Tag Archives: V6

Industry Leader: The 3.6-Liter Pentastar V6

3.6-Liter Pentastar V-6

 

Red Ram, Ramcharger, MagnumV8—great engines are simply part of the Dodge tradition. The legacy of engineering leadership continues with the Pentastar® V6.

 

One of the most versatile engines on the market today, the Pentastar V6 is offered in the Dodge Avenger, Journey, Charger, Challenger, Grand Caravan, and Durango. Whether the job is towing a boat to the lake or wringing the last drop from a gallon of gasoline in the daily commute, the Pentastar can do it all. When the Pentastar went into production, it replaced seven former…

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Industry Leader: The 3.6-Liter Pentastar V6

Tow in Comfort and Style with the Durango

 

The Dodge Durango is not just beautiful and luxurious. It’s a workhorsebest-in-class towing. That’s in both the V-6 and V-8 models:  up to 6,200 lbs. with the 3.6-liter, 290 hp Pentastar V-6 and up to a whopping 7,400 lbs. with the 5.7-liter, 390 hp HEMI V-8.

 

What is towing capacity, anyway? In basic terms, it’s a manufacturer-determined rating that indicates how heavy a trailer you can safely and reliably pull with a given vehicle. This value takes into account everything from engine output to braking reserve, so…

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Tow in Comfort and Style with the Durango

AutoMedia Reviews the 2011 Dodge Durango

After taking a brief break from the consumer market, the Dodge Durango has made its comeback with the 2011 model. Though the vehicle boasts the Durango name, it scarcely looks, feels or drives like its predecessor.

 

The new and refreshed 2011 Durango Crew AWD V6 made its way to the folks at AutoMedia for a long-term road test and review. Basically, the gang at AutoMedia got the chance to experience life day-in and day-out as a Durango driver. Tough life.

 

As a part of their two-month test drive, they tested the 2011 Durango’s towing and cargo carrying capabilities, experienced…

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AutoMedia Reviews the 2011 Dodge Durango