Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Dodge Durango offers a wide variety of engines and transmissions, including a V-6, two V-8s, and four- and five-speed automatic transmissions. Chrysler will notify owners of the new recall options in a letter expected to be mailed on August 31, 2015. The objective of running boards and step rails is to split the difference between the road and the interior. Every time I parked in a lot, creeping forward was an on-and-off affair that made me concerned I'd bash into the wall or vault a parking block. When it comes to fuel economy, the difference for the Dodge Durango Hybrid versus the regular lineup is uncommonly simplistic due to the efficiency, or rather inefficiency, of the non-hybrids. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
For its size and output, the Hemi is pretty efficient thanks to its multi-displacement ability to run on four cylinders when cruising and under light acceleration. The Aspen Hybrid sums up the pros and cons of the Dodge Durango Hybrid well, so I'll lead off with the issue of cost versus results. New for 2009 The re-engineered 5. The V-8s come with a five-speed automatic transmission, while the V-6 sticks with a four-speed; no manual transmission is available. Due to its smaller size, the Durango has predictably less maximum cargo volume than its competitors the Sequoia has 120. That leads us to the question of whether the Chrysler - Dodge Durango is a model worth being dead-set on in the first place.
Chrysler's number for this recall is U03. Towing capacity for the non-hybrid model maxes out at 8950 pounds, but the Hybrid model is still approved for trailer towing and good for a still-impressive 6000 pounds. Compare some hybrids to the most affordable trim level of the same model, and the price difference offsets any money you could hope to recoup on fuel alone. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. The Durango Hybrid is covered separately in the Cars.
There is also a full-hybrid option that uses the Hemi V-8. Seven- and five-person configurations are also offered. New for 2009 The re-engineered 5. Both models have four-wheel drive, through a single-speed transfer case. The recall began February 28, 2018.
Though it's Dodge's first hybrid, the 2009 Durango Hemi Hybrid is a sister of the Chrysler Aspen Hybrid we've already reviewed. Heated cloth seats are available, and all cloth seats come with standard stain-repellant seat fabr. The Tahoe Hybrid is a better vehicle overall, with higher interior quality, more refinement and higher mileage. Recall Date 2013-02-06 Description Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured from February 27, 2008, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through October 20, 2011; model year 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota trucks manufactured from February 27, 2007, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011; model year 2009 Chrysler Aspen trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008; and model year 2009 Dodge Durango trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. The most trouble came when parking, because there wasn't much middle ground between stopped and moving.
The rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange. It can also tow a trailer of up to 6,000 pounds, the same as the Tahoe Hybrid and its siblings, and it offers eight seats, including a more-usable-than-average third row. Ramp breakover angle 20 degrees Maximum interior cargo volume 102. Bucket seats are optional for the second row. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. For what it's worth, though, the Tahoe offers something the Durango doesn't: a 4x2 version at a lower price.
Vehicle Overview The Dodge Durango offers a wide variety of engines and transmissions, including a V-6, two V-8s, and four- and five-speed automatic transmissions. Chrysler's number for this recall is S92. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company. The recall began January 11, 2017. In cases where a low-priced trim level comes with a smaller engine and relatively high mileage, the money saved on fuel is even less significant. Show full review Though it's Dodge's first hybrid, the 2009 Durango Hemi Hybrid is a sister of the Chrysler Aspen Hybrid we've already reviewed.
The Aspen Hybrid sums up the pros and cons of the Dodge Durango Hybrid well, so I'll lead off with the issue of cost versus results. Dodge promises up to 8,950 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped. Rear curb weight 2,210 lbs. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. The Hemi alone is mighty, and the two electric motors only add to it. The Durango competes with the Chevy Tahoe, Toyota Sequoia and Ford Expedition.
Valves 12 Ground clearance min 221mm 8. But the vehicles haven't sold wellas of yet, forcing the automaker to launch a major media campaign and offer incentives to build interest. In the end, I think if Dodge had hybridized the Journey car-based crossover — itself relatively inefficient — it would have a more attractive product for today's market. Heated cloth seats are available, and all cloth seats come with standard stain-repellant seat fabric. Hybrids are usually at or near the top of a model line in terms of features and equipment, so it's only when you compare them to a comparably equipped non-hybrid that there's any question of benefit for the cost. In the Durango and Aspen hybrids, the new hybrid powertrain incorporates Chrysler's 5. Remedy On November 7, 2013 Chrysler notified owners that dealers would install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge.
We try to judge how well a vehicle stays on course when turning on broken pavement, but I found this one doesn't always track straight when going forward on broken pavement. Single stainless steel exhaust S 136-amp. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Remedy Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge.