The 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat, Everything You Should KnowDec 15th, 2020
Our first look at the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat came from earlier this year, being teased within a TV spot that featured Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel. After that, we hadn’t heard much by way of details regarding the upcoming Hellcat-powered version of the Durango. The wait, however, is coming to a close, as the vehicle has been confirmed to release in early 2021. In the meantime, we’ve gathered a plethora of information to get you up to date.
The Hellcat Hemi Engine
The 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat is an SUV with Mind-blowing Power
What’s most impressive about the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat, is what lies underneath the hood. Sporting a Supercharged 6.2L HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 Engine, you’ll be able to utilize a hulking 710 horsepower with 645 pound-feet of torque. Tests have revealed that it’s possible for the vehicle to get from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only 3.5 seconds, a quarter-mile drag time of less than 12 seconds, and a maximum speed of 14,600 RPM.
It is also important to note the versatility in the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat’s Auto Drive modes. In the default Auto Drive Mode, the rear torque split is around 60%. While the Sport and Track Mode increase this adjustment to 70% for greater acceleration and added driver control. The 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat makes it easy to utilize these options, allowing you to switch the engine performance on the fly on the vehicle’s 10.1-inch Uconnect touchscreen.
A strong exterior matches this strong interior
When it comes to the exteriors of the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat, a strong exterior suitably matches the power under the hood. The sleek SRT performance hood ensures that the required airflow allows the engine to operate at the achievable top speeds. Airflow is also managed with the grille and front lower chin-splitter. The SUV’s stance is hulkingly wide as well, which makes for an overall intimidating build on the road.
The cabin is centered around the aforementioned 10.1 inch Uconnect touchscreen. The Uconnect software (which is now in its fifth iteration) features everything from media bars to performance overviews. Media is brought to life with a Harman Kardon Premium Sound system. Providing audio power generated by 19 speakers, 825-watt amplifier, and a subwoofer. Comfort is also a priority with the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat, as the embroidered SRT Performance Seats ensure driver/passenger safety with large bolsters.
A look at the Hellcat Durango's custom seats
From the sound system to the SRT Hellcat V8 Engine, there’s a lot to be excited about regarding the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat. If you’re in the Edmonton, Alberta area, Derrick Dodge has a large variety of SUVs you can browse here.