July 12, 2018,
Auburn Hills, Mich.
The Dodge Durango – the ultimate "no-compromise" SUV – launches into 2019 with five distinct models – SXT, GT, Citadel, R/T and SRT – providing a solid range of performance and powertrain options, from the 475-horsepower Durango SRT – America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV – to the efficient V-6 power of the Durango SXT, with available all-wheel-drive capability on all models.
New for 2019, Durango GT models continue to deliver V-6 fuel economy, but now share the Durango SRT and R/T’s performance front fascia and LED fog lamps. The SRT-inspired performance hood with center air inlet duct and two heat extractors is available on Durango GT. Also new for 2019, Durango Citadel models get standard second-row captain’s chairs and Durango models equipped with the optional Trailer Tow Group now feature a new integrated trailer brake to complement Durango’s best-in-class towing capability.
“The Durango is our three-row Charger of the SUV segment, delivering uncompromised utility, advanced technology, class-leading towing and driving range, confident driving dynamics and aggressive styling,” said Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Cars, Dodge//SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “Customer demand for utility vehicles in the United States has exploded over the past decade, and with America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUVs in our garage and the new updates for the 2019 model year, Dodge Durango continues to separate itself from the competition with the performance and capability that our customers demand.”
Dealers can now place orders for the 2019 Dodge Durango. Vehicles are scheduled to start arriving in Dodge dealerships this fall.
The 2019 Durango SRT remains America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV with the proven 392-cubic-inch HEMI® V-8 delivering 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, allowing it to go from 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 4.4 seconds and covering the quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds as certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), all while outhauling every three-row full-size SUV on the road with a best-in-class towing capability of 8,700 pounds.
New for 2019, the Durango SRT offers available red seat belts and lightweight, high-performance Brembo brakes with two-piece rotors, as well as an available 825-watt, 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system that delivers opulent sound and refinement. An optional 20-inch in Matte Vapor or Brass Monkey finish is available on Durango SRT.
Durango SRT is loaded with standard performance features, including a performance-tuned AWD system, a sophisticated Active Damping System that opens and closes the Durango SRT’s suspension’s damper valves and an exhaust system tuned to offer an unmistakably deep, high-performance Dodge//SRT exhaust note. Durango SRT boasts outstanding high-speed corning capability, thanks in part to stiffer front and rear springs and rear sway bar. Massive Brembo high-performance six-piston and four-piston calipers and vented rotors at all four corners bring Durango SRT to a halt quickly.
Inside, Performance Laguna Leather and true carbon fiber accents on the instrument panel and door bezels are complimented by a hand-wrapped dashboard with live silver accent stitch, SRT flat-bottom performance steering wheel with standard paddle shifters and heated and ventilated front and heated second-row captain’s chairs with embossed SRT logos. Premium velour bound floor mats with embroidered SRT logo and a suede-wrapped headliner and A-pillars give Durango SRT a premium and refined feel.
The 2019 Dodge Durango R/T offers the most muscle for your dollar, powered by the iconic 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine and mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. This combination is good for 360 horsepower, 390 lb.-ft. of torque and a best-in-class tow rating of 7,400 pounds. Fuel Saver Technology with cylinder deactivation seamlessly alternates between smooth, high-fuel-economy four-cylinder mode and V-8 mode when more power is in demand.
New for 2019, Durango R/T models are available with Sepia leather seats and an 825-watt, 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system that delivers opulent sound and refinement.
Durango R/T standard equipment includes a performance steering and suspension, performance front fascia with LED fog lamps, high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps with automatic high-beam headlamps and Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4-inch touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. With available seven-passenger seating and second-row captain’s chairs, the seats in the 2019 Dodge Durango can be configured in 50 different ways.
The 2019 Dodge Durango Citadel is powered by the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque with dual exhaust mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with the V-6, Durango can tow a best-in-class 6,200 pounds.
The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine – optional on Durango Citadel – produces 360 horsepower, 390 lb.-ft. of torque and a best-in-class tow rating of 7,400 pounds. Fuel Saver Technology with cylinder deactivation seamlessly alternates between smooth, high-fuel-economy four-cylinder mode and V-8 mode when more power is in demand.
New for 2019, Durango Citadel models feature standard second-row captain’s chairs and an available 825-watt, 19-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.
Standard equipment on Durango Citadel includes 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, HID headlamps with automatic high-beam headlamps, Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4-inch touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a premium nine-speaker audio system with subwoofer and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
The well-equipped Durango GT sits at the midpoint of the Dodge Durango lineup. Available in rear-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations, the seven-passenger Durango GT equipment list includes leather-trimmed bucket seats with suede inserts and optional heated first- and second-row seats and power liftgate.
The Durango GT model is powered by a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque with dual exhaust mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with the V-6, Durango can tow a best-in-class 6,200 pounds.
New for 2019, the well-equipped Durango GT now shares a performance front fascia and LED fog lamps with R/T and SRT models while an SRT-inspired performance hood with center air inlet duct and two heat extractors is available. Also new for 2019, Durango GT models now offer available cloth seating and a new 20-inch wheel design in a Satin Carbon or Brass Monkey finish.
Standard features on Durango GT include LED daytime running lamps, dual exhaust with bright tips and seven-passenger seating with available Capri leather-trimmed seats with suede insert. Other available features include heated first- and second-row seating, heated leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with paddle shifters and power liftgate.
The powerful, roomy Durango SXT model is powered by a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque with dual exhaust mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with the V-6, Durango can tow a best-in-class 6,200 pounds.
For 2019, Durango SXT models offer leather seats for an added premium feel and standard five-passenger seating that can be configured in 50 different ways.
Durango SXT models feature a customizable 7-inch full-color driver infotainment digital cluster display, Uconnect 4 with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Keyless Enter ‘n Go with Push Button Start. A perforated leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, driver-oriented electronic T-shifter and Bluetooth audio streaming with integrated Voice Command is also standard.
All Durango Models
All 2019 Durango models now offer an integrated trailer brake when equipped with the optional Trailer Tow Package. Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection is also available as a free-standing option.
Durango Exterior Colors
The 2019 Dodge Durango is available in 11 colors: In-Violet, Octane Red, Redline Red, Reactor Blue (NEW – late availability), Destroyer Gray (NEW – late availability), F8 Green (NEW), Granite, Billet, DB Black, White Knuckle and Vice White.
For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today as Dodge shifts into high gear with a lineup that delivers unrivaled performance in each of the segments where they compete.
Dodge drives forward as a pure performance brand, offering SRT Hellcat versions of the Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Dodge Durango, as well as an R/T plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) version of the all-new 2023 Dodge Hornet, representing the brand’s first-ever electrified performance vehicle. Dodge delivers the drag-strip dominating 807-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock; the 797-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Redeye, the most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world; and the 710-horsepower Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, the most powerful SUV ever; and best-in-class standard performance in the compact utility vehicle segment with the Dodge Hornet. Combined, these four muscle vehicles make Dodge the industry’s most powerful brand, offering more horsepower than any other American brand across its entire lineup.
In 2022, the Dodge brand ranked No. 1 in the J.D. Power APEAL Study
(mass market), making it the only domestic brand ever to do so three years in a row. In 2020, Dodge was named the "#1 Brand in Initial Quality," making it the first domestic brand ever to rank No. 1 in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study
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