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2011 Dodge Durango Unveiled

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As the first step in its new product offensive, Dodge is introducing the all-new 2011 Durango SUV.

The vehicle comes with a stiffened unibody structure, with the company promising that the driving experience will be an involving one. All the areas of the car have been modified, with the SUV offering a fresh, manly design.

Based on the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s platform, the Durango comes with two petrol powerplants. The entry-level one is a 3.6 liter Pentastar V6, while the second one is a 5.7 liter Hemi V8 that comes with a Multi-displacement system, which shuts down four of the unit’s cylinders when power is not needed in order to save fuel. Both units use variable-valve timing (VVT) and are available with all-wheel-drive. Dodge emphasized that both engines offer a high fuel efficiency, as well as exceptional towing capacity. The Durango comes with standard trailer sway control, with the V8 version being able to tow up to 7,400 lbs and the V6 one up to 6,200 lbs (a class-leading value).

Dodge hasn’t revealed the specifications for the engines, but we’ll remind you what these can do under the bonnet of the Grand Cherokee model. The V6 delivers 260 hp & 353 Nm of torque, while the V8 comes with 360 hp and a maximum torque of 520 Nm.

The interior promises to offer luxurious materials that are soft are refined, as well as offer a high level of functionality. This offers three rows of seats, with a total of 22 seating configurations.

The company’s engineers have been keen on offering a safe vehicle, with the SUV being fitted with 45 safety and security features including standard front seat-mounted side air bags and standard side-curtain air bags that cover passengers in all three rows, as well as all-new standard active head restraints. Electronic Stability Control also is standard. Other available safety and security technologies include Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection, Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control and Keyless Enter-n' Go.

The 2011 Dodge Durango will come to the world via the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit Michigan, arriving in showrooms later this year.

 
 
 
 
 

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