WardsAuto names 2018 Dodge Durango SRT to its 10 Best User Experience List
If you weren’t already excited to get your hands on the most powerful, capable three-row SUV ever, you will be now! The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT has been named it to the Wards 10 Best User Experience List for 2017 for its ease of use and advanced technology by WardsAuto.
The 2018 Durango SRT is elegant, practical and impressive with its innovative advancements and easy-to-use features. These features and advancements are all designed to keep drivers informed, connected and engaged while keeping eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
The Durango SRT has the new fourth-generation Uconnect system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display that has SRT Performance Pages, navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD Radio, SiriusXM Guardian connected services and a five-year trial of SiriusXM Travel Link and Traffic. Improvements have been made to this Uconnect system a faster startup time and enhanced processing power.
The seven-inch, thin-film transistor (TFT) digital customizable instrument gauge cluster is customizable with 180-mpg speedometer. This allows drivers to choose the information they need at any given moment and several different layouts.
Not to mention, the Durango SRT is powered by a 6.4L HEMI V8 and produces 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque.
“The Dodge Durango SRT presents a dazzling array of graphical elements, including a smoky SRT animation at startup and shutdown, a slick 3-D navigation map and an equally colorful TFT gauge cluster, said WardsAuto Senior Editor Tom Murphy in a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles press release. “An SRT button at the base of the center stack triggers a series of Performance Pages to help drivers tap into the vehicle’s prodigious performance and set the transmission, stability control, suspension, steering and all-wheel-drive systems to their liking.”
WardsAuto assessed 23 vehicles for their overall user experience and narrowed it down to the top 10. They were rated on user friendliness, vehicle connectivity, infotainment features, information/displays, sound systems, driver assistance technology, system compatibility and materials.