The low resale value of these cars can be a real advantage when buying used and planning to keep it for a long time.
I have had my Durango Adventurer edition now for about a month and in that time I've put on about 2000 miles. The ride is smooth and quiet. The 4wd system worked well for driving on the beach to go fishing. I haven't had it long enough to know reliability but with most modern cars if you keep them up it should last 150k miles ++
Overall, especially for the price paid I am very happy with this vehicle.
Smooth, quiet ride. Decent acceleration (though not really fast). I also like that it is still from the era when SUVs were built on truck frames. Able to get 20-22 mpg @ 73 mph
The ride is soft and comfortable but it seems under-damped. This is noticeable especially offroad when encountering bumps there is some residual body bounce. I might try new shocks for that though.
The "leather trimmed" seats have very little leather trim, mostly synthetic.
Purchased 4 years ago from a friend who had updated with high performance additions, fun to drive. Previous vehicle was Suburban, mpg and higher mtnce/tire costs expected on full size SUV. No mechanical issues; Dodge replaced gas cap due to recall. Towing power was more than adequate when pulling fullsize Uhaul trailer. Have to trade - either a bent valve stem or rod issue at 114,000 miles - even tho we used high octane (91) gas the last two years and synthetic oil - as far as we know. To be safe, use 93 octane and only synthetic oil. Never use ethanol even with flex fuel engine. Would buy it again! Tend to drive vehicles into ground - over 200k; will miss doing so with this vehicle.
Smooth ride for full size SUV; power - towing capacity; look - sporty; remote open on back door; awesome sound system; leather interior with all electric plus seat heaters
2007 Dodge Durango Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (4.7L 8cyl 5A)
This is the worst SUV ever I hate it, their ain't no room in the back it a 07 limited with 40,000 miles on it the car keep having transmission probs power back door ain't working right sometimes it just open while I'm driving! I thought this would be a nice SUV but it cheap plasticy loud and embarrassing to be seen in it keep getting scratched but my complex won't do anything bout it