The new Dodge Durango is built on the extended platform of the well-known car Jeep Grand Cherokee, which in turn uses an upgraded chassis of Mercedes-Benz ML.
The company has given the SUV two petrol engines. The base engine Dodge Durango is a 3.6-liter V6 of the family Pentastar, which is developing 260 horsepower. And masthead is a 360-horsepower HEMI eight-unit engine with volume of 5.7 liters, equipped with the system off several cylinders at low loads, can improve fuel economy.
Developers managed to achieve a level of fuel consumption, which will allow the Dodge Durango to travel without refueling about 800 kilometers. Also, the car in the version with V6 engine can tow a trailer weighing up to 2,812 kg, and with a V8 – up to 3356 kg.
SUV now has three rows of seats with 22 possible variants of transformation of interior. In the list of equipment Dodge Durango there is control system for “dead zones” at evolution, adaptive cruise control, access to the car without a key, and the system warns the driver of a possible collision with the car in front.
Dodge Durango Blacktop version will appear at US dealers in October this year.
In addition to the model Durango, styling kit Blacktop will be available for seven models of the brand, including the Charger, Challenger, Dart, Avenger, Journey and Grand Caravan.