In comparing the 2009 Dakota to a typical
sedan, a sophisticated driver may notice a small amount of rear-axle ride harshness over uneven pavement. Others may feel the...
... Dakota rides as well as most cars. And, with a few hundred pounds loaded in the cargo box, there will be little difference between a current sedan and the Dakota. Steering and braking are predictable in response and feel, and the Dakota owner will likely have no complaints about how it rides smoothly down the road and handles responsively around corners. The optional V8 makes easy the sometimes challenging task of passing slow-moving traffic on rural two-lane highways.