Fiat Chrysler Corporation has started with development the new iteration of full-size SUV. That’s right; we talk about the facelift for 2018 Dodge Durango SRT. It will be revamped in the interior and on the exterior design also. And not just that, according to reports which come from manufacturer to us, you may also expect a new engine. We want to be totally honest with you, we do not yet know specification in detail. In other words, regardless of this lack of info, you can perhaps conclude that it is a high-performance SUV. In order that we considered this vehicle powerful, the carmaker needs to put on it SRT badge. To sum it up, the couple next sentence will give you necessary information about new Durango and its chances in growing segment.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT – Exterior Design
What you prefer for the exterior design? If you carefully read our introduction then it will take you toward the true goal. Further, SRT badge carries sports spirit and a high performance which help in achieving its purpose. Maybe you wonder why is that so important because we talk about SUV. Namely, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is not a passenger car. Furthermore, SUV with four-wheel drive requires an aggressive exterior look with many air vents and holes in its body.
Look at section underneath the grille of the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT and you’ll recognize ventilation which serves to cool the engine. In addition, the front grille comes with distinctive plastic mesh treatment as well as the previous Charger SRT iteration. The picture of front fascia gets a sense with aerodynamic hood and rough edges. The opposite side gets tweaked elements which follow new design directions. Finally, you cannot do without big stylish alloy wheels with tires prepared for any surface.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT – Interior
All information related to interior design missing at this time. We cannot go in depth reasons but we could to tell what we think. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT takes special upholstery for sports seat. Further, spacious cabin accommodates seven passengers in three rows of seats. That’s not all, the dashboard comes with new devices and systems which improve management of vehicle. For example, most important are the new steering wheel, up-to-date infotainment system, navigation, wireless connectivity and much more. You don’t forget and luggage space which satisfies the requirement for all occupants. All in all, the Durango SRT model is perfect for big family. You can only enjoy driving, and its possibilities are huge.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT – Engine
Unlike rumors, Durango will not be run with Hellcat engine. Nevertheless, according to Automotive News report, it is not a mystery. Under the hood of 2018 Dodge Durango SRT, you will probably find 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine. The same engine is in the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. And there it produces approximately 475 horsepower. Experts say that you shouldn’t expect anything more than that. We earlier said that Durango SRT has an all-wheel drive system while the eight-speed automatic transmission sends torque to them. Acceleration from dead point to 60 mph comes in less than five seconds.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT – Release Date
The schedule for sale shows us that sale starts somewhere in 2017. The carmaker is in a deal with sale dealers who will probably price that pickup due to SRT badge. In the meantime, the competition should find among American producers such as Ford or Japanese models.