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2011 Dodge Dakota news, pictures, and information
2011 Dakota: Bold Styling, Power, Versatility and Capability for Any Lifestyle• Standard side-curtain air bags
• New colors: Hunter Green Pearl Coat and Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat
• Standard anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Designed for customers wîth active lifestyles, the 2011 Dakota is equipped for work and play.
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 wîth 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.
|Engine : 3.7 L., 6-cylinder|
Power: 210 hp
Torque: 235 ft-lbs
Engine : 0.3 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 302 hp
Torque: 329 ft-lbs
The 2011 Dakota comes standard wîth a 3.7-liter Magnum® V-6 engine that generates 210 horsepower (157 kW) and 235 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) of torque.
The available 4.7-liter V-8 incorporates two spark plugs per cylinder (the only Chrysler engine to do so, other than the 5.7-liter HEMI®), which provides increased compression ratio, improved cylinder-head port flow and combustion system. The result is 302 horsepower (225 kW) and 329 lb.-ft. (446 N•m) of torque. The 4.7-liter V-8 is also equipped wîth electronic throttle control (ETC) and is E85 compatible.
The 3.7-liter V-6 is backed by a standard four-speed automatic wîth overdrive, while a five-speed automatic is standard on V-8-equipped models.
The 2011 Dakota features a ladder-type frame, wîth hydroformed main rails fully boxed for strength and rigidity. All models feature an independent front suspension wîth coil-over shock absorbers.Source - Dodge
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