The 2020 Dodge Durango is a mid-size SUV that brings the full-size SUV capabilities and driving manners of a smaller SUV. A very unique model that comes with great power and the new SRT model is even more powerful. The price is not that affordable, but you won’t find such a unique model as Durango. The interior also combines the layout and features of a smaller SUV’s. Generally, the list of competitors is really long, as this is a mid-size SUV that can haul like the big boys.
The 2020 Dodge Durango is a family favorite 3-row SUV with ample interior room, it looks modern and the comfort is great. The new model will get some upgrades both in and out and generally, the latest refreshments are more than welcome.
2020 Dodge Durango looks more aggressive
For the start, the 2020 Dodge Durango will look really aggressive, even the base model. The exterior wears plenty of clean and elegant lines and the front end adds LED headlights with gorgeous accents. The front crosshair grille is enlarged and you can opt for the chrome or body color grille.
The rear end sports a wider tailgate that wears a LED red lights that look astonishing, especially during the night. If you are a fan of chrome, you are going to like new Durango as there is plenty of it. From the base SXT to the Citadel model, chrome is everywhere.
To the sides, the 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels are standard, and you can opt for the optional 19 or 20-inch wheelers. Moreover, power liftgate and sunroof are standard as well. Appearance packages are available as an option, along with the class IV receiver hitch that is optional. The SRT model is offering up to 11 different exterior paints where red and gray colors are available in different shades. Besides that, white and black colors are in the offer as well.
2020 Dodge Durango interior
The interior of the all-new 2020 Dodge Durango is a league for itself. It is not the best interior ever, but in its segment, it probably is. Everything from the inside is high-quality from the design to the upholstery and features. Of course, we are speaking about the base model, and range-topping Citadel models are on a whole another level.
Durango SUV comes with 3-rows of seats and every model offers a choice between the bench and captain’s chairs in the second row. All three rows are easy to access, even the third one. Cargo space is ample with the third-row seats folded flat. Moreover, if you want to store longer items, even the front passenger’s seat is a folding flat.
The 7.0-inch touchscreen is available
Dodge also offers a new Uconnect system and it is one of the best systems at the moment. A new 7.0-inch touchscreen is available and it offers a nice-looking graphics and user-friendly interface. Moreover, it supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. AM/FM/CD radio is standard, along with the Bluetooth, Sirius satellite radio, 3-zone climate control and tilt/telescope steering wheel.
Nappa leather seats are standard too, and that’s why even the base model is so luxurious. If you want more luxury, you can opt for the optional LCD display between the gauges, a technology package, and a safety package.
2020 Dodge Durango engine details
The 2020 Dodge Durango offers two drivetrain options, plus one for the SRT models exclusively. The base engine is a 3.6-liter V6 unit that is capable of producing up to 293 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive comes as standard, and the fuel economy is rated at 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
Adding an optional all-wheel-drive system will provide 18/25 mpg figures. The optional 5.7-liter V8 adds more power, but fuel efficiency is lower. This V8 generates 360 horses and 390 lb-ft of twists. The fuel economy is set at 14 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. Both engines are available with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
SRT model performance and towing capacity
The performance-oriented 2020 Dodge Durango SRT model comes with a 6.4-liter V8. This engine can produce 475 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. 13 mpg in the city isn’t that much promising figure, but this unit is all about power.
With this V8, the SRT model can tow up to 8600 pounds, which is a lot for a mid-size SUV. An all-wheel drive is standard with this model.
2020 Dodge Durango price and release date
The price of the approaching 2020 Dodge Durango will start slightly over $30,000. The price includes the base model with the rear-wheel-drive setup. An all-wheel drive will cost an additional $1,000. The GT, Citadel and R/T models will cost from $40,000 to $48,000 while the Durango SRT is priced at $65,000.
A well-equipped 2020 Dodge Durango with the optional V8 powertrain could be available at around $50,000. The base model is in line with the rivals such as Ford Explorer and Honda Pilot when it comes to price. This mid-size SUV will hit the markets at the beginning of 2020.