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2011 Dodge Durango Technical Specifications
GENERAL INFORMATION
Body Style Four-door sport-utility vehicle
Layout RWD: Longitudinal front engine, rear drive
AWD: Longitudinal front engine, transfer case with full-time all-wheel drive
Construction Steel unibody
Construction Steel unibody
Assembly Plant Jefferson Avenue North, Detroit
EPA Vehicle Class Multi-purpose vehicle
Introduction Date Fourth quarter of 2010 as a 2011 model
ENGINE
  3.6-LITER DOHC V-6 5.7-LITER MDS V-8
Availability Standard on all models (RWD and AWD, not available on R/T) Standard on R/T and optional on Crew, CrewLux, Citadel (RWD and AWD)
Type and Description 60-degree V-type, liquid-cooled 90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement 220 cu. in. (3604 cu. cm) 345 cu. in. (5654 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke 3.78 x 3.27 (96.0 x 83.0) 3.92 x 3.58 (99.5 x 90.9)
Valve System Chain-driven DOHC, 24 valves and hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers Variable-valve Timing, pushrod-operated overhead valves, 16 valves, eight deactivating and eight conventional hydraulic lifters, all with roller followers
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction Aluminum deep-skirt block, aluminum alloy heads Deep-skirt cast-iron block with cross-bolted main bearing caps, aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chambers
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 10.5:1
Power (est.) (SAE J2723) 290 hp (209 kW) at 6,400 rpm 360 hp (268 kW) at 5,150 rpm
Torque (est.) (SAE J2723) 260 lb.-ft. (353 N•m) at 4,800 rpm 390 lb.-ft. (520 N•m) at 4,250 rpm
Max. Engine Speed 6,400 rpm (electronically limited) 5,800 rpm (electronically limited)
Fuel Requirement Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R + M)/2 Unleaded mid-grade, 89 octane (R+M)/2—recommended; unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2—acceptable
Oil Capacity 6.0 qt. (5.7L) 7 qt. (6.6L)
Coolant Capacity 14.0 qt. (13.25L) 14.5 qt. (13.72L)
Emission Controls Dual three-way catalytic converters, heated oxygen sensors and internal engine features(a) Dual close-coupled three-way catalytic converters, quad heated oxygen sensors and internal engine features(a)
EPA Fuel Economy mpg (City/Hwy) 16/23—RWD
16/22—AWD
14/20—RWD
13/20—AWD
Assembly Plant Trenton South Engine Plant, Trenton, MI Saltillo Engine Plant, Saltillo, Mexico
(a) Meets Calif. LEV II+ evaporative emission requirements in CA, NY, MA, ME, VT. Meets Tier 2, meets Federal Bin 4+ emission requirements and Clean Fuel Fleet Certification (CCF-LEV) in all other 45 states.
TRANSMISSION
Type W5A580 AUTOMATIC, FIVE-SPEED OVERDRIVE 545RFE AUTOMATIC, FIVE-SPEED W/OVERDRIVE
Availability Included with 3.6-liter V-6 engine Included with 5.7-liter engine
Description Adaptive electronic control or Electronic Range Select (ERS) driver-interactive manual control and electronically-modulated torque converter clutch Three planetary gear sets, one overrunning clutch, with Electronic Range Select (ERS) driver interactive control, electronically controlled torque converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st 3.59 3
2nd 2.19 1.67—upshift; 1.50—kick-down
3rd 1.41 1
4th 1 0.75
5th 0.83 0.67
Reverse 3.16 3
Final Drive Ratio 3.06:1 3.47
Overall Top Gear 2.54 2.32
TRANSFER CASE
&nbps; MP 3010 MP 3022
Availability Optional with 3.6-liter engine Optional with 5.7-liter engine
Type Single-speed Two-speed, electronically shifted
Operating Mode Full-time AWD AWD Low (Lock), Neutral; full-time active AWD
Low Range Ratio None 2.72
Torque Split, Front/Rear 50/50 Variable
FRONT AXLES
Differential Type Conventional
Availability Standard on AWD models with 3.6-liter and 5.7-liter engines
Ring Gear Diameter 7.7 in. (195 mm)
Axle Ratios 3.06:1 — 3.6-liter engine; 3.47:1 — 5.7-liter engine
REAR AXLES
Differential Type Conventional
Availability Standard on all engines
Ring Gear Diameter 8.4 in. (215 mm) – 3.6-liter engine, 8.9 in. (225 mm) – 5.7 liter engine
Axle Ratios 3.06:1—3.6-liter engine; 3.47:1—5.7-liter engine
Differential Type Electronic Limited-slip Differential
Availability Optional on AWD V-8 models with MP 3022 transfer case
Ring Gear Diameter Same as conventional
Axle Ratios 3.47—5.7-liter engine
SUSPENSION
Front Short- and long-arm independent (SLA), coil springs, gas-charged, twin-tube coil-over shock absorbers, upper- and lower-control arms (“A” arms), stabilizer bar
Rear Multi-link rear suspension, coil spring, twin tube shocks (including load leveling for towing), aluminum lower control arm, independent upper links (tension and camber) plus a separate toe link.
STEERING
Type Power rack and pinion
Steering Ratio 19:1
Turn Circle 37.1 ft. (11.3 m)
Lock-to-Lock Steering Wheel Rotations 3.67
BRAKES
Front Size and Type 13.0 x 1.26 (330 x 32) vented disc (Standard duty) or 13.8 x 1.26 (350 x 32) vented disc (Heavy duty) with 1.89 (48) two-piston pin-slider caliper and ABS
Rear Size and Type 13.0 x 0.55 in. (330 x 14 mm) solid disc (Standard Duty) or 13.0 x 0.87 (330 x 22 mm) vented disc (Heavy Duty) with 1.89 (48) singlepiston floating caliper and ABS
Front Swept Area 305 sq. in. (1969 sq. cm) - Standard Duty 324 sq. in. (2088 sq. cm) - Heavy Duty
Rear Swept Area 232 sq. in. (1523 sq. cm) Power Assist Single-rate, tandem diaphragm vacuum
(a) Turning diameter is measured at the outside of the tires at curb height. Turning diameters and steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock, may differ with optional tires and wheels.
(b) Three-channel ABS standard on 4x2. Four-channel ABS standard on AWD.
All dimensions are in inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted. All dimensions are measured at curb weight with standard tires and wheels.
Note: Information shown is correct at time of publication, and is subject to change without notice.

Source: Chrysler