By Ron Sessions in Car & Driver
With its glaring, squinty eyes; jutting cross-hair nose; and wide, muscular stance, the current Dodge Durango hit the market for the 2011 model year as no shrinking violet. It’s now been updated for 2014, and it cops even more attitude than before. Designers shaved down the height of the grille, made the headlamps squintier, and added LED running lamps. (more…)
Strategic Vision, a San Diego-based consulting firm, released the results of its survey of America’s most-loved automobiles and seven Chrysler company vehicles made the list. The report, released on Valentine’s Day, captures a vehicle’s total emotional response from buyer-drivers, according to the firm. The Chrysler Group vehicles on the “most-loved” list were: Small Car – Dodge Dart; Full-Size Car – Dodge Charger; Specialty Coupe – Dodge Challenger; Full-Size Pickup – Ram 1500; Heavy Duty Pickup – Ram 2500/3500; Mid-Size SUV – Dodge Durango, Jeep® Grand Cherokee.
Here’s one more department in which the 2014 Dodge Durango leads its class: towing capacity. Check it out: Here’s a fully appointed, three-row SUV with an available 3.6-liter, 290 hp Pentastar® V-6 engine on the SXT, Limited and Citadel (295 hp) that can tow up to 6,200 lbs. in safety and comfort.