SUV: 2014 Dodge Durango

Best-in-class tow rating now joined by 15% fuel economy improvement thanks to new 8-speed transmission

Now featuring the same 8-speed transmission that underpins the most thrifty version of the Ram pickup, Dodge’s Durango is a full-size SUV that can haul the mail without hitting your wallet. With three rows of seating to take everyone along, and multiple seating configurations to get them there in comfort, the Durango is a passenger-pleasing ride that’s got a best-in-class tow rating of 7,400 lbs. when equipped with the Hemi V8, a still-respectable 6,200 lbs. with the thriftier V6. Exterior enhancements for 2014 include new rear LED tail-lamps; on the inside, there are more touchscreens and available in-flight entertainment in the form of twin nine-inch touchscreen BluRay displays.

The Specs

Type Four-door SUV
Layout Front-engine, all-wheel-drive
Base engine (hp) 3.6L V6 (290 hp)
Optional engine(s) (hp) 5.7L V8 (360 hp)
Transmission(s) 5-speed automatic; 6-speed automatic
Fuel economy (L/100km, city/highway) TBD
Basic warranty 36 months/60,000 km

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