Spacious, quiet, and comfortable, the Durango impressively blends workhorse utility with lots of creature comforts.
It shares its platform with the Jeep Grand Cherokee but is longer and adds a third-row seat.
Handling is responsive.
The ride is composed and comfortable, making the Durango feel sophisticated and substantial.
The slick eight-speed automatic helps make for smooth and prompt power delivery.
Most buyers will be satisfied with the V6 engine.
The optional Uconnect 8.4-inch infotainment system is one of the best, with intuitive operation.
Cargo room is generous, and the Durango can tow 1,000 to 2,000 pounds more than competitors.
Limited visibility is a downside.
A sporty SRT version with a 475-hp, 6.4-liter V8 is available.