2021 Dodge Durango Towing Capacity

February 26th, 2021 by
2021 Dodge Durango towing an airstream trailer

 

When equipped with an available 6.4L HEMI V8 engine, the 8,700-pound Dodge Durango towing capacity leaves most other full-size SUVs in the dust. East Hill drivers looking for an SUV with impressive engine power will also be impressed by the base V6, which can handle up to 6,200 pounds. Explore more 2021 Dodge Durango engine specs and towing features with Major World Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and then find your favorite new Dodge SUV for sale on our lot right now!

 

2021 Dodge Durango Engines

The Dodge Durango towing capacity will vary depending on the configuration you choose, but there really are no lightweights in this lineup! Unlike many rivals in the segment, the Durango doesn’t bother with a 4-cylinder base engine — and its standard 3.6L V6 churns out a solid 293 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. As for upgrades, Manhattan drivers can choose from V8 engines for offering 360 and 475 horsepower. All three come paired with an efficient, smooth-shifting 8-speed transmission:

  • Base 3.6L V6 – 293 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 5.7L V8 – 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 6.4L V8 – 475 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque

2021 Dodge Durango Towing and Payload Specs

Between the three engine options, you can access a Dodge Durango towing capacity of 6,200 to 8,700 pounds:

3.6L V6

  • Towing capacity – 6,200 lbs
  • Payload – 1,380 lbs
  • Configurations – Standard on SXT, GT, and Citadel

5.7L V8 HEMI

  • Towing capacity – 7,400 lbs
  • Payload – 1,280 lbs
  • Configurations – Standard on R/T

6.4L V8 HEMI

  • Towing capacity – 8,700 lbs
  • Payload – 1,590 lbs
  • Configurations – Standard on SRT

Dodge Durango Features for Better Towing

The Durango’s advanced safety technology helps you tow with confidence, protecting your cargo and adjusting to match Westbury driving conditions in real time:

  • 4-wheel traction control
  • Advanced brake assist
  • Blind spot and cross-path detection
  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning Plus
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Ready-Alert Braking
  • Traction Control
  • Trailer Sway Damping

2021 Dodge Durango Cargo Volume

Even without hitching up the trailer, the Durango can take on some serious cargo. Configure your seating and cargo area for your needs with split-back folding rear seats, or remove the 3rd row to open up extra room for large items. See the Durango interior volume specifications here:

  • Interior Cargo Volume – 47.7 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume – 84.5 cubic feet

Test Drive a 2021 Dodge Durango in Long Island City 

If you think the 2021 Durango could be a good match for your family, stop by our showroom in Long Island City to see one in person! Contact us to set up a test drive, and be sure to see how much you can save on the new Durango price with our Dodge Durango lease deals.

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