2018 Dodge Durango

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Updated on: June 10, 2021

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The 2018 Dodge Durango is a mid-size SUV meant to give you that old-school SUV charm while keeping all your family members comfortable and happy on board. It packs a muscle car aura among mundane mid-size offerings and comes with an available 5.7L HEMI V8 and the classic coke bottle styling. It's fun to drive through corners as well. The interior is classy and roomy with a decent third row and cavernous cargo capacity. All that muscle also gives it best-in-class tow capacity; by a wide margin.

Now, for the 2018 model year, Dodge has added a High-performance Dodge Durango SRT trim. In addition, convenience and tech features such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a rearview camera are now offered as standard. However, all is not well with the newer model as it continues to suffer subpar predicted reliability ratings, mediocre safety scores, and a not-so-competitive price tag. Also, the Durango fails to offer anything exceptional in a crowded market of mid-size SUVs. It goes up against other SUVs such as the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot
 

 

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Pros

Drives like a Muscle car

Looks like a Muscle car

Tows like a Truck

Roomy like a Minivan

Cons

Not as safe as the rivals

Not as efficient as the rivals

What's New?

Debut of new insane 475 hp Dodge Durango SRT

All 4-inch U-connect feature Apple CarPlay and Android Auto


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Features

vehicle bio

base price

$29995

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

top speed

130 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

220 cu.in.

horsepower

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

torque

260 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm

transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

119.8 in.

length

201.2 in.

width

75.8 in.

height

70.9 in.

curb weight

4680 lbs.

ground clearance

8.1 in.

capacity

passenger volume

99.2 cu ft.

cargo volume

84.5 cu ft.

towing capacity

6200 lbs.

payload capacity

1380 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

4.6 sec.

zero to 100 mph

20.5 sec.

rolling start 5-60 mph

7.9

standing 1/4-mile

13.2 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

19/21/26 mpg

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

SXT $29,995 onwards

293 hp @ 6400 rpm | 3.6L | V6 | Regular unleaded

  • 18" painted Aluminum Wheels
  • 2 - 1st Row LCD Monitor
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • AM/FM/Satellite-prep, Seek-Scan Radio
  • Cloth Seat Trim
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Front Fog/Driving Lights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyfob (all doors) Remote Keyless Entry
  • Rear Air Conditioning w/ Separate Controls

GT $37,895 onwards

295 hp @ 6400 rpm | 3.6 L | V-6 | Regular unleaded

  • 20" Painted Aluminum Wheels
  • 50-50 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seats
  • Driver and Front Passenger Heated-Cushion, Seatback
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • ParkSense Parking Assist
  • Simulated Suede/leather Seat Trim
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio

Citadel $42,195 onwards

295 hp @ 6400 rpm | 3.6L | V6 | Regular unleaded

  • Leather Seat trim
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
  • Sliding & Tilting Glass Sunroof

Anodized Platinum $42,195 onwards

295 hp @ 6400 rpm | 3.6 L | V-6 | Regular unleaded

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Colors and Styles

2018 Dodge Durango in Billet Metallic Clearcoat color 2018 Dodge Durango in Blu By You Pearlcoat color 2018 Dodge Durango in Bruiser Gray Clearcoat color 2018 Dodge Durango in Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat color 2018 Dodge Durango in Vice White color
Billet Metallic Clearcoat

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Ratings

Pricing And Features

8.1

Engine And Performance

7.7

Fuel Economy

7.0

Interior

8.1

Exterior

7.7

Safety

7.4

Competition

7.3

7.6

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.6

Overall Rating


The 2018 Dodge Durango comes with a starting price of $29,995 and is one of the oldest SUV innovations by the brand. As standard, the Durango is powered by a 3.6L V6 engine, which comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. This combination provides respectable mileage along with decent power that makes it quite a fun yet practical option. Dodge has priced the Durango on the higher side of the spectrum, which does not go well with what it has on offer. Its poor safety and reliability ratings confirm that it cannot compete with the newcomers in terms of technology.

However, the interior of the 2018 Dodge Durango is spacious and feels posh, while the exterior looks brutally handsome on the road. Dodge has added to an old under-skin, a lot of modern-day features like an advanced touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. In this 2018 Dodge Durango review, we will walk you through the pros and cons of the vehicle, and help you decide whether you should go for one or consider other family-friendly options

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2018 Dodge Durango SUV Rear View

8.1/10
Pricing and Features

7.7/10
Engine and Performance

7.0/10
Fuel Economy

8.1/10
Interior

7.7/10
Exterior

7.4/10
Safety

7.3/10
Competition


2018 Dodge Durango Pricing and Features

8.1/10

The 2018 Dodge Durango is available in 7 trims – from the base and bare-bone Durango SXT ($29,995) to the bonkers Durango SRT ($62,995). While the Durango SRT gets AWD as standard, all other trims are RWD by default. However, AWD is a $2,600 option across the Durango lineup. A 3.6 L Pentastar V6 powers all but the RT models.

The Durango SXT is devoid of any luxuries and even the third-row is optional ($995). The Durango SXT Plus ($33,490) packs more luxury and gets optional features like a power sunroof ($1,195). The Durango GT ($37,795) goes aesthetically racey with dark 20-inch wheels and dual exhaust. However, it does get a minute increase in power (295 hp instead of 293 hp in SXT and SXT Plus).

Trims SXT GT CITADEL CITADEL ANODIZED PLATINUM
MSRP(FWD) $29,995 $37,795 $42,145 $44,985
MSRP(AWD) $32,595 $40,395 $44,745 $48,740
Key Features Perforated Leather-Wrapped Sport Steering Wheel. 20-Inch Aluminum Wheels Dual Exhaust with Bright Tips. High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps and Automatic High-Beam Headlamps with Automatic Leveling. Soft-Touch Hand-Wrapped Instrument Panel with Live Stitch.
  Electronic T-Shifter. LED Daytime Running Lamps. Nappa Leather-Trimmed Seating. Nappa Leather-Trimmed Seating Heated Second-Row Captains Chairs.
    Heated First- and Second-Row Seating.    

There are two luxury-themed trims – the Durango Citadel ($42,145) and the Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum ($48,740). The Durango RT (43,695) gives a true muscle car flavor, packing standard 5.7 L HEMI V8 along with performance steering and suspension. Then there is the bonkers Durango SRT with 475 hp 6.4 L V8, performance-tuned suspension, and dark mean looks.

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For those who are satisfied with just muscle-car looks, the SXT Plus at $33,490 is our recommendation as it's more efficient than the rest and comes with plenty of standard and optional features. However, if you want a true muscle car experience, get the 5.7 L HEMI V8 equipped Durango R/T ($43,695). Along with that V8 roar, it rides in a civilized manner with plenty of creature comfort.

2018 Dodge Durango Engine and Performance

7.7/10

The Durango has been consistent in maintaining a strong reputation in the market as one of the premier SUVs. The 2018 Dodge Durango has managed to cement itself as a powerful SUV, capable of putting down impressive performance figures, owing to the powerful 3.6L V6 engine. The Dodge Durango produces a maximum output of 295 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque from the V6 motor, which comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Power is plentiful, and the engine generously puts down the power to the tarmac at the slightest nudge of the throttle. 

2018 Dodge Durango SRT Engine Bay

The 2018 Dodge Durango offers smooth and linear acceleration, while the torque can actually be felt when the SUV begins to pull. The muscular engine, when coupled with the AWD drivetrain, helps in facilitating a powerful, confident driving experience. The overall feel of the car is energetic and goes well with the inclination of the Dodge brand. The 2018 Dodge Charger RT offers a fatter 5.7L V8, which puts down 360 horsepower, while the manic Dodge Durango SRT comes with a gnarly 6.4L HEMI V8 making 475 horsepower

Model

Dodge Durango

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

MSRP

$40,495

$40,580

$38,660

Engine

3.6L, V-6

3.5L, V-6

3.5L V-6

Drivetrain

AWD

AWD

AWD

Transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

8-speed shiftable automatic

6-speed automatic

Power

295hp@6,400rpm

295hp@6,600rpm

280hp@6,000rpm

Torque

260lb-ft@4,000rpm

263lb-ft@4,700rpm

268lb-ft@4,700rpm

Comparing the competition, the Toyota Highlander offers the most powerful engine in the segment, offering the maximum horsepower and torque. It is the most expensive in the lot as well, priced slightly higher than the Dodge Durango. The Durango offers decent engine performance and is the fastest car in the segment. However, the Honda Pilot falls flat in front of its rivals. It has the least powerful engine and also has the lowest top speed. 

Acceleration

The 2018 Dodge Durango accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds, which is average among the competition. However, the 5.7L HEMI V8 equipped Dodge Durango RT can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds. The Durango covers the quarter-mile in a respectable 15.8 seconds. Along with that, the Dodge Durango also manages to hit a top speed of 135 mph, which is the highest in this comparison.

2018 Dodge Durango Hits 0-60 mph in 7.6sec

Model

Dodge Durango

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

0-60 mph (seconds)

7.6

7.6

5.9

Quarter-mile (mph)

15.8 

15.5

14.4

Top Speed (mph)

135

130

130

The 2018 Honda Pilot is the quickest in this comparison with 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds. the Toyota Highlander has a similar acceleration of 7.6 seconds as that of the Durango. The Pilot is also the quickest in quarter-mile acceleration with 14.4 seconds. Both the Toyota and Honda have a top speed of 130 mph.

Ride and Handling

The Durango is far more entertaining to drive than other more mundane Mid-size SUVs. As far as big SUVs go, the Durango offers responsive steering and well-controlled body roll. Also, considering the capability, the ride quality is not bad. The suspension has been tuned to provide maximum comfort and thus there is a considerable amount of body roll while taking on corners. However, it can take rough roads in its stride with ease. 

2018 Dodge Durango Rear Angle View

 Although the SUV has an overall sporty attitude, the Dodge Durango SXT and Citadel trim ride with more compliance. However, if you want to see how close a three-row SUV can get to a muscle car, get the Durango R/T. If you are ready to spend, buy Durango SRT with Bilstein Active-Damping High-Performance Suspension for teaching your family how to hug an apex on a track day.

Braking

All Durango trims, except the Durango SRT, get 13-inch brakes on all four wheels. These brakes are assigned to slow down over 4700 pounds of SUV and they do their assignment properly. The 2018 Dodge Durango slows down from 60 to 0 mph in 121 feet, showcasing decent braking performance. This figure in itself is marginally slower than the best performer, the Honda Pilot. The Durango SRT gets fancier Brembo six-piston high-performance brakes, which further makes braking the hefty SUV easier.

2018 Dodge Durango Alloys

Model

Dodge Durango SXT

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

Brake pads-front(in)

13.0

12.9

12.6

Brake pads Rear(in)

13.0

12.2

13

60-0 MPH (ft.)

121

122

120

Towing Capacity

The Durango is right there with the full-size trucks when it comes to towing capability. Even the standard 3.6 Pentastar V6 equipped Durango has a tow rating of 7400 pounds – over 2400 pounds more than the competitors. For pulling even larger items, get that charismatic 5.7L V8. Now you have screaming and muscular-looking 7 seaters that can tow 7400 pounds – who says life has compromised. Obviously, the more expensive SRT can tow more – 8700 pounds.

Model Dodge Durango SXT Toyota Highlander Honda Pilot
Capacity (lbs) 7400 5000 5000

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2018 Dodge Durango Fuel Economy

7.0/10

Given that the 2018 Dodge Durango is a potent 7-seater SUV, it is no surprise that the fuel economy figures on offer are consistently in line with the SUV's performance merit. The 2018 Dodge Durango returns a mileage of 18 mpg within the city, 25 mpg on the highway, and combined mileage of 21 mpg, which can be considered average at best. The Durango also manages to deliver a driving range of up to 615 miles on the highway and comes with a fuel capacity of 24.6 gallons. These figures, therefore, imply that the brand has to focus on improving fuel economy figures in their future models in order to remain relevant. 

Model

Dodge Durango

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

MPG (City) (mpg)

18

20

18

MPG (Highway) (mpg)

25

26

26

MPG (Combined) (mpg)

21

22

21

Fuel Capacity (gallon)

24.6

19.2

19.5

Range (City/Hwy/Combined)

442.8/615.0/N/A

384.0/499.2/N/A

351.0/507.0/N/A

From the data, it is evident that the Dodge Durango provides the maximum fuel capacity and the maximum cruising range but the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot provide better mileage figures in terms of the city, highway, and combined ranges, individually. This proves that both models are sufficient in their own domains. However, the Toyota Highlander provides the least fuel capacity in this segment.


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2018 Dodge Durango Interior

8.1/10

The Dodge Durango, keeping in touch with its sporty demeanor, gets a sporty leather-clad steering wheel as standard. The driving position offers a commanding view outside and the first and second rows are roomy. However, the third is a bit on the tight side. The material quality is impressive in areas where they matter most, but hidden areas get some cheap pieces. While base Dodge Durango SXT trim is relatively sparse, the Durango Citadel trim gets sumptuous Nappa leather, plenty of amenities, and even a suede headliner. The Durango's Uconnect infotainment is widely regarded as the best in business and this does not disappoint either.

2018 Dodge Durango Dashboard Layout 

The Durango can seat 7 people – 5 of them in a first and second row will be treated to generous space to stretch out. Also, the two people seated in the third row will be better accommodated than some of the rivals. The high seating position gives you a commanding view outside but tree-trunk-like pillars do create some blind spots (they also reinforce the feeling of being inside a fortified “Citadel”). All in all, we're very pleased with what the 2018 Dodge Durango interior has to offer. With lots of space, amenities, and a polished cabin, there's little to be disappointed about. 

Model

Dodge Durango

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

Seating Capacity

7

7

7

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

39.9/58.5/40.3

39.5/59.3/44.2

39.5/62.0/40.9

Second Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

39.8/57.7/38.6

39.6/59.0/38.4

39.9/62.0/38.4

Third Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

N/A

N/A

N/A

Considering the first two rows, it is safe to comment that the Honda Pilot offers the maximum seating space and is the most spacious model in this segment whereas, although individually, the Dodge Durango is spacious, it comes last in this segment. The  2018 Dodge Durango interior has been one of the main attractions of the model and is filled with some fascinating features which help in making the American SUV truly worth the money you spend to get your hands on one. The key interior features offered with the 2018 Dodge Durango include:

  • Power adjustable front seats
  • Heated and ventilated seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Cloth seats on Base trim
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Hybrid Gauge Cluster

Infotainment System

The 2018 Dodge Durango interior has gained much appreciation, and so have the commendable infotainment features offered with the cabin. The infotainment unit of the Durango is appreciable and is quite intuitive. It is responsive, accessible and makes the driving experience a whole lot more enjoyable, owing to excellent user-centric features.

2018 Dodge Durango Infotainment System

The main highlight of the infotainment system is the 8.4-inch touchscreen and the Uconnect interface. Additionally, the Durango offers a 6-speaker sound system, which offers a compelling audio experience. Some highlight infotainment features offered with the 2018 Dodge Durango include:

  • Bluetooth
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Satellite Radio
  • Navigation
  • USB Port
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Integration

Cargo Capacity

The 2018 Dodge Durango has 17.2 cubic feet of cargo capacity with all seats up – amongst the highest in the segment. Also, folding the third row liberates 47.7 cubic feet of cargo space – second only to the Chevy Traverse. Additionally, the second row can be folded for 84.5 cubic feet of luggage space useful for carrying longer items. Power lift-gate (available from SXT plus onwards) adds convenience.

2018 Dodge Durango Trunk Space
Model Dodge Durango SXT Toyota Highlander Honda Pilot
Behind 3rd Row(ft.cube) 17.2 13.8 16.5
With 3rd row folded (ft.cube) 47.7 42.3 46.8
With All Seats folded (ft.cube) 84.5 83.7 83.9

Comparing the competition, the 2018 Dodge Durango offers the most cargo space, regardless of what section of the vehicle you occupy, Behind the 3rd row, the Durango offers a solid 17.2 cubic feet of space and is closely followed by the Honda Pilot. However, the Toyota Highlander lags behind by a considerable margin in this regard. Folding the third row down, the competition is almost level in the case of the Durango and the Pilot, while the Highlander follows closely behind.  Fold the second row down as well, and all the three competing SUVs end up offering nearly the same amount of space, with the Durango leading the pack by a slim margin. 

 


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2018 Dodge Durango Exterior

7.7/10

Dode has attempted to maintain consistency regarding how they want their vehicles to look. In all their models, the general feature of the strong, elegant looking, yet commanding nature of their vehicle is highlighted. Although the exteriors of the 2018 Dodge Durango have borrowed a certain essence from its predecessors, it continues to look stylish and turn heads on the road. It offers a range of exterior colors to choose from. 

2018 Dodge Durango Front Angle View

The standard sterling of the Dodge Durango includes the features from the big-rig styling. It has a defined long roof look that straddles along the heavy lines of the SUV along with the signature crosshair style grilles which poke gently above the headlights. The Durango also has the classic Durango Citadels in chrome which gives it an overall magnificent look. From a different angle, the large wheel arches housing a set of 18-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels with metallic rims mounted on tires look very attractive. 

Model

Dodge Durango

Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot

Curb Weight (lbs)

4985

4464

4284

Length (in.)

201.2

192.5

194.5

Width (in.)

75.8

75.8

78.6

Height (in.)

70.9

68.1

69.8

Ground Clearance (in.)

8.1

8.0

7.3

Wheelbase (in.)

119.8

109.8

111.0

The data indicates that the Dodge Durango is the biggest model in the segment that is also the heaviest car among its rivals, followed by the Honda Pilot which is also quite big but is the lightest model in the segment. The Toyota Highlander is the smallest SUV in the segment and has the minimum wheelbase in comparison to its rivals. The 2018 Dodge Durango undoubtedly holds its ground with regard to the reputation of the brand in terms of exterior design and styling. Some highlight exterior features offered with the 2018 Dodge Durango include:

  • Tinted Sunroof
  • LED DRLs
  • 18-inch All-Season Tires
  • Chrome Exterior Surrounds
  • LED Tail Lamps
  • Roof Rails
  • Metallic diffusers

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2018 Dodge Durango Safety

7.4/10

The 2018 Dodge Durango offers a fair share of safety aids, and the SUV can be considered to be fairly safe, if not bulletproof. Both IIHS and the NHTSA scores indicate that the safety features offered with the 2018 Dodge Durango are moderate at best. The IIHS has given the model mixed reviews with some features scoring good and the rest scoring marginally.

2018 Dodge Durango Crash Test

The NHTSA, in turn, has given the new Dodge Durango an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. It is packed with a few passive safety features like side-impact airbags, rearview cameras, and the rear child safety door lock, and a remote anti-theft alarm, among others. The basic safety features which are included in the 2018 Dodge Durango are:

  • Blind-Spot Monitoring
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

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2018 Dodge Durango Competition

7.3/10

Dodge Durango vs Toyota Highlander 

The 2018 Toyota Highlander blends charismatic styling with plenty of passenger space and cargo capacity. The seats are supportive and higher trims cover them in soft materials. This is accompanied by a plush ride and composed highway manners. Additionally, the Highlander has an efficient V6 engine option that generates the same power output as that of the Durango. If you're willing to trade performance appeal for better practicality, refinement, and safety, the 2018 Toyota Highlander would certainly be a better option. 

2018 Toyota Highlander Three Quarter Front View

Dodge Durango vs. Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is one of the most well-rounded midsize SUVs in the segment, with well-equipped, spacious seats (even the third row!) and high-quality materials. An efficient and powerful engine pulls the pilot briskly along the road. On top of that, the Pilot comes with Honda’s iron-clad reliability and has great resale value too. However, the Durango is far more entertaining with its V8 and it can tow a lot more too. In the end, it comes down to a trade-off between crude power and fun, with sensibility and practicality.

2018 Honda Pilot Side View

2018 Dodge Durango Final Verdict

The 2018 Dodge Durango is an impressive vehicle that stands out among its competition in fascinating ways. While some might argue about its traditional philosophy towards being described as "fun" and "interesting", we are certainly pleased with what the entire Dodge Durango experience has to offer. The Dodge SUV offers a striking design and an elegant cabin to sink in. Additionally, the interior offers pleasant creature comforts and up-to-date infotainment tech to keep you engaged. Ride quality is great too, and the option of upgrading to V8 engines, along with AWD, just makes the Durango one of the most exciting SUVs to drive in this price range. Unfortunately, the poor fuel economy and crude underpinnings throw in hints of an outdated architecture. The safety standard is average at best, and the poor reliability history of the Durango makes it more of an impractical toy you really want for Christmas rather than a sensible Japanese SUV you could safely haul your kids in. Regardless of your opinion of an ideal SUV, the 2018 Dodge Durango sure has plenty of bells and whistles, and certainly takes on an incredibly fun approach towards mid-size SUV motoring in this price range. 

 

The 2018 Dodge Durango is definitely a standout among the mid-size SUVs. It will not look out of place in a parking lot full of Challengers and Mustangs. While others get efficient I4 with V6 as a go-faster alternative, the Durango has an already powerful V6 as standard with a true hot-rod worthy V8 as an option. While others prioritize being a comfortable family hauler, the Durango aims at entertaining that family. However, that novel goal is not without compromises. The Durango is less efficient and even scores lower than rivals when it comes to safety.  For most customers, poor safety ratings cannot be overlooked in a family wagon. Thus if you want a safe, comfortable and efficient family wagon, the Durango can feel a bit too wild and the competitors like Highlander and Pilot are a better pick. However, if you want a hot-rod 7-seater, there are few (if any) alternatives.

2018 Dodge Durango Consumer Reviews and Ratings

7.4

based on 119 ratings


7.5/10 Features
7.6/10 Interiors
7.6/10 Design
7.5/10 Safety
7.4/10 Reliability
7.4/10 Deal Value

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2018 Dodge Durango Overall Reviews


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Blanche

2018 Dodge Durango

GT 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

7

User Overall Rating

Posted On: June 10, 2021

Frugal in price

Pros - Well balanced suspension, Acceleration,

Cons - Slight body roll

Underrated king. i often take my Durango to places that a normal person would not dare. Last Saturday I took it to the desert and its suspesion and AWD technology impressed me. The tyres were easily drivable in the sand, though there was a hell lot of power loss Deal provided was good and they satisfied me well with their service.

7/10
Features
8/10
Interior
7/10
Design
8/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
7/10
Deal Value
8/10
Dealer Review

RR

Ricardo

2018 Dodge Durango

SXT 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

1

User Overall Rating

Posted On: June 5, 2021

Dodge needs to get their act together

Pros - Spacious, powerful

Cons - Steering is awful, value for money is poor

AWFUL!! The steering is awful, and the noise it makes is even worse. The dealership says it’s fine. Dodge customer service brushes you off like your concerns are not important. The vehicle has been in the shop on a total of 5 different occasions for the same issue, with no resolve. Waste of over $35,000.

1/10
Features
1/10
Interior
1/10
Design
1/10
Safety
1/10
Reliability
1/10
Deal Value
9/10
Dealer Review

RG

Robert P. Gilchrist

2018 Dodge Durango

SXT Plus 4dr SUV (3.6L 293 hp 6cyl 8A)

10

User Overall Rating

Posted On: April 27, 2021

The best SUV as far as i know

Pros - It was very impressive in every aspect

Cons - Perfect vehicle to buy

Perfect in every aspect The vehicle was perfect in all aspects. i had good experience driving long and driving in slippery surfaces. The traction and the stability was very well may be because of its weight. I love to use this vehicle for many more years.

10/10
Features
10/10
Interior
10/10
Design
10/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
10/10
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Underrated king.

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10

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The best SUV as far as i know

Perfect in every aspect

by Robert P. Gilchrist

7

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One mean SUV

Looks rad; goes fast

by Wanda C. Merrick

10

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Dodge for all

Can't go wrong with this one

by Ralph B. Morales

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