Dodge Durango – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Dodge Durango

The Dodge is a sport utility vehicle produced by the Dodge division of The first two generations were similar in that both based on the Dodge Dakota. featured a body-on-frame construction and were produced at the Newark plant in Newark, Delaware. they did differ in that the generation was classified as a mid-size SUV the second generation was classified as a SUV.

First generation [ edit ]

4,500 pounds (1998–2000)

4,520#160;lb (2,050#160;kg)

The Durango was marketed as a sturdy SUV designed to hold up to eight and tow up to 8,950#160;lb (4,060#160;kg) when equipped. [ 1 ] The 4.7#160;L PowerTech V8 the 5.2#160;L Magnum V8 engine for however, the 5.2 was still available in the 2000 models. In that year a special AWD performance called the R/T was released with a Magnum V8.

In 1999 and 2000, a limited Shelby S.P.360 version was that featured a supercharged of the 5.9#160;L Magnum V8 engine. is 360#160;hp (270#160;kW; 360#160;PS) and (559#160;N·m) of torque. Exterior include unique wheels, suspension, and bumpers.

It came standard with blue paint with two stripes down the center of the It boasted a 0 to 60 mph time of 7.1 seconds. The top was 142#160;mph (229#160;km/h).

1998: model year for Durango, only in 4WD.

1999: The was made available with A 3.9L Magnum V6 engine was however few were sold. changes were made for the 2nd two new paint colors and notable available including 6#160;×#160;9#160;in heated rear view and steering wheel-mounted radio

Leather seats became on SLT Plus models, and body-color flares became standard on SLT and 4WD Models.

2000: The new 4.7#160;L V8 engine replaced the 5.2#160;L V8 as the standard engine for 4WD models. The Magnum V6 engine was no longer leaving only V8s for the rest of the run. The high performance R/T came equipped with a tuned 5.9#160;L Magnum V8 and

2001: Dodge focused on upgrades as Durango’s interior panels, dash mounted instrument panel, overhead and steering wheel were all The transfer case selector on 4X4 changed from a manual on the console to a switch on the dash. The cluster was updated and an electronic information center (EVIC) was into the overhead console.

For improved rear passenger a dual-zone climate control was added as standard equipment. systems were improved on all and now came standard with SX Other minor changes door panels, revised aluminium wheels, and minor to trim options.

2002: The new SXT of the Durango was offered as the entry-level package. Optional side airbags were added for

2003: Durango featured mechanical changes, most was the addition of 4-wheel disc

Trim levels [ edit ]


1998–2003 – SLT

1999–2000 – S.P. 360

– Sport

2001–2003 SXT

1999–2003 – R/T

Engines [ ]

1998–2000 — 5.2#160;L (318#160;cu#160;in) V8. 230#160;hp (170#160;kW) 300#160;lb-ft N-M) of torque

1999 — (238#160;cu#160;in) Magnum V6. 175#160;hp 225#160;lb·ft (305 N·m) of

1998–2003 — 5.9#160;L (360#160;cu#160;in) V8. 245#160;hp (183#160;kW) 330#160;lb·ft N·m) of torque

2000–2003 — (360#160;cu#160;in) Magnum V8. 250#160;hp 345#160;lb·ft (469 N·m) of

1999–2000 — 5.9#160;L (360#160;cu#160;in) Magnum V8. 360#160;hp (270#160;kW) (559 N·m) of torque

— 4.7#160;L (287#160;cu#160;in) PowerTech V8. (175#160;kW) 295#160;lb·ft (400 of torque

Second generation [ edit ]

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