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Dodge Unleashes the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

America’s most powerful three-row SUV

March 3, 2017

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SRT in an SUV? Yes, please. Dodge is putting the pedal to the metal with the new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT — America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV.

Touted as the “SRT Charger” of the full-size SUV segment, the 2018 Dodge Durango out paces, out hauls and out performs every three-row SUV on the road with a 475-horsepower, 392-cubic-inch Hemi V-8 engine under the hood. It’s the first time ever SRT power is available in a Dodge Durango.

Here’s a look at the speed stats of the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT:

  • 9 second quarter mile on the drag strip as certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
  • 0-60 miles per hour in 4.4 seconds
  • 470 lb.-ft of torque
  • Fastest SUV in its class

When Dodge unleashes those kind of stats, here’s how Dodge celebrates:

  • Dodge unleashes new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT: America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV.

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    New 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the most powerful three-row SUV with its 475-horsepower legendary 392-cubic-inch HEMI® V-8 engine.

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    Durango SRT out-hauls every three-row SUV on the road with best-in-class towing capability of 8,600 pounds.

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    New exterior performance features include wide body exterior design and functional SRT hood with center air inlet duct flanked by heat extractors, as well as a new front fascia.

New look
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The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT features a newly designed SRT hood with functional center air-inlet ducts flanked by heat extractors that help to keep the engine bay cool by removing hot air from the engine compartment. The exterior also features a new front fascia and lower valence which houses the new cold-air duct and LED fog lamps. This new unique look will also include the SRT-inspired grille mesh pattern finish. Its new wide body exterior brings the Durango SRT together as a true performance SUV.

New integrated wheel flares and body-color side rocker panels help provide an aggressive stance. The “392” badges flanking each fender with Bright Chrome and Metallic Grey accents differentiate the ultimate performance Durango.

The 120-inch wheelbase allows for outstanding stability and consistency in high-speed cornering, while a new performance-tuned AWD system helps the Durango SRT set the world-class performance marks.

No horsing around
With its 475-horsepower 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 engine, with Fuel Saver technology, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT can haul horses or any toy you put on its hitch. In fact, Durango SRT out-hauls every three-row SUV on the road with best-in-class towing capability of 8,600 pounds.

“The new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars Brands, Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT – FCA North America. “This is what you get, when you take everything great about the Durango and combine it with the performance of the Charger SRT: a 12-second quarter mile, toy-hauling, three-row muscle car.”
Assuring maximum performance under extreme conditions, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT has been validated through rigorous 24-hour track durability testing – a testing standard that every SRT vehicle adheres to.
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High-caliber calipers
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT delivers excellent braking performance, requiring an estimated 115 feet to come to a full stop from 60 mph. Credit belongs to massive new Brembo high-performance six-piston (front) and four-piston (rear) calipers, and vented rotors at all four corners measuring 15 inches (front-slotted) and 13.8 inches (rear).

Luxury, inside and out
Along with its new ultimate performance capabilities, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT provides a combination of uncompromised utility, advanced technology and aggressive styling.

Inside the refreshed cabin of the Durango SRT, new appointments include a hand-wrapped dashboard, SRT flat-bottom performance steering wheel with standard paddle shift, and Nappa leather with suede inserts and silver-stitched SRT logos. Demonic Red Laguna leather interior with embossed SRT logos is optional.

A newly designed 7-inch, thin-film transistor (TFT) customizable digital instrument gauge cluster features a 180-mph speedometer.

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Standard leather and suede, available high-performance Demonic Red Laguna leather seating and new carbon-fiber trim distinguish Durango SRT’s performance interior

SRT school
All customers who buy a new model SRT will receive one full-day session of high-performance driving with professional instruction and time on the track at the legendary Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Chandler, Ariz. For more information, visit www.driveSRT.com.

The new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT will start arriving in Dodge dealerships during fourth quarter 2017.