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The all-new 2017 Dodge Durango is a three-row crossover SUV and is equipped with many standard features that will be sure to impress. With four trim levels to choose from, you will be able to choose the right Durango for you and if you are looking for a comfortable vehicle that will hold all of your passengers comfortably, then you have come to the right place. With soft-touch materials throughout the cabin and ample legroom in all three-rows, the 2017 Dodge Durango is a very valued and very sought after SUV. Please read on for more information about the 2017 Dodge Durango.
Under the Durango's Hood
The new 2017 Dodge Durango is available in four various trim levels which includes the SXT, GT, Citadel, and the R/T and can be configured into either a seven- or six- passenger seating. The base trim level is equipped with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, a load-leveling rear suspension, automatic headlamps, foglamps, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, cruise control, three-zone climate control, a height adjustable driver seat, 60/40-split folding and reclining second-row seat, a 50/50-split folding third-row seat, cloth upholstery, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a 5-inch touchscreen interface, and a six-speaker sound system. The standard engine for the 2017 Dodge Durango is the 3.6-liter V6 that produces up to 290 horsepower and 260 lb -ft of torque and is matched with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but there is also an option for all-wheel drive. In order to improve upon fuel economy, the 2017 Durango is equipped with an automatic stop-start system which will shut down the engine when the vehicle is stopped. The total fuel economy for the standard engine is 21 miles per gallon combined. The next engine option is the 5.7-liter V8 engine that is able to reach up to 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft of torque and is standard for the R/T and optional on the Citadel. This engine also has the eight-speed automatic and rear wheel-drive as standard, while still maintaining the option of an all-wheel-drive system that includes a low-range transfer case.
Design of Dodge Durango
The 2017 Dodge Durango is very spacious and even offers a third row that can seat a passenger of any size or height. This is a rare luxury with SUV's when you are able to maintain a comfortable third row option. Also, the rear doors are quite large and will open to nearly 90 degrees for an easy entry or exit. There is also a flip and fold second-row seat that only makes maneuvering through the cabin easier and adds to cargo capacity. The overall maximum cargo capacity of the 2017 Dodge Durango measures out to 84.5 cubic feet and then 47.7 cubic feet behind the second row. The 2017 Dodge Durango not only allows for spaciousness, but comfort as well with the use of quality and soft-touch materials throughout the cabin. There is also the much sought after 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen that offers large virtual buttons, organized menus, and useful physical controls.
There are many standard safety features equipped with the 2017 Dodge Durango. These features include antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side airbags, a driver knee airbag, and full-length side curtain airbags. There is also a rearview camera and rear parking sensors that are optional on the SXT, but standard on all the other trims. The 8.4-inch touchscreen is not only a convenient tool in your car, but it also holds safety features that will make you feel very secure. The touchscreen system gets bundled with emergency assistance and stolen vehicle tracking. There are also the "Technology, Safety/Security, and Convenience Group," which only adds even more safety technologies.