The world premiere of Dacia Dokker was held at the auto show in the capital of Morocco, Casablanca in 2012. The basis for this front wheel drive car was the shortened 150 mm chassis from the Lodgy minivan. The model is aimed at the budget segment of small delivery vans and passenger cars made on their base. Universal car with high capacity and reliable chassis, designed for daily operation with a load and high mileage. A typical heel, dimensions and proportions similar to its counterparts - Renault Kangoo, Opel Combo, Peugeot Partner. At length, the Dokker stretched out at 4.36 meters, the width of the car was 1.75 meters, and its height - 1.81 meters. Ground clearance is 19 cm.
In a word, the Dokker is an inexpensive and easy-to-use car, therefore the circle of its potential buyers is quite wide. The interior is greatly transformed depending on the version - from a single-seater van, in which the driver's seat is fenced off from the rest of the volume by a protective net to passenger versions with a maximum glazing area. In the passenger cabin version, five adults are arranged freely and comfortably. The capacity of the luggage compartment in this situation is 800 liters. And when tilting the seats of the 2nd row to the backs of the front loading space increases to 3000 liters.
It is noteworthy that the divisible folding backrest of the back row in the basic version is not provided. Even more loading options are provided by the Dokker Van 2-seater commercial van. He can take on board up to 3,900 liters with a folding front passenger seat (Easy Seat paid option). The decoration used simple materials and textures that are practical and easy to use. The front panel has a simple design: everything is simple and functional.
The driver's seat moves longitudinally, and for the possibility of rearrangement in height it is necessary to pay extra. As for the steering angle setting, while the adjustment for the departure is not provided at all. An important advantage of this car can be called large sliding doors on both sides.
Firstly, they save space in the parking lot, and secondly, they allow the doorway to be made as large as possible, which is very convenient when boarding and disembarking passengers. True, the rear right door is sliding by default, and the sliding rear left door can be obtained only for a fee. That is, the car 4 - or 5-door - at the choice of the buyer. In Europe, the car is offered in versions of Access, Ambiance and Laureate. In the basic equipment there is no radio stereo or air conditioner, and manual windows. In execution Ambiance there are divisible (1 / 3-2 / 3) seatbacks of the 2nd row and the grid separating the luggage compartment from the passenger.
In fact, Ambiance equipment differs from the basic version in that the buyer has a choice - from the list of paid options. In addition, options can be ordered in complete packages, for example, Pack Airco + Radio, which includes radio-stereo, air conditioning and Bluetooth support. Or Pack Airco + MediaNav, where plus there is a navigation with a 7-inch touch monitor. In the motor range of Dacia Dokker there are the same power units as the soplatform Lodgy. These are petrol 1.2 TCe (115 hp) and 1.6 MPI (85), as well as 1.5 dCi turbo diesel in two forcing options - 90 and 110 hp. Motors are paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The most economical, of course, is the turbo diesel engine.
According to his passport, he consumes 4.5 liters of fuel per 100 km of the road in the combined cycle. The suspension of the car is true to the best traditions of the brand - it provides quiet and reliable handling, and most importantly - high energy intensity, which is especially convenient for countries with not the best road surface. McPherson strut front, rear suspension coupled trailing arms. Coil springs, front transverse stabilizer. Front brakes with ventilated discs diameter, while the rear drum.
Dokker passed the test of "shock" by the method of EuroNCAP and earned a modest 3 "stars". "Passive" vehicle safety is typical, in the "state" 4 front "cushions", as well as 3-point seat belts (front with pretensioners) and Isofix child seat anchorages. And for an extra fee, the Secure pack is offered (electronic speed limiter, rear parking sensors).