2018 Dodge Durango | SXT vs. GT vs. Citadel vs. R/T vs. SRT

You know the new 2018 Dodge Durango offers the supreme capability, advanced technology, and spacious cabin your active family demands, but which trim level meets your specific automotive needs? To assist in your research, the experts at Midstate Dodge have compiled this detailed trim comparison of the new Dodge Durango. Read on to learn which trim package has exactly what you’re looking for! Have you already spotted the new Durango trim level that’s right for you? Explore our new Durango inventory to see available trim packages at our Dodge dealership in Barre, VT. Don’t forget to also check out our incentives page to see our latest finance and lease offers. Are you in need of financing? Apply using our secure online application .

2018 Dodge Durango: Trims Specs Overview

Do you appreciate the basics? Are you looking for robust performance? Does your new SUV demand premium amenities? Whether you choose the SXT, SXT Plus, GT, Citadel, R/T, or SRT trim level, you’ll love getting behind the wheel of your new 2018 Durango. Check out the table below for starting MSRPs and feature availability of each new Dodge Durango trim package.

Trim Level & Starting MSRP Feature Availability

sxt trim


$29,995 (RWD) $32,595 (AWD)

  • Seating for seven passengers
  • Perforated leather-wrapped sport steering wheel
  • Electronic T-shifter
  • Customizable 7-in. full-color driver information digital cluster display
  • Uconnect® 4 with 7-in. touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay® support
  • Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ with push button start
  • ParkView® rear back up camera
  • Bluetooth® streaming audio and integrated voice command

sxt plus trim

SXT Plus

$33,490 (RWD) $36,090 (AWD)

  • Bright roof side rails with integrated crossbars
  • Eight-way power driver seat with four-way power lumbar adjustment
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with one year of service included
  • ParkView® rear back up camera with ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System

gt trim


$37,795 (RWD) $40,395 (AWD)

  • 20-in. aluminum wheels with hyper black finish
  • Dual exhaust with bright tips
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Seven-passenger seating featuring Capri leather-trimmed seats with suede inserts
  • Heated first- and second-row seating
  • 12-way power driver seat and 10-way power front passenger seat
  • Memory system for power front seats, exterior mirrors, and radio station presets
  • Heated leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • Remote vehicle start and security alarm
  • Power liftgate

citadel trim


$42,145 (RWD) $44,745 (AWD)

  • 20-in. aluminum wheels with polish finish
  • Bright roof rails
  • High-intensity discharge headlamps and automatic high-beam headlamps with automatic leveling
  • Nappa leather-trimmed seating
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV with 8.4-in. touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™
  • Alpine® Premium Audio System with nine speakers and a subwoofer
  • Power sunroof
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • ParkSense® Front and Rear Park Assist System

r/t trim


$43,695 (RWD) $46,295 (AWD)

  • Performance steering and suspension
  • 20-in. aluminum wheels with low-gloss granite crystal finish
  • Performance front fascia with LED fog lamps
  • High-intensity discharge headlamps and automatic high-beam headlamps with automatic leveling
  • Nappa leather-trimmed seating
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV with 8.4-in. touchscreen, navigation, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™
  • BeatsAudio™ Premium Sound System with nine speakers and a subwoofer

srt trim



  • Performance-tuned all-wheel drive
  • Brembo six-piston high-performance brakes
  • Bilstein® Active-Damping high-performance suspension
  • 20-in. Goliath wheels with Black Noise finish
  • SRT® flat-bottom performance steering wheel with SRT paddle shifters
  • Active Noise Cancellation System
  • SRT® performance pages and SRT drive modes

2018 Dodge Durango: Engine Overview

If you’re looking for a supremely capable engine to get you through your daily grind, the 2018 Durango has you covered. The standard 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine under the hood of the Durango offers nearly 300 horsepower and can tow more than 6,000 lbs. For drivers looking to take their truck’s capability to the next level, a 5.7L HEMI® V8 and 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine are available. Key engine and performance specs are as follows:

Engine 3.6L Pentastar® V6 5.7L HEMI® V8 6.4L HEMI® V8
Horsepower 295 HP 360 HP 475 HP
Torque 260 lb.-ft. 390 lb.-ft. 470 lb.-ft.
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive Rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive All-wheel drive
Transmission 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic 8-speed automatic
Max. Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs. 7,400 lbs. (RWD) 7,200 lbs. (AWD) 8,700 lbs.
Max. Payload Capacity 1,380 lbs. (RWD) 1,410 lbs. (AWD) 1,280 lbs. (RWD) 1,340 lbs. (AWD) 1,340 lbs.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 19/26 (RWD) 18/25 (AWD) 14/22 13/19
Trim Availability SXT, SXT Plus, GT, Citadel Citadel (optional), R/T SRT®

2018 Dodge Durango: Safety & Technology Options

While each new Durango trim level comes loaded with advanced safety systems and technology, there may be a few features you’ve got your eye on but aren’t willing to upgrade to a higher trim to get. Luckily, there are several safety and technology options packages that offer all the amenities you deserve.

Package Features
Premium Entertainment Group
  • Beats™ Premium Audio System
  • Blu-Ray compatible dual screen video
  • Rear DVD entertainment center
  • Rear seat video system
Premium Group
  • 506-watt amplifier
  • Beats™ Premium Audio System
  • Black roof rails
  • Integrated roof rails crossbars
  • Power sunroof
  • SiriusXM® Traffic Plus with 5-yr. SiriusXM® Traffic™ Service
  • SiriusXM® Travel Link with 5-yr. Travel Link subscription
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV with 8.4-in. display
  • 1-yr. SiriusXM® Guardian Service
Technology Group
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop
  • Advanced Brake Assist
  • Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus
  • Lane Departure Warning Plus
  • Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection
  • Rain sensitive windshield wipers
Rear DVD Entertainment Center
  • Blue-Ray compatible dual screen video
  • 8-way power driver seat with memory and 8-way power passenger seat
  • Rear seat video system
Safety/Security and Convenience Group
  • Automatic high beam headlamp control
  • Automatic headlamp leveling system
  • Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection
  • Cargo compartment cover
  • Low beam HID headlamps
  • Power tilt/telescope steering column
  • Rain sensitive windshield wipers

Schedule a Test Drive in Barre, VT!

Are you ready to get into the driver’s seat of the rough and tough 2018 Dodge Durango? Schedule a test drive at our Dodge dealership in Barre, VT today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Midstate team through our contact form or by calling (802) 505-6331

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