In the year 1997 Dodge Durango was first released by Chrysler Corporation. After two generations of this heavy SUV, Chrysler Corporation has decided to release an improved and more improvised car. This 7-seater SUV has gone through drastic changes in the design and external body. Now this 2016 Dodge Durango model comes up with 4 wheel drive train with many new features being added. Being sports SUV this hunk serves the necessities of the family car too.
2016 Dodge Durango – Exterior and Interior Design
More leg space and more space for luggage. Three row seating arrangement for seven persons. The presence of 2 touch-screens. One for driver and the other for passengers, 4 USB ports with an 8 inch LED screen with full GPS facility, Bluetooth, airbags and parking assistance systems are also available. The new 2016 Dodge Durango comes out with a much larger wheelbase and the SUV will be available in two trim levels, one being SXT and the other is R/T. The appearance and the look of the new SUV include projector beam lamps, bright fog lamps and innovative grille design.
2016 Dodge Durango – Powertrain
The main engine is same as that of its previous versions, but some innovative changes have been made. The SUV comes out with two options when it comes to the engine. One is a 3.6 liter V6 Pentastar engine, generating 290 hp and 260 lbs feet of maximum torque. And another is a 5.7 liter V8 Hemi engine, producing 360 hp and a maximum torque of 390 lbs feet. The 2016 Dodge Durango gives a mileage of 18 mpg in the city roads and around 25 mpg on the highways. Both the engines feature a fully electronic 8-speed automatic transmission system providing better efficiency and quicker acceleration. It has a 24×7 U-connect 9-1-1 emergency call service assistance, 2016 Dodge Durango has Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with better stop and improved connectivity with AUX inputs. Its maximum acceleration is 50 miles in just 10 seconds with improved 4 wheel drive, ABS system makes the car long term,iPod facility and full music system available in the car. The big SUV only involves rear-wheel driving to save fuel and hence has a better fuel economy, which is considered as one of its biggest plus points. This model has a 20 inch alloy wheels with an optional black glass roof. The cabin inside the car is shining dark and the seats are silver stitched. 2016 Dodge Durango features tuned in suspension and high-performance braking system, giving it an edge over the other SUVs. It provides very good air bag protection and enjoys all wheel drive mode for better turning and control. The car has 9-speaker Bose sound system and a full GPS connection which accurately shows the position of the car.
2016 Dodge Durango – Release Date and Price
In the year 2014 the car has 64,398 sales, which is considered as very good compared to other Chrysler Corporation produced cars. The car will be available in 2016-2017 and will be priced between $30,000 and $40,000.