When you’re choosing the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you may as effectively skip proper to the Dodge Durango Rt 2020. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, however the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 gives ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The Dodge Durango Rt 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this kind of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the Dodge Durango Rt 2020’s trip and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the Dodge Durango Rt 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at further value. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Dodge Durango Rt 2020 also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury Dodge Durango Rt 2020, which pushes the Dodge Durango Rt 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.