The forthcoming 2019 Dodge Durango is the real example of a classic crossover SUV. It offers full-size SUV capabilities, yet the size and interior are compact. Durango comes with seating for up to seven and with great towing capacity.
For 2019, Durango offers engine with more power and new infotainment system. Overall, if you are looking for a midsize SUV with great power and comfort, Durango is the answer.
2019 Dodge Durango Exterior design and colors
The 2019 Dodge Durango looks aggressive, commanding and big. It is one of the tallest and longest vehicles in its class. The styling includes clean lines and the front part is dressed in LED headlights and large crosshair grille. The grille changes through the trim levels, from chrome to body color. The rear features sportier tailgate with racetrack taillights.
The rear design looks even better at night thanks to red LED accents. If you are a fan of chrome, SXT model got you covered. Sunroof is optional and it opens with the front-seat passengers. This trim levels also come with new special colors such as In Violet Metallic Red and B5 Blue. The standard colors include Billet Clearcoat (Silver), Bruiser Gray (Gray), DB Black (Black), Granite Clearcoat (Gray), Octane Red and White Knuckle.
Interior will get modern high-tech features
The interior of the 2019 Dodge Durango is now packed with high-quality materials and modern high-tech features. The Citadel models are luxurious, especially with heated and ventilated front seats. Even the 2nd-row seats will get the heating option. The overall comfort is improved, however, while space is generous, other rivals are offering better passenger space in the second and third row. The steering wheel is new and it looks sporty. It comes with paddle shifters and new gearshift levels replace old rotary-knob. The interior colors include Black w/Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats [Black] and Light Frost Beige/Black w/Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats [Beige].
GT trim includes leather and suede bucket seats. The biggest change inside the 2019 Dodge Durango is new infotainment system. With new Uconnect infotainment system, Durango beats most of its rivals. It comes with an 8.4-inch touchscreen that includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. A rear-seat entertainment is optional and it includes dual screens with HDMI and RCA ports.
2019 Dodge Durango SRT model
One of the best and most popular model is the 2019 Dodge Durango SRT. This model is more sporty with the new front faschia and some elements that will separate this model from the base one. There are few packages in this trim, the 2nd Row Console with Armrest and Storage is one of them that will be available with Illuminated Rear Cupholders, 12V Auxiliary Power Outlet In Console, one charging USB port and 3rd Row Floor Mat and Full Console.
The next one is Trailer Tow Group IV package that will cost around $1000 and will be offered with Receiver Hitch Class IV and Wiring Harness with 7 and 4 Pin. The most expensive package is the technology group, that gives many features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot, Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning system and Advanced Braking System. The
SRT model also offers unique hood and the front end comes with few extra air vents that help V8 engine with cooling. It gets the mighty engine of 6,4 liter that is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4,7 sec. Furthermore, it will be available with eight modes that include Sport, Track, Snow, Tow, Valet, and Eco.
2019 Dodge Durango Engine Options
The newest 2019 Dodge Durango model comes with same powertrains as before. However, almost all engines are boosted and are providing more power thanks to all-wheel-drive system and new transmission. The base engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that returns 295 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, Durango accelerates surprisingly well and the fuel economy is improved too.
The optional engine that is standard on R/T and Citadel model is the 5.7-liter V8 that cranks 360 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque.
If you are a fan of an ultimate power, then the 6.4-liter V8 is the right choice. This unit is capable of producing up to 475 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. All engines come with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, all engines will be available with rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive system.
Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
The newest 2019 Dodge Durango model with the 5,7-liter engine will be able to maximum tow around 7,400 pounds. However, with the powerful 6,4 liter V8 that is available in SRT model will get better towing of 8600 pounds.
The V6 engine will have a fuel capacity of 19/26 mpg for the rear wheel drive and for the all-wheel-drive 18/25 mpg. The model V8 with 5,7 liter comes with only all-wheel drive options and gives 14/22 mpg. However, the SRT model gives 13/19 mpg with all-wheel drive system only.
2019 Dodge Durango Price and Release Date
The price of the upcoming 2019 Dodge Durango is $32,500. Top-range SRT model is priced at around $65,000. Refreshed Dodge’s crossover SUV will hit the dealerships in the second half of 2018.