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About the 2016 Dodge Durango

Vehicle Summary

If you're drawn to the power and performance of vehicles like the Dodge Charger but need a lot more space for your crew, be sure to check out the 2016 Dodge Durango. This crossover SUV comes standard with three rows of seating to accommodate up to seven people. Under the hood, a capable V6 powers most 2016 Durango trims—although a robust V8 comes standard on the R/T trim.

And if you need extra traction, look for a used 2016 Durango with all-wheel drive (available on all trims and engines). With a spacious cabin and plenty of standard features including adjustable drive modes and tri-zone climate control, this crossover has a lot to offer.

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Q: Does the 2016 Dodge Durango have a V8 engine?

A: A V6 engine is standard on most 2016 Durango trims, although the range-topping R/T trim does come equipped with a 5.7L V8.

Q: What is the fuel economy of the 2016 Dodge Durango?

A: Fuel economy varies by engine size and other factors, but the 2016 Durango base SXT trim with 3.6L V6 engine, eight-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined with regular gasoline.1 The rear-wheel drive 2016 Durango R/T, which requires mid-grade gasoline for its 5.7L V8 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission, gets an EPA-estimated 17 mpg combined.1

Q: How much can the 2016 Dodge Durango tow?

A: When properly equipped, the 2016 Dodge Durango can tow up to 7,400 pounds.2

Q: What is automatic engine start/stop on the 2016 Dodge Durango?

A: Automatic engine start/stop refers to a standard feature on the 2016 Durango that shuts the engine down completely when the vehicle stops, to conserve fuel and reduce emissions.

Q: Does the 2016 Dodge Durango have a sunroof?

A: The 2016 Durango does not come standard with a sunroof, but this feature was available as an add-on when the vehicle was sold new.

1Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Actual mileage will vary based on things like battery age, vehicle condition and history, driving and charging habits, accessory use, and driving conditions. Battery capacity may decrease with time and use. See for more info.

2Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.

Generation Overview

The 2016 Dodge Durango falls under this crossover's third generation of production (2011-2020). After a brief hiatus for the 2010 model year, the third-generation Durango launched with a revised unibody frame instead of the truck-like body-on-frame design it utilized in the past. The end result was an SUV that drives and handles more like a sedan than a truck.

With the third-generation Durango also came upgrades like a more powerful V6 engine and a completely refreshed cabin. By 2016, an automatic engine start/stop system was also standard on V6 models.

2016 Dodge Durango Engine Options

A 3.6L V6 engine at 290-295 hp (varies by trim) is standard on the 2016 Durango, as is an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. However, all-wheel drive is optional for every trim.

Speaking of trims, the top-tier R/T receives a more powerful 5.7L V8 engine at 360 hp. The all-wheel drive system offered on this trim differs in that it includes a low-range transfer case as well.

2016 Dodge Durango Interior

There's no shortage of space inside the 2016 Dodge Durango. On top of offering seating for up to seven adults, you'll find 17.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row. The 2016 Durango was also produced with an optional cargo cover, which conceals items stowed in the trunk when desired.

By folding down the rear seats, you can increase cargo storage space to 47.7 cubic feet, with a maximum storage volume of 84.5 cubic feet when second- and third-row seats are folded down.

2016 Dodge Durango Trim Configurations

Four trims are available on the 2016 Dodge Durango. Which one is right for you?


  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Adjustable drive modes
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Five-inch touchscreen interface
  • Tri-zone climate control


  • Available remote start3
  • Heated front- and second-row seats
  • Power front seats with driver memory settings
  • 8.4-inch touchscreen interface
  • Leather upholstery


  • 20-inch wheels
  • Upgraded nine-speaker sound system
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Power-adjustable steering wheel


  • V8 engine
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Premium leather upholstery
  • Body-colored exterior trim

3Remote start functionality may require the purchase of a subscription plan and/or a compatible device like a smart phone. See the owner’s manual or manufacturer website for more information.

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2016 Dodge Durango. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Rear Passenger
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
Back Seat
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover

Reviews for 2016 Dodge Durango

Overall Rating

4.3 out of 5 (4 reviews)

2016 Durango R/T

I would recommend this truck because it really appropriately meets the needs of both my family and my performance needs. We can all fit very comfortably (with extra seating) and I can feel the performance of the 5.7 liter V8.


  • Value: For our family needs this truck had most of the boxes checked
  • Reliability: Our family has much to which involves sports, weekly shopping, and small kids - this truck gets it done
  • Technology and Entertainment:


  • Fuel Economy: I absolutely love the V8 power, but traveling 89 miles/day for work is equally disenchanting for fuel consumption
  • Cabin Noise: To be able to endure a little less of the outside world while having the windows up would have to be a necessity
  • Cost to Maintain: There have been a few predictable repairs based on customer and other reviews

- A J, 2016 Dodge Durango

Awesome SUV with a lot of cool features.

Sporty and plenty of room for the family.


  • Technology and Entertainment: Still learning new things it has every day
  • Cabin Noise: Sounds good outside and quiet on the inside
  • Interior Space: Plenty of leg room


  • Value: A little more than I would like to pay
  • Dashboard: A lot of buttons and a bit confusing
  • Fuel Economy: Gets less fuel mileage than my last SUV but is still pretty good

- Ginger Watkins, 2016 Dodge Durango

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.