(4.2) 6 reviews
MSRP: $5,895$14,827
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 345-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (gas hybrid)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 8
2009 Dodge Durango Hybrid

Our Take on the 2009 Dodge Durango Hybrid

Our Take

Chrysler's first foray into the hybrid market affects its two full-size SUV twins, the Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango. Using a two-mode hybrid system co-developed with GM, Mercedes-Benz and BMW, the hybrid versions of both SUVs purportedly yield 40 percent better city mileage than their ga... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Comfort for shorter drivers
  • Some cheap controls

Notable Features

  • Two-mode hybrid drivetrain
  • 6,000-pound towing capacity
  • 40-percent city MPG improvement
  • Seats eight
  • 4WD only


Our Expert Reviews

Though it's Dodge's first hybrid, the 2009 Durango Hemi Hybrid is a sister of the Chrysler Aspen Hybrid we've already reviewed. They're pretty much the same, which makes sense because the non-hybrid Aspen and Durango are also alike. To help you sort it out, here's a side-by-side comparison of the Aspen Hybrid, the Durango Hybrid and a gas-only version of the Durango. Th... Read full review for the 2009 Dodge Durango Hybrid

Consumer Reviews


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5 Stars 1st Class Car Company

by Four-Time Durango Owner 98/01/04/07 from Westchester County, NY on June 24, 2009

We've owned (5) Dodge vehicles over the past 14 years. A 1995 Intrepid ES 3.5L, 1998 Durango 5.7L, 2001 Durango R/T 5.7L, 2004 Durango Limited 5.9L, 2007 Durango Limited 5.9L. Guess what our next vehi... Read Full Review

1 Trim 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


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2009 Dodge Durango Hybrid.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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