2014 Dodge Durango

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2014 Dodge Durango Ratings. The 2014 seven passenger Dodge Durango is offered in four trim levels- SXT,

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The Dodge Durango receives a interior and exterior refreshing, an eight-speed automatic transmission and additional features like touchscreen display Blu-ray player for the rear seat entertainment system.

The 2014 seven passenger Dodge Durango is offered in four trim levels- SXT, Limited, R/T, and the Citadel. Each is available as rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

Standard features include 18-icn alloy wheels, fog lamps, auto on/off headlights, roof rails, heated mirrors, three-zone automatic climate control, rear air-conditioning, a third row seat, Bluetooth, and a six-speaker sounds system with a 5-inch color touchscreen display. A 3.6-liter V6 is standard what returns an estimated 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Several packages are available that will add features like 20-inch alloy wheels, roof rail cross bars, premium cloth upholstery, heated front seats and steering wheel, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift know, power seating, a rearview camera, parking sensors and sporty exterior trim.

Stepping up to the Limited will gets you most features from the SXT’s optional packages plus leather seating surfaces, additional power seating options, a remote starting system, Dodge’s Uconnect infotainment system, an upgraded speaker system, and an eight-inch touchscreen. Uconnect includes features like voice command features, speech-to-text, Wi-Fi, satellite radio, and internet radio. Options include a 5.7-liter V8, navigation, a powerlift tailgate, a 506-Watt amp and second-row captain’s chairs.

The sporty R/T includes items from the Limited and its optional features plus the V8, 20-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlights, and a sport-tuned suspension.

The top-of-the line Citadel gets the mechanical features of the Limited and most features from the R/T. It also gets automatic high beams and wipers, a sunroof, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats,  and the navigation system.

Pricing for the 2014 Dodge Durango starts at $29,795 for the entry level rear-wheel drive SXT and $32,195 for the all-wheel drive variant. Spring for the fully-loaded citadel will set you back approximately $44 grand.

 Large third row seat, optional V8, car like maneuverability

 Short on cargo space, despite car like handling it’s still huge

Christine is a Contributing Editor at DriverPulse, a provider of online automotive editorial reviews and news. She is also an Account Manager and Head of Client Services for Nusani Media. She drinks a lot of coffee, loves to drive (manual, of course) and enjoys the company of her dog. She spends her free time exploring the great outdoors, painting and volunteering at her local animal shelter. Her passion for cars started at an early age. While most little girls were playing with dolls, she was playing with matchbox cars and watching her grandfather work on his prized Fords. She believes a vehicle should not only give you goosebumps while speeding around the circuit, its design should be purpose focused and elicit a pure emotional response. Her dream car, the Porsche Carrara GT, may not be easy to control however it is the perfect definition of form following function; mind blowing performance and beauty.

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