The redesigned steering and suspension give the Durango an easy car-like feel when driving to the mall, but its powerful engines, braking system, and traction control are ideal for off-road adventures. Well it still has play. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. Optional on rear-drive Durangos and standard on all four-wheel-drive models is a 4. Virgin Islands, owners were notified and the recall began on December 5, 2014. Delivering 230 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque, the 4. I commute three hundred miles, often in bad weather, and I've never enjoyed a commute more.
I'm not criticizing anyone's issues with their Durango. Optional side curtain-type airbags protect all three rows of seats. It was a work vehicle, driven many miles daily. The dodge dealer cant even figure out one of them. I'm about to buy my third.
Failed to get data, please try again. Buyers without serious trailering requirements or off-road ambitions, especially those for whom the Durango's array of clever interior features and user-friendliness hold the greatest attraction, may be better served by Dodge's even-more-spacious and far more easygoing Caravan or Grand Caravan minivan, or by the upscale minivan. All things considered, we emerged with a positive view of this Hemi-powered hauler. We haven't had any mechanical problems. Very comfortable interior, extremely roomy vehicle.
But for some staffers, the appearance of this device was aesthetically offensive, looking like some sort of metallic alien that had attached itself to a new host and was attempting to propagate. I feel very safe driving it, including on the highway. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. They're the basic components of all our evaluations, and they provide a matrix for comparison. Model year 2005 Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2008 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 4. Even with a trailer, there was plenty of punch for passing on two-lane highways, freeway merges were no sweat, and short haul or long, the Durango's comfort quotient was high. Single headlight covers conceal dual lights.
For vehicles that were sold, or are currently registered, in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and the U. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V817 in its entirety. A new Adventurer model with heated cloth seats debuts for 2005. Traction control and three-row side-curtain airbags are available on all Durangos, as are light- and heavy-duty tow packages and a skidplate package for off-roade. But a four-day thrash in Michigan's winter wonderland didn't reveal much about how the Durango might stand up to the equivalent of a couple years' of hard work. Front row seating provides plenty of leg and headroom, with easy-to-read large gauges and a sloping windshield for greater visibility.
I've just been very lucky. For all other vehicles, Chrysler notified owners and the recall began on February 3, 2015. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. Chrysler has not determined a date for notifying the remaining owners of vehicles included in this national recall campaign. The only higher mileage vehicle than mine at Jiffy Lube was a Maxima. Sensor here, sensor there, sensor everywhere. The Durango rides on a 119.
Surprisingly, the new Durango doesn't stand above the pack in acceleration. Venture off-road, and these suspension attributes provide a reasonably compliant ride, though a modest 7. A new Adventurer model with heated cloth seats debuts for 2005. What ruined an otherwise good vehicle is the absolutely horrible 4. Model year 2005 Year of manufacture 2004 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission V8 Automatic Distance when acquired 346 miles Most recent distance 130000 miles Previous car Dodge Durango Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? I feel smart driving it, its so sporty outside and we compared it to all the smaller suv's in its size.
With the owner's manual and the logbook, that's all that will fit. The problem is that this is happening on the high. Had to have the Hemi power for towing. I have always maintained upkeep on the vehicle with the same Dodge dealership. It was never tiring to drive it. Failed to get data, please try again.
Quarter-mile performance was identical new and used—15. Thick A- and B-pillars obscure the view somewhat. Matched to a four-speed automatic transmission, the six-cylinder engine produces 210 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque--not much, considering the 4,800 pounds it's asked to set in motion. Took it on a 1800 mile road trip 2 months after getting it and it was great. I'd like to own one of these myself but I wonder if I could afford to pay for the gas at 13 or 14 miles per gallon city. But the biggest draw is the power. Faults: While driving my 2005 Dodge Durango at approximately 60 mph, the oil light came on, which was followed by a clanking sound that became progressively louder.