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2014 Dodge Durango: Protect All That Is Yours

2014 Dodge Durango Protect All That Is Yours

 

Recently, we reported on all the advanced accident avoidance technology available on the 2013 Durango. Now Dodge has raised the bar again with the new 2014 Durango, which offers more than 60 important safety and security features—including a new adaptive cruise control system (ACC) with full stop capability.

 

This sophisticated system takes cruise control to the next phase.  Using advanced electronics, ACC decreases the cruise-control speed pre-selected by the driver when the Durango is closing in on another vehicle in the same lane, or…

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2014 Dodge Durango: Protect All That Is Yours

Journey: The Can-Do Crossover

2013 Dodge Journey

Need a capable, do-everything vehicle? Here’s Journey, the can-do crossover.

 

“This vehicle is actually part compact car, part crossover, part minivan and part SUV,” says Dodge Brand Manager Pieter Hogeveen. “It’s the most versatile vehicle in its class. We offer five- and seven-passenger seating, four- and six-cylinder engines, front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. The Journey can even tow up to 2,500 pounds.”

 

Engineers have developed an interesting design metric they call form efficiency. Essentially, the term relates to how much functionality can be packed into a vehicle’s footprint. The Journey,…

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Journey: The Can-Do Crossover

Durango Earns the Coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick!

Our 2011 Durango just racked up another award. This time the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given our newly redesigned Crossover/SUV a “Top Safety Pick”. The IIHS looks at how the vehicle performs in front, side, rollover and rear crash tests along with how well its electronic stability control systems work in preventing such accidents. All of the IIHS evaluations are conducted at its Vehicle Research Center in Virginia. Our new Durango might be refined on the outside and inside but it’s the safety that we build into…

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Durango Earns the Coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick!