Stanley Chrysler of Soldotna, AK unveils the new features on the all-new 2014 Dodge Durango
Online PR News – 22-April-2013 – Soldotna, AK – Dodge has recently unveiled their newly renovated SUV, the 2014 Dodge Durango. The Dodge SUV made its debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, revealing enhancements and upgrades that will encompass the Dodge brand pillars of performance, style and innovation. Stanley Chrysler of Soldotna, AK has all the details on Dodge’s latest release.
“When the Durango was first launched in 1998, it represented a breakthrough in power, size and style,” states President and CEO of Dodge Brand, Reid Bigland. “Now for 2014, we’re upping the ante by making it our most technologically advanced, fuel efficient and dramatically styled Durango ever. With countless class-exclusive features and best-in-class attributes, the new 2014 Durango represents the ultimate no-compromise full-size SUV.”
Powering the 2014 Durango is one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines for the past three years, the 3.60 liter Pentastar V6. This award-winning engine is now paired with a new eight-speed transmission, delivering 290 horsepower and 260 lb-ft. of torque. The new engine and transmission pair also improve fuel-economy 9 percent compared to previous Durango transmissions. A 360 horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine is also available in the new Durango, generating best-in-class towing of 390 lb-ft. of torque.
In order to optimize fuel economy, the 2014 Dodge Durango now features Eco Mode. This mode will optimize the transmission’s shift schedule and throttle sensitivity, working with Fuel Saver Technology and cylinder activation to maximize the SUV’s fuel economy. Eco Mode also has an interactive deceleration fuel shut-off that will limit fuel delivery when the Durango is coasting.
The exterior of the Dodge Durango was redesigned, bringing a youthful, sporty look to the iconic SUV. The center stack of the Durango’s instrument panel now houses 5-inch and 8.4 inch Uconnect touch screens, letting owners control music, climate and several other convenience features with ease. Bluetooth also allows drivers to receive text messages and have the system read them aloud in order to minimize driver distractions. New 3D maps with navigation gets drivers where they need to go as well.
Dodge announced that production of the 2014 Durango is expected to begin third quarter of 2013. Stanley Chrysler expects the redesigned SUV to arrive at their Soldotna, AK dealership by the end of 2013. Keep up-to-date with the latest Durango news and release dates by following Stanley Chrysler on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/stanleychrysler and Twitter https://twitter.com/StanleyChrysle1/.
About Stanley Chrysler
Stanley Chrysler is proud to offer the Soldotna and the surrounding area a large variety of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram cars, trucks and SUV’s including the Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Charger and Ram 1500. Their staff is dedicated to finding the best financing available to get every customer into their dream car. Stanley Chrysler also strives to deliver 100% customer satisfaction throughout their highly trained service department. They do everything from oil changes and tire rotations to major repairs. Visit the Stanley Chrysler website at www.stanleychryslerak.com, for more information on Chrysler models.