As we pass the halfway point of Summer, things are heating up at Dodge. Recently the folks at MSNBC.com came out with their ten most improved cars for 2011 and our new Durango and Journey were on the list. The editors recognized our newly redesigned interiors that are refined and comfortable. They also acknowledged our award winning fuel efficient 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine that makes more power and gets better gas mileage than the previous power plants.
According to Dan Carney, the automotive editor for MSNBC.com, The new Durango is built on a new unibody chassis shared with the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and R-Class crossover SUVs and it is outfitted with either the companys new 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine or the latest version of the companys heralded Hemi V8, with cylinder deactivation for better gas mileage when cruising on the highway. Mercedes ride and Hemi power? Thats a tough-to-beat combination.
When it came time for him to get behind the wheel of the Journey, he was also taken a back over numerous improvements and enhancements made on the 2011 model. the 2011 Journey was the recipient of the companys most lavish makeover, with a positively opulent interior that welcomes customers inside. Under the hood it also gets the new 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, with its accompanying improvements in power, smoothness and efficiency.
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