2016 Dodge Durango Named Best Buy by Consumer Guide

December 14th, 2015 by

2016 Dodge Durango R/T Blacktop

The 2016 Dodge Durango has recently been named Automotive’s Best Buy by Consumer Guide making it the fourth consecutive year to win such an honor. This is a win, not just for Dodge but for the FCA, as well. With Dodge Durango placing, two other FCA vehicles placed Best Buy awards as well: 2016 Jeep Renegade for Compact SUV and 2016 1500 Ram for Large Pickup.

Dodge Durango Named Best Buy 

The 2016 Dodge Durango provides the best in uncompromised integrity. Featuring advanced technology, best-in-class towing, capable driving dynamics and aggressive styling that’s giving other SUV’s in its segment a run for their money, it should be no surprise why the Durango wins Best Buy yet again.

For the 2016 model year, Dodge gave the Durango some exterior updates to its style and design. Offering more packages this year than ever before, the Durango package you choose will come equipped to handle whatever job you need it to perform. With the new exterior designs to sharpen its already aggressive style, it’s guaranteed to look mighty fine while doing it.

Additional Packages Added to Durango 

Popular Equipment Group

This group allows you to showcase your appreciation for the finer things while adding more security and safety features. ParkSense and ParkView Assist System includes rear back-up camera which allows for better vision when parking. Other options for this package include Bluetooth streaming audio, heated front seats and steering wheel.  

Technology Group

The technology focuses on safety features with advanced technology to ensure that every passenger is being protected with the most security available.  Features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Advanced Brake Assist, which applies maximum pressure to brakes if a collision is imminent and the driver is not responding.  Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection and Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop both aid driver in safely maneuvering vehicle.  

Blacktop Package

New to the Durango family is the Blacktop Package which showcases the Durango’s boldness.  An aggressive gloss black crosshair grill stares straight at you with matching 20-inch gloss black aluminum wheels. Highlighted on the exterior is the Dodge nameplate. Black Headlamp bezels with LED daytime running lamps.  Monochrome painted ground effects and dual exhaust with bright tips complete this package which comes available on the SXT, Limited and R/T models.  

Rallye Appearance Group

If you’re looking to take your Durango experience to the next level of greatness and be the envy of all your neighbors, the Rallye Appearance Group will have exactly what you are looking for.  Available only on the SXT Plus and Limited models, this package features 20-inch Hyper Black Aluminum wheels, All-Season Tires, Black Headlamp Bezels, Dual Exhaust with bright tips, and a 295 HP Pentastar V6 Engine.  The Rallye spoils the driver with leather-trimmed seats with suede inserts.  

Sports Mode

Whichever trim you choose for your new 2016 Durango, it will receive a Sport mode button.  When pushed and activated, some fun and exciting things start to happen: the power-steering weight increases and the throttle pedal response sharpens.  Adjust the transmission shift points to see what a more responsive driving experience feels like.  Because all versions of the Durango will come equipped with the Sport Mode, all drivers of the 2016 Durango will get to experience a sharper, more enhanced drive.  



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