New 2016 Dodge Durango at Newark Chrysler Jeep Dodge for Newark, DE
The 2016 Dodge Durango is a great blend of performance, durability and style. The versatile and advanced technology helps both the driver and passengers and makes the ride more enjoyable. The towing and driving range is a leader in its class and is a reliable and wonderful selection for a seven-passenger SUV. The new model year has lots of features including exterior packages including four new exterior colors, improvements to the Uconnect system, and newly improved wheels that come standard on all editions. The Durango comes in four levels of trim this year.
Under the Durango's Hood
The Pentastar engine comes on the Durango. This engine has won some great awards over the years and it is very oriented to performance and constructed in a very durable manner. The Pentastar that is used on the Durango is a V-6 with the power of 290 horses and torque of 260 lb.-ft. The mighty Dodge Durango actually has the ability to tow 6,200 pounds which wins it the best-in-class. A single tank of fuel transports you 600 miles while using this engine. Another selection in the motor department is a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI that generates a cool 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. This setup gets the Durango a towing capacity of 7,400 pounds which wins a best-in class designation. The Durango also has fuel saver mode which shuts off engine cylinders all of the way down to four when the need for max power decreases.
Design of Dodge Durango
For all models there is a choice of 18 or 20-inch wheels made from aluminum which can be finished with lots of great color options such as silver paint, black gloss or polished aluminum. There are nine choices to pick from to reflect the owner's own sense of style. Taking a look inside of the Durango the instrument panel offers the ability to house either a 5-inch or 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen. The screens give the operator and passengers control of many things in the vehicle with great ease. Some of these controls include: temperature, sound and speakers, phone, GPS and other functions of the vehicle. These functions are all displayed in a way that is very easy to understand and to read. The instrument panel area has a 7-inch full color display screen that allows the driver great ability to configure how info is displayed. Bucket seats are what normally comes in the vehicle with comfortable arm rests.
The Dodge Durango remains an industry leader in safety and security and the 2016 model year is no different.The Durango is loaded with 60 options that are tailored for the security and safety of its passengers. Some of the technology put in place is: Blind-spot Monitoring, trailer sway control, adaptive cruise control, side and front air bags, electronic stability control and all-speed traction control, front seat thorax air bags and plenty more. An additional perk is an available alarm system that alerts the vehicle owner via text message or email when the Durango's security becomes engaged. The Durango is a vehicle with a ton of reliability and is built on a brand that is rock solid. Dodge continues to push technology limits.