The 2017 Dodge Durango

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The 2017 Dodge Durango

If you’re looking for a vehicle that tows like an SUV, yet drives like a crossover, consider a 2017 Dodge Durango. With a more substantial and refined look and comfortable steering, the Durango is rugged enough to handle any adventures you may seek. Bloomington Dodge dealerships in the Indiana area carry an array of color and model selections for you to choose. 

Styling 

Former models of the Dodge Durango were taken from older versions of Dakota pickups. However, the 2017 model offers the size of a standard SUV combined with crossover styling. The addition of detailing on the exhaust and monochrome treatments create a big of intrigue and sportiness into the overall design. Interior features like a large Infotainment screen inset within a flowing dash lined with thin metallic rings, along with leather upholstery gives off a more expensive feel found in luxury sedans.

Engine & Performance

The 2017 Dodge Durango features an award winning 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine and features an eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers 26 mpg and up to 295 horsepower, all with impressive shifting and acceleration. With a towing capacity of up to 7400 pounds, Dodge did not cut corners. Wheel-mounted paddle shifters offer an alternative, yet precise manual control transmission mode. Further refinement is added via a Rotary E-shift. The impressive 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine serves up to 22 highway mpg and 360 horsepower.

Safety 

The safety features available in the Dodge Durango models will help you to feel safe, awake and alert. Options that feature backup assistance like the ParkSense Rear Park Assist System and the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera. Braking technology is even more advanced than previous years. For instance, options that can assist with driving in rainy conditions are also supported with Rain Brake support, which removes water from the brake pads by adding a touch of pressure to the calipers. Ready Alert braking, which prepares the brakes for panic stops when the accelerator is suddenly released will driving. Blind spot monitoring can assist the driver by sending an alert whenever vehicles enter their blind spot zone. 

Premium Packages

If you feel the need to add additional amenities, the Blacktop Package starts at an MSRP of $595 and comes with an array of options for the G/T and R/T models. The package features LED daytime running lamps, 20-inch black aluminum wheels, gloss black exterior wheels, gloss black exterior badges and a gloss black crosshair grille. The Brass Monkey Appearance Package starts at an MSRP of $595 and is also available for the G/T and R/T model, and features a monochromatic sportier exterior, 20-inch brass monkey wheels and a gloss black crosshair grille. The Anodized Appearance Package has a starting MSRP of $3695, and features exterior badging and lower side sills.  

Visit a Bloomington Dodge dealership in the Indiana area today to check out the 2017 Dodge Durango.

 

 

 

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