2015 Dodge Durango – Setting new benchmark for performance in SUVs

Durango from Dodge is one of the most popular SUV’s is North America. It has been in market since 1998. First generation of production which lasted from 1998 to 2003 was classified to be a mid-sized SUV. But from Second Generation onwards it was classified as a full-sized SUV. Currently it is in its third generation which started from 2010. It is a basic four door SUV and comes both in rear wheel drive and four wheel drive versions. 2015 Dodge Durango is expected to undergo a lot of modifications.

2015 Dodge Durango will undergo various changes in its design as well as drive train to keep up with the ever expanding market. Recent versions come with two powerful engine options namely a 3.6 L V6 pentastar and a 5.7 L V8 HEMI.

2015 Dodge Durango front view

2015 DODGE DURANGO: EXTERIOR

Its exterior design is pretty sleek even for an SUV. It is a full sized SUV comprising of three rows of seating system. Eight passengers can be comfortably fitted in the car along with sufficient space for luggage. It has a cargo space size of 84.5 cubic feet which is pretty good for a family outing. Many features such as the hexagonal large grille are kept similar to previous versions. Headlight design is a bit changed though.

Body material has been a bit modified to reduce the total weight which will have direct effect in reducing fuel economy. Front side has some changes in it including the redesigned bumpers which are massive and a two piece mesh mask.

2015 Dodge Durango rear view

2015 DODGE DURANGO: INTERIOR

It will have better quality of leather to cover up seats. Dash board in the centre would contain a number of high-tech gadgets which are becoming essential in today’s cars. Infotainment system would contain an 8.4 inch touch screen with a blue ray player in built. Entire car is Bluetooth connected.

2015 Dodge Durango interior

2015 DODGE DURANGO: ENGINE & PRICE

 2015 Dodge Durango will come with two engine options. The first one would be a 3.6 L V6 pentastar. It would generate about 290 hp of power and nearly 260 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option in the car would be a 5.7 L V8 HEMI engine which would generate power of up to 360 hp and nearly 390 lb-ft of torque. It would also come with eight speed automatic transmission.

More details regarding engine specifications and performance would be released later by the company. Price of base model would be around $30,000.

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