If you’re looking for a muscle car dressed in SUV, look no further than the 2022 Dodge Durango. This model sports a mild styling refresh and some interior upgrades. Besides, it deploys a standard 3.6-liter V6 engine that still keeps up with others in the segment.
However, the Dodge Durango also offers three V8 engines to choose from, including a strong supercharged Hellcat that produces 710-horsepower. Thanks primarily to those potent engines, Durango has the ability to maximum tow up to 8,700 pounds. The Dodge will also get a moderate interior tweak, including a new 10.1-inch infotainment screen and plenty of standard equipment. From some rumored reports, the new SUV will arrive later this year.
2022 Dodge Durango Exterior Upgrades
Year by year, the Dodge Durango looks more modern and massive. Basically, this year’s revisions will make this SUV more aggressive. As the manufacturer stated, Durango will receive some important updates, mostly on the front. It features full LED headlights/daytime running lights, a revised grille, sculpted hood, a new rear spoiler, and more wheel/tire combinations.
The Durango SRT Hellcat is the most favorite model. This version provides a sportier stance and its own aerodynamic additions. Unlike the base SUV, the SRT also features a Brembo braking system and an upgraded suspension. The SRT apart from the less powerful version by a very recognized low-gloss black grille and a unique chin splitter.
Interior Includes a New 10.1-inch Infotainment Screen
Inside, the new 2022 Dodge Durango looks modern and stylish. Like its predecessor, the Durango comes in the form of a three-row seater, offering enough comfort for all passengers. Most of the versions include captain’s chairs, replacing bench in the second row, resulting in easier access to the third row. Cargo space is 17.2 cubic feet, but it can be expanded to an 85.1 folding rear bench.
For 2022, the cabin of Durango includes a redesigned dashboard and center console. The most exciting news and the highlight of this SUV is a new infotainment touchscreen of the 10.1-inch. Other useful features that come standard include 3-zone automatic climate control, heated side mirrors, keyless entry/ignition, smartphone integration, Bluetooth, auxiliary audio input, six speakers, and plenty of driver aids.
2022 Dodge Durango Powertrain Specs
Under the bonnet, the 2022 Dodge Durango offers four engine options. The standard model deploys a proven 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, the manufacturer also provides three V8 engines optionally. The first one is a 5.7-liter V8 standard on the R/T trim and optional in the Citadel. Power is increased, and this engine produces 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.
The new one is a massive 6.4-liter V8 that develops 475 horsepower. This engine is one of the most powerful in its class, but after the Hellcat version. The most powerful SRT model deploys a Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V8, developing an astonishing 710 horsepower. All engines are using the same 8-speed automatic transmission and RWD as standard, with the option of three different all-wheel-drive systems.
When Can We Expect the New 2022 Dodge Durango?
The 2022 Dodge Durango will reportedly include a mid-cycle update. Besides, it should also get some tweaks inside, featuring a longer list of equipment.
The Durango sales will begin later this year or in the first quarter of the next one. The price will most likely be slightly higher than the outgoing model that starts at $32,000.