2021 Dodge Durango  RealSafeCars87Safety Rating

#23 of 2021 SUVs

#33 of all 2021 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. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Durango has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 Dodge Durango is above average 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 2021 Dodge Durango has a score of 87, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Dodge Durango has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0323% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6836%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0323% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6836% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Dodge Durango is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2021 Dodge Durango is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2021 Dodge Durango can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Dodge Durango: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10050Nissan FrontierChrysler VoyagerChrysler PacificaKia SedonaChevrolet TraverseMazda CX-9Honda OdysseyJeep Grand CherokeeSubaru AscentDodge DurangoHyundai PalisadeVolkswagen AtlasComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Dodge Durango with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 50 to 100. The 2021 Dodge Durango is safer than the 2021 Nissan Frontier, the 2021 Chrysler Voyager, the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica, and the 2021 Kia Sedona and less safe than the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2021 Honda Odyssey, and the 2021 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2021 Hyundai Palisade, and the 2021 Subaru Ascent.

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