2021 Dodge Durango Review, SRT Hellcat Confirmed

2021 Dodge Durango

Finally, the new 2021 Dodge Durango will arrive later this year. This model is a family-oriented SUV that offers plenty of power. Also, alongside the standard model, the manufacturer will introduce a new Durango SRT Hellcat version.

This model looks more muscular and is very handsome. Moreover, both models are available with very potent engines. Standard Durango will continue to be powered by the same 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that delivers 295-hp, while SRT will get a Hellcat engine that can produce 710 horses.

2021 Dodge Durango front

2021 Dodge Durango Updates

The new 2021 Dodge Durango is wearing almost the same aggressive styling that we saw on the Dodge Charger model. It borrows elements such as gloss-black grille, LED headlights and running lights, hood, and rear spoiler. However, more aggressive styling can be found on the SRT Hellcat model. This mighty model comes with fog lamps that are ditched for air intakes to cool the big supercharged V-8.

Additionally, the 2021 Durango uses a new 20-inch wheels designs from silver to satin carbon to full-on black. On top of that, Dual-center stripes are still available. It can be equipped on the GT, R/T, SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat models. Buyers can choose black with red accents, Bright Blue, Flame Red, Gunmetal Low Gloss, and Sterling Silver.

Interior Looks Awesome and Fresh

The Durango’s interior is getting a nice update. After an outdated interior, this is quite excellent news. From the information that we got, the upcoming SUV will feature a new instrument panel and roomier center console. Of course, the manufacturer added a new big screen of 10.1-inch touch. However, an 8.4-inch screen is still available and is standard on the SXT and GT models.

Both screens will use an advanced Uconnect 5 infotainment system. Underneath the screen, there’s a new wireless charging pad along with spacious console storage. Besides, plenty of standard elements can be found inside. As a part of the standard features, Dodge offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa.

2021 Dodge Durango cabin

2021 Dodge Durango Powertrain Specs

The latest 2021 Dodge Durango will introduce some mechanical changes. It uses a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 that delivers 293-hp with a single exhaust system. However, adding dual exhaust, this model delivers 295-hp, which is two horsepower more. Thanks to this engine, Durango can tow up to 6,400 pounds. Up next is a more potent 5.7-liter V8 that comes standard with trims R/T and Citadel. This powertrain produces a class-leading 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.

The last engine powers a mighty SRT model. As we mentioned, this model uses a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 engine that can produce 710 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque. As you can see, it’s a mighty engine. According to Dodge, the new Durango SRT Hellcat can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.

2021 Dodge Durango rear

Release Date and Price

Exciting news, the upcoming 2021 Dodge Durango will be refreshed and it will wear a more aggressive styling. This model is available to order now and we can expect it to arrive at dealers this fall. However, Durango Hellcat won’t arrive until early 2021 as per the latest news. Pricing of the Durango base model starts at $32,000, while SRT Hellcat can touch $83,000.

Source: caranddriver.com


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