UPDATED: The Dodge Durango is luxury SUV that has been in the marketplace since 1998 and it was extremely effective. The previous midsize SUV was the synonym for quality. That’s why is hard to picture that any changes that is made to the 2015 design might be any much better. The 2015 Dodge Durango has a lot of new features under its sleeve: it is now lighter thanks to the reduced weight of the product body meanings enhanced fuel economy, revamped bumpers, squint headlamps with LED and the inescapable fog lights at the bottom.
Exterior of 2015 Dodge Durango
The 2015 Dodge Durango comes with bolder, muscular line that presents its sporty soul. With its hockey-stick shape headlights features projector beam look with integrated LED daytime running lights. The R/T and Citadel trims as standard get HID bi-xenon headlights. Headlights also have auto-leveling technology that adjusts headlight beam according to changes in elevation. Rally and R/T packages has more monochromatic look. Reason for that is dark-tinted headlight covers, dark colored front and rear fascias, grille and sill moldings. The sporty appearance fulfils LED taillights which are inspired by the Dodge Dart and Charger.
2015 Dodge Durango Interior
Interior of the new Dodge Durango is like the exterior – luxurious. This 7 passenger SUV has leather upholstery as a standard. On central stack there is Uconnect touchscreen which size of 5” or 8.4” depends on chosen trim level. With this system buyers gets integrated audio and climate controls. On the bottom of the central stack there is media hub that features USB outlet and auxiliary jacks, SD card slot and storage bin. High-tech treatment gets instrument cluster either. Now it includes 7-inch TFT screen.
Powertrain of the 2015 Dodge Durango
There is option of 2 extra powerful engine options. First engine is standard for this Dodge SUV. This Pent-star V-6 engine has 3.6-liter of displacement and generates 290 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. With this engine this luxury SUV has gas mileage rated at 25 mpg on the highway. Second engine is powerful 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 that produces 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. This engine is equipped with Fuel Saver Technology that deactivates 4 cylinders when less power is needed. Fuel consumption of new Durango with this HEMI engine is 23 mpg on highway.
Dodge Durango 2015 towing capacity
For all models standard transmission is 8-speed automatic transmission with rotary shifter and paddle shifters on steering wheel. Comparing to the previous 5-speed automatic this automatic transmission improves fuel efficiency up to 15 percent. 2015 Dodge Durango towing capacity depends on the chosen engine. With smaller V-6 towing capacity is 6,200 pounds and with V-8 HEMI engine is 7,400 pounds. Both of them present best-in-class towing capacity.
2015 Dodge Durango price and release Date
All the comfort and luxury from the 2015 Durango will certainly not come inexpensive. This luxury SUV will certainly be offered in the 2nd half of 2014 with price varying from $35,000 to $50,000. The 2015 Dodge Durango is for those with big families or people who invest the majority of their time on the roadway and have no problem with the price.
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