Ever since the Dodge Durango became available in 1998, it has been redefining the sport utility vehicle segment.
First introduced in direct competition with the larger Ford Explorer, the Durango could seat up to seven people with the forward-facing third row seat. The Dodge Durango continued to sell as a four-wheel-drive SUV equipped with a 5.2-liter V8 engine until 2004.
The Durango received a major overhaul for the 2004 model year, which included a wheelbase that was extended by three inches, and the Durango also grew in height by 4.3 inches. The interior also grew in size, offering drivers a roomier cabin with extra cargo capacity.
The Dodge Durango was reintroduced in 2011 with an all-new chassis that it shared with the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The 2015 Durango received even more updates, and is the perfect alternative for those who need the practicality of a minivan, without actually driving one.
The 2015 Durango R/T trim level offers drivers incredible standard features and available upgrades, all at a great price. Drivers can also choose from one of the Durango’s unique appearance group packages, giving them a bold style and versatility.
Regardless of trim level or appearance package, the 2015 Dodge Durango is the SUV that is turning heads and changing the minds of drivers across America.
The Dodge Durango consistently makes it on the list for great minivan alternatives, and the fact that it offers the amount of amenities, convenient features, and roomy cabin space, it should come as no surprise.
To top it off, the Dodge Durango has a rugged, masculine exterior, that is completely opposite of the minivan “look,” making both mom and dad happy. What exactly is it about the Dodge Durango that makes it the best minivan alternative?
Check out the four “P’s” that the Durango has, that the minivan can’t compare with.
The 2015 Dodge Durango R/T model is a force to be reckoned with. Starting under $40,000, the R/T model is equipped with more standard features and performance than any of the other trim levels.
From the exterior 20-inch hyper black aluminum wheels, to the Durango’s heated front and second row of interior seating, this powerful SUV has everything you need and much, much more.
Interior Styling Like No Other
The 7-passenger seating capacity in the R/T model is just the beginning of everything this trim level offers. The leather-trimmed bucket seats offer the highest level of comfort and style, and the power eight-way driver seat with memory brings custom comfort to a whole new level.
Most Technologically-Advanced Cabin
The standard 506-Watt amplifier, and 9 amplified speakers with subwoofer, will have you driving down the highway feeling like you are sitting in a concert hall.
An 8.4-inch touchscreen display featuring one year of free Sirius XM radio, Uconnect access, Voice Command with Bluetooth, and optional navigation can all be accessed from the steering wheel-mounted controls - without taking your eyes off the road. The SD, USB and Auxiliary ports will keep you connected regardless of what device you are using, and can sync up seamlessly with the optional rear DVD entertainment center.
The 2015 Durango is so tech-savvy, you won’t want to ever get out of your car. Remote start system also comes standard on all R/T models.
Rugged Exterior Styling
The 20-inch Hyper Black aluminum wheels will immediately catch the attention of everyone else on the road, while the standard 265/50R20 BSW all-season tires will keep you safely on the road.
The automatic headlamp leveling system and low beam HID headlamps will light the way, wherever that way may be. The body-color grille, rear fascia, and sill molding help bring the exterior design together, for a smooth and polished look.
Plenty of Upgrades Available
While the R/T trim level of the 2015 Durango is packed full of impressive standard features, there are even more options that can be added for maximum luxury. Check out a sampling of available upgrades below:
If regular old trim levels don’t offer enough pizzazz for your taste, then the special Appearance Group Packages may be the perfect solution. The 2015 Dodge Durango offers drivers the option of either the Blacktop or Rallye Appearance Group Packages, each offering their own unique twist on the crossover SUV.
Durango Blacktop: This special edition 2015 Durango features a “street ready” package, giving the Durango a stylish new edge up. The Blacktop Appearance Package offers drivers the following:
Durango Rallye: This appearance package of the 2015 Durango adds an interesting twist to the crossover SUV, that will surely turn heads as you drive down the road.