2012 Dodge Durango Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$28,995-$43,195
$27,656-$40,643
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What's New for 2012:
- V-8 engine upgrades to 6-speed automatic transmission
- Slight revisions in trim levels

Exterior Features
The Dodge Durango is a midsize crossover SUV that shares a platform with the Jeep Grand Cherokee. It has a wagon-like profile and is available in four trim levels, with 18-inch or 20-inch wheels and a V-6 or V-8 engine. Equipped with a towing package, the Durango can tow up to 7,400 pounds.

Interior Features
The SXT is the base-trim Durango, and features automatic headlights, fog lights, tri-zone automatic climate control, 6-speaker sound system, and some power accessories. The Crew trim adds a power liftgate, remote ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth capability, power front seats with memory functions, parking sensors, and a rearview camera. The R/T adds sport suspension to go with its larger wheels and engine, plus Xenon headlights, upgraded upholstery, and exterior styling cues. The Citadel trim includes leather upholstery, automatic Xenon headlights, sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and adaptive cruise control, plus a navigation system. The Durango's cargo capacity, with rear seats folded, is 84.5 cubic feet.

Optional Features
Second-row captain's chairs and a towing package are optional on all Durango trims. Other options are offered at various trim levels, including a skid-plate package; DVD-based rear-seat entertainment system with satellite TV; and many of the Citadel's luxury features.

Under the Hood
The Durango's base engine is a 3.6-liter V-6 unit that works with a 5-speed automatic transmission and delivers 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The R/T trim steps up to a 5.7-liter V-8 engine that employs a 6-speed automatic transmission and delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. The V-8 engine is optional on the Crew and Citadel trims. Rear-wheel (RWD), all-wheel (AWD), and 4-wheel drive (4WD) are available.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Dodge Durango are:
- Durango with V-6 engine and AWD: 16/23/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Durango with V-8 engine and AWD: 13/20/15 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, traction control, front-seat side air bags, side curtain air bags, and trailer-sway control.

In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Durango received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for all impact tests.


What's New for 2012:
- V-8 engine upgrades to 6-speed automatic transmission
- Slight revisions in trim levels

Exterior Features
The Dodge Durango is a midsize crossover SUV that shares a platform with the Jeep Grand Cherokee. It has a wagon-like profile and is available in four trim levels, with 18-inch or 20-inch wheels and a V-6 or V-8 engine. Equipped with a towing package, the Durango can tow up to 7,400 pounds.

Interior Features
The SXT is the base-trim Durango, and features automatic headlights, fog lights, tri-zone automatic climate control, 6-speaker sound system, and some power accessories. The Crew trim adds a power liftgate, remote ignition, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth capability, power front seats with memory functions, parking sensors, and a rearview camera. The R/T adds sport suspension to go with its larger wheels and engine, plus Xenon headlights, upgraded upholstery, and exterior styling cues. The Citadel trim includes leather upholstery, automatic Xenon headlights, sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and adaptive cruise control, plus a navigation system. The Durango's cargo capacity, with rear seats folded, is 84.5 cubic feet.

Optional Features
Second-row captain's chairs and a towing package are optional on all Durango trims. Other options are offered at various trim levels, including a skid-plate package; DVD-based rear-seat entertainment system with satellite TV; and many of the Citadel's luxury features.

Under the Hood
The Durango's base engine is a 3.6-liter V-6 unit that works with a 5-speed automatic transmission and delivers 290 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The R/T trim steps up to a 5.7-liter V-8 engine that employs a 6-speed automatic transmission and delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. The V-8 engine is optional on the Crew and Citadel trims. Rear-wheel (RWD), all-wheel (AWD), and 4-wheel drive (4WD) are available.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Dodge Durango are:
- Durango with V-6 engine and AWD: 16/23/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Durango with V-8 engine and AWD: 13/20/15 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, traction control, front-seat side air bags, side curtain air bags, and trailer-sway control.

In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Durango received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for all impact tests.


Available Trims for the 2012 Dodge Durango
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name SXT (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Crew (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33795.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Citadel (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 40995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name Heat (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30960.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name R/T (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35795.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name SXT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31195.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Crew (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Citadel (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 43195.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name Heat (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33010.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
Name R/T (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38395.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth low-back bucket seats
  • Manual adjust seats
  • Front passenger forward fold flat seat
  • 2nd row 60/40 fold & tumble seat
  • 3rd row bench seat
  • 3rd row remote headrest lowering
  • Full length floor console
  • Aux 12V front pwr outlet
  • Aux 12V rear pwr outlet
  • Floor carpet
  • Luxury front/rear floor mats
  • 3rd row floor mat
  • Tilt/telescope steering column
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Premium instrument panel w/tachometer
  • Vehicle info center
  • Speed control
  • Pwr windows -inc: front one-touch up/down
  • Pwr locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Pwr locking fuel filler door
  • Sentry Key theft deterrent system
  • Dual zone auto temp control
  • Air filtering
  • Rear air conditioning w/heater
  • Rear window defroster
  • Overhead console
  • Passenger assist handles
  • Illuminated entry
  • Glove box lamp
  • Door trim panel w/ambient lighting
  • Base door trim panel
  • Illuminated cupholders
  • Visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear interior LED reading lamps
  • Removable/rechargeable lamp
  • Covered cargo storage
  • Cargo compartment carpet
  • Cargo tie-down loops
  • Storage net
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 6-way pwr passenger seat
  • Pwr driver/passenger 4-way lumbar adjustment
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Remote proximity keyless entry
  • Remote start system
  • Security alarm
  • Bright front door sill scuff pads
  • Premium door trim panel
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror -inc: microphone
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Cargo compartment cover
  • Bright cargo area scuff pads
  • 115V aux pwr outlet
  • Lux leather trimmed bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 8-way pwr passenger seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 2nd row heated seats
  • Floor console w/leather armrest
  • Perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Pwr tilt/telescope steering column
  • Adaptive speed control
  • Leather-wrapped door panels
  • 2nd row 60/40 folding seat
  • Premium cloth low-back bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat
  • Pwr driver 4-way lumbar adjustment
EXTERIOR
  • 18" x 8" aluminum wheels
  • P265/60R18 on/off road Michelin BSW tires
  • Compact spare wheel
  • Compact spare tire
  • Body color/accent color front fascia
  • Body color/accent color rear fascia
  • Belt moldings
  • Accent color wheel lip molding
  • Bright/accent color grille
  • Chrome headlamp bezels
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Body color exterior mirrors
  • Fold-away pwr exterior mirrors
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Laminated front door glass
  • Tinted front door glass
  • Tinted windshield glass
  • Deep-tinted sunscreen glass (All windows rearward of B-pillar)
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body color door handles
  • Rear window wiper/washer
  • Bright license plate brow
  • Front license plate bracket
  • Bright side roof rails
  • Integrated roof rail cross bars
  • 6" x 9" fold-away pwr exterior mirrors
  • Auto dimming exterior driver mirror
  • Exterior mirror memory
  • Exterior mirror supplemental signals
  • Pwr liftgate
  • 20" x 8" aluminum chrome clad wheels
  • P265/50R20 all season Goodyear BSW tires
  • Pwr sunroof
  • Bright grille
  • Automatic headlamp leveling system
  • HID low beam headlamps
  • Automatic high beam headlamp control
  • Chrome exterior mirrors
  • Rain sensitive windshield wipers
  • Bright door handles
  • 20" x 8" painted aluminum wheels
  • P265/50R20 all season Kumho BSW tires
  • Steel spare wheel
  • Full size spare tire
  • Body color front fascia
  • Body color rear fascia
  • Body color sill molding
  • Body color wheel lip molding
  • Body color/accent color grille
  • Black headlamp bezels
MECHANICAL
  • 3.6L 24-valve V6 VVT flex fuel engine -inc: oil cooler (REQ: NAS 50 State Emissions)
  • 5-speed automatic transmission
  • 3.09 axle ratio
  • Hill start assist
  • Tip start
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Engine oil cooler
  • 700-amp maintenance free battery
  • 160-amp alternator
  • Trailer sway damping
  • 230mm rear axle
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes -inc: rain brake support, ready alert braking
  • 3.09 axle ratio (N/A w/24E CPOS Pkg)
  • Keyless go
  • 180-amp alternator
  • Bright exhaust tip
  • HD pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes -inc: rain brake support, ready alert braking
  • High speed engine controller
  • Sport suspension
  • Rear load leveling suspension
  • Performance pwr steering
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr steering
  • Dual rear exhaust w/bright tips
  • 5.7L V8 VVT Hemi multi displacement engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 3.45 axle ratio
  • HD engine cooling
  • 220-amp alternator
  • Single speed transfer case
  • All wheel drive
  • 195mm front axle ring gear
  • 195mm rear axle
  • 2-speed on demand transfer case
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic stability control
    • Advanced multistage front air bags
    • Side curtain air bags for all seating rows
    • Supplemental front seat side air bags
    • Supplemental side air bags
    • Active head restraints
    • Enhanced accident response system
    • Latch-ready child seat anchor system
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • Tire pressure warning lamp
    • ParkSense rear park assist system
    • ParkView rear back-up camera
    • Tire pressure monitoring display
    • Blind spot & cross path detection
    • Forward collision warning
    • Four wheel traction control
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Media center 130 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player
    • (6) speakers
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 1-year of service
    • Audio jack input for mobile devices
    • Media center 430 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 40GB hard drive w/28GB available, 6.5" touch screen
    • (9) speakers w/subwoofer
    • 506 watt amp
    • Bluetooth streaming audio
    • UConnect voice command w/Bluetooth
    • Remote USB port
    • Media center 730N -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 40GB hard drive w/20GB available, 6.5" touch screen, GPS navigation, SIRIUSXM Traffic & Travel Link w/1-year of service

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