New 2016 Dodge Durango at Kolosso for Appleton, WI
The 2016 Dodge Durango is a great blend of attitude and driving performance. The vehicle uses technology in many smart ways and has a refined sense of style. The driving and hauling range is a leader in its class and is a wonderful pick for an SUV that can fit seven-passengers. The newest model Durangos provide updated exterior features, upgrades to the interior Uconnect system, four exterior colors new to the model year and newly updated wheels that come standard on all models.
Under the Durango's Hood
There is no doubt about it. The Durango's Pentastar engine is a work of art. It has been features on Ward's Best list for engines for a few years straight and it comes standard on the 2016 Dodge Durango. The Durango uses a Pentastar engine that has won awards in recent years and is very performance oriented. The version being used here is a V-6 with 290 horses and 260 lb.-ft in torque. Relying on this the Durango can tow 6,200 pounds capturing best-in-class. On one tank of gasoline you can go 600 miles with this amazing engine. Another choice in the engine department is the V-8 HEMI, 5.7 liter 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque that can tow 7,400 pounds also for a best-in class award. There is also fuel saver mode on the models which turn cylinders off all the way down to four when less power still gets it done.
Design of Dodge Durango
For all models there is a choice of 18 or 20-inch wheels made from aluminum which can be finished with lots of great color options such as silver paint, black gloss or polished aluminum. There are nine choices to pick from to reflect the owner's own sense of style. Taking a look inside of the Durango the instrument panel offers the ability to house either a 5-inch or 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen. These screens control climate, audio, phone, navigation and vehicle functions in a very easy to see and readable format. There is also a media hub and an SD card slot, auxiliary jacks, a storage bin and a USB plug. The instrument panel now also has a 7-inch full color screen allowing drivers the ability to customize how information is displayed. The seats are bucket types with very cushy arm rests. The passenger seat can lay flat allowing more room for cargo. There is also a utility table offering convenience when you need it when the seats are lying flat. Another option is Blu-ray video entertainment located on the back of the two front seats featuring high resolution 9-inch screens. These screens are independent of each other and allow for most media to be interfaced with them and include a wireless remote and wireless headphones.
Durango and the Dodge brand overall have not taken any aspect of safety and security lightly. This year the vehicle comes with more than 60 features that will help with all of your needs. Some of the equipment coming this year are such things as: Blind-spot Monitoring, electronic stability control, traction control, trailer sway control, adaptive cruise control, side and front air bags and much more.