2017 Dodge Durango vs. Its Competition

2017 Dodge Durango
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

If you're towing often, the V-8-powered Durango makes the most sense, which means you're locked into the R/T trim level.

GT Durangos have the best blend of luxury and safety features, among the V-6 versions.

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2017 Chevrolet Traverse2017 Chevrolet Traverse
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica2017 Chrysler Pacifica
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2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package2017 Ford Explorer
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2017 Nissan Pathfinder2017 Nissan Pathfinder
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2017 Toyota Sequoia2017 Toyota Sequoia
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Quick Specs
6.7
The 2017 Dodge Durango tows like an SUV, drives like a crossover—but crash test scores are a dull spot.
6.5
The 2017 Chevrolet Traverse has aged gracefully; it's still one of GM's best minivan replacements.
8.3
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica plays to all the traditional minivan strengths, while it strikes out in exciting new directions in styling and in plug-in hybrid technology.
6.7
The 2017 Ford Explorer adds a sport appearance package and Sync 3, both of which are important to today's SUV buyers.
7.0
The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder offers good space for seven in a composed, quiet environment and it manages a some decent capability for off-road duty and towing.
5.2
The 2017 Toyota Sequoia hasn't kept up with the times, even for a body-on-frame SUV. Look closely at the competition.
MSRP From     
$29,995$28,700$28,995$31,660$30,290$45,560
Gas Mileage     
14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 17 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded V-6Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-8
EPA Class     
N/A2WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD MinivansStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDN/A
Style Name     
SXT RWDFWD 4-Door LS w/1SMTouring FWDBase FWDFWD SSR5 RWD (SE)
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
587778
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilityPassenger VanSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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