2005 Dodge Durango User Reviews

2005 Dodge Durango Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"power" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"big space" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 12 reviews

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2005 Dodge Durango Limited Review
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Lots of hauling power and ample space

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Fuel economy in town

robh693
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Powerful And Large Family Hauler — I purchased my Durango new with the sole purpose of using for family vacations. It fit that bill to a "T". We hauled our boat 1200 miles on I-95 and averaged 18 MPG. A family of four and 2 weeks worth of luggage fit with room for the family pet. Maintenance only required oil changes and a radiator flush, never needed anything else. Overall I am very happy with this vehicle. Update 7/15: We sold the Durango 4/14. It finally needed something replaced...the waterpump. Did the job myself after a Chrysler dealer quoted a price of $800. A/C also started to go, needed charging every couple of months. After almost 10 years it was a good vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Dodge Durango Adventurer Review
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Awsome car.

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nothing really

yoyimc9
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Powerful Family Car — Driving this beast for about 3 years and never give me any trouble touch wood, air is perfect, handling is like butter, suspension you cant tell if you go on a car or a space ship. i really like the body style.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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Has a lot of space, great for winter and road trips, never broke down on me.

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Tires are a bit costly, and if you let your tank run empty, its a lot a fill up.

melword
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Great Car To Have. — I liked everything about my car for the most part, besides that because parts were bigger they cost more, but other than that I love my car. its great to have especially if you have a big family and like to travel,

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Dodge Durango SLT Review
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Most reliable car I've ever owned.  Lots of room!

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swiantekt
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Dodge Durango Slt — Great car! Most reliable vehicle I've ever owned. Lot's of power and very easy to maintain. Looks sharp out on the town or out on the ranch. V8 engine is a must to get past those slow pokes in the slow lane!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Dodge Durango Review
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dependable car

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nothing

rick2013
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Great — Great SUV. Very reliable transportation. Vehicle is excellant in snow,ice,rain or really any weather with it's 4 WD. The ride is very comfortable also. It is smooth and soft with no feeling of it being a big SUV or truck. Vehicle has plenty of leg and head room also, for those long trips you may need to take. Also, for hauling stuff around, there is plenty of room and even more when you lay the backseat down flat.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Dodge Durango Limited 4WD Review
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7-Passenger seats, great for hauling, great for big family!

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Gas mileage because its a large SUV

jadkins33
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Great Reliable Vehicle With No Issues — I did not dislike anything about this vehicle besides the gas mileage. Overall I can look pass the gas mileage when I have a good looking, dependable vehicle. This vehicle has carried my large family on trips, it has hauled trailers, and been used for moving a couple of times. Very dependable vehicle that is great in the wintery Ohio weather.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Dodge Durango SLT Review
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power

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mun777
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Amazing — great care to have very reliable have had it for a long time and before that my dad has had the older model and we have rarely had any issues with it. love this car and would recommend it to anyone

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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Tons of room, tow package

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gas milage

Snowboarder2112
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Great Truck — This truck is a great vehicle for highway driving, towing a trailer, and taking to the beach or mountains. There is tons of room and also has a 3rd row seating for extra people! Great car all around minus the gas milage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Dodge Durango Limited Review
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Reliable,Storage,Comfortable,Gas Mileage

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Style, Floor Mats are CHEAP! Who new a plastic grill.

JakeMax3
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Great Suv! — From E420 to a Durango. My previous 2 cars were E Class Sedans. Having never owned a Dodge I have been pleased with the reliability, great dealership and gas mileage! Mine is Limited with Hemi. With 155,000+ I average19 MPG. Best mileage was 24 HWY usually get 21 HWY and 16 City. For a huge SUV this is great. I looked and drove every large SUV but this had the best combination of price, size and options (not the best looking a bit like a bulldog). I ordered this and then added the extended warranty from the dealership. The lack of problems made the extended warranty a waste. I needed the extended warrantyt with my MBs. Considering I usually sell my cars at 135 - 150 K (On the road a lot for work) I plan on keeping it and rolling past 200K. It still looks good and drives well. Love the Hemi with the valve shut down. If you need a big SUV buy a Durango with the Hemi!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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Great Power

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Poor fuel economy in th city

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It's The Only 4x4 Out There With A 5.7l V8 — It's a great vehicle for Highway driving - hauls a family of seven adults in comfort. Also with it's huge 5.7L V8, it makes a good hauler of loads. Good for camping trips both in the desert as well as the rocks. Fuel economy is not too great in citydirving coditions. It's long weelbase makes it difficult to crest dunes.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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