Although the Dodge Durango is classified as a midsize SUV, the designers really make it larger to fill the gap between midsize and full-sized SUVs. This makes the Durango often just right for people who need more interior space and towing capability than typical midsize SUV can provide, without the bulk and parking struggles of a full-size SUV.
For 2018, the Dodge Durango offers a new SRT trim that carries the 475-horsepower V8 engine. A rearview camera, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay now come standard on every model.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is a high-performance three-row crossover SUV. Seven-passenger is standard, while second-row captain’s chairs (reducing capacity to six) are optional.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is powered by a 6.4-liter V8 HEMI engine that produces 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. It mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The SRT is only available with all-wheel drive. Also standard is an automatic stop-start system that shuts down the engine when the car stops in order to save fuel.
In track testing, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT accelerates from zero to 60 mph in quick 4.7 seconds and top speed 155 mph. EPA estimated fuel economy stand at 15 mpg combined (13 city/19 highway).
Properly equipped, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT can tow 8,700 pounds, which is more than most competitors.