2016 Dodge Durango diesel, release date, price
The 2016 Dodge Durango is the oncoming version of the Dodge Durango that has been making waves in the market since 1997. The SUV is in its 3rd generation at present and enjoying good sales. The upcoming version of 2016 Dodge Durango is set to take it to the big league, and is being offered in two trims – SXT and R/T. There will be bigger cargo capacity in this vehicle, which would appeal to families that frequently go on trips.
2016 Dodge Durango: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The internal cabin will have seating space for up to 7 occupants in 3 seating row configuration. There will be an AC unit to make trips more comfortable for all occupants. The seats will be covered in superior Nappa leather and there will be use of superior materials in order to add to the overall comfort of passengers. There will be USB ports and AUX and the ability to pair smartphones.
The 2016 Dodge Durango is set to come with projector pillar headlamps in the front and there will be LED taillights in the back. The chassis of the car will be constructed out of aluminum, so that much of the weight is dropped off and the driving performance is smoother.
2016 Dodge Durango: Engine and Fuel Economy
There will be dual engine options in this SUV, with a robust V8, 5.7 liter engine that can generate a maximum torque of 390 lb-ft and a peak power of 360 hp. There will also be a slightly weaker V6, 3.6 liter Pentastar engine with the ability to produce a peak torque of 260 lb-ft and a maximum power of 290 hp.
Both engines of the 2016 Dodge Durango will be mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox and it will drive power to the rear wheels. The 2016 Dodge Durango will come with reduced fuel consumption, which would make it a better option for consumers. According to insiders, it will be more fuel-efficient than the present model which is able to offer a mileage of 25 mpg on the expressways and 18 mpg on the busy city roads.
The special features of this vehicle will comprise of a big touch-screen that will be regulated by the driver. Passengers at the rear will be able to enjoy their own amenities to enjoy. The equipments at the front will comprise of parking assistance, Bluetooth, airbags, lane departure, updated infotainment and navigation system and more. Other excellent facilities will include electronic movement handle, side-perspective mirrors, sound and telephone integration and programmed atmosphere control.
2016 Dodge Durango: Release Date and Price
The pricing of the model has not been officially disclosed yet, but buyers can expect to pay about 35 000 USD for the base model, which is the SXT. The R/T will have a higher cost. It is not known when the 2016 Dodge Durango will be officially launched, as the manufacturer is silent about the release date. However, it is expected that it will come into the market sometime in late 2015. In case of delays, it may also come in early 2016.