2013 Dodge Durango

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What's New for 2013:
  • Rallye Appearance Group for SXT trim
  • Premium Leather Group for R/T trim
  • Optional Technology Group package with adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path detection systems
  • Standard Nappa leather seats on Crew trim
  • Standard heated front- and second-row seats on Crew trim
  • Two additional exterior paint colors

Exterior Features
The 2013 Dodge Durango is a midsize SUV with 3 rows of seats and 7-passenger capacity. The Durango is available in SXT, Crew, R/T, and Citadel trim levels. Standard equipment for the Durango SXT includes 18-inch aluminum wheels, automatic headlights, fog lights, chrome exterior trim, dark-tinted rear privacy glass, and power heated exterior mirrors.

Interior Features
The 2013 Dodge Durango SXT includes standard triple-zone automatic climate control, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and cruise control. The stereo features a standard auxiliary audio input jack and satellite radio, and the Durango includes LED overhead lighting, a fold-flat front passenger seat, and a removable and rechargeable flashlight.

Optional Features
Dodge offers numerous options on the base Durango SXT, including a power sunroof, power driver's seat, parking sensors, and a reversing camera. The SXT can also be optioned with Uconnect Voice Command Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth streaming audio, USB port, navigation system, and hard-drive touch-screen entertainment system. A new Rallye Appearance Group provides the appearance of the R/T trim combined with a V-6 engine, adding 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, body-color exterior trim, darkened headlamp bezels, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Uconnect with Bluetooth audio streaming, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

The 2013 Dodge Durango Crew trim is equipped with premium leather seats, heated front and rear seats, power front seats, power liftgate, keyless entry and push-button ignition, remote engine starting, parking sensors, reversing camera, the Uconnect touch-screen entertainment system, and a premium sound system. The Crew trim also offers a standard roof rack, memory for the driver's settings, universal garage door opener, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Additional standard equipment includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 115-volt power outlet, and exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators and auto-dimming glass on the driver's side.

Options for the Durango Crew trim include second-row captain's chairs, rear-seat entertainment system, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and a navigation system. Additional options include a V-8 engine, 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming headlights, blind-spot monitoring system, and rear cross-path detection system.

The 2013 Dodge Durango R/T trim includes a standard V-8 engine, dual exhaust outlets, lowered sport-tuned suspension, sport-tuned steering, 20-inch Satin Carbon aluminum wheels, unique front styling with HID headlights, and body-color exterior trim. Inside, the R/T offers vinyl-bolstered seats with suede inserts. Options for this model are similar to the Durango Crew trim, and a new Premium Leather Group includes perforated Nappa leather seats with red stitching, and heated and ventilated front seats.

The 2013 Dodge Durango Citadel trim is equipped with HID auto-dimming headlights, extra chrome exterior trim, premium Nappa leather, heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, power sunroof, and a power tilt/telescoping heated steering wheel. Also standard are Uconnect navigation, rain-sensing wipers, adaptive cruise control with a forward-collision warning system, blind-spot monitoring system, and a rear cross-path detection system.

Options for the Citadel trim include a V-8 engine, trailer towing equipment, skid plates, second-row captain's chairs, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

Under the Hood
All 2013 Durangos except for the R/T trim come standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine creating 290 horsepower (295 horsepower with the SXT Rallye Appearance Group). A 5-speed automatic transmission delivers power to the rear wheels (2WD), and the Durango V-6 is rated to tow up to 6,200 pounds.

A 5.7-liter V-8 engine is standard on the Durango R/T and optional on the Crew and Citadel trims. It delivers 360 horsepower and features a Fuel Saver mode designed to maximize fuel economy when coasting or cruising on the highway. Standard is a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift controls, and the Durango V-8 engine can tow up to 7,400 pounds.

Two all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems are available for the 2013 Durango. A full-time AWD setup is offered with the V-6 engine, while V-8 models can be equipped with an on-demand AWD system.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Dodge Durango are:
  • Durango V-6 2WD: 16/23/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Durango V-6 AWD: 14/20/16 mpg
  • Durango V-8 2WD: 16/23/19 mpg
  • Durango V-8 4WD: 13/20/15 mpg

The 2013 Dodge Durango is equipped with 6 air bags, a traction and stability control system with roll stability control and trailer sway control, hill-start assist, and a 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brake system with ready-alert braking and brake assist.

Safety-related options include parking sensors, reversing camera, blind-spot monitoring system, and a rear cross-path detection system. The Durango can also be equipped with adaptive cruise control with a forward-collision warning system.

In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Durango received an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. The Durango received 4 stars for front-passenger protection in a frontal-impact crash and a rating of 3 stars for rollover resistance for both the rear- and all-wheel-drive models. As this overview was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 Durango. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.


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  • Name SXT (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29795.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Crew (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35195.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name R/T (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36495.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Citadel (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39995.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name SXT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32145.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name Crew (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37545.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name R/T (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39245.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name Citadel (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42345.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • 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
  • 3-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
  • Leather trimmed bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 6-way pwr passenger seat
  • Pwr driver/passenger 4-way lumbar adjustment
  • Heated front seats
  • 2nd row heated seats
  • 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
  • Premium cloth low-back bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat
  • Pwr driver 4-way lumbar adjustment
  • Lux leather trimmed bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 8-way pwr passenger seat
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Floor console w/leather armrest
  • Perforated leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Pwr tilt/telescope steering column
  • Leather wrapped door panels
  • Cargo net
  • 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
  • Bright door handles
  • Pwr liftgate
  • 20" x 8" painted polished aluminum wheels
  • P265/50R20 all season Goodyear 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
  • Automatic headlamp leveling system
  • HID low beam headlamps
  • Body color license plate brow
  • 20" x 8" aluminum chrome clad wheels
  • Pwr sunroof
  • Bright grille
  • Automatic high beam headlamp control
  • Chrome exterior mirrors
  • Rain sensitive windshield wipers
  • 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
  • Keyless go
  • 180-amp alternator
  • Bright exhaust tip
  • 5.7L V8 VVT Hemi multi displacement engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 3.45 axle ratio
  • High speed engine controller
  • HD engine cooling
  • 220-amp alternator
  • Sport suspension
  • Rear load leveling suspension
  • Performance pwr steering
  • HD pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes -inc: rain brake support, ready alert braking
  • Dual rear exhaust w/bright tips
  • Single speed transfer case
  • All wheel drive
  • 195mm front axle ring gear
  • 195mm rear axle
  • 2-speed on demand transfer case
    • 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
    • Four wheel traction control
    • Uconnect 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
    • Uconnect 430 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 40GB hard drive w/28GB available, 6.5" touch screen
    • Bluetooth streaming audio
    • Uconnect voice command w/Bluetooth
    • Remote USB port
    • (9) speakers w/subwoofer
    • 506 watt amp
    • Uconnect 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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