The package includes distinctive wheels, dual exhaust and gloss black accents throughout, to give the vehicle a sporty and aggressive look.
The Durango Blacktop Appearance package is available on SXT, Limited, and R/T trim levels, for an MSRP as low as $295.
On the R/T, the Blacktop package adds gloss black 20-in. aluminum wheels, gloss black crosshair grille with matching grille surround, and gloss black badging for a MSRP of $295. On SXT models, the Blacktop package adds gloss black 20-in.
aluminum wheels, crosshair grille with matching grille surround, side mirrors, and badging; dual rear exhaust with bright tips; black headlamp bezels; and body-color fascias and moldings. Starting MSRP for the package on the SXT trim is $1,590.
On the Durango Limited, the Blacktop package includes all of the above content, plus HID headlamps and LED daytime running lights (DRLs), to complement its premium leather interior, for a starting MSRP of $1,990.
Dodge says the dual rear exhaust will bring the Durango's V-6 engine up to 295 horsepower, producing 260 lb.-ft. of torque, while the Hemi V-8 engine will achieve 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque.
The V-6 can tow up to 6,200 lbs.; the V-8, up to 7,400 lbs. The V-8's Fuel Saver Technology with cylinder deactivation seamlessly employs a fuel-saving 4 cylinders when less power is required.
The Dodge Durango is a rear-wheel-drive SUV (all-wheel drive is available) that seats 7 in standard configuration.
The 2014 Dodge Durango is offered in a choice of eight exterior colors, features a new standard 8-speed automatic transmission, improved fuel economy and performance, new LED exterior lighting, upgraded touch screen, new programmable instrument cluster, and an available high-definition dual-screen Blu-ray entertainment system.
The available captain's chairs with pass-through allow passengers easy access to the third row. These chairs can be had with Nappa Leather heated bucket seats with individual armrests.