The 2024 Dodge Durango is a three-row family-hauling SUV from Dodge Automaker. The 2024 Dodge Durango is a heavy-duty family hauler with powerful engine options, impressive towing capacity, and a very comfortable ride. The 2024 Dodge Durango is available in six trim levels: SXT, GT, R/T, Citadel SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat. Durango is available with a V6 or one of three V8 engines; all are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard on most trims, all-wheel drive is available and comes standard on both the Durango SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat.
The Citadel trim joins the R/T, offering the Tow N Go package, which adds styling inspired by the more powerful SRT models and some performance bonuses like the SRT Performance exhaust. The midsize GT model is the best value of the group, and prefer the standard V-6 over the thirstier V-8 engine. Ultimately, the Durango SRT or the limited-edition Durango SRT Hellcat are more likely and upgrade from the standard 8.4-inch infotainment system to the 10.1-inch unit, which also adds in-dash navigation and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.
2025 Dodge Durango : Interior
Inside, the interior design is simple but outdated, with lots of cheap, hard plastics. On the plus side, the cabin is well insulated, meaning the interior is quiet even at high speeds. The Durango comes standard with two rows of seating for five passengers, and a three-row configuration that seats up to seven is also available. The front seats are comfortable and roomy, allowing adults to stay comfortable for hours. The second-row seats are equally comfortable.
The optional third row is easy to access, and adults can easily fit in, to haul luggage, boxes, golf clubs, or groceries, the Durango has plenty of cargo space for a midsize SUV. The Dodge has 17.2 cubic feet of space behind the third-row seats, 43.3 cubic feet with the third-row seats folded, and a maximum of 85.1 cubic feet with each rear seat folded. A manual tailgate comes standard, and a power tailgate is also available.
2025 Dodge Durango : Engine
The 2024 Durango is a heavy SUV, and you can feel its size on the road. But the suspension ensures the ride is smooth over imperfect roads, and the brakes offer strong stopping power. Dodge offers the Durango with four different engine options: 293-horsepower 3.6-liter V6, 360-horsepower 5.7-liter V8, 475-horsepower 6.4-liter V8 (SRT 392), and 710-horsepower 6.2-liter supercharged V8. (SRT Hellcat). 8-eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive are standard, and all-wheel drive is available. The base six-cylinder engine feels capable when cruising around town or accelerating on the highway.
The 6.4-liter engine has a louder exhaust note and drops the zero-to-60 dash to 5 seconds. The top-of-the-line Hellcat is a behemoth, it goes from zero to 60 mph in about 3.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 180 mph. With the V6 engine, Durango gets an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway (18/25 mpg on all-wheel-drive models). Durango models with the 5.7-liter V8 are rated at just 14/22 mpg city/highway, while those with the 6.4-liter V8 get 13/19 mpg, Durango Hellcat gained an average of 12/17 mpg.
2025 Dodge Durango : Safety
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the Dodge Durango an overall safety rating of four out of five stars. All models received five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the frontal crash test. In the rollover test, rear-wheel-drive Durangos received four stars, while all-wheel-drive models received three stars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2024 Durango its highest rating of Good in three crash tests and the second-lowest rating of Marginal in the small overlap front driver’s side test. 2024 Durango standard driver assistance features include Adaptive cruise control, rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. Available driver assistance includes emergency braking, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, and automatic high beams.