Dodge Dakota 2005 model year, took a leading position in the class mid-size pickups. It is larger and more powerful than its predecessor, not only, but also all the \"classmates\". Updated car is almost 10 cm longer than the previous model. Almost all of these centimeters went to the front of, ensuring greater safety in frontal collisions. Stronger bumpers protrude from the body, reducing the risk of getting damaged in the parking lot. Width has increased by 7 cm, weight of the car is 3200 kg, completely curb - 5200 kg.
Car design is a combination of strength and agility at the same time. The new model has an improved front and rear suspension. The radiator grille with a proprietary Dodge crosshair is so massive that it seems carved from a single piece of metal. The bottom edge is recessed into the bumper, as if having caved under the weight. Lights are made in a more modern, technological style, and thanks to the great \"turn signal\" and \"dimensions\", decorated in large kruglyashi have a feeling that the car lights your way at once by four headlights.
Keeping the relief forms inherent vans Dodge, designers stripped of their smoothness, \"swelling\". Clear outline of the grille continues in massive wings, sharp edges crashing into the body. They are clean, tight lines deliberately did not violate the wheel arch bulges.
The interior is built on pure geometric forms that emphasize the size of the cabin and build quality. Increased grip controls on the center console has become easier and more intuitive graphics. \"Blinds\" holes close flush with the front panel, giving it a neat appearance. Dodge Dakota in 2005 became the first member of the class for which the heated seat option is available in the variant finish chairs conventional textiles.
The new Dodge Dakota is equipped with 16-inch wheels, upgraded airbags, including side and specially designed head restraints for maximum protection in the event of a collision.
2005 Dodge Dakota is the only U.S. compact pick-up, equipped with 8-cylinder in-shaped structure. Powertrain boast power and fine characteristics. Dodge Dakota equipped with a 3.7-liter Magnum V6 rated at 210 hp, Magnum V8 4.7 (230 hp) and a new 4.7-liter High Output Magnum V8 (250 hp). Both V8 engine provides fuel savings of 3 and 4% higher than the previous versions of the Dodge Dakota V8 engines.