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  Dodge Durango Overview - Edmunds.com
Though the Dodge Durango is classified as a midsize sport-utility vehicle, its designers have typically set out to make it about half a size larger in order to fill the niche between the midsize SUV and full-size SUV classes.
Dodge's hope is that the Durango will therefore be appealing to SUV customers who need more interior room and towing capability than a midsize SUV can typically provide, but have neither the garage space for a full-size sport-ute nor the desire to drive something so cumbersome on a day-to-day basis.
Last redesigned for the 2004 model year, today's Dodge Durango is much more civilized than the original version, which wore its trucklike status almost as a badge of honor.
www.edmunds.com /dodge/durango/review.html   (810 words)

  
  Dodge Durango - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It fills the gap in the Dodge lineup since the cancellation of the Dodge Ramcharger in 1993.
The Durango is produced at the Newark Assembly plant in Newark, Delaware.
The Durango was launched just after the second generation Dodge Dakota on which it was based (during the late 1980s, Chrysler designers proposed building an SUV version of the Dakota pickup; this was shelved when the Jeep division was about to release the Grand Cherokee as their flagship SUV).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dodge_Durango   (386 words)

  
 2004 Dodge Durango
The first-gen Durango was basically a Dakota with a mid-sized SUV body that served its purpose quite well at the time (1998).
Durango engineers say this design dramatically reduces the transference of energy to the occupants in the event of a frontal impact.
According to Dodge numbers the Durango’s 68.4 cu-ft of cargo space is 20-cubic-feet of greater than the Ford Explorer with the optional third-row seats folded.
www.gulfcoastnews.com /RT2004DodgeDurango.htm   (1444 words)

  
 2004 Dodge Durango Review | AutoSite New Car Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Meanwhile, Dodge runs advertising featuring a thirty-something schlub teaching his young son that in America’s consumer society, bigger is better, especially when it comes to the fuel-slurping Hemi V8 under the hood of the redesigned 2004 Dodge Durango.
Given the Durango’s history, it comes as no surprise to learn that the goals of the team charged with creating the redesigned 2004 Dodge Durango were to better the ride quality and handling, refine comfort, add modern conveniences, improve safety, and increase fuel efficiency.
Dodge also designed the rear doors to open at nearly a 90-degree angle; due to the wide portals and the easily tumbled second-row split bench seat, it’s a snap to climb into the Durango’s rear seats.
www.aicautosite.com /Reviews/2004-dodge-durango.asp   (3341 words)

  
 Review - DODGE DURANGO
The aging Durango is completely revamped for 2004, and it’s a good time to take notice, because Dodge is applying the same boundary-breaking program to its smaller trucks as it did on the full-size, big-rig-styled Ram pickup.
The Durango is tall and wide - over half a foot longer and three inches wider than the old Durango, to be specific.
The new Durango is available in three trim levels: ST, SLT and Limited with a choice of two- or four-wheel drive across the board.
www.car-data.com /xpage.reviews/rp.template.asp?mfg=dodge&model=durango&writer=cj   (830 words)

  
 Dodge Durango   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Durango features patented crush initiators in the octagonal front frame rail tips that are designed to absorb frontal impacts more effectively and consistently than other designs.
In fact, Dodge Durango has received a five-star rating—the government's highest frontal crash test rating—for both driver and front-passenger safety.
Durango offers an available side curtain airbag system for all three rows of seating and an advanced air bag system that includes multistage front airbags and an occupant classification system (OCS)** for the passenger side front air bag.
www.pdodge.com /Durango_safety.html   (195 words)

  
 2005 Dodge Durango
Dodge, a car company marketed by the Chrysler Corporation, is primarily known for its light to heavy-duty trucks, and its powerful sports car.
The Dodge Durango is a mid-sized SUV that is based on the Dodge Dakota; it was introduced in 1998, and was redesigned for 2004.
Dodge, founded nearly 100 years ago, is a branch of the Chrysler Corporation, one of the most successfuly American auto manufacturers in operation.
carguide123.com /articles/2005_Dodge_Durango.html   (509 words)

  
 United Motors - Dodge/Durango - Introduction
Durango has increased head, hip and leg room, 102.4 cu.-ft. of cargo space and a Fold and Tumble™ third-row seat that provides seating for seven.
The Durango is designed for active drivers who need their SUV for families who want the versatility of a full-size SUV for taking the children to school during the week and the family out at weekends.
The rear doors on the 2005 Dodge Durango now open 84 degrees to provide easy ingress and egress, second row rear seats now offer an available recline feature and second row passengers also receive their own climate controls.
www.umc.com.sa /durango.htm   (320 words)

  
 2004 Durango
The goals for the 2004 Dodge Durango were focused: improve the ride quality, refine the comfort and convenience level of the interior, utilize new technologies to improve safety, increase fuel efficiency and retain the capability that make it a Dodge.
New to the Dodge Durango lineup is the 3.7-liter Magnum V-6, standard on two-wheel drive Durangos delivering 210 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 235 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm.
The bumper height of the new 2004 Dodge Durango is within the bumper height zone of passenger cars and engages the structures of vehicles in the event of an impact.
www.hemitruckclub.com /durango.htm   (5710 words)

  
 Dodge Durango Reviews and Ratings - 2004 Dodge Durango
The 2004 Durango is clean sheet new, not based on Dakota as was its predecessor.
All large utes like Durango are obviously less nimble than their smaller counterparts, but that said, the new Dodge is quite capable off road.
While Dodge isn't making any sales projections for Durango, they stand to sell about 90,000 of their current models, and are obviously confident of smacking down that number with their all new '04's.
www.autosite.com /content/Research/reviews/index.cfm/action/DisplayPro/aid/138745/Make_vch/Dodge/Model_vch/Durango/Year_si/2004   (1418 words)

  
 2006 Dodge Durango Pricing, Research and Reviews
Boldly styled, the Dodge Durango is big and powerful, but surprisingly refined.
Dodge and refinement haven't always gone together, but the Durango is quiet and it rides smoothly.
Durango can seat up to eight passengers with the optional 60/40 folding third row seat.
www.newcars.com /model/Dodge_Durango.html   (153 words)

  
 Autoworld.com - DODGE DURANGO RECEIVES TOP CRASH TEST RATING
AutoWorld - Innovative technologies used in the design and engineering of the new Dodge Durango were part of a focus on safety and security that has resulted in top performance in frontal collisions for the industry-leading SUV.
Durango's crash performance was verified through a program of severe testing that went beyond the current government standards, including a 40-mph offset frontal crash simulating a high-speed vehicle-to-vehicle impact.
The front bumper and frame were lowered seven inches to make the full-size SUV Durango compatible with the front ends of passenger cars in the event of an impact.
www.autoworld.com /apps/news/FullStory.asp?id=4107&frame=   (570 words)

  
 SUVMagazine.com - 2002 Dodge Durango Reviewed
When spending $33,000 for a Durango, the extra couple of bucks a month can make the difference between a truck that can hit some dirt trails around the ranch or to the fishing hole and a truck that can really go wherever you want to go.
The interior of the Durango is all Dodge.
Dodge has worked hard over the last decade or so to establish themselves as a the most genuine truck brand.
www.suvmag.com /reviews/dodge/durango_2002/page2.asp   (784 words)

  
 Dodge Durango Parts @ Car Parts Wholesale
The Dodge has its own strategy that made the original truck a success, even though the new Durango is larger than its predecessor in every dimension, the Dodge Durango still slots in between the big and mid-size SUVs.
The Durango has a unique shaped something like the hatchback elephant with no trunk, with its bulging curves that is accented by huge eye headlights and concentric modeling around the wheel openings, and death-ray taillights.
The chassis of the Durango is an exclusive item, where its backbone is a robust hydroformed, box-section frame that anchors an independent front suspension and a coil- sprung solid-axle rear suspension with a Watt’s linkage that controls the lateral motions.
www.carpartswholesale.com /cpw/dodge~durango~parts.html   (546 words)

  
 Dodge Durango News
Dodge brought the redesigned 2007 Durango sport utility vehicle to Texas for its worldwide debut at the recent Dallas Auto Show.
Dodge says its restyled, sleeker 2007 Durango has been modified to accommodate a full hybrid system, which will be linked to the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine.
It is rare that a brand new car is submitted as a Ride of the Week, but this week's car, a 2006 Dodge Caliber is a bold, unique entry to the makes and models of cars available and there should be numbers of...
www.topix.net /autos/dodge-durango   (667 words)

  
 2005 Dodge Durango Prices and Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Durango comes as an SXT model with two rows of seats for 5-passenger capacity, and as SLT and Limited models that seat seven on three rows.
Durango's liftgate does not have separate-opening glass and is unavailable with power assist.
We can connect you with a local Dodge dealer that not only meets the highest standards of customer service, but one who will provide you with a great new-car price quote on a 2005 Dodge Durango -- hassle free.
auto.consumerguide.com /auto/new/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/38106   (830 words)

  
 Every once in a while a vehicle is much better than expected - 2004 Dodge Durango - Epinions.com
Dodge has, after all, been the major purveyor of macho sheetmetal in the form of the Ram pickup.
The new Durango is an oddly proportioned vehicle.
I drove the Durango and the Armada the same day, expecting to be impressed by the latter and disappointed by the former.
www.epinions.com /content_119161589380   (2549 words)

  
 1998-2003 Dodge Durango Prices & Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dodge had not offered an SUV since the Ramcharger wagon, dropping in 1993.
The Consumer Guide® 1998-2003 Dodge Durango road test gives consumers a quick snapshot of a vehicle's performance with pros, cons, and numeric ratings.
The 1998-2003 Dodge Durango photo gallery includes both exterior and interior photographs the vehicle.
auto.consumerguide.com /auto/used/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/2303   (1071 words)

  
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www.dodge-online.ru   (141 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Durango's a real truck with a real smooth ride
Dodge said last month said it would repair free 4,000 Durangos that had a faulty electronic part that could cause overheating in the instrument panel.
To make Durango seem best, you'll be invited to compare it to the No. 1-selling SUV, the midsize Ford Explorer, which is about 11 inches shorter, 4 inches narrower and 3 inches lower than Durango.
Durango is 200.8 inches long, 76 inches wide, 74.3 inches tall on a 119.2-inch wheelbase.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/reviews/healey/2004-01-22-drive-durango_x.htm   (1535 words)

  
 2004 Dodge Durango
New to the Dodge Durango lineup is the 3.7 L Magnum V6, standard on 2WD Durangos and delivering 210 hp (157 kW) at 5,200 rpm and 235 lb-ft of torque (319 Nm) at 4,000 rpm.
Greatly improving the ride of the Durango is an all-new rear suspension with coil springs and a solid rear axle that delivers a smooth ride, yet improves durability, payload and best-in-class towing capability.
The all-new 2004 Dodge Durango will be built at the Newark Assembly Plant in Newark, DE, and will be available in three trim levels: ST, SLT and a new Limited package.
www.auto-report.net /04durango.html   (1319 words)

  
 Dodge Durango
MI found the Durango easy to drive around the city but highway handling was not as good as it could be.
KM has driven his Durango long enough to get to know it well so it means something when he remarks that the Durango is "an excellent SUV, best buy I have ever made in 35 years of driving." He has given his Durango an almost perfect score in very category, except, of course, air conditioning.
GB of Texas does and notes that it is the "best third seat in its class." GB notes the Durango is a "[v]ery well thought out design." The third seat is not the only reason to buy the Durango according to GB since he gave it nearly perfect marks in very other category.
www.carvoice.com /cvsurveys/dodgedur.html   (2053 words)

  
 Dodge Durango
So, the Durango is a terrific vehicle on paper, when compared with other SUVs (as with any SUV, it doesn't compare nearly as well to minivans unless you plan to tow or haul very heavy loads around).
The Durango feels as though it wants to be treated like a car rather than a truck (note that our model had optional P265/65R17 OWL on/off road tires), and seems able to deal with turns that many cars would squeal their tires on.
All told, the Durango is a surprisingly strong achievement, overcoming the weaknesses of its predecessor and most of its competitors.
www.allpar.com /reviews/2003/durango.html   (2451 words)

  
 ROCKCRAWLER.com - 2003 Dodge Durango Product Information
Durango is the power and capability leader in the compact SUV segment.
The Durango range of models starts with the monochromatic Sport and the SXT, which was introduced in 2002, with CD radio, bigger wheels and tires and a roof rack.
The performance model in the Dodge Durango lineup is the Durango R/T. A throaty V-8 rumble announces the 250-horsepower (187 kW) 5.9-liter Magnum V-8.
www.rockcrawler.com /reviews/dodge/2003_dodge_information/durango.asp   (1342 words)

  
 CarReview.com - Dodge Durango Reviews
Dodge's all popular sport utility is now available with 3 engine choices; the new 3.9-liter pushrod 12-valve V-6 with 175 hp a 5.2-liter pushrod 16-valve V-8 with 230 hp or the 5.9-liter pushrod 16-va...
Every part has been replaced in it and now the dealership doesn't know what else to do and engineering at Dodge headquarters, can't even figure out what the problem is. When I am on the expressway and I hit the gas to pass someone, it hits the rev limiter..
Dodge does not stand behind their customer's as I have asked for them to look into the problem I am haveing, and since its out of their warranty they said it's not their problem!!
www.carreview.com /PRD_75_1524crx.aspx   (1013 words)

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