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Average User Score
3.9 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 32 reviews
1999 Dodge Durango Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 32 reviews
Dodge cheated a little bit and classified their Durango as a compact SUV, even though it's closer in size to some of the full-size SUVs out there, just so they could say it's the biggest, most powerful SUV in its class.
Well, offering a 5.9-liter, 245-hp V8 engine that can tow up to 7200 pounds, it definitely is the most powerful SUV in its class, which includes the Ford Explorer. And it looks like a brute too, more truck than SUV, which makes sense, since it was based on the the Dakota pickup, which itself was based on the full-size Ram pickup. But don't be fooled by its gruff exterior. It is actually easy to maneuver, with good cornering and a sturdy frame.
In 1999, the Dodge Durango introduced a 2WD version to go along with its 4WD. In addition to the on-demand 4WD, you could pay extra for a 4WD that worked on dry pavement. Also new in the 1999 Durango is another engine choice, the 3.9-liter, 175-hp V6. A retooled overhead console and dash controls on the steering wheel were added to the interior. All models came standard with power windows and locks, tilt steering, cruise control, rear climate control, and the inevitable nine cupholders.
You'll make friends quickly with your local repairman, say Durango owners, who complain about problems with the transmission, ball joints, and brakes. You'll also make friends with your local gas pump, as the mileage, like in any SUV, stinks. Still, most owners rate their Durangos highly, because of its beefy look, storage capacity, spacious interior, the comfortable third-row seating, and its easy handling.
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Dodge Durango Questions
i have a 99 durango, the battery keeps getting drained i got a new interstate battery and put that in when that didnt help i got a new alternator woke up the next morning and it was deader than a door...
I Have A Dodge Durango 99 And We Want To Know How To Disable The Security S...
the car is going off and the security light comes on i want to know how to disable the security system we will be going down the free way and everything shuts down and the light comes it is a factor...
What Could Be Causing My 1999 Dodge Durango To Stall While Driving?
It doesn't matter where I am, if I am on gravel or tar, or if going fast or slow. It randomly shuts off everything when I am driving and after sitting on the side of the road for 5-10 minutes it start...
My 1999 Dodge Durango 8cyl 4wd Has Been Giving Me Problems Starting It Take...
my 99 dodge has been giving me trouble starting and running. It takes forever tostart if it does start. When it starts it dies when i come to a stop unless i keep my foot on the gas a little. yester...
I Have A 1999 Dodge Durango That I Replaced Tranny Filter And An 02 Sensor ...
But the tranny won't shift.