2016 Dodge Durango

 
2016 Dodge Durango
 
2016 Dodge Durango
 

2016 Dodge Durango

MSRP 
$45,985
Invoice 
$44,208
Target 
 
 

Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 18 mpg City, 25 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.6 L Regular Unleaded V-6, 295 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: All Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 7
  • Doors: 4

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What You Will Like

With a starting price of around $30,000, the Dodge Durango is one of the best full-size SUV values available. With an 8-speed transmission available, standard remote keyless entry and 3-zone climate control as well as available 20-inch rims, the Durango is a hard package to beat at this price.

The Durango also remains one of the safest SUV picks for a large family, as it's been a repeat IIHS Top Safety Pick; and it's one of the best picks on the market for those who need to carry a large family while also towing a trailer. Tow ratings for the Durango range up to 7,400 pounds with the V8 or 6,200 pounds with the V6.

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What's New For 2016

The Dodge Durango returns in 2016 with few changes. The V6 engine gets a fuel-saving start/stop feature as standard equipment.

Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 Years / 100,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 4 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 3 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Est Target Price With Options

$45,985

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$1,095

 
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Specifications for 2016 Dodge Durango

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Uconnect Access Emergency S.O.S
    • ParkSense Rear Parking Sensors
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Back-Up Camera
  • Entertainment Features
    • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • Uconnect w/Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Automatic Equalizer
    • 506w Regular Amplifier
    • 9 Performance Speakers
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System, DVD-Audio and External Memory Control
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4 NAV
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels: 20" x 8.0" Satin Clear Finish
    • Tires: P265/50R20 BSW AS LRR
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper
    • Black Side Windows Trim
    • Body-Colored Wheel Well Trim
    • Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Front License Plate Bracket
    • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Roof Rack
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • LED Brakelights
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Laminated Glass
  • Interior Features
    • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat, Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel and Audio
    • Front Seats w/Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar
    • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback and Ventilated Front Seats
    • 8-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
    • 8-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
    • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temp, Engine Hour Meter, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
    • 7 Person Seating Capacity
    • Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench Vinyl 3rd Row Seat Front, 2 Power and Adjustable Head Restraints
    • Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
    • Illuminated Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Compass
    • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
    • Valet Function
    • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
    • Garage Door Transmitter
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
    • HVAC -inc: Auxiliary Rear Heater, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
    • Leather Gear Shift Knob
    • Leather Door Trim Insert
    • Luxury Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
    • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim
    • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
    • Cargo Net
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • Smart Device Integration
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Remote Engine Start
    • Tracker System
    • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Redundant Digital Speedometer
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Digital/Analog Display
    • Manual Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
    • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest
    • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
    • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
    • 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT UPG I w/ESS
    • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (845RE)
    • 3.45 Rear Axle Ratio
    • GVWR: 6,500 lbs
    • 50 State Emissions
    • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
    • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control
    • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
    • Engine Oil Cooler
    • 650CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • 180 Amp Alternator
    • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
    • 1360# Maximum Payload
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Electric Power-Assist Steering
    • 24.6 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
    • Permanent Locking Hubs
    • Short And Long Arm Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13.8
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 84.5
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 47.7
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 17.2
  • Electrical Features
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 650
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 650
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 180
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Order Code - ERC
    • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded V-6
    • Displacement - 3.6 L/220
    • Fuel System - Sequential MPI
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 295 @ 6400
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 260 @ 4000
    • Engine Oil Cooler - Regular Duty
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 119.8
    • Length, Overall (in) - 201.2
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 75.8
    • Height, Overall (in) - 70.9
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 63.9
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 64.1
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.1
    • Liftover Height (in) - 32.2
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 24.6
    • Fuel Tank Location - Midship
    • Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 7
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.9
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 40.3
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 58.5
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 57
    • Second Head Room (in) - 39.8
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 38.6
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 58.3
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 56
    • Third Head Room (in) - 37.8
    • Third Leg Room (in) - 31.5
    • Third Shoulder Room (in) - 50.4
    • Third Hip Room (in) - 42.8
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 21
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 18
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 25
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.1
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Dodge Durango
    • Body Style - Sport Utility
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Short And Long Arm
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Axle Type - Front - Independent
    • Axle Type - Rear - Independent
    • Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.45
    • Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.45
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Order Code - TKJ
    • Rear Tire Order Code - TKJ
    • Front Tire Size - P265/50TR20
    • Rear Tire Size - P265/50TR20
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 6200
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 620
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 6200
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 930
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 6200
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
    • Trans Order Code - DFL
    • Trans Type - 8
    • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.71
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.14
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.11
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.67
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.28
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.29
    • Trans PTO Access - No
    • Transfer Case Power Take Off - No
    • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
    • Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
  • Vehicle Features
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.4
  • Weight Information Features
    • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6500
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 8
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 8
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2016 Dodge Durango Photos & Colors

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Available Colors

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  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat Bright White Clearcoat Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat Ivory 3-Coat Light Brownstone Pearlcoat Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat Red Pearl Coat True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Ivory 3-Coat
  • Light Brownstone Pearlcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Red Pearl Coat
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

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Introduction

Substantial and refined, the Dodge Durango is no carlike crossover. Nor is it a full-fledged SUV, clamoring for opportunities to scamper off-road. It’s simply a three-row utility vehicle with excellent road manners and capability for rugged use. Durango is rear-wheel drive, so it can pull a trailer and go off road.

For growing families, a Durango makes sense. All the more so, if you haul a boat or trailer at times. Towing capacity can reach 7,400 pounds with the available Hemi V8 engine.

This third-generation Durango was introduced as a 2011 model and revised for 2014 and is closely related to the Jeep Grand Cherokee. For 2016 there are few changes. All 2016 Durango models get new wheel finishes, and V6 engines gain stop-start technology. Four new body colors are available, and new appearance packages mix gloss black and body-color detailing, including a new Brass Monkey Appearance Package. Monochromatic exterior appearance is standard on the 2016 Durango Citadel.

Rear-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel drive is available: V8 models get a low-range transfer case, while V6 models use a simpler single-speed unit.

Two strong engines are available. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 makes 290 or 295 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Dodge’s 5.7-liter Hemi V8 generates 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet. Both engines mate with an excellent 8-speed automatic transmission. A stylish rotary selector controls the transmission, and all Durangos have paddle shifters.

The Hemi V8 uses cylinder deactivation to save fuel, while V6 models now include engine stop-start technology. All models have a selectable Eco Mode. Despite all that technology, don’t expect frugal motoring, especially from the V8, though Durango’s gas-mileage estimates aren’t much lower than other large crossovers.

Durangos have a solid list of safety features. Without the available rearview camera and parking sensors, outward visibility is poor. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated Durango Good, its top rating, in all of its four tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it four stars out of five overall: four in frontal crash and five in side collision.

Lineup

The 2016 Dodge Durango comes in four trim levels. (All prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.) Durango SXT comes with the V6 engine, air conditioning, CD player, Bluetooth, 5-inch touchscreen, seven-passenger seating, 18-inch wheels. Second-row captain’s chairs are optional.

Durango Limited gets leather seating, 8.4-inch Uconnect audio, heated steering wheel, heated first- and second-row seats, power front seats, rearview camera, and rear parking sensors. The Hemi V8 is an option.

Durango R/T features suede/synthetic leather upholstery, 20-inch wheels, special suspension tuning, HID headlights, and the Hemi V8.

Durango Citadel upgrades to Nappa leather seating, ventilated front seats, 20-inch wheels, a heated and power-telescoping steering wheel, Uconnect navigation, sunroof, and 10-speaker Dr. Dre audio. A new Blacktop Package includes a grille and 20-inch wheels in gloss black, plus monochrome ground effects.

Safety features include seven airbags and active front headrests. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross path detection are available. So are adaptive cruise control with stop, and forward-collision warning with crash mitigation.

Walkaround

Over the years, the Durango has undergone a major transformation. The original Durango was essentially a rugged truck with a wagon body. In its latest iteration, it ranks as one of the slicker-looking unibodied crossovers, with a shape that maximizes space and utility.

Led by a large crosshair grille, presenting a classic SUV stance, Durango has just the right amount of boxiness to avoid looking slab-sided. Monochrome paint and dual-exhaust detailing help inject a little sportiness. LED racetrack lighting, with 192 separate lamps across the tail, is big and bold. All but the SXT get LED running lamps.

Interior

Little evidence of Durango’s truck-based heritage remains inside, and the cabin scores among the best in this class. On the soft, flowing dashboard, thin metallic rings surround major controls. A large touchscreen provides infotainment access.

Seating for seven is standard (six, with available second-row captain’s chairs). The 50/50-split third-row seat is more usable than in some rivals, though getting back there may be a challenge. It folds almost flat into the floor. The standard second-row layout holds three adults comfortably and also folds forward, to greatly expand cargo space.

The driving position is very good, for a wide range of driver sizes. Seats are bolstered well enough, but leather can feel somewhat flat.

The interior looks rich in most Durango models, with nice shapes and textures, and everything feels substantial.

Underway, the cabin is quiet and refined, feeling tightly sealed.

Driving Impressions

More traditional in body proportions than most utility vehicles, Durango offers some of the sturdy towing ability of a truck, but behaves like a crossover. Even the V6 versions are impressive performers. With 290 horsepower (295 with Rallye Package), a V6 Durango is quick and strong enough to handle most any chore, estimated at 20 mpg in Combined driving.

Still, the Hemi V8 is worth considering if you need to haul heavy boats or trailers.

An all-wheel-drive Durango gets a true low range for its AWD system.

The 5.7-liter Hemi V8 shines not only in interstate cruising, but for energetic takeoffs. Even with the wide gear-ratio span of its 8-speed automatic, however, the V8 gets thirsty. The V8 model is EPA-rated at 14/23 mpg City/Highway, or 17 mpg Combined. All-wheel drive drops the estimate to 14/22 mpg City/Highway, or 16 mpg Combined.

In some versions, the automatic transmission includes shift paddles, but programming could use some attention. Unlike other setups, Durango sticks in manual mode until you hold the upshifting paddle for three seconds.

With its fully independent suspension, Durango delivers a firm, but supple, ride. Steering is on the hefty side, but precise in feel and impressively confident, providing true feedback. If you’re towing two tons or more, however, you’ll know it.

Excelling in maneuverability and low-speed handling, a Durango is stable and reassuring, whether on city streets or highways. Aside from some side-to-side head tossing in pothole-riddled territory, the ride is well-damped, if somewhat firm. For 2016, a new Sport mode affects steering weighting.

Summary

Durango fares well against larger crossovers like the Ford Explorer, and full-size SUVs from Chevrolet or Ford. Big and sturdy, this family-sized seven-seater is modern underneath. This third-generation Durango is long in the tooth, so look for deals.

Driving impressions by Bengt Halvorson, The Car Connection. James M. Flammang contributed to this report.

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Other 2016 Dodge Durango styles
2016 Dodge Durango 2WD 4dr Citadel
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2016 Dodge Durango AWD 4dr Citadel
2016 Dodge Durango AWD 4dr Limited
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Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.

 

Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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