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2007 Dodge Dakota Continues to Stand Alone as the Largest, Strongest and Most Capable Mid-size Pickup TruckThe 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 §egmènt – Dodge Dakota delivers bold pickup styling and capability.
'Dodge buyers like the right size of the Dodge Dakota, which is more fuel efficient and maneuverable than a full-size pickup but can still get the big jobs done,' said George Murphy, Senior Vice President – Global Brand Marketing, Chrysler Group. 'The 2007 Dodge Dakota lets our owners work hard and play hard by providing the largest and strongest mid-size pickup truck on the market.'
The 2007 Dodge Dakota offers its 4.7-liter V-8 engine wîth standard E-85compatibility, earning the Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFV) designation that provides customers the option of operating their Dakota on ethanol, gasoline or a mixture of the two.
In addition, Dodge Dakota features a new standard dual-position tailgate, allowing customers more options when using the pickup bed for hauling materials; optional remote start; Tip Start; a one-touch lane-change signal; YES Essentials® stain-resistant fabric; and new 18-inch wheels are available.
'WHAT'S NEW FOR 2007'
- Dual position tailgate becomes standard equipment on all models and provides increased functionality for cargo bed hauling
- New exterior color offerings include Brilliant Black and Electric Blue
- YES Essentials® Stain resistant, odor resistant, anti-static seat fabric becomes standard cloth on SLT model and is packaged wîth ST model seat upgrade
- Power accessory delay ensures power function, including radio, continues for period of time after vehicle is keyed off
Powertrain / Chassis
- 3.7-liter engine upgraded to include Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) and Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) capability
- 4.7-liter engine becomes flexible-fuel capable (E85)
- Low current, tip start ignition
- 18-inch chrome clad wheel becomes available on SLT and Laramie models
- 18-inch black painted aluminum wheels offered as stand-alone option
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|Engine : 3.7 L., 6-cylinder|
Power: 210 hp
Torque: 235 ft-lbs
Engine : 4.7 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 230 hp
Torque: 290 ft-lbs
Engine : 4.7 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 260 hp
Torque: 310 ft-lbs
6-speed Manual, 4-speed Automatic, 5-speed Automatic
- Three-blink lane change feature enables one-touch capability
- Passenger seat belt reminder
- 18-inch painted aluminum wheel is packaged wîth Sport Appearance Group, which is optional on SLT and Laramie models
- Chrome accent package available on SLT and Laramie models includes chrome tubular side steps, fuel filler door, hood deflector and exhaust tip
'The Dodge Dakota is instantly recognizable as a Dodge,' said Trevor Creed, Senior Vice President – Design, Chrysler Group. 'The bold design reinforces Dodge Dakota's size and power advantages over the competition wîth full-size styling cues. Dakota defines the look for its §egmènt, just as the Dodge Ram does for full-size trucks.'
Dodge Dakota's grille conveys a powerful and prominent brand statement wîth its signature Dodge crosshair as the focal point. The sharply defined, large hood-mounted grille descends into the front bumper, creating a strong visual effect. An air dam below the front fascia completes the bold look, reducing air flow under the vehicle and reducing drag.
Dakota Club Cab® and Dakota Quad Cab® models feature more interior room than all other mid-size pickups. The Dodge Dakota Quad Cab offers the most interior space and is the only four-door model in its class to offer six-passenger seating.
Dodge Dakota's capability advantage continues wîth more room between the wheel wells, compared wîth the competition, and maintains its bed-wall height for easy loading. The Dodge Dakota Club Cab features a 6-foot, 6-inch bed, and the Dakota Quad Cab a 5-foot, 3-inch bed.
'With bold styling and a variety of versatile body and powertrain options, the 2007 Dodge Dakota gives mid-size truck buyers exactly what they want,' said Mike Donoughe, Vice President – Body-on-frame Product Team. 'With more torque, towing capability and interior room than the competition, Dodge Dakota continues to deliver full-size pickup capability in a mid-size package.
'New for 2007, Dodge Dakota offers customers more fuel choices wîth its flexible-fuel, 4.7-liter V-8 engine, which is compatible wîth E-85 fuel. (concept carz)'
The 2007 Dodge Dakota takes its place at the head of the mid-size pickup truck class wîth a hydroformed, fully boxed frame, coupled wîth coil-over shock absorbers, and an independent front suspension that provides precise ride-and-handling dynamics. Dodge Dakota achieves a best-in-class tow rating of 7,150 lbs. and a Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of 11,700 lbs.
With two V-8 offerings, the 2007 Dodge Dakota dominates the mid-size pickup truck §egmènt in torque and towing. The 4.7-liter V-8 Magnum® is rated at 230 horsepower (172 kW) and 290 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) of torque, while the 4.7-liter High Output Magnum V-8 provides even more performance wîth 260 horsepower (190 kW) and 310 lb.-ft. (420 N•m) of torque.
A powerful 3.7-liter Magnum V-6 rated at 210 horsepower (157 kW) and 235 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) of torque is a §egmènt-exclusive standard feature on the 2007 Dodge Dakota.Source - Dodge
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