Durango Best “Luxury Family” Vehicle
The new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT continues to be one of America’s favorite vehicles. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT was recently awarded Best User Experience by WardsAuto for its innovative user experience and trusted dodge performance. The 2018 year hasn’t even begun and the Durango SRT has already secured its second accolade. At the 14th annual Carspondent.com Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards, the 2018 Dodge Durango was awarded best “Luxury Family” vehicle.
The Carspondent.com Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards is an annual event that features a panel of automotive journalists and professional athletes who evaluate cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks in nine categories. This event is unique because it invites professional athletes and members from the automotive press to come together and evaluate the vehicles that best meet the needs of owners with active lifestyles. The ALV awards were co-founded by Bob Babbitt, a member of the Ironman Hall of Fame, and Jim Woodman, longtime journalist, triathlete and founder of Active.com, as well as Nina Russin, longtime distance runner, cyclist and auto journalist.
Reporters and Athletes were invited to test drive all of the participating vehicles. Vehicles were test driven on an off-road track as well as in the city. They then came together to award their favorite vehicles. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT was a favorite among all judges with its unique user experience and its surprisingly powerful performance. The pure performance and power of the Dodge Durango SRT was quoted as being “a wolf in sheep’s clothing.”
The new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV in the industry. For the first time ever the Dodge Durango SRT will be equipped with a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 engine that produces 475-horsepower with 470 lb-ft of torque. The National Hot Rod Association certified the quarter mile time of the Dodge Durango SRT at 12.9 seconds. Its raw power doesn’t just translate to track performance though, the Dodge Durango also offer best in class towing of 8,700 pounds.
Exterior performance features on Durango SRT include widebody exterior design and functional SRT hood with center air inlet duct flanked by heat extractors, and a new front fascia. Standard leather and suede, available high-performance Demonic Red Laguna leather seating, and new carbon-fiber trim distinguish Durango SRT’s performance interior.
Fully Loaded with Technology
The appeal of the Dodge Durango SRT isn’t just what’s under the hood. The consumer appeal of the 2018 Durango comes from the unique user experience. Dodge took the 2018 above and beyond just being the ultimate performance utility vehicle. Aggressive and functional with luxurious interior and a beautiful body style the Dodge Durango is fully loaded with the latest in safety and entertainment technology. The 2018 Dodge Durango was designed to keep drivers engaged and informed so they can keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT comes with a fourth-generation Uconnect system that features a class-exclusive 8.4-inch touchscreen display. The new Uconnect system features SRT Performance Pages which allows drivers to set drive system preferences. It also includes Uconnect Navigation and compatibility with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM, HD Radio, and a 5-year trial of SiriusXM Travel Link and Traffic. Additionally, a 7-inch customizable digital instrument gauge cluster allows drivers to select from several different layouts that give performance information.
If you are interested in learning more about the best luxury family vehicle on the market, then come down to Rairdon’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Monroe today and schedule a vehicle demonstration. Our award winning customer service team can help you find the perfect Durango with all the technology and features you need to fit your active lifestyle.