The 2014 Dodge Durango R/T offers a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine, eight-speed automatic transmission, sport suspension, performance steering and high-tech interior features. The Dodge Durango R/T is available in either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The R/T model also features 20-inch hyper-black aluminum wheels and Capri leather-trimmed bucket seats.
The Dodge Durango R/T serves up 360 horsepower, 390 pounds of torque per foot and features the all-new Eco mode. This fuel-saving mode engages automatically to relax throttle response and promote quicker up-shifting from the transmission. Combined with the engine's cylinder displacement system and variable valve timing, Eco mode garners up to 23 mpg on the highway.
For performance driving, the R/T adds a steering wheel mounted paddle shifter that allows the driver to up-shift and downshift through the transmission's eight gears. Interior features such as the dual zone climate control system are controlled from a dash-mounted touch-screen. The R/T's cabin offers room for seven passenger with third row seating and ample cargo space.
Optional R/T packages include a technology package, rear seat entertainment package and trailer tow package. The rear seat entertainment system offers two seat-mounted monitors and wireless headphones. With a Hemi V8 under the hood, the Durango R/T has a towing capacity of 7,400 pounds. The 2014 Dodge Durango R/T has a starting price of about $39,300, as of March 2015.