The newest model 2020 Dodge Durango is the family vehicle that is very positioner in the modern SUV market. It is a full-size SUV similar to the Chevy Tahoe and is smaller than Honda Pilot. This model provides to buyer’s elegant look and many features in the cabin.
The safety rating is also the best in the class and there are three engine options. Also, we must add that this SUV is very popular because the top trim SRT is known as sports version that comes with a powerful engine and offers great acceleration.
2020 Dodge Durango exterior design
The exterior design of 2020 Dodge Durango is really aggressive and even the base model looks attractive. It possesses big crosshair grille along the LED headlight accents.
This grill of this SUV will be made of chrome in the higher trims or in body color in the base version. Furthermore, the same attractiveness the buyers will get with the rear end that sports tailgate-wide red LED “racetrack-taillight” that looks awesome at night.
With the top trim SRT comes the unique hood and front end with extra vents. This vent is there to give better cooling for the big V8 engine that is under. If one needs more chrome materials the Citadel trim is the right choice. This trim will also add polished aluminum wheels and dual exhaust pipes.
2020 Dodge Durango interior, cargo space and safety
Like the exterior, the interior of the 2020 Dodge Durango will have the same attractiveness. It comes with the high-quality cabin that is equipped with lots of techs. The third-row seats provide a comfortable ride and this model is able to store seven passengers. Furthermore, the Citadel trim will add to this model heated and ventilated front seats with heated 2nd-row seating.
Cargo space is also good. As for the tech inside, this SUV offers one of the best touch-screen infotainment systems available on the market. With the base model, the buyers will get a 7.0-inch infotainment system alongside with the AM/FM/CD radio, WMA/MP3 support, Bluetooth and Sirius satellite radio.
The higher trims like Citadel and SRT will get much bigger 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system with advanced navigation, and LCD display between the main gauges. As for the safety, the package like Technology will add active cruise control, collision warning system with automatic braking, and many others.
2020 Dodge Durango under the hood
The highlight of 2020 Dodge Durango is its powerful engine variants. The new model will be available with three engine options. The powerful base one engine is powered by the 3.6-liter V6 that will give to this SUV 295 horsepower. However, the second one engine that is available in R/T and Citadel models is mighty 5.7-liter V8.
This engine cranks up to 360 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque at 4,250 rpm. The last one and the most powerful is the 6.4-liter V8 available in the model Durango SRT and it delivers 475 horsepower living all other competitors in the dust. All engines above come with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, the rear-wheel and all-wheel drive (RWD, AWD) are in the offer. However, if one chooses the top trim SRT, the AWD system is standard on this one.
Fuel consumption and towing capacity
As for the fuel consumption, the 2020 Dodge Durango base model with the 3,6-liter V6 engine gives in city/highway fuel economy of 19/26 mpg for the RWD system and 18/25 mpg with the AWD. The middle one engine that produces 360 HP has 14/22 mpg with the AWD. However, the last on the list SRT gives a fuel economy of 13/19 mpg with the same AWD system. Towing capacity for all engines above is 7,400 pounds.
2020 Dodge Durango release date and price
The release date of the newest 2020 Dodge Durango is set for the end of 2019 or first quartal of 2020. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the standard – base model with rear-wheel-drive SXT is little less than $28,000.
This price also includes a destination charge of $1,000. The middle equipment model with 5,7 V8 engine is in range of $43,000 range. The highlights on the offer SRT model comes with a price just under $65,000. The new model will rival the Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer.