Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Dodge Durango Citadel AWD

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Dodge Durango Citadel AWD
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Worth the Price of Admission

When sales of the awkward looking second generation Durango began to tailspin at the end of its lifecycle, Dodge was forced back to the drawing board.

Body-on-frame SUVs had fallen out of favor and the Durango needed to change. After a one-year hiatus, the Durango reappeared in 2011 as a unibody utility vehicle based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Better suited for today’s market, sales have been rebounding over the past few years, but are still nowhere near the SUV craze of the early 2000s. To keep the momentum going, Dodge refreshed the Durango this year, further improving its large family hauler and it worked. The Durango came second in a recent AutoGuide Three-Row Crossover Comparison.

Here now is a closer look at the all-wheel drive 2014 Dodge Durango Citadel.