New 2017 Dodge Durango at Browning Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Chino, CA
The Dodge Durango is a robust crossover SUV and is ready to roll through 2017 with style. Low-range gearing (on the 4WD), third-row seats, and excellent towing capacity all are on display in the Durango. The Citadel trim returns, and the GT trim appears fresh to the lineup. The SXT trim allows seats (as opposed to a bench) in the second row for 2017. The R/T model shows up this year with new black roof rails.The rearview camera is connected to the 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen, and makes it possible to view the trailer while in motion.
Under the Durango's Hood
The Durango has a lot going for it in terms of raw power! There are 2 engines for the 2017 Durango: a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar 290 horsepower engine that sees 260 lb-ft of torque, or the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that achieves a best-in-class360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The smaller engine can tow 6,200 pounds, and the 5.7-L towing capacity is 7,400 pounds. The Durango is rear-wheel drive in most configurations, yet an all-wheel drive version is able to be selected as well. The Durango is standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The EPA says that with the all-wheel drive, the 2017 Durango fuel ratings are up to 25 miles per gallon on the highway, 18 mpg in the city, and 21 mpg combined.
Design of Dodge Durango
There are four trim levels within the 5- to 7-passenger 2017 Durango: the Citadel, SXT, GT, and the R/T. There are technically fifty possible seating arrangement choices in the Durango, and it naturally has three rows, but it can have second-row captain's chairs as an alternative.The optional Blu-ray video entertainment system has double high-resolution 9-inch screens for DVDs or plug-in games. The GT model comes with 20-inch wheels. The Citadel trim has xenon headlights and a chrome trim exterior. The SXT trim has keyless ignition and entry,18-inch alloy wheels, 3-zone climate control, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a 5-inch touchscreen and more.There are several packages available, and among those are the Brass Monkey and Blacktop appearance packages for 2017 on both the R/T and GT models. Need to get things from A to B? There is about 85 cubic feet of cargo room!
Yes! The all-wheel drive version of the Durango with the Hemi engine features a low-range transfer case with a neutral position. The neutral position in the transfer case lets the Durango be flat-towed without damaging powertrain components!
The 8.4-inch touchscreen interface is an option and is fully-equipped with emergency assistance features. All 2017 Dodge Durango trim show up standard with anti-lock disc brakes, a driver's knee airbag, full-length side curtain airbags, front-side airbags and stability and traction control. The SXT model makes available parking sensors for the back and then puts on a rearview camera. IIHS testing states that the 2017 Dodge Durango earns a top score of 'Good' in roof strength, side-impact, head restraint, and moderate-overlap front-impact tests. In U.S government crash testing, the 2017 Dodge Durango gets five stars for side-impact safety. We're ready for you to check out a Durango down here at the dealership! Stop by anytime or give us a call at (888) 376-3498 with any questions!