2014 Dodge Durango Review
This post presents 2014 Dodge Durango review; new model has 8 speeds automatic transmission which provides better fuel economy also includes modernized interior, faster acceleration, new rear and front style, smooth shifting compare to its previous model.
2014 Duango has new feature called 9-1-1 service that helps you to call directly police while riding for road support etc. Even it has one more outstanding safety feature called Forward Collision Warning which will give you alerts and warning if your vehicle is meeting accident with another vehicle. ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control) feature has been developed with radar sensors that’s shows how many vehicles are there ahead, if can found slow moving traffic and automatically it will set speed of the vehicle to maintain the distance with other vehicles on road.
Updated interior comes with excellent rear-seat Blu-ray player, 8.4-inch touchscreen, and 7 inches TFT (Thin film transistor) with thid you can find fuel economy data as well as audio.
The Dodge Durango 2014 has been marketed in 4 trim levels such as Citadel, Limited, R/T, and SXT. You will also get Rallye badging which is an tools pack up on the SXT model. Seven members can sit comfortably in this new SUV. All trim levels are well equipped with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, full power accessories, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, foglights, etc.
Coming to 2014 Dodge Durango performance and powertrains Citadel and Limited trims available with either V8 or V6 engine option but SXT has been developed with V6 engine and R/T is available with V6 engine only. V6 engine includes all wheel drive system and four wheel drive system is standard on V8 engine trim.
The Durango 2014 is equipped with V6 3.6-ltr engine that generates 290hp but Rallye package generates 295 horsepower & 260pf of torque. The estimated fuel economy of the new vehicle with rear wheel drive can be deliver 18 mpg in city premises and 25 mpg on the highways (20 mpg combined) and all wheel drive can deliver 19 mpg combined (17 MPG in city and 24 mpg on the highways).
The V8 5.7-ltr Engine which churn out 360 horsepower &390 lb-feet of torque. Estimated fuel economy of AWD trims are rated @ 14 mpg in city and 22mpg on the highways (16 combined) and with rear wheel drive versions are rated @ 14MPG in city and 23 MPG on the highways (17 combined).V6 versions can tow up to 6200 pounds and V8 engine models has towing capacity up to 7,400 pounds. Now if you look into its safety features which plays most significant role while riding on road with higher speed, 2014 Dodge Durango model has safety features like front side airbags, ADB (Antilock disc brakes), trailer sway control, side curtain airbags, traction and stability control. Packing sensors and review camera is option on SXT version but standard on all versions of new Durangos.
For side-impact protection this new model has received 5 stars out of 5 in Govt testing and from IIHST Durango has received good ratings for its concert. It has responsive steering and you can ride it freely on any kind of roads and on the highways you can feel comfortable and calm cabin environment.
Now find its price, 2014 Dodge Durango MSRP: Starting @ $29,995