One of the well-known and popular full-size SUVs will soon debut with its unique style and many improvements. It is a 2016 Dodge Durango.
Design of exterior
As far as the exterior design of 2016 Dodge Durango is concerned, we must say that it will undergo some small yet noticeable changes. The edges will be curvier and the whole body will have more aerodynamic lines. It will look sleek and more modern. We will notice minor changes both on the front and rear end. It will provide more space inside since the wheelbase will be a bit longer than before. The hexagonal grille will be quite massive as always but slightly refreshed. Rectangular headlamps will be large and equipped with LED lighting and so will be the tail lights. The new model will appear with reduced weight because of the usage of lighter materials in its construction. Therefore, it will show improved fuel efficiency and better performance.
Interior design of 2016 Dodge Durango
Speaking of the interior design, 2016 Dodge Durango will offer comfortable and luxurious cabin. It will be spacious and will have plenty of cargo space too. It will be able to welcome up to seven passengers in three rows of seats. The dashboard will be redesigned with an 8-inch touch screen display. It will be provided with many safety and infotainment features. Some of them are blind spot monitoring, USB, Bluetooth, air conditioning, lane departure system, audio system etc.
Engines and performance
2016 Dodge Durango will, most likely, have under its hood the same types of engines like its predecessor. The one option will be a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine. It will be able to make 290 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Another option will be a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine. This engine will produce 370 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, engines will be mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The power will be sent to rear or all wheels.
Release date and price
It is still not confirmed when we will see 2016 Dodge Durango on sale. However, it should hit the market sometime in the end of 2015. The price is expected to be around $30,000.