2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat: First Look

A New Hellcat Five years ago, Dodge introduced its venerated Charger and Challenger models with a new designation — Hellcat. Vehicles in the Hellcat series have Supercharged HEMI V8 engines with more than 700 horsepower — an insane figure for road-going cars built for everyday driving. Now Dodge adds to its Hellcat portfolio with something…

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2018 Dodge Durango R/T Test Drive

The 2018 Dodge Durango R/T AWD is a versatile, attractive, and powerful SUV. The 2018 Dodge Durango lineup consists of seven available models with base prices ranging from $29,995 to $62,995. Leading off at the low end is the Dodge Durango SXT, followed by the Dodge Durango SXT Plus, the Dodge Durango GT, Dodge Durango…

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2017 NWAPA Run to the Sun – Part 1

Part 1 ? Acura NSX to Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk By Bill Schaffer Mount Hood — Driving 24 different cars and SUVs over a two-day period on some of the most challenging and scenic roads in the northwest, is certainly an eye-opening experience. Oh, did I mention that the 24 cars had an average price…

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2017 Dodge Durango Citadel Test Drive

?2017 Dodge Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum AWD? Versatile Durango Delivers Performance with Attitude The Dodge Durango first appeared as a full size SUV focused on the brand?s foundation of performance, style and innovation in 1998. The Durango line was discontinued for a time and following its hiatus was reintroduced in 2011 displaying a combination of…

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2017 Dodge Durango Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Now seven years into its third generation, the Dodge Durango celebrates 20 years of production. SUV?s, especially large ones, like the Durango, have a tough battle for sales, especially with the popularity of the small to mid-size models. Never-the-less, the Durango has held its own selling more than 5,000 a…

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Northwest Automotive Press Association?s Mudfest 2014 ? Part 2

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Photos by NWAPA/Josh Mackey & Bill Schaffer To go back to part one click here:?northwest-automotive-press-associations-mudfest-2014-part-1 Snoqualmie, Wash. ??Officially titled ?NWAPA 2014 Mudfest — Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year?, the annual event was created in 1994 by the North West Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) to select a vehicle we…

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2014 Dodge Durango Test Drive

?2014 Dodge Durango R/T RWD? A No Compromise SUV raising the 3-row segment bar The 2014 Dodge Durango is throwing down the gauntlet in the rapidly increasing full-size SUV and crossover marketplace. It is built on the Dodge brand?s foundation of performance, style and innovation. The first Durango appeared in 1998 and following a hiatus,…

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Mudfest – Part 2

By Bill and Barbara Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Here?s a list of the Family SUVs with basic information…

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It?s Back ? The Dodge Durango

Dodge is coming back into the SUV business with the introduction of an all-new 2011 Durango.? The model, which appeared first in 1998, was discontinued after the 2009 model year. The new Durango is developed from the same platform used on the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which in turn came from the Chrysler assignation with…

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