The 2012 Dodge Durango continues to impress automotive critics and consumers with its rugged good looks and upscale interior. This family-hauling SUV packs surprisingly exciting driving dynamics and an overall standout performance.
In fact, it is the only SUV in its class to claim a powerful Hemi V8 and rear-wheel drive. The base V6 engine produces an impressive 280 hp and can tow up to 6,200 pounds. If you're looking for speed and capability, the V8 boasts an outstanding 360 hp and a truly fun driving experience. Despite being large enough to carry your whole family, the 2012 Dodge Durango is nimble, lean, and has an impressive tight turning radius.
The base SXT model is stocked with 18-inch aluminum wheels, premium cloth seating for seven, and Uconnect® hands free phone. The second row splits, folds and reclines in a 60/40 design while the third row splits and folds 50/50. Even the front passenger seat folds flat for maximum cargo space. The available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) only furthers its reputation for fantastic performance.
The next model up, the 2012 Dodge Durango Crew, upgrades the interior with a 6.5-inch touchscreen and Premium Alpine® Audio sound system. A security alarm, ParkSense® Rear Park Assist, and ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera all add to the base model's safety features.
The R/T trim further upgrades the exterior and has 20-inchSatin Carbon painted aluminum wheels. Beyond this, the highest upgrade model, the 2012 Dodge Durango Citadel, includes chrome accents, heated seats, and a power sunroof. It also boosts the already impressive safety and reliability by adding Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path Detection, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Forward Collision Warning. Leather trimmed seating complete your family's luxurious ride. Sirius Backseat TV is an available option, as is a towing package.
The 2012 Dodge Durango has numerous safety features, including electronic stability control, traction control, side-curtain airbags, and Ready Alert Braking. Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist, and Rain Brake Support keep your family safe in almost any weather.
With a comfortable cabin inside and handsome style outside, the 2012 Dodge Durango is a solid pick for families looking for seating space and proven safety.