According to the Dodge officials, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT should be the fastest and the most powerful three-row SUV vehicle on the market. Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG is the only one competitor that has almost same numbers as Durango.
This ultimate SUV is not a surprise move at all from Dodge. The high-powered Durango SRT appeared at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2017. The manufacture is known to produce some of the most powerful vehicles in the market and proof of that are Charger SRT models and the Dodge Challenger having 707-horsepower.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT redesign
The 2018 Dodge Durango exteriors are similar to its previous models. There are some performance features added, such as SRT hood and wider body design. You would be extremely happy about the strong handling and suspension upgrades having stiffer springs, thicker anti-roll bars, and Bilstein active dampers. You can use the Brembo brake system which can easily slow down the massive speed of the vehicle. There are 11 colors available for new Durango: Billet Clear Coat, Blu by Yu Pearl Coat, Bruiser Grey Clear Coat, Dark Black Clear Coat, Granite Clear Coat, Ocean Blue Pearl Coat, Octane Red Pearl Coat, Redline Pearl Coat, Sangria Metallica Clear Coat, White Knuckle Clear Coat and Vice White.
The Durango SRT comes with the seven-mode drive system. Some of the features of the vehicle include gearbox performance, steering, four-wheel drive system, and engine mapping. It comes in several driving modes which include street mode which provides you with a comfortable and relaxed drive. Seven drive modes of the Durango SRT include: Auto, Sport, Track, Snow, Tow, Valet and ECO.
The interior details of the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT are as good as its exteriors. It comes with aggressive fascias, mesh grille, a new hood featuring functional air ducts, wheel flares, rocker panels and 392 fender badges. You get silver accent stitching, SRT flat-bottom steering wheel, Nappa leather seats having suede inserts, and hand-wrapped dashboard.
There is also a 7-inch digital instrument gauge cluster that comes with an Uconnect system with 8.4-inch center touch screen which is capable of functioning Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There are also the SRT Performance Pages system and navigation. You also have a Beats audio sound system having massive nine speakers along 506-watt amplifier and a subwoofer.
New Dodge Durango 2018 SRT specs 0 – 60
The new Dodge Durango 2018 SRT engine is powerful like the previous model and comes with the 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine that can produce 470 pound-feet of torque and 475 horsepower. It comes with eight-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is quite fast and capable of reaching from 0 – 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. It also comes with a 392 cubic-inch engine system that sounds louder with an exhaust system which is very similar to the Charger SRT.
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2018 Dodge Durango price and release date
The 2018 Dodge Durango is priced around the range of the same as that of Audi and Mercedes Benz. You can expect it to be a little lower. It is expected to be released in the market around the end of the year. You will want to know that Toyota Sequoia, GMC Yukon, Ford Expedition, Chevrolet Tahoe, and Nissan Armada are not coming with high performance trim levels either.