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Tow More with the 2014 Dodge Durango

By Airdrie Dodge | Posted in Dodge Durango on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 10:48 pm

The 2014 Dodge Durango does not follow in the footsteps of weak mainstream SUVs.

2014 Dodge Durango Towing Capacity

Just because most mainstream SUVs like the Ford Explorer have a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds doesn’t mean the Dodge Durango has to follow suit. In fact, even the standard engine 2014 Dodge Durango towing capacity beats the best that the Ford Explorer has to offer.

Consider this: The three-row 2014 Dodge Durango comes standardly equipped with a classic 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine. Known for its sunrise to sunset performance, the Durango’s base engine delivers 290 horsepower and 260 foot-pounds of torque for a maximum towing capacity of up to 6,200 lbs. in safety and comfort.


No SUV in the class matches 2014 Dodge Durango’s powerful towing capacity.

If that’s not enough, the 2014 Dodge Durango towing capacity can be increased to 7,400 lbs. with a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 upgrade. The Durango’s HEMI allows for 1,200 extra lbs. of towing by upping SUVs engine performance to 360 horsepower and 390 foot-pounds of torque.

Towing capacity represents how much weight a vehicle can pull without adversely affecting the safety and reliability of its mechanical components. Dozens of factors fall into consideration, including brake safety, suspension loads, and engine cooling. Whatever the circumstance may be drivers behind the wheel of a 2014 Dodge Durango are ensured the highest tow capacity in its category.

Durango also offers features that make its long-distance hauling capabilities convenient and secure, This includes standard trailer sway control—a sophisticated electronic program that detects when the trailer’s yaw behavior departs from normal and applies the brakes to correct it

All of the class leading power of the 2014 Dodge Durango is available at Airdrie Dodge near Calgary. Contact Airdrie Dodge today for more information on towing with Dodge.

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