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1998 Durango Base Sport Utility Specs

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1998 Durango Base Sport Utility Specs

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5,208 cc 5.2 liters V 8 front longitudinal engine with 99.3 mm bore, 84.1 mm stroke, 9.1 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 13 and country/highway (mpg): 17
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 17 and EPA city (mpg): 13
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
25 gallon fuel tank
Power: 174 kW , 230 HP @ 4,400 rpm; 300 ft lb , 407 Nm @ 3,200 rpm
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Rear-wheel ABS
3.55:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and leaf springs
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Body color front bumpers
Driver and passenger power black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 193.3, overall width (inches): 71.5, overall height (inches): 72.9, ground clearance (inches): 7.9, wheelbase (inches): 115.9, front track (inches): 62, rear track (inches): 61.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 38.9
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint
Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
Removable roof rails
Tinted glass on cabin , privacy tinted glass on rear , privacy tinted glass on side
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,476, curb weight (lbs) 4,689, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,300 and max payload (lbs) 1,787
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Stereo audio system with AM/FM, cassette and search/repeat
Cargo area dimensions: width between arches (inches): 46.3, loading floor height (inches): 31.8, loadspace volume (cu ft): 88 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 18.8 and all seats removed (cu ft): 88
Rear lift gate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Courtesy lights
Front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver seat with lumbar adjustment , bucket reclining passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Front seat center armrest with integral box
Glove compartment
Two head restraints on front seats , two height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 40.6, front hip room (inches): 56.7, rear hip room (inches): 56, front leg room (inches): 41.9, rear leg room (inches): 35.4, front shoulder room (inches): 57.3 and rear shoulder room (inches): 57.5
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Power steering
Height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Rear seat center armrest
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Tachometer
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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