So far, there are three generations of Dodge Durango in almost two decades. If the rumors are true, then, not for long, we will be able to see 2019 Dodge Durango. The rumors have that the latest Dodge Durango will have some modifications and updates comparing to the previous generation. However, the mechanical aspects of the car will remain the same. This new version of Dodge Durango is rumored to be released in the year of 2018.
2019 Dodge Durango Redesign Updates
Most of the updates can be regarded as small modification and only implemented on specific areas on the car. The 2019 Dodge Durango redesign will be implemented on both the inside and outside of the car. On the front, there will be big visual redesign. The bumpers are updated and the lights are restyled. The rear lamps will get new technology which is LED lamp and are rumored to be similar to the previous version.
The latest vehicle will have dimensions of 201.2 inches in length, 77.1 inches in width, and then 71.9 inches in its height. It will have 119.8 inches on wheelbase.
The new Dodge Durango will have a new entertainment system with a voice control feature. There are Bluetooth, Smartphone Integration, and Blind Spot Monitoring in the interior technological aspects. Moreover, the vehicle will have Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Another important technological aspect is the Anti-Collision system to help the car not to hit something. Then, there are also rearview cameras in the trims.
2019 Dodge Durango Engine Specs & Trims
Under the hood of the car, there is 3.6 liter of Penstar V6 Engine. The engine is supposed to be able to produce 293 horsepower with the torque of 260 pound-feet. The car comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
You can also choose other motors which are available in the options. First is the 5.7-liter Hemi that can produce horsepower up to 360 and 390 lb-ft of torque. Then, the last one is a powerful engine with 6.4-liter of V8 engine. Such engine can produce 475 horsepower. The engine also comes with the eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Dodge Durango SRT
However, the top model of the car will be the 2019 Dodge Durango SRT. It has differences with other Dodge Durango. It is not only the boosted engine but also this version has more aggressive styling. There are skid plates and unique bumper. Meanwhile, under the hood, there is a 6.4 liter unit with 475 horsepower and torque of 470-lb. this version of Dodge Durango is expected to be able to compete against Toyota Rubicon Tail.
How Much Can It Tow?
The 2019 Dodge Durango SUV towing capacity depends on the model. For example, the entry level has a towing capacity of 6,200 pounds. Boost towing capacity comes with the 2019 Dodge Durango RT model. The engine makes the model has the towing capacity of 7,500 pounds. And the best model in towing capacity is the SRT. It has the capacity that can compete with a truck which is 9,000 lbs.
2019 Dodge Durango Release date and price
The rumors have that the vehicle will be launched at New York Auto Show which is in the second half of the year of 2018. Meanwhile, we can only guess the price based on the previous model which is from $33,000 to $34,000.
If you want to buy this car, make sure you choose the right model for your needs and budget.