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2016 Dodge Durango Overview (See Available Styles)

  • Standard 295-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • Available 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 engine
  • Newly available Brass Monkey Appearance Package
The 2016 Dodge Durango is a full-size SUV that seats up to 7 passengers across three rows. It competes with the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, and Honda Pilot.

Five trims are available: the SXT, SXT Plus, Limited, R/T, and Citadel.

The Durango has an imposing appearance with its large crossbar grille and wide-mouth fascia. At the rear, the taillights are unified by a three-piece lamp unit that stretches across the liftgate. For a more aggressive appearance, the Durango has an available Blacktop Package which includes unique 20-inch black wheels and smoked headlights. The Limited trim gets a newly available Brass Monkey Appearance Package includes 20-inch bronze-finished rims, a body color-trim grille, and smoked headlights. Standard features include front fog lights, power/heated side mirrors, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. Available features include a trailer hitch receiver, HID headlights, turn signal indicators at the side mirrors, a power moonroof, a power liftgate, and a dual-pipe exhaust system.

Under the hood, the Durango is powered by a standard 295-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear- (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The R/T trim has a standard 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 engine that delivers 395 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing capacity for the Durango is 7,100 lbs. Fuel economy for V-6/RWD models is an EPA-estimated 19/27 mpg city highway. It slightly drops to an 18/25 mpg rating for V-6/AWD models. With the V-8 equipped, the fuel economy rating lowers further to 14/22 mpg.

Inside, the Durango features a standard cloth interior with a 60/40 split-folding second-row bench seat and a 50/50 split-folding third-row seat. The second-row bench seat can be swapped with an available pair of captain’s chairs. The center stack features a standard audio system that include a 5-inch touchscreen, CD/MP3 playback, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can be upgraded with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, an integrated navigation system, and Siri Eyes Free mode. Standard features include tri-zone automatic climate control and remote keyless entry. Available features include leather upholstery, a memory seat, heated front and second-row seats, heated steering wheel, remote vehicle start, a rear DVD entertainment system, and adaptive cruise control.

The Durango earned a 4/5-star overall crash test safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Standard safety features include a backup camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. Available features include adaptive suspension, a blindspot warning system, rear cross-traffic alert, and forward collision warning.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 14 - 19 MPG
  • Highway: 22 - 27 MPG

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Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: ****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

23 of 25 (92%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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