2018 Dodge Durango SUV

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What’s new

  • High-performance 475-hp SRT model debuts
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on all models
  • Part of the third Durango generation introduced for 2011

Pros

  • Third-row seats are surprisingly spacious
  • Large touchscreen tech interface is one of the best in class
  • Towing ability is exceptional for the class
  • Has real off-road capabilities with 4WD and low-range gearing

Cons

  • Bluetooth streaming audio isn't standard on SXT
  • Bigger and bulkier to drive than rival crossovers
  • Fuel economy is lackluster, especially with the V8


Which Durango does Edmunds recommend?

The R/T doesn't come cheap, but it's the specification that really lets the Durango flex its muscles. With standard V8 power and a sporty stance, the R/T is family-friendly transportation with attitude. Go with the Brass Monkey or the Blacktop appearance package for maximum effect.

Edmunds' Expert Review

Overall rating

4 / 5

Dodge does things a little differently from other automakers. While others make anonymous four-cylinder family sedans, Dodge offers the Charger, a large family sedan inspired by muscle cars of the past and powered by a V6 or a choice of three V8 engines. And in an era when car companies refresh crossover SUVs at the speed of midterm election cycles, Dodge carries on with an aging but proven formula for the 2018 Dodge Durango.

If the Durango looks familiar, that's because you've seen this current generation on the road since the 2011 model year. That's an eternity compared to a number of its fresher rivals, but Dodge has kept this three-row crossover relevant, most notably with a significant update for 2014 that added a satisfying eight-speed automatic transmission and a revised interior with Chrysler's excellent 8.4-inch touchscreen.

For 2018, there's even more to like, including a new high-performance SRT model that cranks out 475 horsepower, accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, and can tow up to 8,600 pounds. No other non-luxury automaker offers anything like it.

The Durango's fundamentals — including extraordinary towing capacity, available V8 power and adult-size space in the third row — are key to its enduring appeal. And as one of the most muscular vehicles in its class, the Durango is also one of the heaviest. That takes a toll on real-world fuel economy and can also make the V6 engine feel anemic at times. It also bolsters the argument for choosing the exuberant V8, gas bills notwithstanding.

If you can find a powertrain that suits your needs, whether a V6 or a V6, there's a lot to like. Even at this advanced stage in its life cycle, the Durango remains one of the most capable and well-rounded three-row crossovers you can buy.

Notably, we picked the 2018 Dodge Durango as one of Edmunds' Best Midsize SUVs for this year.

Trim levels & features

The 2018 Dodge Durango is a three-row crossover SUV available in five trim levels: SXT, GT, Citadel, R/T and SRT.

All Durango models except the SRT are rear-wheel drive and offer optional all-wheel drive. The SRT is only available with all-wheel drive. Seven-passenger seating is standard, while second-row captain's chairs (reducing capacity to six) are optional. If you need to prioritize cargo over passengers, you can order the base SXT with just two rows of seats. The other trims are three-row only.

The base SXT comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 engine (293 hp, 260 pound-feet of torque) matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Other standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, a load-leveling rear suspension, heated mirrors, a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, three-zone climate control, a 60/40-split folding and reclining second-row seat, a 50/50-split folding third-row seat with power-folding headrests (or alternatively, an option to delete the third-row seat) and cloth upholstery. Technology features include Bluetooth phone connectivity, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, dual USB ports and a six-speaker sound system.

The GT adds 20-inch wheels, a power liftgate, rear parking sensors, remote start, heated front and second-row seats, a heated steering wheel, power-adjustable front seats, leather and suede upholstery, a 115-volt power outlet, driver-position memory settings and satellite radio.

Going with the Citadel gets you xenon headlights, automatic high beams, automatic wipers, upgraded brakes, front parking sensors, roof-rail crossbars, a sunroof, a cargo cover, upgraded leather upholstery, additional leather trim, a power-adjustable steering column, the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen interface, a navigation system, a power-adjustable passenger seat, ventilated front seats, and a nine-speaker audio system with a subwoofer and HD radio.

An optional Anodized Platinum appearance package adds upgraded leather upholstery with silver accent stitching and special interior trim.

The R/T moves into high-performance realms with the 5.7-liter V8 engine (360 hp, 390 lb-ft) as standard, an upgraded steering system, a sport-tuned suspension, a performance hood design, LED foglights, red accent stitching and a Beats audio system. The Citadel's standard roof rails and sunroof are optional. The 5.7-liter V8 is also optional for the Citadel.

Some of the higher trims' standard features are also offered on lower trims as options. A Technology Group package for the Citadel and R/T adds adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, a forward collision warning system with automatic braking, lane departure warning and lane keeping assist. Blind-spot monitoring is also offered on the GT via a separate options package (Safety/Security and Convenience Group) that additionally includes a handful of the Citadel's standard luxuries.

Optional on the GT and R/T is a Brass Monkey appearance package that adds a gloss black grille, black headlamp bezels, 20-inch bronze-painted wheels and extra body-color trim. An optional Blacktop appearance package (also for the GT and R/T) is similar and fits the Durango with 20-inch, black-painted wheels and a variety of blackout exterior trim items. The Blacktop package also bumps engine power up to 295 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Other options include black running boards and bright pedals (Mopar Running Board package); a second-row console with armrest and storage (includes an in-console, 12-volt power outlet and a USB charge port); a dual-screen rear entertainment system (with Blu-ray compatibility); and a trailer-tow package.

Finally, the new SRT trim level tops it off with a 6.4-liter V8 engine (475 hp, 470 lb-ft), performance-tuned steering, an adaptive suspension, electronically controlled limited-slip differential, SRT Performance Pages (various configurable performance parameters), and a driver's session at the SRT Track Experience driving school.

Options include a sunroof, upgraded Laguna leather upholstery, the rear entertainment system, the SRT Interior Appearance Group (includes carbon-fiber accents and soft-touch headliner) and the Technology Group.

Trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on our full test of the 2015 Dodge Durango Limited (3.6L V6 | 8-speed automatic | AWD).

NOTE: Since this test was conducted, the current Durango has received some revisions to appearance packages and standard equipment at various trim levels. Our test Durango's Limited trim is similar to today's GT. Otherwise, our findings remain broadly applicable to this year's Durango.

Driving

3.5
The 3.6-liter V6 can seem a bit taxed in such a large vehicle, but a smart transmission helps get the most out of it both at our test track and in the real world. The Durango's other dynamic attributes, for better and worse, are more trucklike than its crossover competitors.

Acceleration

4
It reaches 60 mph in 8.1 seconds, which is average for the segment. The eight-speed automatic is eager to downshift when needed and holds gears when climbing and descending hills.

Braking

3
The pedal feel is moderate to soft with a long-travel stroke. It stopped from 60 mph in 125 feet, which is also average for the segment. Multiple panic stops displayed fade, odor and a reduction in ABS effectiveness.

Steering

3.5
Truck-ish and slow, the Durango requires lots of turns and doesn't self-center readily. Still, it's appropriately precise and weighted in normal driving, quick in tight U-turn situations, comfortable slack at freeway speeds.

Handling

3
When driving around turns, the Durango feels even bigger than it is due to slow steering and minimal tire grip. It's a large, lumbering SUV. Those upsizing from a more sprightly car may want to look elsewhere.

Drivability

3
The slow steering may put off those accustomed to driving cars, but it's an improvement for those downsizing from old-school truck SUVs. The transmission can hunt for gears in normal, flat-ground driving and is overly eager at times to reach top gear.

Off-road

3.5
The ground clearance of 8.1 inches is good for a family-oriented SUV. The Durango V8 comes with a dual-range transfer case.

Comfort

4.5
Families who spend a lot of time in the car would be wise to consider the road-trip-ready Durango. Our highway testing showed a quiet, comfortable vehicle with supportive seats. Impressive.

Seat comfort

4.5
The driver's seat is firm and supportive, with ample adjustment. The optional second-row captain's chairs recline but don't slide, yet this didn't seem to negatively affect comfort. The third row is average comfort for the segment.

Ride comfort

5
Composed, planted, comfortable, even on big optional wheels. Those who appreciate a big, heavy feel of a truck will feel right at home, albeit without the uncouth jiggling and occasionally harsh ride motions.

Noise & vibration

4.5
Louder at full throttle than some competitors, but quieter when cruising, with nicely quelled road and wind noise. A nice, peaceful place to enjoy a family road trip.

Interior

5
Some competitors may offer seat belts for eight, but that's really a token provision. In reality, the Durango offers more useful passenger space, a less confining view out and an easier means of getting inside. Dodge's user-friendly tech interface is another benefit.

Ease of use

5
As always, Dodge's large Uconnect touchscreen (optional) is a benchmark for user-friendliness with large virtual buttons, logical menus and helpful secondary physical controls. Everything is easy to reach.

Getting in/getting out

5
The rear doors that open nearly 90 degrees are better than most. The flip-and-fold second row makes access to the third row also better than most, although there is the typical high step-up versus a minivan.

Roominess

5
The Durango is one of the most spacious three-row SUVs. Adults can fit with comfort in all outboard seating positions (third-row head- and legroom are especially good), which is rare. Only two seat belts in the third row means it can fit seven people max.

Visibility

Good visibility straight back, but the rear headrest and a thick rear roof pillar hamper reversing. The optional rearview camera helps, but it lacks clarity. Large mirrors and optional blind-spot warning. Forward visibility is average.

Quality

3.5
The materials quality is average with expected soft-touch surfaces of pleasant texture. Construction is nothing special. It doesn't look or feel as high-end as the related Jeep Grand Cherokee, but it's also nothing to be ashamed of.

Utility

With maximum cargo space that matches that of all but the largest SUVs, a useful fold-flat front passenger seat, and the highest tow ratings among its rivals, the Durango is exceptionally well rounded when it comes to overall utility.

Technology

A choice of two large touchscreen displays, fast software processing, full-featured Uconnect infotainment features, and a full suite of driver assistance features make the Durango one of the most tech-connected crossovers in any class.

Audio & navigation

Navigation comes standard on the Citadel trim level, optional on GT. The 8.4-inch touchscreen is a worthwhile upgrade. The BeatsAudio system is a good option for premium sound, but it's disappointing that the multispeaker Harman Kardon system available in other Dodge vehicles isn't offered.

Smartphone integration

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard.

Driver aids

The optional Technology Group bundles items including adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane keeping assist. Available only as an option and not available on base SXT trims.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 Dodge Durango.

I can't believe I bought a Durango...
Mike,01/16/2018
Our family needed a three row SUV. We tried to downsize to a wagon, but it didn't work. I was charged with all of the research and test driving, and I drove them all. Honda, Mazda, VW, Toyota, etc. Some were too small (Toyota), some offered horrible value (VW), some were too much like a mini-van (Honda). I was getting frustrated with my search. I tried a Ford Explorer and didn't like it at all. I was flummoxed. I had read good things about the 2018 Durango, but I have NEVER been an FCA fan, and swore I would never buy one. Then...I test drove the Durango GT. Just wow. Solid, big, handled well, and quiet as a mouse inside. I did some more research. It rides on a relative of the GL/ML platform from when Daimler Benz owned part of Chrysler (so does the Grand Cherokee). The 8-speed automatic is sourced from ASIN, the same place that BMW and other high-end manufacturers get their trannys. The handling is excellent, primarily due to the perfect 50/50 weight distribution, and the rear-wheel bias (its a RWD car when it doesn't need the traction). The Durango is so air-tight that you really need to give the door a good slam, otherwise the air pressure prevents the door from closing. I thought the Beats audio system was terrible, but like many good speakers (I am an audiophile) the system needed to break in, and stretch the speakers a bit. I think it sounds very good now (not Levinson good, but certainly better than any Bose system). If you have been skeptical of the FCA brand in the past (let's face it there's plenty of reason to be) , but you need a good sized SUV, you HAVE to drive the Durango. It won't disappoint.
Excellent vehicle
Sharon wayland,12/27/2017
The Durango hands down is superb I’ve always had a suburban but this vehicle is the best.With all the immenities I got a new suburban would have been well over 2x the price I paid. If this vehicle had Jeep label they wouldn’t be able to keep them on the lot.Dodge has really got a keeper I absolutely love mine.Dodge Durango Gt 6 cylinder,leather,moon roof has it all for under $40;000.
First dodge, with life time warranty!
Conrad C,01/05/2018
I am coming from a 2016 GMC Canyon SLE V6. For a V6 Durango I felt like there was no big difference from the RT V8 version when test driving and it has more power then my GMC Canyon. Large screen entertainment system with beats speakers, sunroof, SRT hood, 20” rims (black top edition) leather with suede in the middle, power lift gate and remote start. all under 39k with haggling. I went and got this SUV to keep forever with a growing family and that lifetime warranty provided by Mopar is just the best peace of mind
Finally a well thought out American SUV
Bill,07/26/2018
I've been thinking about gravitating back to an American built vehicle for some time now and finally found a well built technological up to date vehicle with my recent purchase of my 2018 Durango Citadel. The fit and finish is excellent, seat comfort is 5 star, ride is amazingly quiet and the technology equipped surpasses the Asian market. The V6 is unbelievably quiet smooth with excellent power and reasonable gas mileage. The 8 speed transmission shifts incredibly smooth with hardly a notice of shifting. I have found my Citadel to be very reliable comfortable and good looking, love the vice white paint job. The 8.4 Navigation screen and functionality is the best on the market its fast clear and precise. If I have any gripes it would be these two. (1st) I dislike the start/stop function (very annoying) at least you can disable it at start up. (2nd) A minor gripe but a gripe never the less you have to press the Navigation icon then view map icon each time you start the vehicle if you want to view the map... This vehicle is definitely a road trip SUV it love's the highway gobbles up the miles in total comfort and affords you with an excellent view of you surroundings. In the city it handles the roads like a much smaller vehicle than it actually is. It's certainly a win / win for handling. It rides and handles like a more expensive vehicle than it actually is. If you are on the fence about which SUV to buy you would be doing yourself a injustice if you did not give the Durango a try...
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$40,495
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 7
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
295 hp @ 6400 rpm
MSRP
$32,595
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
293 hp @ 6400 rpm
MSRP
$29,995
MPG
19 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
293 hp @ 6400 rpm
MSRP
$46,345
MPG
14 city / 22 hwy
Seats 7
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
360 hp @ 5150 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite Durango safety features:

Blind-Spot Monitoring
Illuminates a light on either of the Durango's side mirrors when a vehicle enters its blind spot.
Forward Collision Warning
Helps prevent collisions by sounding an alert when the Durango detects an imminent collision.
Lane Departure Warning Plus
Sounds a warning if the Durango begins to drift from its lane without a turn signal being activated.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover19.8%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Marginal
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

Dodge Durango vs. the competition

2018 Dodge Durango

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2018 Ford Explorer

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Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer

Both the Durango and Explorer are well-known three-row SUVs. The Durango benefits from more third-row passenger space, exceptional towing abilities, real off-road credentials and a large touchscreen. Its V8 engine is rather thirsty, though. The Explorer gets high marks for its quiet and comfortable ride, large cargo space, and an abundance of tech features. Its optional turbocharged V6 is no weakling either.

Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Ford Explorer.

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Dodge Durango vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Durango and Grand Cherokee are based on the same platform underneath all of that bodywork. As a result, they share similar advantages that include their powerful V8s and high towing capabilities. Think of the Grand Cherokee as the more posh and refined cousin to the brutish Durango since the Jeep's interior is downright luxurious by comparison. But the Cherokee only seats five passengers; the Durango fits seven.

Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8.

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Dodge Durango vs. Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is more family-focused and versatile than the Dodge Durango, featuring roomy rear seats, good fuel economy numbers and clever storage solutions. But the Durango pulls ahead when it comes to utility, towing, off-road abilities and bolder styling. Overall, the Pilot is newer and has more mass-market appeal, but the Durango holds up surprisingly well, especially if you like its V8 rumble.

Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Honda Pilot.

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2018 Dodge Durango SUV for Sale

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More about the 2018 Dodge Durango

The 2018 Dodge Durango is big, burly and ripped with bold style. You won't mistake its aggressive looks for anything else. But this big seven-seater has more going for it than just looks. It's a spacious and capable SUV with available V8 power, giving it the muscle for heavy towing jobs that would otherwise require a full-size truck-based SUV. We like it, and not just for its abilities, but for the way it stands out from the crowd.

The Durango has been around for awhile. The current version was launched in 2011 and saw its last makeover in 2014. Normally we prefer vehicles that have had more recent updates, but we like the Durango just the way it is. This year, Dodge keeps interest level high with the release of the Durango SRT, an answer to a question that no one asked, but a 475-horsepower answer that we like just the same. Not content to simply have an outstanding family shuttle that's roomy and ideally suited for long-distance travel, Dodge wants to make sure the short-distance hops can be done at maximum enjoyment as well. With a savage 6.4-liter V8 underhood, the Durango SRT moves from zero to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.

Most mortal Durangos are powered by a 3.6-liter V6 tuned for 293 hp (295 with the Blacktop package) and 260 pound-feet of torque. But the V6 Durango can be equipped to tow up to 6,200 pounds, significantly more than its rivals. In Edmunds testing, a rear-drive V6-powered Durango made the run to 60 mph in 7.8 seconds, while all-wheel drive increased that to 8.1 seconds — slow times compared to the segment's best and a consequence of the Durango's heavy weight.

Standard on R/T models and optional on Citadel is a big 5.7-liter V8 that produces 360 hp and 390 lb-ft. Like the V6, it gets an eight-speed automatic, but unlike the V6 its optional four-wheel-drive system includes a low-range transfer case for better off-road ability. The V8 can tow up to 7,400 pounds, and you'll need a full-size body-on-frame SUV if you want to match that number. The new SRT with its 6.4-liter V8 can tow up to 8,600 pounds.

Unfortunately, the trade-off for the Durango's muscle is fuel economy. The EPA rates the rear-drive V6 Durango at 21 mpg combined. The V8 engine drops that figure to 17 mpg combined or 15 combined for the new SRT version. Clearly, you're not buying a Durango for its fuel economy.

But the Durango has no shortage of interior space, and even the third row is suitable for adults. We like the roomy back seat, which is easy to access thanks to big doors that open to nearly 90 degrees. The dash design isn't our favorite, but we love the 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment system. We are also fans of the Durango's comfortable ride, but you can feel its heft in the corners.

Dodge sells the Durango in five models. The base SXT has plenty of equipment for families on the go, while the GT adds attractive styling cues and a more upscale interior. The Citadel offers most of Dodge's available luxury features, while the R/T concentrates on performance with a V8 engine and a stiffer suspension. The bonkers SRT model is simply committed to taking families wherever they need to go as quickly as possible. Let Edmunds help find the perfect 2018 Dodge Durango for you.

2018 Dodge Durango SUV Overview

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV is offered in the following styles: GT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A), R/T 4dr SUV AWD (5.7L 8cyl 8A), GT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A), R/T 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 8A), SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A), Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Citadel 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), and Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A).

What do people think of the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 Durango SUV 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 Durango SUV.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 Durango SUV featuring deep dives into trim levels including GT, SXT, R/T, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Read our full review of the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV here.
Our Review Process

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2018 Dodge Durango SUV R/T 4dr SUV AWD (5.7L 8cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV R/T 4dr SUV AWD (5.7L 8cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $48,735. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV R/T 4dr SUV AWD (5.7L 8cyl 8A) is trending $9,600 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Dodge Durango SUV GT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV GT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $41,590. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV GT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is trending $9,370 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

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2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,380. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is trending $8,144 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $8,144 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$29,236.

The average savings for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is21.8% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 92 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Dodge Durango SUV SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $65,385. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A) is trending $7,274 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,274 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$58,111.

The average savings for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A) is11.1% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 23 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SRT 4dr SUV AWD (6.4L 8cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Dodge Durango SUV Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,885. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is trending $10,403 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $10,403 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$36,482.

The average savings for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is22.2% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 23 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Citadel 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Dodge Durango SUV Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $52,380. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is trending $10,414 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $10,414 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$41,966.

The average savings for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is19.9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 2 2018 Dodge Durango SUV Anodized Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

The 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,585. The average price paid for a new 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is trending $5,715 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $5,715 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$28,870.

The average savings for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A) is16.5% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 2 2018 Dodge Durango SUV SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

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Which 2018 Dodge Durango SUVS are available in my area?

2018 Dodge Durango SUV Listings and Inventory

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Edmunds has deep data on over 6 million new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles, including all models of the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV and all available trim types: Citadel, GT, R/T, etc. Rich, trim-level features & specs and options data tracked for the 2018 Dodge Durango SUV include (but are not limited to): MSRP, available incentives and deals, average price paid, warranty information (basic, drivetrain, and maintenance), features (interior and exterior color, upholstery, bluetooth, navigation, cruise control, parking assistance, lane sensing, keyless ignition, satellite radio, folding rears seats,run flat tires, wheel type, tire size, sunroof, etc.), vehicle specifications (engine cylinder count, drivetrain, engine power, torque, engine displacement, transmission), fuel economy and MPG (city, highway, and combined, fuel capacity, range), vehicle dimensions (interior cabin space, vehicle length and width, seating capacity, cargo space). Edmunds also provides tools to allow shopper to compare vehicles to similar models of their choosing by warranty, interior features, exterior features, specifications, vehicle dimensions, consumer rating, edmunds expert review, safety rating, and color.

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