Explore the Powerful 2019 Dodge Durango

Chattanooga drivers who are looking for an SUV with plenty of style and an exciting drive can do no wrong with the 2019 Dodge Durango. The Durango is the Dodge brand's muscular contribution to the SUV class and it offers plenty of exciting technology, impressive capabilities, and an aggressive style. At Basswood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we are proud to provide the Fort Payne community with this distinct vehicle.

What's New for 2019?

The 2019 model brings plenty of exciting new features to the table which are sure to appeal to new Durango drivers and long-time fans. A big part of the most recent redesign was to update the Durango's looks for a more modern, performance-car inspired look. As such each trim level has some pretty huge cosmetic updates from a performance front fascia with an available SRT hood on the Durango GT to available Sepia leather seats on the Durango R/T.

New performance features include an integrated trailer brake with the available Trailer Tow Package, available high-performance Brembo brakes, and available Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Detection.


Power and Performance

With three powerful engine options, you can customize the Durango to match your performance needs. Explore the strength of each engine and see which one is practical for your driving habits around Gadsden.

  • The standard 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine offers up to 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque for an exciting drive and plenty of strength. You get a best-in-class 6,200 lbs. of towing capability right from the base model.
  • The available 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine delivers 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque with a staggering 7,400 lbs. of towing capability. This engine balances a powerful ride with smooth efficiency.
  • The Durango SRT includes the 475-horsepower HEMI V8 engine with 270 lb.-ft. of torque. With 8,700 lbs. of towing capability, this is the perfect engine for drivers who need to take on some serious challenges.

The Durango gives you a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, but you can upgrade it with paddle shifters for some extra control. The Rear-Wheel Drive paired with the HEMI engines gives you the strength you need for exciting performance, but you can get some extra traction with the available All-Wheel Drive.


The new Durango has plenty of exciting technology to make your drive easier than ever, making it a great option for a loaded SUV near Gadsden. The Uconnect entertainment system is offered with the standard seven-inch touchscreen or an available 8.4-inch touchscreen. You get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on all Durango models so you can control your media, calls, and apps through a seamlessly integrated touchscreen interface.

You can also opt for a class-exclusive Blu-ray video rear entertainment system, making the Durango a great option for a family SUV near Albertville.

Safety Features

Safety is one of the most important considerations when you're buying an SUV near Chattanooga, and the Durango has over 60 available safety and security features. There are seven standard airbags, standard trailer-sway control, and a powerful frame to protect you on every model. If you opt for some safety upgrades, you can get available features like Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind-Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection, and roadside assistance.

You'll be impressed by the variety of safety features available on this exceptional SUV near Gadsden, but one of the safest things about the Durango is its responsive, performance-ready drive. The quality of the drive lets you stay in control and practice defensive driving so you can avoid danger as much as possible.

Test Drive the Dodge Durango

If you're interested in taking this impressive vehicle out for a test drive, then stop by our dealership today and get behind the wheel of the Dodge Durango near Chattanooga. Our sales professionals will help you find the model that fits your lifestyle, so don't hesitate to reach out.