.1 cu.-ft. in Crew Cabs, and the largest and longest standard cargo bed in its class: 6-ft., 6-in. in the Extended Cab.
October 19, 2009
Ram Heavy Duty and Dodge Dakota took top honors at the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) annual Truck Rodeo outside of San Antonio, Texas, this past weekend. TAWA members named the all-new 2010 Ram 3500 “Heavy Duty Pickup Truck of Texas,” giving Dodge top honors over ¾- and one-ton competitors. The 2010 Dodge Dakota also won “Mid-size Truck of Texas.”
September 1, 2009
Designed for customers with active lifestyles, the 2010 Dodge Dakota may be equipped for work and play. The 2010 Dodge Dakota features best-in-class towing of up to 7,250 pounds, the greatest interior room of any mid-size truck with 30 cubic-feet of interior space in Extended Cab models and 37.1 cubic feet in Crew Cabs, and the largest and longest standard cargo bed in its class: 6-foot 6-inches in the Extended Cab.
September 1, 2008
Designed for customers with active lifestyles, the 2009 Dodge Dakota offers a lot to individuals who need a vehicle to meet a variety of needs. Depending on an owner’s lifestyle, the 2009 Dodge Dakota may be equipped for work or play, but every Dakota is capable and versatile.
September 1, 2007
Retaining its title as the only pickup in its segment to offer a V-8 engine, the new 2008 Dodge Dakota ups the ante with a new 4.7-liter V-8 engine that not only offers 302 horsepower (31 percent increase) and 329 lb.-ft. of torque (13 percent increase), but also better fuel economy and increased refinement.
July 16, 2007
Chrysler LLC unveiled its new 2008 Dodge Dakota mid-size pickup with a new engine that not only offers 31 percent more horsepower and 13 percent more torque, but also better fuel economy and increased refinement. The new 2008 Dodge Dakota also features new exterior and interior styling, and many best-in-class capabilities. The most powerful mid-size pickup arrives in Dodge dealerships this August.
July 9, 2007
Dodge announced pricing today for the new 2008 Dodge Dakota, which features six trim levels, new exterior and interior styling, many best-in-class capabilities and the most power of any pickup in the mid-size segment.
February 7, 2007
Chrysler Group today unveiled the new 2008 Dodge Dakota mid-size truck with a new engine that not only offers 25 percent more horsepower and 10 percent more torque, but also better fuel economy and increased refinement. The 2008 Dodge Dakota also features new exterior and interior styling, and many best-in-class capabilities. The new truck arrives in dealerships in August.
September 1, 2006
The 2007 Dodge Dakota continues to deliver best-in-class torque, towing capacity and interior space. With versatile body styles and powerful engines – including the only V-8 engines available in the mid-size pickup truck segment – Dodge Dakota delivers bold pickup styling and capability.
September 1, 2005
May 10, 2005
The votes are in. After a nationwide search, David Neumann, Valley Mills, Texas, has been named the “Dodge Dakota Ultimate Guy.”
April 21, 2005
Dodge brand announces 12 finalists in the national search for the Dodge Dakota Ultimate Guy. Consumers have until April 29 to vote for their favorite Ultimate Guy, who will win a 2005 Dodge Dakota and a dream sports day with friends.
February 23, 2005
Dodge Dakota is conducting a national search for the Ultimate Guy - someone who is strong, capable, works hard and plays even harder. The winner of the Dodge Dakota Ultimate Guy contest will receive a 2005 Dodge Dakota and an ultimate sports day for himself and four of his friends.
February 14, 2005
Eight pair of lips and a shiny, new, bright red pickup truck started Valentine’s Day in a pucker as eight contestants locked lips with a 2005 Dodge Dakota in a kissing contest held at the Chicago Auto Show. Joseph Cervantez proved to be the longest kisser and literally "made out" with the all-new 2005 Dodge Dakota.
February 9, 2005
Eight suitors have a unique Valentine’s Day date this year when they will lock lips on a shiny, new, bright red pickup truck in a kissing contest to win their very own long-term relationship with an all-new 2005 Dodge Dakota.
February 9, 2005
Best-in-Class Pickup Truck Partners with Channel M and Clear Channel Katz Advantage on Integrated Campaign
September 1, 2004
Chrysler Group is growing its six-speed manual transmission offerings beyond specialty vehicles, such as Chrysler Crossfire and Dodge Viper, to now include its Jeep® sport-utility and Dodge truck vehicles.