(4.2) 26 reviews
MSRP: $2,443$10,103
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16-18
Engine: 230-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5-7
2005 Dodge Durango

Our Take on the 2005 Dodge Durango

Our Take

Dodge's full-size sport utility vehicle got a substantial redesign for the 2004 model year. Basic Durango styling cues continued, but the current model is 7 inches longer and more than 3 inches taller than its predecessor and features 15 percent more cargo capacity.A new Adventurer model wit... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Highway stability
  • Performance
  • Visibility
  • Difficult entry and exit

Notable Features

  • Available Hemi V-8
  • Full-size dimensions
  • New Adventurer model for 2005

8 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.