Second Dakota I've owned, and I'll do
it again, more than likely. This truck
has the new 4.7 V-8, and although I
hated to see the venerable 318 go away,
the 4.7 is POWERFUL. It's got plenty
of power to react quickly, even when
pulling a boat, trailer, or other heavy
load. Comfort is on a par with with
most luxury cars, the ride is smoother
than any truck I've ever ridden.
Engine power - outstanding.
Seating compartments - roomy, more leg
room in back seat than in full size
Gas mileage - I average 17 mpg. That's
normal for a former 318 owner. Could
be better, but with 4WD, it's not