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the Big leader: Dodge presented new Durango

The Model is constructed on the oblong landing gear of new Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Americans position Dodge Durango as a leader in a concern rule Chrysler not only by capabilities as full-scale SUV, but also in comfort questions in interior or on a level of security. For example, in the press release are indicated already 45 « единиц безопасности » among which there are standard side cushions or air curtains, system of monitoring of dead zones or the warning of collisions as at motion to lobbies, and a backing.

though photos of an interior which is made on motives of model RAM , it is not published yet, representatives of the brand state a new degree of quality of materials, assemblies and riggings. For example, adaptive cruise-control or access without a key are accessible. Three numbers of full-scale seats can be transformed to 22 versions of the layout of interior, and the place suffices both for seven adult passengers, and for their load.

appearance of model is sustained in « основательном » style with bright characteristic elements of the brand Dodge . Not surprisingly and that all-wheel drive Durango appears the best in a class on weight of a towed trailer. For weaker 280-strong version with 3,6-litre V6 this parametre is equal 2,8 tons. And top modification with 360-strong 5,7-litre V8 is ready to pull behind itself and more than 3,3 tons. By the way, both engines are equipped by control systems of gas distribution phases. And mighty motor V8 can leave in formation only four cylinders if a total power is not necessary at present. All together allows representatives of the company to report about an unprecedented cruising range for model in 500 miles (more than 800 km) though the official data on a fuel rate is modestly held back.

Production new Dodge Durango begins the next months, and the first buyers receive the cars in the fourth quarter of this year.