2016 Dodge Durango  RealSafeCars89Safety Rating

#8 of 2016 SUVs

#10 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Dodge Durango
The Durango, part of Dodge's lineup since 1998, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. The Durango has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Dodge Durango packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Dodge Durango is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Dodge Durango has a score of 89, implying a 0.03% chance of driver death (2.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Dodge Durango has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0303% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.4644%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0303% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.4644% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Dodge Durango is 37% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Dodge Durango is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9670Nissan QuestFord FlexC. Town and CountryKia SedonaFord ExplorerGMC AcadiaJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoHonda PilotToyota HighlanderToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Dodge Durango with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 96. The 2016 Dodge Durango is safer than the 2016 Nissan Quest, the 2016 Ford Flex, the 2016 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2016 Kia Sedona, the 2016 Ford Explorer, the 2016 GMC Acadia, the 2016 Honda Odyssey, the 2016 Toyota Sienna, and the 2016 Toyota Highlander. It is about as safe as the 2016 Honda Pilot.

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