The next-generation 2021 Dodge Durango will come with numerous cosmetic updates and interior changes. Furthermore, the upcoming model will sit on the popular body-on-frame platform. This platform is stable and lightweights, so we can expect that the new Durango will introduce drastic improvements. Also, we must mention that the same platform is used on the popular midsize truck Ram 1500.
The cabin of this SUV will continue to be unique and we can expect even more standard features than before. However, under the hood, the same engines will power this SUV. The 2021 Dodge Durango will come with three powertrains choices, and one of the engines powers the high-performance SRT variant.
2021 Dodge Durango Exterior Redesign
As we already mentioned, the upcoming 2021 Dodge Durango will ride on the new body-on-frame architecture. This platform is robust and is used on many SUVs and Trucks today. So, with the new platform, we can expect significant exterior change.
On top of that, most of the changes will bring the high-performance SRT variant. This model will offer an attractive front grille with a stylish hood and massive air scoop. Thanks to that, the SRT model can easily compete with most models from BMW, Porsche, and Audi. The standard Durango will also get some cosmetic changes. This model will continue to ride on the 18-inches alloy wheels as standard. However, according to some news, the upcoming Durango will get more safety features this time.
The cabin of the all-new 2021 Dodge Durango will continue to be unique and roomy. According to the latest reports, the newest SUV will get more standard features. Once more, the Durango model will be available in a trims SXT, GT, R/T, Citadel and SRT. All trims above will introduce more high-tech features and systems.
The Durango model is known from its spacious cabin that provides excellent comfort. The three-row seating layout will surely remain, and Durango will continue to offer rooms for five(SXT trim) and seven occupants on the rest. Also, thanks to the new platform we surely can expect even more space, especially at the back. Tech-wise, according to some reports, the new model will introduce larger displays and some modern amenities. On top of that, standard features like tri-zone automatic climate control, heated side mirrors, keyless entry/ignition, and an infotainment system that includes AM/FM radio, Bluetooth, auxiliary audio input, six speakers will remain to be part of this model.
Engine Specs, SRT Performance
The 2021 Dodge Durango is a big SUV that needs powerful engines. Under the hood, this model comes with three engine options. As before, the first powertrain that power this SUV is a 3.6-liter V6 unit that is capable of producing 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Optionally, the consumers can get a 5.7-liter V8 that delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain is standard on R/T and Citadel trims.
The range-topping Durango SRT model will once again burn the roads. This model will be more attractive, and it will deploy a 6.4-liter Hemi V8. However, the exact output numbers are not available at this moment. The current one model with the same engine delivers 475 horses and 470 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, Durango can tow almost 8,600 pounds.
2021 Dodge Durango Arrival Date and Price
The 2021 Dodge Durango will switch back to the body-on-frame platform, and it will introducer some changes. According to some gossip, this full-size SUV will hit the dealerships in late 2020 as the 2021 model. However, we can expect a slight price increase.