2003 Dodge Durango Overview


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15 national listings
28 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,429
SLT Plus
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,050
SLT Plus 4WD
Avg. Price: $6,409
23 national listings
Sport 4WD
43 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,694
27 national listings

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 33 reviews

Dodge Durango by Sean
 — Performance is great it has an awesome acceleration good braking and the handling is awesome. Its needed repairs but thats because its gotten in accidents. Outside is pretty good not too big not too s... Read More
Great Family Vehicle by Julie
 — This has been my favorite vehicle over all. I love the way it handles, it has alot of get up and go. It's great for hauling around the kids and their stuff. The third seat works for any other people y... Read More
The Durango by Wendy
 — I have Away's wanted one, the preformance is exellent and If you want a nice looking, good performing, solid truck for work or for yourself, and you don't want to spend over 20K on a new car, then thi... Read More

2003 Dodge Durango Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 33 reviews

2003 Dodge Durango

Dodge did not make many changes to the Durango in 2003, as it was preparing for a new generation in 2004. Notable changes this year include making 16-inch wheels and 4-wheel disc brakes standard on all trims.

Trims remained the same for the 2003 Durango. The Sport, SLT, SLT Plus, and SXT models all came standard with a 5-speed automatic transmission and a 4.7-liter, 235-hp, V8 engine, a tough, fuel-efficient engine and powertrain combo that could tow more than 7,000 pounds and still get off the line quickly. For even better acceleration and sport tuning, the R/T performance trim included a behemoth 5.9-liter, 245-hp V8 paired with a 4-speed automatic.

Drivers love the truck-like look of the 2003 Dodge Durango and that its handling and interior are more car-like and intuitive. The cargo capacity is the largest in its class. But along with the envious stares drivers say they receive, you will also make many new friends with your Durango, including Exxon, Mobil, Texaco, and Shell. With only 14/18 mpg (and most drivers say that's a generous figure), the Durango won't take you far on a 25-gallon tank.


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Dodge Durango Questions

Beverly Silas

My 2003 Dodge Durango Makes A Loud Noise While Driving If I Turn On The Air...

If I turn on the air conditioner it makes a loud noise while driving. When I turn on the heater there is no noise. I was told that it might need a tension and a new belt. The heater blows out hot a...

50 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 days ago)

Why Is My 2003 Dodge Durango Slowly Leaking Coolant Out Of The Over Flow Ta...

Does not run hot unless low, if you keep it filled you are ok. Replace radiator cap twice. Replace upper radiator hose too. Over flow tank is over full. We think there is a leak someowhere why the vac...

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Vida Felix-Lane

Why Do My Tail And Signal Lights Work But Not My Break Light Its Only On On...

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Christina Johnson

I Have A 2003 Dodge Durango It Starts But Won't Stay Running

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03 Dodge Durango Not Shifting Back Into Awd, Help?

I have a 03 Dodge Durango that i just got. Truck is in great condition, but its stuck in 4w high. It wont shift back into AWD. Any ideas on how to fix this? Is it the actuator or the transfer case ...

21 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)