(4.2) 27 reviews
MSRP: $2,399$10,047
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


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 27 reviews

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Dad's Minivan - and loving it

by Family Dad from RTP, NC on March 26, 2010

The 2nd generation Durango is like having a minivan that you can take off road. Pros: Hemi power, 3rd row seating, multiple power outlets, best handling in class, styling (if you like it) Cons: Hemi... Read Full Review

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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 9 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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