2016 Dodge Durango Changes, Release Date

Braving all odds, Dodge is about to get on their way with their latest instalment of a feature packed SUV ( Sports Utility Vehicle ) in the form of a brand new 2016 Dodge Durango. This full size sports utility vehicle has been making a successful run ever since it was launched way back in 1997 and is now in its second generation of production. Dodge hopes to extend this run of success and so they have left no stones unturned in ensuring that this latest model is full feature packed and a reasonably good choice to go for.

2016 Dodge Durango front

2016 Dodge Durango Exterior and Interior Redesign

A refined look is up for this latest instalment of 2016 Dodge Durango. Tagged off as one of the most sophisticated and handsome full size SUV up for sale in the USA, Dodge has really got some big reputation to improve upon. Improvement of this latest 2016 Durango will kick off with a reduction in weight. This favoured feat will be achieved by the use of light weighing materials like aluminium panels and carbon fibre sheets. These step-ups will enhance performance and fuel consumption numbers on this latest Durango.

2016 Durango’s body work features a lot of smooth edges and aerodynamic curves which is going to further improve fuel consumption figures by reducing drag coefficient of the car. The frontal façade of this Dodge Durango will see redesigned front grille which will be large and hexagonal shape along with redesigned rectangular head lamps and redesigned hood design. Head lights are armed with LED lighting technology which helps to give clear lighting up ahead. Bumpers have also faced a slight improvement in their size and will have a point to prove with their new design. The wheel base has also been increased so as to increase cabin space.

2016 Dodge Durango rear

2016 Dodge Durango has come up with a completely new design when it comes to cabin styling. The manufacturers have completely ripped off the old styling and has devised a new look for this car. A unique feature, passenger seats which have the ability to be folded, has been included which gives even more cabin space. Durango’s comfortable seats will be able to accommodate up to seven fully grown human beings and leave plenty of space for head room and leg room even after that. Seating arrangement has been done in three rows.

Dash board has also undergone considerable changes which makes the overall look and feel of the cabin very classy and sophisticated. Latest technology among the likes of satellite radios, media player which can play DVD, Blu-ray as well as flash drives, navigation assist, Bluetooth connectivity, etc. has been installed to give an enjoyable ride experience to its passengers. A 5 inch touch screen panel also features which displays various information.

2016 Dodge Durango interior

2016 Dodge Durango Engine Specs

Rumors are speaking of two variants of engine option for the 2016 Dodge Durango. These options include:

  • A 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine which can produce 290 BHP at 260 lb-ft of torque.
  • A 5.7L HEMI V8 which can produce 360 BHP at 390 lb-ft of torque.

These options will be mated with an 8-speed transmission system.

2016 Dodge Durango Release Date and Price

Exact release dates for the 2016 Dodge Durango continues to be an object of speculation while its price will start at around $29,900.

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