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When a midsize SUV offers a V8 engine and the ability to tow 8,600 pounds, you know you’re in for something a little different. With a sturdy frame and the capacity to seat seven people with adult-friendly space in the third row, the Dodge Durango has always had a special place in the automotive world. Though it’s been around since 2011, the Durango comes with all the latest amenities such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as a standard across all trims and terrific off-road credentials as it offers 8.1 inches of ground clearance with optional all-wheel-drive with low range gearing. We’ve only just begun to scratch the surface of the 2019 Dodge Durango, read on to see what else this excellent SUV offers.
- 3.6-liter V6 engine
- 295 Horsepower
- Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Electronic Stability Control
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
- Keyless Ignition/Entry
- Rearview Camera
What engines are there to choose from?
Standard on the lower trims of the Durango is a 3.6-liter V6 that provides 293 horsepower with a single exhaust and 295 horsepower with dual exhaust while adding 260 lb-ft of torque. A 5.7-liter V8 with 360 horsepower is standard on the R/T and optional on the Citadel trims, and a 6.4-liter V8 is available for the incredibly quick SRT. The SRT comes with all-wheel-drive while the other trims come with rear-wheel-drive with the all-wheel-drive system as an option. All engines come with an eight-speed automatic transmission and the V8s use a deactivation technology that can shut off four cylinders under light loads to help save on gas.
What are notable features on the Durango?
The three-row crossover Durango comes in five different trim levels with a lot of available features and options. The base SXT comes with standard features such as 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, heated mirrors, a rearview camera, a load-leveling rear suspension, keyless ignition and entry, and three-zone climate control, and cloth upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Tech features include a 7-inch touchscreen interface with Bluetooth, a USB port and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Higher-level trims come with automatic high beams, automatic wipers, upgraded brakes, a sunroof, a cargo cover, upgraded steering system, a performance hood design, and driver-seat memory settings. The Citadel trim provides you with an optional Anodized Platinum appearance package that adds upgraded leather upholstery and silver accent stitching and unique interior trim with the option of a 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system. The top-level SRT tops of the amenities with performance-tuned steering, an adaptive high-performance suspension, upgraded Brembo brakes, auto-leveling headlights, and ventilated front seats. Options for the SRT include a sunroof, full leather upholstery, and an SRT Interior Appearance Group with carbon-fiber accents and a soft-touch headliner.
What are some of the safety features?
The Dodge Durango is designed to help you feel safe and secure behind the wheel. Coming standard is an Adaptive Cruise Control system that uses throttle control and limited braking to automatically adjust your cruising speed when slower traffic is detected ahead, helping you maintain a safe distance. Available is a Blind-Spot Monitoring system that allows you to keep aware of vehicles outside your peripheral vision by alerting you to other vehicles entering your blind spot zone. And Electronic Stability Control will enable you to drive on wet or icy roads by monitoring your steering input and vehcile motion to help you maintain directional control.
Final Thoughts on the 2019 Dodge Durango
The Dodge Durango is one of the most comprehensive SUVs on the market. There are many powerful engine options and tons of options to keep long-time fans satisfied. Looking for a vehicle that goes off-road? The Dodge Durango gives a V8 engine that provides you with 8.1 inches of ground clearance. Look to haul cargo? The Durango can tow up to an impressive 6,400 pounds. There is nothing that this impressive SUV cant do! The best way to experience the Dodge Durango is to take it for a test drive! Head down to the dealership and drive yours today!