2023 Dodge Durango Engine Options | Fraser Chrysler in Oshawa, ON

2023 Dodge Durango

The 2023 Dodge Durango holds the title of being North America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV. Thanks to its wide-array of available engine options, almost everyone can experience the thrilling speed and impressive driving dynamics of this performance-oriented midsize SUV. Continue reading below to learn more about the four available powertrain options that can be equipped onto the 2023 Dodge Durango, available for sale right here at Fraser Durham Chrysler.

Powertrain Options

Powertrain Options

The 2023 Dodge Durango is available in seven different trim levels, from the base model SXT all the way up to the supercharged SRT® Hellcat. Depending on the trim level that you choose, the Durango can be equipped with one of four available powertrain options. The standard engine is the brand’s venerable 3.6L Pentastar™ V6 that generates 295 horsepower, 260 lb-ft of torque and has an electronically-limited top speed of 180 km/h. The 5.7L HEMI® V8 is the standard engine on the R/T and R/T Plus models, and is an available option for the Durango Citadel. This engine generates 360 horsepower, 390 lb-ft of torque and has an electronically-limited top speed of 195 km/h. Drivers who opt for the performance-oriented Durango SRT® 392 model receive a vehicle equipped with a large displacement 6.4L HEMI® V8 that generates 475 horsepower, 470 lb-ft of torque and which has an electronically-limited top speed of 260 km/h! All powertrain options are mated to an intelligent TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission.

Specifications: 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 5.7L HEMI® V8 with Fuelsaver MDS 6.4L HEMI® V8 with Fuelsaver MDS 6.2L Supercharged HEMI® V8
Horsepower 295 360 475 710
Torque (lb-ft) 260 390 470 645
Transmission TorqueFlite® 8-Speed Automatic TorqueFlite® 8-Speed Automatic TorqueFlite® 8-Speed Automatic TorqueFlite® 8-Speed Automatic
Model Availability  SXT, GT, Citadel R/T, R/T Plus, Citadel* SRT® 392


SRT® Hellcat Exclusive
Top Speed (km/h) 180 195 260 290
Fuel Economy (L/100km) (City/Highway) 12.7 / 9.6 16.7 / 10.9  18.3 / 12.2 19.6 / 13.8

Track-Bred SRT® HEMI® Engine

The 2023 model year marks the return of the legendary supercharged 6.2L HEMI® Hellcat V8 engine in the Dodge Durango model lineup. This beast of an engine is exclusively available on the range-topping 2023 Durango SRT® Hellcat model and generates an eye-watering 710 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of rubber-burning torque! The Durango shares this high-output powertrain with other Hellcat models and is the main reason that this three-row SUV can go from a standstill to 100 km/h in a blisteringly fast 3.5 seconds! Similar to the three other powertrain options, this supercharged HEMI® engine is mated to a TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission, with the power being sent to all four wheels.

Track-Bred SRT® HEMI® Engine

Jeep Gladiator Towing Features

The 2023 Jeep Gladiator’s impressive towing and payload ratings aren’t achieved without the help of equally impressive towing features and mechanical enhancements to the truck. These standard and available features include:

  • 3.73 or 4.10 Rear Axle Ratio
  • Class IV Hitch Receiver
  • 4- & 7-Pin Wiring Harness
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • 180-Amp Alternator (Available 220-Amp Alternator)
  • Front and Rear Heavy-Duty Shock Absorbers
  • Front and Rear Stabilizer Bars
  • Available Front Disconnecting Stabilizer Bar
  • Available Tru-Lok® Front and Rear Axles
  • Dana® M210 Front Axle (Available Dana® Heavy-Duty M210 Wide Front Axle)
  • Dana® M220 Rear Axle (Available Dana® Heavy-Duty M220 Wide Rear Axle)

Interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2023 Jeep Gladiator and experiencing its impressive array of towing-friendly features for yourself? Get in touch with one of our Jeep Experts here at Fraser Durham Chrysler and schedule a test drive, today!