2015 Dodge Durango SUV — Handsome Towing Champion
Although there are certain speculations about the changes of the 2015 Dodge Durango, this SUV will probably come without significant improvements. Since the last update was made for this model year, the 2015 Durango is expected to continue with its already fresh appearance and updated interior and almost new transmission. It will also keep its engine lineup. If it comes with changes, those will be minor and pretty unexpected. Some of the experienced drivers always buy vehicles which had a mid-cycle update or. That’s why the 2015 Dodge Durango can bring the most. All the troubles and flaws are fixed during earlier production years, the recent refreshment and interior improvement brought new design and upgraded level of comfort, so the 2015 Dodge Durango won’t be outdated for, at least, several years.
2015 Dodge Durango Exterior And Trims
The appearance of the 2015 Dodge Durango is quite satisfactory. With robust and articulated front fascia, this SUV looks powerful and stylish at the same time. It comes in four trims: SXT, Limited, Citadel and R/T. The SXT trim comes with 18-inch alloys, while more upscale trims provide 20-inch alloy wheels. This SUV is made for families, but its exterior doesn’t look boring and conservative. It looks assertive and powerful, so it accurately describes the towing power which helped the 2015 Durango to really stand out.
2015 Dodge Durango Interior
Thanks to the 2014 model year update, the 2015 Dodge Durango will have impressive interior with standard seven seats. If captain chairs are chosen for the second row, than this SUV comes with six seats. The look and feel of the Durango’s cabin resembles the interior of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is the first indication that these two SUVs are actually very close siblings. The last year’s update of the interior brought fresh dashboard and instrument panel, as well as a 8.4-inch touchscreen, where the latest UConnect infotainment system is located. With numerous advanced features, the 2015 Durango can compete with the most luxurious SUVs on the market. Thanks to the additional packages, the comfort can be enhanced beyond every expectation.
2015 Dodge Durango Powertrain & EPA Fuel Economy
The powertrain of the 2015 Dodge Durango will be the same. It comes with V-6 and V-8 engine options. While the SXT trim has only V-6 engine available, the R/T has V-8 only. The Limited and Citadel owners should decide whether they would prefer V-6 or V-8. Although the 2015 Durango is a family oriented vehicle, it’s still a serious SUV, so it comes with rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. As for the engines, the 3.6-liter V-6 provides 290 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The more powerful 5.7-liter V-8 can deliver 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 Durango has top towing power of 6,200 pounds and the V-8 version can tow 7,400 pounds. Thanks to the new eight-speed automatic transmission, which is introduced with the 2014 Durango, this SUV became more fuel efficient. The V-6 option with rear-wheel drive has EPA fuel economy of 18 mpg/city, 25 mpg/highway and 20 mpg/combined, while with all-wheel drive it has 17 mpg/city, 24 mpg/highway and 19 mpg/combined. The 2015 Dodge Durango V-8 has, naturally, slightly worse EPA fuel economy result. With rear-wheel drive it can make 14 mpg/city, 23 mpg/highway and 17 mpg/combined, while the all-wheel drive makes 14 mpg/city, 22 mpg/highway and 16 mpg/combined.
2015 Dodge Durango Availability
The 2015 Dodge Durango will probably be available this fall. There are speculations about the possible distribution in Australia. However, there are no reliable indications when will the Australian version hit the showrooms.