While on the Internet there are two opposing stories about model Dodge Durango, Dodge has completely different plans for this SUV. They first surfaced, information on the complete redesign of 2016 Durango model. Then followed a multitude of notifications of termination of the sale and production of the same. It turned out that the company plans to extend sales of the 2016 Dodge Durango, at least in the Canadian market. The Dodge Durango will sell in 2015 as 2016 models until mid-2016 in Canada. In this way, will reduce the waiting period to redesign Durango, which is closely linked with the 2018 Jeep Grand Wagonner model.
The Durango is a full-size SUV produced by the Dodge division of Chrysler. From 1997 to the present, were presented three generations of this SUV. The current model is actually on the market since 2011. Extremely significant changes Dodge Durango was brought to the market in 2014 and 2015 MY. The 2016 Dodge Durango is basically the same as the 2015 model.
2016 Dodge Durango Changes
This Dodge full-size SUV, with the Jeep Grand Cherokee model shared chassis parts, running gear, and powertrains. They are set to the same platform, but the 2016 Dodge Durango has a longer wheelbase (119.9 inches). This affected the configuration of the model. It has three-rows of seats instead of two like Cherokee. The 2014 Durango was presented with the redesigned front part of the vehicle. Such a layout is retained and the 2016 Durango. These are sportier-looking lines with blackened plastic bumper. Part of the standard set of 2016 Durango SUV are LED ‘Racetrack’ tail lamps. The same ones, features Charger and Dart models of this company.
The changes that have marked the 2014 facelift model are present now. Inside is a revised steering-wheel. The vehicle is equipped with a new TFT display of 7 inches, which was first seen in the Dart model. In addition, 2016 Dart is equipped with 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen with voice commands and Bluetooth. Rear seat entertainment includes class-exclusive Blu-ray system with headrest-mounted 9-inch screens. New package of equipment intended to the R/T trim, and introduced for MY 2015, is also expected at 2016 Dodge Durango. In addition to the improved 2016 Dodge Durango R/T, 2016 Dodge Durango will be offered with four more levels of equipment. These are: SXT, SXT Plus, Durango Citadel, and Durango Limited.
The 2016 Dodge Durango features two engines. The base engine is 3.6 L V6 Pentastar. This unit has 290 hp and 260 lb.-ft. of torque at 4800 rpm. V6 engine provides the 2016 Dodge Durango best-in-class standard fuel economy of 25 mpg on the highway. It also provides best-in-class towing of 6200 lbs. 3.6 V6 engine is mated to a Mercedes W5A580 five-speed automatic, as opposed to an optional engine whose power is transmitted via a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. The second drive unit is optional, for all trims except the R/T, which is offered only with this engine. It is a 5.7 L Hemi V8 with 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque at 4250 rpm.
2016 Dodge Durango Price
The price 2016 Dodge Durango will not be changed in relation to the 2015 model. It differs from the model and equipment level. Well, the base 2016 Dodge Durango SXT cost $ 30.495, 2016 Durango SXT Plus $ 32.495, 2016 Durango Limited has a price of $ 36.895, 2016 Durango R/T $ 39.795. The most expensive model in the range is 2016 Dodge Durango Citadel which price is $ 40.995.
The company probably will not completely withdraw from the market this ultimate SUV. 2016 Durango has the capability of traditional SUVs. Its fuel economy, handling and ride are very similar to those of modern crossover. Improvement of recent years have made it a technologically advanced and powerful. Newest underpinnings, the new redesigned 2018 Dodge Durango will share with the new full-size SUV Jeep company, Jeep Grand Wagonner.