2014 Dodge Durango Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2014 Dodge Durango Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


Just the Facts:
  • The redesigned 2014 Dodge Durango SUV earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • The rating applies to two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions of the Durango.
  • The 2014 Durango received "good" ratings in all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests.

WASHINGTON — The redesigned 2014 Dodge Durango SUV earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The rating applies to two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions of the Durango.

Five stars is the highest rating.

The 2014 Durango received four stars in the front crash test and five stars in the side crash test. The two-wheel-drive Durango earned four stars in the rollover crash test, while the four-wheel-drive version earned three stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2014 Durango received "good" ratings in all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, including the moderate overlap front crash test. The forces in the test are similar to those that would result from a frontal offset crash between two vehicles of the same weight, each going just under 40 mph.

Standard features on Durango include seven airbags, traction control and electronic stability control. Optional safety features include forward collision warning with crash mitigation, adaptive cruise control with stop, Uconnect Access with 911 call and roadside assistance. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path detection are also available.

Competitors to the Durango include the Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota Highlander.

Edmunds says: Some important safety information for car shoppers weighing their choices in this popular segment.

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