2016 Dodge Durango V-8 AWD Tested: Three Rows, No Waiting

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The Dodge Durango R/T is the longer-wheelbase, slightly racier sibling to Jeep’s better-known Grand Cherokee. Named after a Colorado town boasting fewer than 17,000 residents and its own narrow-gauge railroad, the Durango has an interesting lineage. Like the 2011–2017 Grand Cherokee, the current generation was designed and developed in the era of DaimlerChrysler, the car-company marriage made in hell. While most three-row SUVs ride on stout body-on-frame foundations, this is a theoretically lighter and more space-efficient unibody design assembled in the Motor City. Like most things, weight is relative: The specimen reviewed here registered a hefty 5369 pounds on our scales. READ MORE ››


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