2014 Dodge Durango Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,995-$43,395
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What's New for 2014:

  • Revised interior and exterior styling
  • LED taillights and headlight accents
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Capless fuel filler
  • Eco mode and improved EPA-rated fuel economy
  • Newly available touch screens
  • Limited and Rallye trim levels
  • Crew trim level discontinued
  • Updated infotainment system
  • Rear-seat entertainment system
  • Available heated rear seats
  • Added safety features
  • Optional second-row captain's chairs with redesigned center console

Introduction
The 2014 Dodge Durango large SUV has seating capacity for up to 7 passengers. A total of five trim levels are available. The Durango is offered with rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), and is powered by a 6- or 8-cylinder engine mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, Subaru Tribeca, Toyota Highlander, Toyota 4Runner, and the Volkswagen Touareg.

Models and Features
Serving as the lineup's entry-level model is the Durango SXT, host to an ample selection of standard amenities including fog lights, heated power-adjustable outside mirrors, 18-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone climate control, 5-inch touch-screen infotainment system with an SD card slot and USB port, second-row 60/40 and third-row 50/50 split-folding seats, and a V-6 engine.

Next is the new-for-2014 Durango Rallye, differentiated from the SXT by way of a unique grille and lower body accents, LED headlight trim, 20-inch black alloy wheels, heated power front seats and steering wheel, complimentary 1-year satellite radio subscription, and dual exhaust tips.

Also making its debut is the mid-level Limited trim level. Here, Dodge has enhanced the list of standard features with items like a 3-prong 115-volt outlet that proves handy for recharging a multitude of portable devices, memory settings, 8.4-inch touch-screen, leather upholstery, heated rear seats, and a remote start system.

Those looking for a few more creature comforts might want to direct their attention to the Durango Citadel. This premium version is equipped with a power liftgate, power tilt/slide moonroof, active high-beam headlights, rain-sensing wipers, navigation system, 506-watt audio system, heated and cooled front seats, and power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel.

Finally, there's the 2014 Dodge Durango R/T. Unlike the Citadel, this model does less to coddle and more to excite with its standard V-8 engine and sport-tuned suspension.

Options and Packages
Dodge has ensured the availability of a 2014 Durango for most every want and need, thanks to not only the variety of trim levels, but also a considerable number of options. Among the more notable offerings are second-row captain's chairs, rear-seat Blu-Ray/DVD entertainment system, Mopar exterior upgrades, and a Technology package comprised of intelligent cruise control, forward-collision warning, and a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert.

Under the Hood
As noted, with the exception of the R/T trim level, all 2014 Durangos feature a standard 6-cylinder engine, specifically a 3.6-liter V-6 that delivers 290 horsepower (295 in Rallye trim) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, generous output that's delivered to the pavement via a new 8-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Buyers have the choice of RWD or a full-time AWD system that utilizes a single-speed transfer case.

Befitting its relatively sporty demeanor is the R/T's standard 5.7-liter Hemi V-8, which produces 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. Again, the 8-speed gearbox is part of the deal, but in this case, the optional AWD system boasts a 2-speed transfer case that allows drivers to select a full-time setting or AWD lock for those times when an extra degree of traction is needed.

If heavy towing is on the agenda, the V-8 engine is the better choice with its 7,400-lb. capacity (in RWD form). The V-6 can handle loads weighing up to 6,200 lbs.

Fuel Economy
Additional muscle under the hood usually comes at the expense of efficiency, a point clearly evidenced by EPA fuel-economy ratings for the 2014 Dodge Durango. While RWD V-6 variants are estimated to average 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, the Hemi V-8 cuts those figures to 14 and 23, respectively. In AWD guise, V-6-powered Durangos are expected to squeeze 17 miles out of each gallon of gas while traipsing around town, or 24 miles when cruising on the freeway. Pair the V-8 with AWD and the city rating holds firm at 14 mpg, but highway fuel economy slides just a bit to 22 mpg.

Safety and Ratings
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Dodge Durango received an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2014 Durango received a rating of \"Good\"--the Institute's highest--for front-impact crash protection.

In terms of equipment, the 2014 Durango is equipped with ready alert braking, 6 air bags, and trailer sway control. Limited, Citadel and R/T versions add rear park-assist sensors, rearview camera, and a security system, while standard auto-leveling HID headlights are reserved for the Durango's two highest trim levels.

What's New for 2014:

  • Revised interior and exterior styling
  • LED taillights and headlight accents
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Capless fuel filler
  • Eco mode and improved EPA-rated fuel economy
  • Newly available touch screens
  • Limited and Rallye trim levels
  • Crew trim level discontinued
  • Updated infotainment system
  • Rear-seat entertainment system
  • Available heated rear seats
  • Added safety features
  • Optional second-row captain's chairs with redesigned center console

Introduction
The 2014 Dodge Durango large SUV has seating capacity for up to 7 passengers. A total of five trim levels are available. The Durango is offered with rear-wheel drive (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), and is powered by a 6- or 8-cylinder engine mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, Subaru Tribeca, Toyota Highlander, Toyota 4Runner, and the Volkswagen Touareg.

Models and Features
Serving as the lineup's entry-level model is the Durango SXT, host to an ample selection of standard amenities including fog lights, heated power-adjustable outside mirrors, 18-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone climate control, 5-inch touch-screen infotainment system with an SD card slot and USB port, second-row 60/40 and third-row 50/50 split-folding seats, and a V-6 engine.

Next is the new-for-2014 Durango Rallye, differentiated from the SXT by way of a unique grille and lower body accents, LED headlight trim, 20-inch black alloy wheels, heated power front seats and steering wheel, complimentary 1-year satellite radio subscription, and dual exhaust tips.

Also making its debut is the mid-level Limited trim level. Here, Dodge has enhanced the list of standard features with items like a 3-prong 115-volt outlet that proves handy for recharging a multitude of portable devices, memory settings, 8.4-inch touch-screen, leather upholstery, heated rear seats, and a remote start system.

Those looking for a few more creature comforts might want to direct their attention to the Durango Citadel. This premium version is equipped with a power liftgate, power tilt/slide moonroof, active high-beam headlights, rain-sensing wipers, navigation system, 506-watt audio system, heated and cooled front seats, and power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel.

Finally, there's the 2014 Dodge Durango R/T. Unlike the Citadel, this model does less to coddle and more to excite with its standard V-8 engine and sport-tuned suspension.

Options and Packages
Dodge has ensured the availability of a 2014 Durango for most every want and need, thanks to not only the variety of trim levels, but also a considerable number of options. Among the more notable offerings are second-row captain's chairs, rear-seat Blu-Ray/DVD entertainment system, Mopar exterior upgrades, and a Technology package comprised of intelligent cruise control, forward-collision warning, and a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert.

Under the Hood
As noted, with the exception of the R/T trim level, all 2014 Durangos feature a standard 6-cylinder engine, specifically a 3.6-liter V-6 that delivers 290 horsepower (295 in Rallye trim) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, generous output that's delivered to the pavement via a new 8-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Buyers have the choice of RWD or a full-time AWD system that utilizes a single-speed transfer case.

Befitting its relatively sporty demeanor is the R/T's standard 5.7-liter Hemi V-8, which produces 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. Again, the 8-speed gearbox is part of the deal, but in this case, the optional AWD system boasts a 2-speed transfer case that allows drivers to select a full-time setting or AWD lock for those times when an extra degree of traction is needed.

If heavy towing is on the agenda, the V-8 engine is the better choice with its 7,400-lb. capacity (in RWD form). The V-6 can handle loads weighing up to 6,200 lbs.

Fuel Economy
Additional muscle under the hood usually comes at the expense of efficiency, a point clearly evidenced by EPA fuel-economy ratings for the 2014 Dodge Durango. While RWD V-6 variants are estimated to average 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, the Hemi V-8 cuts those figures to 14 and 23, respectively. In AWD guise, V-6-powered Durangos are expected to squeeze 17 miles out of each gallon of gas while traipsing around town, or 24 miles when cruising on the freeway. Pair the V-8 with AWD and the city rating holds firm at 14 mpg, but highway fuel economy slides just a bit to 22 mpg.

Safety and Ratings
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Dodge Durango received an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2014 Durango received a rating of \"Good\"--the Institute's highest--for front-impact crash protection.

In terms of equipment, the 2014 Durango is equipped with ready alert braking, 6 air bags, and trailer sway control. Limited, Citadel and R/T versions add rear park-assist sensors, rearview camera, and a security system, while standard auto-leveling HID headlights are reserved for the Durango's two highest trim levels.

Available Trims for the 2014 Dodge Durango
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name SXT (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29995.00 Engine 3.6 L/220 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Limited (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36495.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/23
Name R/T (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39295.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/23
Name Citadel (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43395.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/22
Name Citadel (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40995.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/23
Name SXT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32395.00 Engine 3.6 L/220 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name Limited (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38895.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/22
Name R/T (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41695.00 Engine 5.7 L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/22
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INTERIOR
  • 4-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Fore/Aft Movement and Fold Flat
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temp, Engine Hour Meter, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 7 Person Seating Capacity
  • Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench Cloth 3rd Row Seat Front, 2 Power and Adjustable Head Restraints
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Compass
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Valet Function
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
  • HVAC -inc: Auxiliary Rear Heater, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Seats w/Power 4-Way Driver Lumbar
  • 8-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
  • 6-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt, Manual Recline, Power 4-Way Lumbar Support and Fold Flat
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench Vinyl 3rd Row Seat Front, 2 Power and Adjustable Head Restraints
  • Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat, Door Mirrors and Audio
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Remote Engine Start
  • Tracker System
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback and Ventilated Front Seats
  • 8-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Cargo Net
  • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat, Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel and Audio
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 18" x 8.0" Painted Aluminum
  • Tires: P265/60R18 BSW On/Off Road
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Colored Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Colored Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Chrome Bodyside Insert and Colored Wheel Well Trim
  • Black Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Colored Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Front License Plate Bracket
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Laminated Glass
  • Wheels: 18 x 8.0 Polished Aluminum
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Roof Rack
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 20" x 8.0" Prem Painted Aluminum
  • Tires: 265/50R20 BSW AS
  • Full-Size Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper
  • Body-Colored Bodyside Insert and Body-Colored Wheel Well Trim
  • Body-Colored Grille
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 20" x 8.0" Fully Polished Aluminum
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Chrome Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Chrome Grille
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT Flex Fuel
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (845RE)
  • 3.45 Rear Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 6,500 lbs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • 700CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 160 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
  • 1330# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Rear Auto-Leveling Suspension
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electro-Hydraulic Power Assist Steering
  • 24.6 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Short And Long Arm Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • 180 Amp Alternator
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (8HP70)
  • 3.09 Rear Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 7,100 lbs
  • 220 Amp Alternator
  • 1340# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Front Shock Absorbers and Brand Name Rear Shock Absorbers
  • Sport Tuned Suspension
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 1360# Maximum Payload
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • 1280# Maximum Payload
  • 1410# Maximum Payload
  • 1420# Maximum Payload
  • Electronic Transfer Case
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Uconnect Access Emergency S.O.S
    • Rear Parking Sensors
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Uconnect 5.0 AM/FM/BT
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • 6 Speakers
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4A AM/FM/SXM/BT
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
    • 9 Performance Speakers
    • 506w Regular Amplifier
    • Automatic Equalizer
    • Radio: Uconnect 8.4AN AM/FM/SXM/HD/BT/NAV
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls, Radio Data System and DVD-Audio
    • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display

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