The 2019 Dodge Durango is a full-size SUV that offers three rows, high performance and is family-friendly. Of course, there are more practical SUVs on the market or more fuel-efficient vehicles but Durango owns a stunning towing ability. Not only that, Durango comes with the most intuitive infotainment system in its segment.
Base trim comes with the leather-wrapped steering wheel and rear parking sensors as a standard. Optional equipment like power liftgate or leather bucket seats is included too.
2019 Dodge Durango Exterior Changes and Updates
The 2019 Dodge Durango is a dimensionally big vehicle with a commanding stance. That could be a problem for inexperienced drivers, especially when parking or maneuvering in tight spaces. The new model gained more aggressive styling and some trim levels get a ventilated hood. There is also a Blacktop and Brass Monkey exterior packages that can additionally boost the overall exterior design.
Front bumper and grille are wider now and Durango gained two new paint colors: B5 Blue and In Violet Metallic. On GT model, a power liftgate is a part of standard equipment. A fuel door is located on the passenger’s side and it could be locked automatically just like the liftgate. A sunroof is an option but it comes with an opening above the front seats.
2019 Dodge Durango Interior and Technology Suite
The interior of an all-new 2019 Dodge Durango is more than pleasant. While some SUVs offers more second and third-row passenger space, Durango comes with more quality materials and better comfort. Yes, every carmaker is using a combination of materials to boost comfort, but Dodge executed it brilliantly. A new leather-wrapped steering wheel comes with paddle shifters as a standard, and if you opt for the GT model you will get leather and suede bucket seats.
Some amenities that we personally liked on the outgoing model are unchanged. For example, a 7-inch digital speedometer or set of gauges that are featuring white and red colors on a black background.
The newest 2019 Dodge Durango comes with few trims SXT, GT, Citadel, R/T and SRT. The base one trim SXT will offer five-passenger seating with the 84.5 cubic feet of cargo space when the seats are down. This trim will also feature Nappa leather seats, seven-inch touchscreen Uconnect infotainment system with support WMA/MP3, AM/FM/CD radio, navigation, Sirius satellite radio, auxiliary input jack and Bluetooth connections.
It will also possess 3-zone automatic climate control, power liftgate, sunroof and 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The next one is GT that will be available with leather seating, heated front and second row, Blu-Ray and DVD entertainment system and all-season tires.
The 2019 Dodge Durango Citadel trim will be available with all features that are in GT trim and also will add a better leather upgrade, premium sound system with nine speakers, sunroof and ventilated front seat. However, the R/T trim level is made for the sportier driving experience. This one will get a sport-tuned suspension, BeatsAudio premium sound system and performance steering.
2019 Dodge Durango SRT model
The best equipped and the quickest one model is 2019 Dodge Durango SRT. This one will come with much better interior and modified exterior look. The features that will be included in the interior are an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen that comes with Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto, Technology Group that will add collision warning, automatic braking, active cruise control.
For the exterior, the 2019 Dodge Durango will get Blacktop and Brass Monkey appearance packages. As we already said this model is very quick. Under the hood, it has a powerful 6,4-liter V8 engine that burst 475 horsepower and 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode. With this specs, it is able to go from zero to 60 mph in just 4,4 sec. The model is coming only with AWD system. As for the towing, this model will get the 220-amp alternator, rear shocks and Class IV hitch receiver.
Interesting Engine Mix
Under the hood of 2019 Dodge Durango, things are more or less unchanged. The only change is that the SRT model gained a V8 powertrain. Apart from that, new Durango still runs on a 3.6-liter V6 that is capable of producing 293 HP on the single exhaust and is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, this engine will provide 295 horsepower with the dual exhaust. However, this engine model will run from 0 to 60 mph in 7,4 sec. While the top speed is limited to 117 mph. The optional 5.7-liter V8 is still in the offer and this engine can burst 360 HP and its towing capacity is slightly better.
2019 Dodge Durango Towing Capacity and Fuel Economy
Whatsoever, all Durango’s models come with improved towing ability thanks to an all-wheel-drive system that is standard now. Durango has more towing capacity than its rivals and that is its strongest points. Maximum tow rating with the V8 engine is 8600 pounds, while V6 can reach 7400 pounds respectively.
The first engine from the list above V6 comes with FWD and AWD system. This engine has the EPA score of 19/26 mpg for the RWD and 18/25 mpg for the AWD. However, the V8 engine that burst 360 HP score 14/22 mpg with the all-wheel-drive system.
2019 Dodge Durango Price and Release Date
The newly 2019 Dodge Durango is priced at $32,000 for the base one model SXT, and the price can reach $65,500 if you opt for a top-range SRT model. If you want to buy newest Dodge’s SUV, Durango will become available in the second half of 2018. The new Dodge’s SUV is smaller than its rivals such as Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Traverse.