2017 Dodge Durango  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#13 of 2017 SUVs

#17 of all 2017 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 2017 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 2017 Dodge Durango has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.025%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.3%.

We estimate that the 2017 Dodge Durango has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0295% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.3674%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0295% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.3674% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Dodge Durango is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Dodge Durango is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 Dodge Durango offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9473Nissan PathfinderGMC AcadiaDodge Grand CaravanChrysler PacificaFord FlexKia SedonaMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoHonda PilotHonda OdysseyToyota SiennaFord ExplorerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Dodge Durango with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 94. The 2017 Dodge Durango is safer than the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2017 GMC Acadia, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2017 Ford Flex, the 2017 Kia Sedona, the 2017 Ford Explorer, the 2017 Toyota Sienna, and the 2017 Honda Odyssey. It is about as safe as the 2017 Honda Pilot and the 2017 Mazda CX-9.

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