Dodge Durango Crew (V8) is a full-sized seven passenger SUV
The Dodge Durango Crew underwent a redesign from the ground up for 2011, sporting a new look, new powertrain choices and a brand-new interior. The Durango Crew features an optional 5.7-liter HEMI 8-cylinder engine with 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque on tap.
- HEMI 8-cylinder offers excellent performance and generous towing capacity.
- Easy to maneuver for an SUV of its size.
- Third-row seating easily accommodates adult passengers.
- HEMI 8-cylinder engine suffers from poor fuel economy.
- Features less cargo room than some of its rivals.
- No bucket seats available for the second row.
What is the fuel economy/gas mileage? 14 city / 20 hwy mpg
How much does it cost? The 2011 Dodge Durango Crew retails for an MSRP of $33,420, minus fees and destination charges.
How many passengers does it accommodate? The Durango Crew accommodates up to 7 passengers – two passengers up front, two in the second row and three in the third row.
Does it have any eco-friendly features? The 5.7-liter HEMI 8-cylinder engine features cylinder-deactivation technology that disables up to 4 cylinders at highway cruising speeds to provide better highway fuel economy.
Does it have bucket seats? The first row features individual bucket seats for both driver and passenger. The second row consists of a 60/40 split-fold flat bench with an integrated padded center arm rest. The third row features a 50/50 split-fold flat bench.
Is it suitable for off road use? Although the 2011 Dodge Durango Crew is based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee, it does not share the Grand Cherokee’s abilities in off-road performance, with a lower ride height and other differences in suspension and equipment. Instead, the Durango is more suited to on-road performance and typical crossover SUV duties.