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05 DURANGO LTD
Cons: gas milageHave had no problems. Hemi engine gives it power, AWD will go anywhere. Rides better than many cars I have had.
Cons: gas mileageWe love our Durango. Our only complaint is the gas mileage. It gets around 16.9 mpg and up to 18 mpg on the highway. It also requires high octane gas for the Hemi. It is very roomy, comfortable and quite stylish!
Pros: Hemi; ride quality; room for family of five; Canadian model has an Alpine audio system
Cons: Cheap Interior door trim & dash materials
Advice: Go with HEMI option and AWD; heated seats; caution about fuel mileageJust moved up from a 2002 Durango SLT Plus and this 2006 Hemi Adventurer is superior in every way. Hemi engine is smooth and powerful; roomy interior; excellent leather seats & audio system; quiet cabin. AWD with stability program works well in snow and ice; ride is excellent and great handling vehicle; heavy SUV but once rolling the Hemi performs but with only satisfactory fuel mileage. No major gripes whatsoever, except cheap interior trim materials. With big incentives and 1.8% lease interest rate, a steal of a deal for a very capable SUV.
Pros: The performance and comfort of this vehicle is great.
Cons: The mini van on steroids exterior look.
Advice: Get the limited but expect to pay at the pump.I was not interested in the new body style of the Durango but my wife wanted to test drive one. Once I drove the 5.7 liter Hemi and checked out the interior of the limited it was the choice for me.
Pros: The HEMI power
Cons: Rear cargo area floor
Advice: If you are looking saving gasExcelent SUV, I test drove many others before I purchased this one, and I can tell you, was the right thing to do, the mileage is fine, not high, but if you want the fun of the HEMI you have to pay for it!! I'm considering to install a high performance exhaust system, this will increase the response at low rpm. Good DVD and stereo system, very convinient for long trip with kids.!
Pros: The power
Cons: The third row only fitting two people.
Advice: Before buying also consider Chevy Tahoe,Nissan Armada,Gmc Yukon.When i first drove it thought wow this baby has tons of power.It drives better than the older durangos.It was comfortable too.
Pros: The day they are sold
Cons: Gas mileage
Advice: Run fastThis may be the worst vehicle I have ever purchased! I head a small goverment agency and we purchased 4 of these. Gas mileage is 7-10 mpg. Repair cost are out of sight, just keeping them running is a full time job.