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New 2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Specs

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit – Dodge began production on its latest police sedan and SUV. Chances are you don’t have to buy one of these Pursuit vehicles, but it’s still cool enough to learn more.

The 2022 Dodge Durango SUV will provide more interior space, off-road maneuverability, and advanced technology.

Equipped with law enforcement-friendly features, designed with input from actual police officers. The Dodge Durango SUV even has unique components that keep the K9 patrol safe and comfortable while working.

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit
2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit

With more law enforcement agencies turning to sports vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks than ever before, due to the amount of equipment that officers must have, Dodge is preparing to release an updated version of the Durango Pursuit model.

Using the Dodge Durango 2021 update to increase its place in the law enforcement fleet market, the Dodge Durango Pursuit 2022 may be re-released. It could minimize the problems the agency faces with past models.

For the 2022 model year, we expect Durango to get an updated look along with other Durango lineups and get an updated interior to better suit law enforcement agencies’ needs.

Gone is the center console of last year’s model, and instead, the shifter mounted on the instrument panel (I/P) is now standard. This opens up even more space for clothing sellers to set up custom center consoles for computers and button layouts for various equipment.

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Features

  • Tires On/Off-Road 255/60R18BSW with V Speed Rating.;
  • 8-Speed Automatic Transmission with I/P Mounted Gear Shifting Rate;
  • All-Wheel Drive System – Single Speed (Two Speeds Available on HEMI Models with Trailer Crane Group);
  • Alternator – 220-Amp, Heavy Duty;
  • Auxiliary Outlet – 12 Volts;
  • Battery – 650-Amp (Standard), 800-Amp (Available on HEMI Models);
  • Brakes – Heavy Duty Four Wheel Discs Anti-Lock;
  • Center Floor Console Removal;
  • Engine Hour Gauge / Engine Idle Hour gauge;
  • Glass – Deep Colored Sunscreen on The Back Door, Quarter Window, and Rear Elevator Door;
  • Headliner with Two Red/White LED Dome Lights;
  • Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling Package;
  • Push-Push Refueling Door;
  • Rear Load Control Suspension;
  • Speed control;
  • Steel Wheel with Chrome Center Cap;
  • Tri-Zone Air Conditioner with Air Filtration;
  • Vehicle System Interface Module (VSIM);
  • Vinyl Floor Coverings

Dodge Durango Pursuit safety

  • Active Head Restraint – Standard;
  • Airbags – Advanced Multistage Driver and Front Passenger, Advanced Side Blinds, and Front Seat Side Additions – Standard;
  • Four-Wheel Disc Antilock Brake System with Electronic Brake Power Distribution – Standard;
  • Parkview Rear Backup Camera® with ParkSense® Rear Park Assist – Standard;
  • Rain Brake Support – Standard;
  • Standby Braking Ready – Standard;
  • Trailer Sway Control – Standard

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Engine

Under the hood of Durango pursuit is the award-winning 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 which produces 293 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm and 260 lb.-ft @ 4,000 rpm torque.

For the agency running the highway, the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V8 is also available with 360 horsepower @ 5,150 rpm and 390 lb.-ft @ 4,250 rpm of torque. Both engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, which is calibrated for police use.

Both powertrains have ratings for pullers as well, with the Pentastar model having a towing capacity of 6,200 lbs., while hemi has a capacity of 7,200 lbs. That’s a lot of grunting to pull a rescue ship, an investigative trailer, or whatever it takes for the department to get to the scene quickly.

Over the past few years, police fleet vehicles have undergone noticeable changes. Larger, more powerful models replaced traditional police cruisers.

According to the Government Fleet, police officers are starting to bring more equipment, and the need for more space is on-demand. SUVs, like Durango, fit the needs, and Dodge ensures they stay on top of a growing trend.

Durango provides additional stability during aggressive driving conditions with a wheelbase of 120 inches. 8.1-inch ground clearance increases off-road driving, and the upgraded tow package has a capacity of 7,200 pounds.

Dodge announced that production of the Durango Pursuit SUV began in the first quarter of 2021, according to MotorTrend. Manufacturing will take place in Detroit at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant.

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Interior

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Interior
2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Interior

Dodge Durango Pursuit Police Specific Features

The technologically advanced Dodge Durango Pursuit 2022 offers more than 20 new standard features. The center console now has a shifter mounted on the instrument panel to give officers more workspace.

The front bucket seat has rolling carvings and is specially designed for police officers to accommodate their loaded full-service duty belts.

The power-adjustable eight-way driver’s seat provides extra comfort, along with ample headroom and legroom. Four additional programmable switches, a Vehicle System Interface Module, and an improved brake pack are some of the new features that make officer work easier.

This friendly SUV offers plenty of space in the cargo area so that the K9 unit can stay comfortable. Durable vinyl flooring and automatic tri-zone climate control are designed, taking into account these hardworking animals.

You won’t want to get involved in a police chase with Dodge Durango Pursuit 2022. Capable of reaching a top speed of 130 mph, the powertrain’s progress is staggering. Standard 3.6-liter Pentastar engine, paired with TorqueFlite’s eight-speed automatic transmission® standard. The legendary Hemi V8 5.7 liter is also an available option.

Differences Between The Police Version and The Usual Durango SUV

The police version of the 2022 Dodge Durango SUV equipped with the Hemi V8 produces 360 hp of power with 390 lb-ft of torque.

The 3.6-liter Pentastar delivers 295 hp of power and 260 lb-ft of torque. It is identical to a civilian model engine unless it has extra oil and transmission cooling. A tire with a specific speed and a certified speedometer help the uniquely designed Pursuit go from 0 to 60 mph in seven seconds.

Load balancer suspension is adjusted with performance to provide optimal handling. Drive noted that the improved anti-roll blades and self-leveling dampers were welcome additions to Durango’s police version. The AWD system provides additional control, even in the harshest driving conditions.

Advanced safety features include strategically placed airbags. Heavy-duty four-wheel-drive anti-locking brakes equipped with ready-made warning braking are an essential standard feature for police pursuits.

You won’t find a rifle rack or attached laptop in a civilian Dodge Durango that is a standard feature in the Pursuit SUV. Other differences in the police model include an upgraded electrical system, an 800 CCA battery, and a series of heavy-duty cables supporting aftermarket lights and sirens.

The interior is stripped down to fabric chairs and vinyl floor mats. The police-specific interior also includes additional red and white dome lights that clearly won’t appear in regular Durango models.

Once emergency lights, floodlights, public address systems, sirens, bulletproof glass, and prisoner partitions are added, no doubt Durango Pursuit 2022 is ready for police action.

2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit Price Starting From $36,000 (Est).

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