Dodge has long had a reputation for presenting consumers with something interesting and with the 2017 Dodge Durango, they are continuing the standard. Thus far, the public has been able to get a taste of what is to come through the concept of the iconic model. According to industry chatter, this model of SUV will arrive with an array of similarities to the previous model that will be combined with a multitude of changes. Moreover, consumers should expect a very modern SUV.
2017 Dodge Durango Engine Specs
The new Dodge Durango Rampage will find itself underpinned with a new Hemi 5.7 liter V-8 engine with Chrysler’s Multi-Displacement system. This is a unit option that will be able to deliver a maximum output of 345 horsepower and will be smartly mated with an automatic five speed transmission. This 2017 Dodge Durango full sized SUV will be made available to consumers with front wheel drive as its standard. As far as fuel economy, the vehicle will be able to provide consumers with between 15 and 18 miles per gallon. According to reports, there will also be a diesel variant made available while ramped rumors throughout the industry point towards the addition of a hybrid version as well.
2017 Dodge Durango Exterior and Interior
The exterior of the 2017 Dodge Durango is said to look very different from that of its predecessor. It is believed to be larger with a more masculine and aggressive appearance. With this model, the engineers of Dodge made the decision to make this model version more attractive to those that are not current extreme fans of this SUV. The front end of the 2017 Dodge Durango will have redesigned headlights that will be powered via LED technology along with a new crossbar grille and alloy wheels.
Within the interior of the vehicle, consumers will find that the cabin has been constructed with high quality materials. Consumers should expect to find seating that has been upholstered with premium leather that will deliver a comfortable as well as pleasant ride. The dashboard will be placed within the middle and will showcase an all-new look. There will also be an increased amount of space within the vehicle that includes an increase to the cargo area. Per sources that are fairly close to the automaker, the space within the cabin will greatly increase, especially in regards to the amount of leg room that will be provided.
2017 Dodge Durango Release Date and Price
The 2017 Dodge Durango Rampage is set to arrive within the showrooms of dealerships across the nation at some point next year. At this time, the vehicle’s manufacturer has yet to divulge a precise release date, but it is not expected to be any later than next year. There are critics and experts that contend that the release will be at some point within the spring or the summer, but only time will tell if they are accurate or not.
As far as the base pricing, consumers can safely expect to pay a minimum of $30,000 for the model. There are some within the industry that believe that the base pricing will hover around the price point of $40,000 respectively. As we move closer to the close of the year, it is certain that the automaker will provide more detailed information regarding the pricing and release date.