In the year 1997 Dodge Durango was first released by Chrysler Corporation. Dodge designed Durango but this time with a surprise in the price tag. This time it comes back in stunning style and with lots of honour. It was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in 2015. With back to back releases, Dodge surely wants its customers to get a taste of 2017 Dodge Durango. With remarkable improvements and market strategy Dodge is ready to rock the market in style. It has a sophisticated interior design and significant changes can be seen on the exterior side. 2017 Dodge Durango comes up with all wheel drive and front wheel drive option with many changes about the engine.
2017 Dodge Durango: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The wheelbase has been same, but this time alloy wheels have been introduced. The platform has been changed and now its based upon SX6 platform upon which Mercedes car made up. The doors has been made electronic and exterior colors are metallic. It looks beautiful when the color shines in the bright sunlight. New grille has been introduced with rear and front bumpers, making away for the look. The hoods have been removed and headlights come up in a new way. Headlights are oval shaped properly placed for better lighting and visibility.
- Fuel economy – 17/24 mpg
- Car type – SUV
- Transmission – 8-speed shiftable automatic
- Engine type – Gas
- Total seating – 7
- Drive Train – All wheel drive or Front wheel drive
- Bluetooth – 3.0V (YES)
- Curb weight – 3237 lbs
The interior of 2017 Dodge Durango has been newly made and constructed by a Japan car making company. It has designed to increase more leg space and cargo space. It has a total seating capacity of seven persons with head rest and hand rest seats, both present. In the front it has a big 8.9 inches LED screen assisting the driver. It also has 8 speakers, dual Dolby music system which is a great source of entertainment. 2017 Dodge Durango will have Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) which is an interesting feature on this car. It also has AUX input, which means the driver can control the window shields from the driver’s seat.
2017 Doge Durango: Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Dodge Durango will feature a 3.6 Pentastar engine which is rumored to be direct inject and super charged. It has the power to produce around 260 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of maximum torque. Another option is a 5.7 liter V8 engine which can produce a horsepower of 440 and a maximum torque of 288 lb-ft. Both the engines will be a 8 speed shiftable automatic transmission. It can accelerate to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds while the mileage is about 17mpg in city roads and 24 mpg on highways. For the improvement in fuel economy of 2017 Dodge Durango will also have an extra 4.0 liter oil storage space for emergency purposes.
2017 Dodge Durango: Release Date and Price
You might be wondering how much does this car cost. Well, the 2017 Dodge Durango will be cost around $ 25 000 to $ 30 000 and will be available to its customers by October, 2017.