The Dodge is an American automaker best known for its luxurious and high-performance cars, and among their top models is the 2017 Dodge Durango. The model Durango was first released back in 2011 and has been recording impressive sales record over the last few years. Its manufacturer has finally decided to update the vehicle after listening to consumers demands for new Durango SUV. During its launching, the new 2017 Dodge Durango seems to outmatch top manufacturers such as Jeep and Chevrolet. You should expect impressive exterior and interior upgrades alongside enhanced powertrain performance. The vehicle will be offered in SXT, GT, R/T and Citadel trims.
2017 Dodge Durango – Redesign:
The 2017 Dodge Durango is full-size SUV that appears like the huge cruise liner. The aerodynamic performance and fuel efficiency are impressive, thanks to the lightweight designing which will be achieved through the use of lightweight aluminum materials. The high strength steel will be also added to the chassis to improve the vehicle’s stability. Its front part will receive elegant upgrading with a new stylish bumper with bold lines, redesigned hexagonal grille and deeper air intakes for improved engine cooling. The new Dodge Durango will be offered with LED headlights and fog lights for better visibility. The exterior styling is complemented by stylish edges and bold body lines. Furthermore, the rear bumper will also receive some tweaking making it look sportier. Those opting for the 2017 Dodge Durango SRT model will get lower set ups and besides.
Inside the car, the cabin appears more spacious. Thanks to the sufficient headroom and headroom. So, the vehicle comes with supportive 60/40 split seats featuring quality leather upholstery. The 2017 Dodge Durango SRT will adopt a variety of modern infotainment features and technological such as smartphone integration, Wi-Fi connectivity, keyless ignition, automated tri-zone climate control, premium air conditioning system. The SRX model will come with updated sound system with Bluetooth audio connectivity, CD/MP3/MP4 player, HD satellite radio, compatible USB ports, and others. Its dashboard has been upgraded with an 8.4-inch infotainment touchscreen display that provides the easier way of operating the vehicle. The telescopic and tilt steering wheel provides a more convenience way of controlling the car with a better road view.
2017 Dodge Durango – Powerful Engine:
There are two engine options that are likely to be offered for the new Dodge Durango. The base drivetrain is a 3.6-liter diesel V6 engine which produces 295 HP at 260 lb-ft of torque. However, those who want more power may opt for the 5.7 liter V8 HEMI engine which is rated at 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be paired to 7-speed automatic transmission which will send power to a standard front-wheel drive (FWD) system or an optional all-wheel drive (AWD) system. The acceleration is rated at 0-60 mph within 7.8 seconds while top speed ranges at about 117 miles per hour. When it comes to fuel efficiency, the car delivers 18 mpg for city drives, 25 mpg on the highway.
2017 Dodge Durango – Release Date, MSRP, and Competitors:
The consumers should expect the car to be released at the start or at the mid of 2017. This newest Dodge Durango goes for about $31.500 as the starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price. The higher trim models including SRX trims goes for up to $50,000. Finally, the main competitors are Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chevy Tahoe, and others.