The Dodge Durango is an edgier choice to a Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot, though it’s still flattering atmospheric and practical. To stay competitive, Dodge is giving a three-row SUV a series of courteous updates, including new circle designs, interior amenities, and an integrated trailer brake. Prices start at $31,390 including destination.
All 2019 Dodge Durango models offer an integrated trailer stop when versed with a discretionary Trailer Tow Package. Blind-spot monitoring with back cranky trail showing is now accessible as a freestanding choice opposite all trims. F8 Green, Destroyer Gray, and Reactor Blue extraneous colors will join a lineup after launch.
Base SXT models now come with a choice of leather seats for a some-more reward feel. For a new indication year, a subsequent step adult is a Durango GT, that now is accessible with cloth seating and new 20-inch circle designs. This trim also receives a opening front fascia and LED foglamps from aloft trims. Buyers can also opt for an SRT-inspired hood with an atmosphere estuary channel and dual feverishness extractors. Both a SXT and GT container a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine creation 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.
Sitting in a center of a pack, a Citadel gets a V-6 as standard, though a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 with 360 hp and 390 lb-ft is optional. All Citadel models now have customary second-row captain’s chairs. The R/T, that comes customary with a 5.7-liter V-8, now facilities accessible Sepia leather seats as good as new circle designs. At a tip of a lineup sits a strong SRT, braggadocio a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 with 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. These models now offer red chair belts and new wheels finished in Matte Vapor or Brass Monkey. Also new are lightweight, high-performance Brembo brakes with two-piece rotors. The Citadel, R/T, and SRT are now accessible with a 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.
“The Durango is a three-row Charger of a SUV segment,” pronounced Steve Beahm, conduct of FCA’s newcomer automobile brands in North America, in a statement. He continues, “Customer direct for application vehicles in a United States has exploded over a past decade, and with America’s fastest, many powerful, and many able three-row SUVs in a garage and a new updates for a 2019 indication year, Dodge Durango continues to apart itself from a foe with a opening and capability that a business demand.”
Whether a Durango is indeed allied to a three-row Charger is adult for debate. After all, there is no Durango Hellcat yet. Incidentally, a sedan lineup also receives important updates for 2019, including a new grille on higher-performing versions.
The 2019 Dodge Durango will start nearing in dealerships this fall.
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