We previously discussed the 2022 Dodge Durango, going over the features, trims, and the impressive speed the Dodge SUV holds. Dodge is now adding a new trim level to the 2022 Durango, which they’re calling the R/T Plus. This new trim will build upon the GT Plus variant of the Durango, adding more luxury, tech, and safety features. Let’s see all the new features Dodge has included on their R/T Plus trim level of the 2022 Dodge Durango.
Dodge has outfitted the R/T Plus variant of the Durango with new safety features that will please those of you that want to use the three-row Durango as a family vehicle. Active safety systems fitted standard to the R/T Plus include blind-spot detection, forward-collision warning-plus, adaptive cruise control with stop function, advanced brake assist, and lane departure warning-plus. These standard safety features on the R/T Plus make the 2022 Durango safer to drive than it already was, making this performance SUV even more of the complete package.
The new tech and amenities that are on the R/T Plus trim make the Durango feel even more high class. Standard features for this new trim include a sunroof, a 19-Speaker 825-Watt Harman Kardon audio system, an upgraded instrument panel, a suede headliner, and Nappa leather seats. Four exterior colors are on offer: DB Black, White Knuckle, Octane Red, and Destroyer Gray. The Durango R/T Plus comes standard with the familiar 5.7-liter Hemi V8, producing 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.
A ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic gearbox can be paired with rear or all-wheel drive. Dodge is also making the $4,995 Tow N’ Go Package available, which includes a 20-inch aluminum spare wheel, a Class IV receiver-hitch, high-performance exhaust and suspension, upgraded steering, the Quadra-Trac on-demand 4WD system, and trailer brake controller. This package will give the Durango R/T Plus a towing capacity of an incredible 8,700 pounds.
Starting at $52,225 for rear-wheel-drive models, with the all-wheel drive model carrying a base price of $54,825, the new R/T Plus trim level of the 2022 Durango is perfect for those that want a high performance, safe, three-row seating family vehicle.