Meet The New 2020 Dodge Durango
- March 4, 2020
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If there’s any crossover that is uniquely engineered to deliver dazzling power, excellent towing capacity, and ample passenger and cargo space, it’s the 2020 Dodge Durango. The all-new Durango boasts of a fantastic degree of capability that’s not common with other 3-row crossover SUVs in its class. Generally, the 2020 model is not much different from its preceding model, except for some updates in their tech features and safety installations. These changes and much more are more pronounced in the R/T trim.
This Dodge SUV is another bright representative of Dodge’s muscular design and performance-oriented engineering in all its lineup. A Durango leasing promises to offer the very best packages that Dodge wants to award its loyalists.
Powertrain And Transmission
The latest Durango crossover model base trim is powered by a V6 engine that delivers up to 295 horsepower. That’s so much power coming from a V6! Besides this, there are two alternative powertrains in the new Durango, which impressively boost its towing capacity and delivers excellent acceleration. The first is a 5.7-liter V8 engine that puts out a 360 horsepower. This engine option is offered as standard in the Durango R/T trim. The second is the 6.4-liter V8 with a 475-horsepower. This is exclusive to the SRT trim. Regardless of the engine option, they are all paired to an eight-speed automatic as standard. The gearbox offers seamless switches that guarantee a better performance for the Dodge.
The new Durango’s fuel economy is not so outstanding for its class, neither is it bad. Its standard V6 engine and rear-wheel drive get an EPA estimate of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel-drive option gets a little low rating of 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. When you opt for the 5.7-liter V8 engine, the Durango gives you a 14 mpg city and 22 mpg highway, whereas, with the 6.4-liter V8 option, you can only get a meager 13 mpg in the streets and 19 mpg on the highway.
Interior And Cargo Space
Inside the Durango is another world entirely that can’t be judged as been too classy or dull. Every touch in the interior indicates Dodge’s priority for comfort in this new SUV. When you move along the trim levels, from the base trim up is continuous involvement of upscale material and more delicate interior décor. You can get top-notch quality leather and suede upholsteries as well as upholstered dashboards and consoles. To further make every ride with the 2020 Dodge Durango a pleasing one, a standard 7 inches or 8.4 inches touch screen (depending on the trim) Uconnect infotainment system is there for you.
With a passenger and driver seating capacity of up to seven, the 2020 Durango offers a moderate headroom and legroom space, with generous cargo space. The three-row crossover not only allows its last two rows to be folded, but you can also fold the front passenger seat likewise to grant you more cargo space, especially for large items.
The latest Durango has earned an impressive safety rating all-round, both in crash test and the IIHS test. Driver assistance features and other safety options such as adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and a whole lot more all give confidence while cruising with the new Durango.