2016 Dodge Durango Release Date – As the end of the year is getting closer, many of us wonder about the 2016 Dodge Durango release date. The Durango is a large SUV that was firstly produced in 1997. Now, after nearly two decades elapsed, Dodge is ready to launch the 2016 Durango. The American automaker’s great expectation is that the new Durango will have a better market share. The SUV market competition especially in North America is getting stronger in the last several years. Sticking to the old, outdated model will be a failure guarantee. Toyota Highlander and Ford Explorer will become hard rivals. We’ll begin to examine what’s under the hood.
2016 Dodge Durango Specs
The new Durango will use two powerplant variants. First is the 3.6 L displacement V6 from Pentastar®. This engine will have 295 hp output and 260 pounds feet of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission brings the power to the rear wheels. The new fuel efficient is still a company secret, but the installment of a stop-start system will make this car have a better fuel management than before. The Durango will be able to tow up to 6,200 pounds object.
The second engine is the 5.7 liter Hemi V8. It will generate 360 horsepower and twists 390 pounds per feet. The engine also comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive system. Its maximum towing capacity is 7,400 pounds. The down side is the absence of stop-start feature for this engine.
2016 Dodge Durango Interior
Judging from its look, the cabin will be spacious. It can hold seven passenger seats conveniently. Leather upholstery are available with some further adjustment. The new car will have an upgraded Uconnect system and all models will have a sport mode capability. The safety features will be equipped with airbags, electronic stability control, traction control, etc. You can feel comfortable and safe in one package along your journey.
2016 Dodge Durango Exterior
The new Durango will have new colors in addition to the previous. You can have luxury brown, ivory pear, red pearl or light brownstone to choose. A brass monkey appearance package is brought in with the limited model. Monochromatic exterior comes standard to the Citadel model, while platinum appearance package will be optional. All new Durango will have new standard wheels.
Alternative vehicle: New Mazda CX3 2016
2016 Dodge Durango Release Date and Price
Get ready to welcome the new Durango arrival. It’s expected that Dodge will launch it at the closing of this year or early next year. The price will be unveiled following the release. We estimate the base MSRP will be around $31,000.
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