2018 Dodge Durango Release of New Generation

The rumors regarding the fate of the Dodge Durango SUV, opened many controversies. On the one hand we receive the information that the 2015 model is the last that will be offered on the market. Other information speaks on production by mid 2016. According to this information, the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer will inherit the Dodge Durango in the market. However, the most likely are those that speak in favor of a new generation of this model. The 2018 Dodge Durango should appear at the beginning of 2018, as a representative of a new generation of models.

The Dodge Durango is SUV produced by the Dodge division of Chrysler. In its first and second generation, this model was based on the Dodge Dakota. In its first generation Durango was classified as a mid-size SUV. Already in the second generation, Durango, belongs to the full-size SUV segment. From its third generation, Durango shares its platform with the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV. Although these two models share the same platform, the Dodge Durango is set to version platform with a longer wheelbase. This configuration gives him three row SUV.

2018 Dodge Durango Redesign

The connection between the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models, was not only in terms of a common platform. Much of these models had in common. The Durango shares not only the assembly line with the Grand Cherokee, but also by the running gear, powertrain, chassis and parts. Because of the the fact that Dodge and Jeep belong to the same, FCA Group, a new generation Durango SUV is directly associated with the Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV.

2018 Dodge Durango Redesign

Future development and production of Dodge Durango will be reduced intensity. The 2018 Dodge Durango will be based on the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV. This means that the new generation will get a new platform and will undergo some changes. Something like that was expected, since the Grand Wagoneer was announced as the biggest Jeep SUV with three row seats. Development of the new Durango will depend on the development of Grand Wagoneer.

2018 Dodge Durango Changes

The current model is no different from the 2014 model. Then Durango undergone minor improvements and changes. It features sportier-looking lines, an 8-speed automatic transmission as well as a new design trim similar to the Rallye, with blackened plastic bumper and outline. The 2015 Durango sees a new package that will be available for the R/T trim. This trim, include a higher level of equipment, as well as a certain dose of luxury. The interior is consisting of a Premium Nappa Leather Group option featuring radar red leather seats. Also, this model has got a 360-horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI paired with ZF’s ubiquitous eight-speed transmission, and a 20-inch wheel finish Granite Crystal decked out in black.

Certainly, the new generation model will be offered with advanced systems and a number of benefits compared to the current model. 2018 Dodge Durango should be expected with an expanded range of power units, as well as new security systems. However, the new model will remain full-size three-row SUV, with space for seven passengers.

2018 Dodge Durango New Generation Release

2018 Dodge Durango Specs and Price

As before, the new model will be offered in SXT, SXT Plus, Limited, R/T and Citadel versions. So far, for all versions except the R/T, the standard engine was the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 290 horsepower. Durango R/T is equipped with a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI MDS VVT engine with 360 horsepower. All models combine RVD, and 8-speed automatic transmission. Both engines will also be offered with the 2018 Dodge Durango. However, there is a possibility that the new generation included in the offer and EcoDiesel engine, which proved to be excellent in the Jeep Grand Cherokee model.

The price of the new generation models should not differ from the price of the current model. The price for the base Durango SXT is $ 30.500, while the price of Durango Citadel around $ 41,000.

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