New 2016 Dodge Durango at Dulles Motorcars of Leesburg for Leesburg, VA
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. This year's Durango is available in four trim choices which are: SXT, Limited, R/T and Citadel.
Under the Durango's Hood
The Durango uses a Pentastar engine that has won awards in recent years and is very performance oriented. The version being used here is a V-6 with 290 horses and 260 lb.-ft in torque. Relying on this the Durango can tow 6,200 pounds capturing best-in-class. On one tank of gasoline you can go 600 miles with this amazing engine. Another choice in the engine department is the V-8 HEMI, 5.7 liter 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque that can tow 7,400 pounds also for a best-in class award. There is also fuel saver mode on the models which turn cylinders off all the way down to four when less power still gets it done.
Design of Dodge Durango
The inside of this Dodge model possesses either a 5-inch screen or 8.4-inch screen both of which have touch technology as well as Dodge's well-known Uconnect technology. The driver also gets a 7 inch fully customizable screen to show important data. A big attraction is available Blu-ray video screens proving entertainment across many forms of media. These screens are on the backside of the front seats and come in high definition and measure 9 inches across. Taking it to the exterior the 2016 Durango is molded to display its advancements in technology while also flexing its muscle and feeding its confidence. Another great advancement is the ability for the brand to offer all-wheel drive on the vehicle which takes good advantage of the even weight distribution of the total vehicle. The Durango has a great feature which is Eco Mode that assists in controlling and optimizing the way the vehicle shifts. It also governs the sensitivity of the throttle while helping to obtain the goal of fuel economy gains.
The designers responsible for the Durango have most definitely put safety and security as a priority over all of the years and this model is no different. This Durango has 60 features that are available to help ensure both. A bit of the equipment installed is as follows: traction control at all speeds, electronic stability control, front airbags, side airbags, Blind Spot monitoring system, trailer sway control, adaptive cruise control and plenty more. Another feature to showcase is the alarm notification system that is available. This alerts the owner by sending a text message or email a moment's notice when the security on the Durango becomes active. In using this system, it possesses the ability to alert up to five people if this was ever to happen.