New 2017 Dodge Durango at Dulles Motorcars of Leesburg for Leesburg, VA
The 2017 Dodge Durango is a perfect option if you are in search of your next cross-over SUV. The Durango offers three rows, which allows you to fit all of your passengers comfortably. Also, with the high-end standard features and various configuration options the Durango can be exactly the car you need it to be. Please read on to learn more about the 2017 Dodge Durango.
Under the Durango's Hood
The 2017 Dodge Durango is a three-row crossover SUV that comes available in four trim levels. These trim levels include the SXT, GT, Citadel, and the R/T. The Dodge Durango can be configured with either 6- or 7 seats and only gets reduced when the optional second-row captain's chairs are chosen. The base trim level is equipped with standard features such as the 18-inch alloy wheels, a load-leveling rear suspension, automatic headlamps, foglamps, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, three-zone climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split folding and reclining second-row seat, a 50/50-split folding third row seat, and a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port, and an SD card reader. The 2017 Dodge Durango is equipped with the standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that is able to produce up to 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft of torque. This engine gets coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. There is also optional all-wheel drive and there's an automatic stop-start system that is able to shut down the engine when the vehicle stops in order to improve upon fuel economy. The fuel economy for the Dodge Durango is 21 miles per gallon with either the rear-wheel or all-wheel drive and when equipped properly the Durango can tow up to 6,200 pounds. The standard engine for the R/T would be the 5.7-liter V8 that is able to produce 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft of torque and is also optional on the Citadel.
Design of Dodge Durango
The 2017 Dodge Durango is a great option for a family car and is great for road trips due to how comfortable the interior cabin is. The standard features are considerably high-end and includes soft-touch materials that virtually wrap the cabin. The rear doors open up to nearly 90-degrees which helps make for an easy entry and exit and assist in loading cargo. There is also a flip-and-fold second-row seat that is optional on the SXT and is standard on all other trim levels. The 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen is yet another high-end standard feature and contains large virtual buttons, logical menus, and helpful physical controls. This system is incredibly user-friendly and accommodates to even the least-tech educated driver. The Dodge Durango has a maximum cargo capacity of 84.5 cubic feet and has 47.7 cubic feet behind the second row. The third row has enough room that a large golf bag could fit in and there is also an available cargo cover that allows for the second and third rows if needed.
The 2017 Dodge Durango is equipped with many standard safety and security features. These standard safety and security features include the antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side airbags, a driver knee airbag, and full-length side curtain airbags. Also, a rearview camera and rear parking sensors are standard on all trims with the exception of the SXT. The 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen system is bundled with emergency assistance and stolen vehicle tracking. There are also certain advanced safety technologies that are included with the Technology Group and the Safety/Security and Convenience Group that can be added to most trim levels.