The Durango SUV is getting the reinforcement for the new season. The special, 705 hp rated version joins the lineup. Yes, the 6.2-liter V8 supercharged engine is finally there to bring such power to the 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat. The company announced the vehicle for the 2021 season. However, there are a lot of rumors surrounding this model, including the number of vehicles available for sales.
According to rumors, the FCA will produce the SUV for six months. The production will start early in 2021 and end up in the summer. There are also other upgrades on the Durango that will the SRT package bring. For example, special bumpers, suspension, exhaust system, rims, interior, and many other things will be features of the unique version. The bad thing is the price. Although unofficial info, many sources claim the SUV will cost more than $90,000. That is more than the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with the same Hellcat engine.
2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Specs
The 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat will carry over everything from its predecessor. This is a big project and the company is not going to change it too frequently. It is already questionable if it will be available for the 2022 season. Fans are waiting for this model for too long and we believe that good sales will change mind in HQ of the FCA.
The source of power for the SUV is the famous Hellcat engine. Besides Durango, the Ram 1500 truck is getting it as the special upgrade with the TRX badge. The 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat will deliver 710 hp, 3 ponies more than the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. On the other hand, the pickup truck is tuned to 702 horsepower. The SUV also gets 650 lb-ft and sends all the power to all wheels. An eight-speed automatic gearbox is a power router. The 0-60 mph acceleration needs 3.5 seconds, making the Durango one of the fastest SUV in the market. The towing capacity will be 8,700 pounds. The gas mileage will be very poor, totally opposite to the jaw-dropping power outputs.
The 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat comes with special equipment and features. The SUV is driver-oriented, with a lot of sporty details. A flat-bottom steering wheel is definitely one of them. A lot of badging is also there. Nappa leather, ventilated seats, and an advanced infotainment system are parts of the SRT Hellcat package. The SUV is a three-row model, but in this case, the company will make it a five-seater. That provides more comfort to passengers and extra space for cargo.
Release Date and Price
The MSRP of the 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat will be between $85,000 and $90,000. With upgrades, the price will hit a six-digit realm. The vehicle is announced for the next season. According to sources, the company will produce the SUV for a limited time. Some fans believe this is a trick to make more buyers send a request for pre-order. The first units will roll out from plants next season. The production of the 2022 YM will start late in 2021.