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2015 Dodge Durango shown
2015 Dodge Durango shown

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M
Small overlap front:
Driver-side

Overall evaluation
M
Structure and safety cage
P
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
A
Lower leg/foot
P
Restraints and dummy kinematics
A

G
Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Side
Models built after May 2011

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
A
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 5,059 lbs
Peak force 23,602 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.67
Tested vehicle
2011 Dodge Durango Express 4-door 4wd

G
Head restraints & seats
Power cloth seats (AHR)

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Basic Front crash prevention

  • Optional Full Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • Optional Technology Group
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
autobrake
not tested
with optional
equipment
1 point total
This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point
Autobrake not tested.
0 points
Autobrake not tested.
0 points

M
Headlights

Ratings are given for 2 different headlight variations available for this vehicle.
  • Citadel trim
  • R/T trim
  • Citadel Anodized Platinum trim
  • GT trim equipped with Safety/Security and Convenience Group package
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Yes
Overall rating
M
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination High-beam assist credit Some glare

On the straightaway, visibility was good on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was fair on the sharp left and both right curves and inadequate on the gradual left curve.

The low beams created some glare.

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on both left curves and on the gradual right curve.


  • SXT trim
  • SXT Plus trim
  • GT trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
M
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination

On the straightaway, visibility was good on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.


A
Child seat anchors (LATCH)
ease of use

SXT — cloth seats

1 2 3 6 4
Good
No hardware available
Acceptable
Tether anchor
Marginal
Lower anchors
Poor
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Overall evaluation
A
1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
4
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available
6
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Electronic stability control, includes roll stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights (optional)