2011 Dodge Durango Production Begins in Detroit
Plant Manager Pat Walsh (left), UAW Vice President General Holiefield (center left), Dodge Brand CEO Ralph Gilles (center right) and UAW Local 7 President Cynthia Holland celebrate the first 2011 Dodge Durango to roll off the line at Chrysler Group LLC’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) in Detroit on Dec. 14.
DETROIT - The all-new Dodge Durango, the three-row SUV that will lead the brand's product onslaught in 2011, is the first Dodge ever to be produced at Chrysler Group LLC's Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP) since the plant began production in 1992, and joins the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee on the assembly line.
The all-new 2011 Dodge Durango features a modern, spacious interior, enhanced suspension dynamics, and fuel-efficient and powerful powertrain options. The Durango's new unibody structure is more than 25 percent stiffer than the vehicle it replaces, delivers impressive on-road handling, according to the automaker. The new Durango also delivers best-in-class towing capability of 6,200 lbs. with the V-6 engine and 7,400 lbs. with the V-8 engine.
The starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the all-new 2011 Dodge Durango, Express model, is $29,195 for the rear-wheel-drive and $31,195 for the all-wheel-drive (excluding an $850 destination charge).