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Rating 65/100 Background If you’re in the market for a seven-passenger SUV, the 2015 Dodge Durango may not be the first option that springs to mind in this very competitive segment. But we’re here to tell you that this "dark horse" Dodge is indeed worthy of your attention. With its classy interior, enticing infotainment features, …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2014 Dodge Durango is one of our favorite options for a six- or seven-passenger SUV. The current generation not only has the roomy seating and polished drive that you’d expect in a family-oriented, three-row utility vehicle, it also has an optional V8 engine and extraordinary haul ratings that you typically see …

Rating 78/100 Background Take a look at any midsize to large crossover SUV and you’ll find the basic requirements fulfilled. In no particular order, these include comfort, versatility, safety, generous cargo capacity and an easy-to-drive demeanor. But if you’re looking for something extra, the list narrows considerably. The 2013 Dodge Durango happens to be one …

Rating 75/100 Background Last year, the Dodge Durango SUV returned to the market after a one-year hiatus. Fully redesigned, the latest Durango is a much different and much better car than the generation that came before. With improved handling and drive dynamics, a nicer interior and a more refined and powerful V6, Dodge’s full-size SUV …

Rating 58/100 Background "Maybe you should take a year off and figure out what you want to do." At one time or another, we’ve all heard this sage advice. In the automotive realm, it seems that someone told this to the Dodge boys, because the 2011 Dodge Durango is solid proof of what good can …

Rating 63/100 Background Truck-based chassis. Fifteen miles per gallon combined fuel economy. Less passenger space than a big crossover. With all of that going against it, the 2009 Dodge Durango is looking like a dinosaur in the final moments before that comet smacked into Yucatan. A new “two-mode” hybrid model is a last-minute attempt to …

Rating 75/100 Background If there’s one car that domestic automakers have always done well, it’s the powerful and roomy workhorse. And while their trucks have traditionally been relatively unsophisticated and a little rough around the edges, there’s never been a question about whether or not they could get the job done. The 2008 Dodge Durango …

Rating 57/100 Background Domestic manufacturers have always excelled at crafting vehicles that aren’t slouches when it comes to brawn and utility, and the 2007 Dodge Durango is no exception. The full-size SUV offers seating for up to eight passengers as well as a generous haul rating. The Durango offers a maximum towing capacity of 8,950 …

As SUV sales continue to climb, many manufacturers are shifting how they do produce their models. Audi, Ford, and other brands have increased the amount of SUVs they make per year to feed the growing need from prospective buyers. At the same time, as the SUV segments saturate due to an influx of models, Chevrolet …

How an SUV drives can indicate if it’s the right model for you; this is why it’s important to learn how the experts review the performance features of certain models, then go for a test drive yourself. Consumer Reports, in an effort to help prospective SUV buyers, conducted road tests on many different models. Not …

Now is a great time to buy an SUV. Manufacturers, in a rush to meet the burgeoning demand, increased production on their models, resulting in many dealerships having more inventory than they can sell. This creates a buyer’s market in that to sell off their overstock, manufacturers have to offer more enticing incentives. Bloomberg Technology …

It’s easy to focus on the areas where SUVs hold the most appeal like seating and cargo versatility and the higher position of the body. At the same time, focusing on those factors alone limits the perspective on what certain SUVs can do. Just because you opt for a larger vehicle doesn’t mean you should …