2022 Dodge Durango  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#38 of 2022 SUVs

#53 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Dodge Durango
The Durango, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 1998, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 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 2022 Dodge Durango has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Dodge Durango has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.032% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6597%, meaning the average driver has a 0.032% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6597% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Dodge Durango is 31% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Dodge Durango is 21% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


Active safety features greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. An active safety system that is standard on the 2022 Dodge Durango is Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking. Optional safety features on the 2022 Dodge Durango which we recommend include LaneSense Lane Departure Warning System and Blind Spot Monitoring Rear Cross Path with Trailer Detection.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Side mirror turn signals are optional on the Dodge Durango. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9874Chrysler VoyagerKia CarnivalChevrolet TraverseBuick EnclaveHyundai PalisadeMazda CX-9Volkswagen AtlasNissan PathfinderHonda PilotSubaru AscentHonda RidgelineDodge DurangoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Dodge Durango with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 74 to 98. The 2022 Dodge Durango is safer than the 2022 Chrysler Voyager, the 2022 Kia Carnival, the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse, and the 2022 Buick Enclave and less safe than the 2022 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2022 Hyundai Palisade, the 2022 Honda Ridgeline, the 2022 Subaru Ascent, the 2022 Honda Pilot, and the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder.

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