A five-passenger configuration is also offered. The gas mileage on the highway was surprisingly good. . If you smell fuel from the pressure regulator vacuum side arm when the vacuum line has been disconnected it needs to be replaced. The Durango rides on a 119.
It's decidedly quicker off the line and far more willing to transport everything plus the kitchen sink than its lesser brethren. Traction control and three-row side-curtain airbags are available on all Durangos, as are light- and heavy-duty tow packages and a skidplate package for off-roade. A four-speed-automatic transmission mates with the V-6, and V-8 models work with a five-speed automatic. Dodge also promises up to 8,950 pounds of towing capacity. Of all Durangos, the Hemi-powered version is the true charmer, with a bounding, fun-to-drive demeanor that almost makes you forget how often you're stopping at the pump. If you do and you are going 75 80 on the highway coming to a hill will cause it to race that high. Well, there are people who love challenges, and that's what the Twistep presented for at least some of us.
If you want performance in a vehicle that weighs over 2. The basic four-wheel-drive setup features a single-speed transfer case, perfectly suitable for inclement weather and most rough roads. Buyers without serious trailering requirements or off-road ambitions, especially those for whom the Durango's array of clever interior features and user-friendliness hold the greatest attraction, may be better served by Dodge's even-more-spacious and far more easygoing Caravan or Grand Caravan minivan, or by the upscale minivan. Serious users, however, should keep moving: The Hemi-powered Durango is the one for hard-core haulers. May 28, 2010 Simple answer, no, it will not most likely cause any increased wear to your engine or transmission.
If you are driving with cruise on, try lightly putting your foot on the pedal and you might notice that the system will actually move the pedal itself. The Hemi engine is quite powerful, which means it eats gas like mad, but other than that, it is probably the nicest car I have ever owned and the newest. Its all the stop and go that eats up the gas. On the open road, an independent front suspension and a solid-axle rear-end with Watts linkage nicely split the difference between truck-style brutishness and sedan-style civility. They were particularly wrong about the running boards, devices we suspect were created by a cabal of dry cleaners.
My 2004 went to my ex, I wrecked the second, 2005, and am replacing it with a third 2005. The Durango rides on a 119. I have not had any problems other than routine maintenance. Safety All-disc antilock brakes include electronic brake-force distribution. Besides the Ann Arbor-Texas-Ann Arbor trip, there was a long weekend run to Second Creek Raceway near Denver, about 2600 miles; a 3500-mile vacation excursion through several southern states; and another vacation trek through several Canadian provinces and parts of Maine.
Cargo volume behind the third row is 19 cubic feet; that space grows to 102. Wisconsin dells, baraboo, portage, reedsburg, lake. Days later we still haven't heard from Sonju. In fact, I went up a 45 degree hill in two feet of snow last winter, and the Durango stays nicely in line when other cars are sliding off the road in front of me. I have 4 kids and I downsized from an excursion, we love it. I'd like to own one of these myself but I wonder if I could afford to pay for the gas at 13 or 14 miles per gallon city. Optional on rear-drive Durangos and standard on all four-wheel-drive models is a 4.
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2005 Dodge Durango Limited. I'd rather be able to hit a deer at 70 and walk away, as I did. Vacuum lines, could cause a lean condition, fuel filter restricting the fuel flow lean condition. We don't know if the vehicle is available, and at this point we don't care. I feel smart driving it, its so sporty outside and we compared it to all the smaller suv's in its size. For 2004, the second-generation Durango arrived with the same mission--to cover the middle ground between popular segments.
Shared with the much smaller , a 3. I feel very safe driving it, including on the highway. Runs and drives like new!!! If you want gas mileage, buy a Prius. It's tough enough to handle heavy duty, civilized enough for all-around use, with a respectable durability index backed by a strong warranty. So, it is normal operation of the cruise control to try to compensate for a hill by constantly revving up the engine and letting it fall back down to try to keep moving at the exact same speed you set it for. Took it on a 1800 mile road trip 2 months after getting it and it was great.
For that, opt for the much-lauded 5. These things should be illegal! I'm a shade tree mechanic but these simple things work sometimes. Single headlight covers conceal dual lights. Matched to a four-speed automatic transmission, the six-cylinder engine produces 210 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque--not much, considering the 4,800 pounds it's asked to set in motion. All things considered, we emerged with a positive view of this Hemi-powered hauler. I have not had any reliability problems, and it's a lot cheaper to maintain and fix than my other cars.