The 2017 Dodge Durango always gets great reviews. And why not! It’s a roomy and classy crossover SUV that has a lot of style and a big and very competent V8 engine that will get you and all of your family members wherever it is you want to go. The three rows of seats in this big, comfy transporter make sure everyone is taken care of and that everyone has plenty of arm, head and leg room. It can tow just about anything and its 8.4-inch touchscreen allows the driver to safely manage any controls with peace of mind. The nice thing about the new Durango is that it is built to be user friendly.
Friendly it definitely is, so don’t let its muscular appearance and its power fool you into thinking that the Durango is all work and no play. It was built tough so you could enjoy yourself and not have to worry about your SUV not doing its job, which is to serve you and get you to your destination safely. The Durango has plenty of standard features to make your travelling more enjoyable: three-zone climate control, cruise control, a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary audio jack, an SD card reader and a USB connection, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, fog lamps, keyless entry and ignition, load-leveling rear suspension, heated mirrors, seven passenger seating, a 5-inch touchscreen interface, height adjustable driver seat, 60/40 split-folding and reclining second row seat and a 50/50 split-folding third row seat.
The new Durango comes standard with a V6, 3.6-liter engine, which puts out 290 horsepower along with 260 pound-feet of torque. Rear wheel drive and an eight speed automatic transmission are also standard equipment and all-wheel drive is an option. Fuel economy for the V6 is 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 on the highway or about 21 miles per gallon combined. The Durango V6 can tow up to 6,200 pounds and can hit 60 miles an hour from a dead stop in 7.8 seconds.
Antilock brakes, stability and traction control along with a driver knee airbag, full-length side curtain airbags and front side airbags are some of the safety features in the new Durango. The rearview camera and rear parking sensor are other standard safety features. Bodwell Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge has the new 2017 Durango for you to test drive.