Well, have you ever thought about what happens when one of the most powerful muscle car makers in the industry, gives birth to an SUV? Well if you have, Dodge is here with the answer. Dodge has lifted the covers off of the 2021 Dodge Durango. These cars have ravishing speeds and optimum practicality, what more could you ask? As the name suggests, the car has a devilish V8 engine under the hood, pumping out about 710 HP, and that’s a lot for a family SUV. Not just performance, Dodge is trying to ace the interiors as well. with solid design and premium interior fittings, the car brings out a classy character inside the cabin.
would all of this burn a hole in your pocket? Well, yes. The Durango SRT Hellcat is being offered for $82,000. Also coming into the SUV market, Dodge is going to face tough competition from rivals like a jeep. Let’s see if the 2021 Dodge Durango is going to give its competition a run for their money.
2021 Dodge Durango performance
The 2021 Dodge Durango and the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat are both beasts when it comes to power. The 6.2L V8 under the hood pumps out a ravishing 710 HP and 645lb-ft of torque. well if that isn’t enough to tighten your seatbelts, we don’t know what is. Considering the SUV form factor of the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, the power is almost too much talking about power, we cannot overlook the acceleration o this thing. With a 0-60mph time of just 3.5 seconds, this car is the replica of a roller coaster ride for the entire family. The feedback on the driver end is sure powerful and so is the driving quality. The overall performance of the car is as you’d expect from a Dodge vehicle. In comparison to the competition, the 2021 Dodge Durango outperform the rest. The supercharged V8 is not an easy one to beat.
What are the mpg figures on the 2021 Dodge Durango?
The real-world mpg figures of the 2021 Dodge Durango haven’t yet been released. But looking at the power under the hood and the previous iterations, the Durango SRT Hellcat is expected to give an mpg of 13 in the cit and 19 on the highway. Well, that sure is low for a family SUV, but the power on this thing, bounds it to be less economic. However, due to a larger fuel tank capacity, the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat has a better range.
How is the interior of the 2021 Dodge Durango?
The interior of the 2021 Dodge Durango is designed to be more re driver-centric, making t resemble the 2021 Dodge challenger’s interior. The manufacturer claims the interior to feel wider than it is. The design has been updated and the attention to detail added lifts the aesthetic of the whole cabin. This includes the red backlighting on the paddle shifters and also the embossed SRT logo on the seats. Talking about the seats, the 2021 Dodge challenger SRT Hellcat is going to come with premium seats with comfortable padding and standard Nappa leather upholstery. The cabin exudes luxury, and the interior comes together really well. the black and devil red color scheme make the car look even better and the abundant Hellcat logos make the cabin look badass. The 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat is a three-row car, but even the third row seems to be quite spacious. the passengers would have no complaints regarding comfort sitting inside the 2021 Dodge Durango. Overall, the design, practicality, and the feel of the interior are really good and are definitely what you’d expect from a super SUV.
Is the infotainment system of the 2021 Dodge Durango good?
For the infotainment, the 2021 Dodge Durango has the latest, U connect 5, which includes a 10.1-inch touch screen display as the main screen. The interface is made more intuitive with the Amazon Alexa built-in, which also gives the voice commands a new horizon. The entertainment system also includes both the Android Auto and the Apple Carplay, which makes the interface even snappier. For the secondary infotainment hub, the Durango SRT Hellcat has two 9 inch touchscreen displays at the back of the first row seats, giving the passengers at the back an option to play whatever they want. The additional features include a Wi-Fi hotspot, dual Bluetooth connectivity, and much more.
What are the safety features of the 2021 Dodge Durango?
Being a very fresh launch in the market, the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat hasn’t yet been tested by the NHTSA and the IIHS. But looking at the safety features of the car, it’s expected to receive a 5-star rating. The standard safety features are expected to be forward collision alert, rear cross-traffic sensors, lane keep assist, and driveline traction control. The additional safety features are:-
- Standard rear automated emergency braking
- Standard automatic high-beam headlights
- Available front automated emergency braking
The 2021 Dodge Durango and the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat are being termed as super SUVs which, looking at the figures can be confirmed. The overwhelming power, the sleek interior design, and the upscale infotainment system, all indicate an amazing car lined up for the 2021 model year. It is not yet confirmed as to when the car is going to hit the roads, but whenever it does it is going to take the market with a storm.