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2009 Dodge Durango with a 3.7 liter Power Tech V6 engine

The Dodge Durango is a full-size SUV which was produced by Chrysler under the Dodge brand name.  The Durango was produced for 12 years from 1998 until 2009.  Due to financial concerns with the Chrysler Corporation, the Dodge Durango will not be renewed for a 2010 model.

The 2009 Dodge Durango came in six different trim levels and had three different engine options.  The cheapest engine option which came standard in the 2009 Dodge Durango was a 3.7 liter, Power Tech V6.  This six cylinder engine produced 210 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 235 pound feet of torque at 4000 rpm.  Because of the size of the Durango, the 3.7 liter engine did not have enough power for many consumers. The 2009 Durango had the same engine options as it did in all Durango’s built between 2004 and 2008.  The only difference was the 4.7 liter V8 engine which was enhanced for the 2007 model. 

The next engine which came as an upgrade in some of the trim levels, was a 4.7 liter Power Tech V8 engine.  This eight cylinder engine produces an impressive 303 horsepower at 5,650 rpm and 330 pound feet of torque at 3,950 rpm.  To save money on fuel, a flex-fuel Power Tech V8 can be purchased.  This takes alternative fuel options, but reduces horsepower to 235 at 4,500 rpm.
 
The top engine option for the 2009 Dodge Durango was a 5.7 liter eight cylinder Hemi engine.  The Hemi V8 generated a powerful 335 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 370 pound feet of torque at 3,600 rpm.  This engine option was as powerful as any other engine option in similar vehicles.
 
The 2009 Durango had the same engine options as it did in all Durango’s built between 2004 and 2008.  The only difference was the 4.7 liter V8 engine which was enhanced for the 2007 model. 
 
While the Durango was discontinued for 2010, it is expected to be re-introduced in 2012.  The 2012 Durango is expected to be a slightly smaller SUV. 

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Know About Used Durango Transmission

Dodge Durango is one the newest model of cars that the Dodge brand has to offer. The category of the Durango is SUV and was introduced in the late 1990’s. Durango was redesigned in 2004 after one of its model i.e. Recharger got cancelled. Durango is an example of great American tradition of heavy and powerful cars. The latest Durango model was launched in 2011. The Durango is faced with a lot competition in the market mainly by Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. The changes in the new model are that it comes in two drives one rear wheel and the other being four-wheel drives. The seating capacity is for seven people and has four doors. The engine of the new Durango is DOHC 24-valve with port fuel injection.

The Durango has been in the market since 1998 and the parts either used or new are very easy to find. The used Durango parts are available all across the internet. One of the biggest problems that the Durango customers have faced is with the transmission of the car. The problems that a lot customers have faced can be short listed as: –

Car loses its prime.
The transmission fluid starts leaking.
The Transmission is no longer effective because of which the car does not stay in gear.
The shifting of gears is not easy and is mostly jammed.

These problems does not mean that the transmission of the Durango is faulty it is just that these are the problems that certain people have faced. The transmission can be easily replaced with the used Durango Transmission. The used Durango Transmission can be easily purchased.

How to get Used Durango Transmission Parts

The used Durango Transmission can be easily found in the US. In today’s internet driven world it is not difficult to find any thing as anyone can buy almost everything on the internet so is the case with the used Durango Transmission parts. The parts for the used Durango can be bought online with the following website: –

Auto Parts Fair at the AutoChannel.com provides the used Durango transmission parts all across the United States. The biggest advantage of buying from the auto channel is that firstly they provide warranty up to one year on all their parts and secondly the prices that they are offering are very attractive and there is a huge discount that the customers can avail.
Automotix.net is another website that provides the customers with all the used Durango Transmission parts. The advantage of buying from this site is that they are providing their services in USA and Canada. They maintain a huge inventory of parts.
Car-part.com is another big dealer who sells used parts of almost every car. It is very easy to find the used Durango Transmission parts as the inventory maintained by the company is over 130 million parts.

The Durango is a good vehicle and is there to stay as the parts of the car can be very easily purchased both new and used.

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Vancouver Dodge – What Are The Available Trim Versions For The 2012 Dodge Durango?

 

In this business, models of earlier vehicles are always re-introduced time and time again with little to no justification for an older buyer to purchase a new one that it has left us car owners somewhat sceptical when another “rechristening” is announced by a major company.
 
But leave it to Dodge to make things look a bit more exciting—this time, they have focused their sights on a car model that badly needs a reinvention: the much-maligned Sports Utility Vehicle. And with this in mind, let us welcome back an older, yet trimmer, friend of ours back to the market and to the hearts of  Vancouver Dodge patrons everywhere, the 2012 Dodge Durango.
 
Okay, we know that “small cars” are all the rage nowadays, but remember the time when it was deemed “cool” to ride inside a bulky vehicle and making you feel like you’re the center of attention everywhere when you’re out on the road? Well, you may be able to recapture that feeling once you test-drive this bad boy out from any of your local Langley Dodge or Langley Chrysler dealerships.
 
And it’s not just any SUV, no sir, no—the core model has been updated to modern standards to enable the driver to feel like s/he is not driving a relic from the Dubya era. Want more convincing then? To suit the taste of every car connoisseur, the 2012 Dodge Durango comes in four trims that are sure to cater to the tastes of the modern car owner. Here are some of them:  
 
Economical SXT (Rear-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive)
 
The first rule that every car owner should abide—buy only what you can afford. That does not mean, however, that you should really settle for some embarrassingly dirt-cheap models. As evidenced by the Economical SXT, you can always maximize your value for your buck. Some of its corresponding features include:
 
An automatic glass sunroof
A dual-zone climate control system
Multimedia entertainment system
Five-speed, OD automatic transmission
Adjustable air-conditioning in the rear
Switchable fog lights
Hands-free key fob system
18″ aluminium-plated mags
Updated Antilock Braking System (ABS)
V-6 engine with 3.6 liter capacity
Parksense automatic collision system
 
If you were familiar with the earlier builds of the Dodge Durango, you may have noticed that the Base Express and Heat trims are conspicuously absent on this year’s models. Instead of saddling us, the humble consumers, with models that we will surely have little use for, the manufacturers have instead opted for the more commercially sound SXT, Crew, R/T and Citadel models. If that’s not corporate responsibility, then I don’t know what is.  
 
Jazzy Crew (Rear-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive)
 
I do not know what the name has to do with it, but I have to say that this model still boasts some really sweet features. First off, the Jazzy Crew retains all the features of the SXT, but with the addition of a Garmin-patented voice-activated Global Positioning system (GPS) and a—get this—automatic “seat heater” for both the front and the rear seats. Finally, the V-6 engine (with a 5-speed automatic transmission) only sweetens the deal even further. How many times did I mention “sweet’ already? Twice? Anyways, it’s still—ahem—sweet
 
Rampaging R/T (Rear-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive)
 
The overt “maleness” of this particular model only serves to accentuate how powerful the vehicle can really perform. If you need proof, look no further than the features listed below:
 
Automatic sunroof
Automatic dual-zone climate control
ABS and driveline traction system
Parksense parking assistance application
DVD-based entertainment system with digital storage media
Voice-based GPS application (Garmin-branded)
Temperature-controlled front and back seats
Rear air-conditioning system with corresponding control system
Alternating driving and fog lights
20″ aluminium-painted wheels
Key fob system on all doors of entry
 
Want to know one surprising fact I have discovered about the R/T trim version? A female—of all persons—was the one who bravely volunteered to test-drive this beast of a vehicle from my local Langley Chrysler dealer. And guess what was her reaction was upon alighting from the car? She was beaming from ear to ear, I tell you. She was raving to me about how the 5.7 liter HEMI V-8 engine had jacked up that car’s performance to such outstanding proportions that it only felt natural driving it along with a six-speed transmission inside.
 
You really have to look out for this one when you are planning to buy a 2012 Dodge Durango.    
 
Classy Citadel (Rear-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive)
 
For the car consumer who only wants nothing but the best, the features of this SUV include:
 
A sliding/tilting glass sunroof on the first row
An automatic built-in climate control system
ABS and driveline traction control
Temperature-controlled front and back seats
Multimedia entertainment system
Garmin-patented GPS
Built-in heaters on both driver and passenger seats
Separate air-conditioning controls on the back seat
Customizable fog lights
An updated key fob system
 
Yes, this model may be a bit on the expensive side of things, but if you’ve got other features like Nappa leather on your car seats, a 20’’ chrome-plated gams and some personalized chrome grille on the front, and a cross-path warning system on  top of a V-6 engine, then of course you would really have to think long and hard if you think that the Citadel model should indeed be right for you.
 
By now, you may already know that there are already two distinct “big” cars that are each used for very different purposes.  The Jeep that I bought from my  local Langley Jeep dealer should be driven on my way to the woods. Of course, SUVs like the 2012 Dodge Durango—available from your local Langley Dodge or any Dodge dealer—are meant to be driven on the wide expanse of the city and the suburbs.
 
Now that we have cleared this all up, this vehicle should only disprove the notion that SUVs are so 2004. Test-drive one now, and soon enough, you’ll be chuckling to yourself at why you have ever abandoned your SUV at the first place.

 

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2011 Durango

2011 Dodge Durango ?

After being off the market for a year, the Dodge Durango re-emerges with a new body and a new style of driving that makes it competitive against other crossover SUVs.  The new 2011 Dodge Durango now has a car-like single unit platform, which is much different from the tuck-like body-on-frame SUV structure of former models. The Dodge Durango’s new body gives it a quieter, more balanced ride and better handling dynamics.  There have also been upgrades to the interior with higher quality and more luxurious materials replacing lower quality plastics.

Improvements to the Dodge Durango have also been made under the hood. The 2011 Durango has a smoother and more powerful 3.6–liter V6 engine that cranks out 290 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of Torque, a noticeable increase of 80 horsepower over the earlier 3.7-liter V6 engine.  Some of 2011 Durango models come with an optional 5.7 Liter V8 engine, which offers 360 horsepower and 390 pounds-feet of torque.  You can buy a used Durango engine with anywhere from a 3.7 liter to a 5.9 liter engine.

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2013 Dodge Durango – Sculpted to Stand Apart

For those in the market for a new SUV, it is probably clear that there are many, many models to choose from. Each model has its pros and cons, special features and technology, but if you are looking to make a statement, there is only one SUV that comes to mind, the 2013 Dodge Durango. It was designed to be distinctive, to start your pulse racing both at rest and in motion. The oversized signature crosshair grille is just the eye-catching tip of a standout design. The ’13 Durango also features an integrated rear spoiler, available High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. Choose a wheel design that fits your style, from 18-inch painted aluminum beauties to the three choices of 20-inch wheels. The beauty of the Durango continues into the cabin, where the interior engages all your senses, from the soft touch materials to the high fidelity of the sound system to the look and feel of the available Nappa leather trim.

Not Just For Looks, the Durango Performs

While the visual design of the 2013 Durango is impressive in every way, this Dodge model is built to perform. You can carry up to 150 pounds of gear on top or fold the crossbars down into the side rails when not in use, improving aerodynamics and lowering wind noise. Choose between the 290-horsepower 3.6L Pentastar V6 or the legendary, 5.7L HEMI V8 with 360 horsepower. Uncompromising power is standard on both, along with the ability to go far. We recently test drove the new Durango at Arrigo Jeep of Ft Pierce, FL. While we were instantly struck by the great looks of this model, the handling of it was just as impressive.

Dodge Durango Interior Red 2013 Dodge Durango

With the 5.7L HEMI VVT V8 with Fuel Saver Technology you get the best of both worlds with the available 360 horsepower and impressive 2WD V8 highway fuel efficiency. Fuel Saver technology automatically switches from eight cylinders to four during cruising. The 3.6L Pentastar V6 features Variable Value Timing (VVT), which helps maximize power and efficiency. All while getting up to 23 hwy mpg. It is mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. With all standard six airbags, including side-curtain airbags that help protect occupants in all three rows, Electronic Stability Control and a near-perfect 50/50 front-to-rear weight distribution, the Dodge Durango lives up to its name as an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK.