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The Dodge Dakota was conceived by Chrysler management as the first mid-sized pickup combining the nimble handling and fuel economy of a compact pickup with cargo handling capacity approaching that of full-sized pickups.
In 1989 the Dodge Dakota was available with a convertible top.
In 1990 the Club Cab was introduced, and allowed the Dakota to boast capacity for six passengers, although the rear seat was best suited for children or shorter adults.
The 1997 through 2004 Dakota inherited the semi truck look of the larger Dodge Ram.
1998 saw the introduction of the Dodge Dakota R/T with a 5.9L V8 engine.
In 2000 the Dakota was equipped with a four-door Quad Cab.
2005 saw the Dodge Dakota redesigned again with an all-new front end.
2008 Dakota was given a facelift and redesigned interior
Fiat announced that the Dodge Dakota will be discontinued in 2011.