The Dodge Durango is a powerful and spacious vehicle that’s a great choice for many different lifestyles. With plenty of space inside the vehicle, you can customize it for cargo or passengers, depending on the trip. The Durango is also a great vehicle for towing and navigating difficult terrain. If you want a 2022 Durango, you may be wondering which trim is best for you. Here’s everything you need to know about the trims for the 2022 Durango.
The SXT is the base trim for the 2022 Dodge Durango, and it has a starting MSRP of $38,495. If you want to get your hands on a Durango but want to keep the cost as low as you can, this is the trim for you. New standards for the 2022 SXT include three-row seating, parking sensors, and a power-adjustable driver’s seat.
To stay comfortable, you can use the included tri-zone automatic climate control that provides adequate ventilation throughout all three rows in the Durango. The SXT comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that generates 293 horsepower, and it can tow up to 6,200 pounds. For safety, this trim also brings rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring to the table.
The GT trim adds a few additional features and has a starting MSRP of $40,995. By raising the price a bit, you gain access to remote start, a heated steering wheel, fold and tumble second-row seating, a power lift gate, and an elevated exterior appearance. The GT’s exterior is a bit more sporty than the SXT, with LED fog lamps and 20-inch silver wheels. Some optional exterior features for the GT include dual center stripes and captain’s chair seating.
Durango GT Plus
The Durango GT Plus has a starting MSRP of $45,490. This trim takes the GT and adds more features for comfort, convenience, and luxury. Some additions to the GT Plus include leather upholstery and an auto-dimming driver’s mirror. When you choose this trim, you can also choose to replace the seats in the second row for captain’s seats instead.
The RT is right in the middle of feature availability and affordability for the 2022 Durango. This trim has a starting MSRP of $51,595 and focuses on power and performance. The RT comes with a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine that pumps out up to 360 horsepower. With rear-wheel drive, this trim can tow up to 7,400 pounds. If you want to haul more than that, you can add the optional Tow N Go package, which increasing the towing capacity to 8,700 pounds.
The RT’s exterior receives a makeover for this trim, gaining dual heat exchangers and a center hood scoop. Integrated side mirror turn signals and automatic, rain-sensing wipers elevate your performance on the road. A more impressive power steering system and sport suspension also make every drive smoother and easier to manage.
The Citadel is only slightly more expensive than the RT, with a starting MSRP of $52,495. This trim comes with a full suite of improvements that transform the interior. All the seats upgrade to perforated Nappa leather to increase the luxury feel within the vehicle. This trim also transitions to second-row captain’s chairs, making your passengers far more comfortable. The front seats in this trim are ventilated, helping to keep you comfortable when it’s warm, and the included adaptive cruise control makes it easier to manage highway driving.
By paying a bit more for this trim, you also gain features like the auto-dimming driver-side mirror and hand-wrapped instrument panel. The audio system for this trim is the same as the audio system in the RT, but you can choose to upgrade it to the Harman Kardon audio with 19 different speakers and a rear-seat entertainment system. Some of the standard driving assistance features in the Citadel include lane-departure warning, reverse automatic braking, automatic emergency braking, and forward collision warning.
The Citadel also receives an upgrade to the exterior. One of these upgrades is the power sunroof, which lets the sunlight into your vehicle and allows you to customize your experience. Other exterior upgrades include the 20-inch satin carbon aluminum wheels and additional spare tire, leveling rear suspension, and dual exhaust.
Durango RT Plus
This is the trim for those who want to combine the luxury of the Citadel trim with the power and performance of the RT trim. The Durango RT Plus has a starting MSRP of $56,590, which is just over $4,000 more than the Citadel trim. The RT Plus is very similar to the Citadel and doesn’t include many upgrades, but it does come with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine like the RT, whereas the Citadel come with a 3.6-liter V-6. This trim also comes with the second row bench seat to offer seating for up to seven people.
Durango SRT 392
The SRT 392 is truly a luxury vehicle, with all the features you could ask for. This Durango brings you comfort and convenience, and it has a starting MSRP of $70,295. If you’re a true Durango fan or you simply like to have all the best features, this is the right trim for you. This trim comes with a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 engine and all-wheel drive, and it generates 475 horsepower. To improve your driving experience, this trim also comes with Brembo brakes, SRT performance steering, and damping suspension.
Improvements to the exterior include the 20-inch hyper-black wheels and the optional SRT Black Package. This package allows you to choose gray and gloss-black accents on the exterior of the Durango. The package also affects the exhaust tips, mirror caps, badges, and wheels. Like the Citadel, you can upgrade the SRT 392 from the Alpine audio to the Harman Kardon audio to improve your sound quality and increase the number of speakers in the vehicle.
If you’re thinking about buying a new Durango, hopefully this guide has helped you learn more about the different trims so you can decide which is best for you. For more information or to schedule a test drive, contact our dedicated team today at Huffines CJDR Lewisville. Stop by the dealership to check out our new car inventory and learn more about our financing specials so we can get you behind the wheel of your new Durango.