2020 Dodge Durango Louisville KY
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While Dodge mainly gets recognition thanks to the drag strip destroying Charger and Challenger models, the Dodge Durango is still one of the best SUVs on the market today thanks to its powerful engines, numerous features, and an ample amount of space. Under the hood, you won’t find the traditional four-cylinder. Instead, Dodge brings you the power right away with a V6 and several V8 options. Better still, the Durango doesn’t skimp on practically for sheer straight-line performance as Dodge keeps things fresh with all the latest infotainment technology and other upgrades that come regularly. Four-wheel-drive is also available so your Durango can go over just about anything. There is so much more the Durango has to offer, keep reading to find out!
- 3.6-Liter V6 Engine
- 295 Horsepower
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Electronic Stability Control
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Three-Zone Climate Control
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
- Push-Button Button Start
What engines are available?
While most engine lineups start things off with a turbocharged four-cylinder, the Dodge Durango brings the power right away with a 3.6-liter V6 that pumps out 293 horsepower with a single exhaust and 295 horsepower with a double exhaust. The engine provides an outstanding response and can tow up to 6,400 pounds. Up next is the first of the V8s. The first is a 5.7-liter V8 that offers a class-leading 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque, which comes standard on the R/T and is optional on the Citadel. Last is a humungous 6.4-liter V8 that has 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, which makes the Durango the most powerful SUV in its class. Most trims of the Durango come with rear-wheel-drive with the option for four-wheel-drive. On the SRT, four-wheel-drive comes standard. All engines pair with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
What are the notable features of the Durango?
Five trim levels are available for the Dodge Durango, and each comes with an impressive amount of features. The base SXT comes with a push-button start, three-zone climate control, power-folding third-row headrests, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Stepping up to the GT adds even more creature features such as remote ignition, a power liftgate, and a power driver’s seat. If you want more luxury, the Citadel has you covered with leather and vinyl upholstery, heated front and second-row seats, an 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation, and a nine-speaker stereo. The R/T is a more performance-oriented trim with features such as low-range gearing and a more aggressive style. Finally, the top-level SRT comes with an electronic limited-slip differential, Brembo brakes, and performance-tuned suspension. Also coming standard is upgraded leather, simulated-suede upholstery, and ventilated front seats. There is also a towing package that allows the Durango to haul 8,700 pounds.
What are some of the safety features?
Your safety is paramount to Dodge, which is why the Durango is loaded with safety features, including Adaptive Cruise Control System with Stop. This allows you to keep your speed under control by using throttle control and limited braking when slower traffic is detected. Also available is a Blind-Spot Monitoring System, which helps you keep track of your surroundings and alerts you when another vehicle enters one of your blind spot zones, thereby helping you make safer lane changes. Finally, Electronic Stability Control with Electronic Roll Mitigation enables you to maintain directional control on low traction surfaces and preventing rollover.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Dodge Durango
The Dodge Durango is the most potent and technologically proficient SUV on the market today. The three engines provide you with an insane amount of horsepower as well as an impressive amount of torque. The five trim levels offer you all of the features that you could want, and the numerous safety features make sure that you will be safe and secure when you traverse the open road. We highly recommend taking a test drive of this fantastic SUV, so head down to the dealership and test your’s today!