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Dodge Is Offering New More Luxurious Durango R/T Plus Model For 2022:

More Premium Content Added To Its Own Trim Level...

While the Dodge brand is simplifying its lineup for the 2022 model year, the 2022 Dodge Durango R/T looks to be adding an all-new trim to its lineup. Enter the 2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus. Following in the footsteps of the popular Durango GT Plus model, Dodge looks to offer even more bang for the buck and lure some of the Grand Cherokee L’s more luxury-friendly customers to the performance brand.

2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus with Tow N’ Go Package. (Dodge).

The Durango R/T Plus takes the Durango R/T already impressive level of standard features and offers some the more popular options to a designated trim at about one-third the price over the 2021 model. 

The 2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus includes the following equipment…

  • Blind-Spot Detection
  • Power Sunroof
  • Forward-Collision Warning-Plus
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop
  • Advanced Brake Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning-Plus
  • 19-Speaker 825-Watt Harman Kardon Sound System
  • Premium Interior Group – 
    • Premium Instrument Panel
    • Dinamica Suede Headliner
  • Nappa Leather Seats
2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus with Vitra Grey Nappa Leather. (Dodge).

The Durango R/T Plus blends the high-performance attitude of the Durango R/T with some of the more luxurious and safety amenities found on the luxury-oriented Citadel model. The Durango R/T Plus has a U.S. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $52,225 for rear-wheel-drive (RWD) models and $54,825 for all-wheel-drive (AWD) models. Both prices don’t include the additional $1,595 for the destination charge. 

2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus with Tow N’ Go Package. (Dodge).

The best thing about the Durango R/T Plus is that you can still add the performance and towing-oriented Tow N’ Go Package that includes…

  • 145 MPH Maximum Speed Calibration
  • 160 MPH Primary Speedometer
  • 20-Inch x 6.5-Inch Aluminum Spare Wheel
  • Pirelli Verde Zero 295/45ZR20 BSW All-Season Tires
  • Active Noise-Control System
  • Adaptive Damping Suspension
  • Automatic Headlamp Leveling System
  • Black Brembo® Brakes
  • Body-Color Rear Fascia
  • Class IV Receiver-Hitch
  • Compact Spare Tire
  • Drive Modes – Sport/Track/Tow/Snow
  • Electronic Limited-Slip Differential Rear Axle
  • Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling
  • High-Performance Exhaust
  • High-Performance Suspension
  • Performance-Tuned Steering
  • Quadra-Trac® Active On-Demand 4WD
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Trailer Brake Controller
2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus with Tow N’ Go Package. (Dodge).

Besides the added performance, the Tow N’ Go option allows Durango R/T to tow up to a best-in-class 8,700 lbs. That package has an MSRP of $4,995.

Other optional features for the Durango R/T Plus include…

  • Rear DVD Entertainment System – $1,995
    • Blu-Ray™ Compatible Dual Screen Video
    • Rear Seat Video System
  • Trailer-Tow Group IV – $1,995
    • 2-Speed On-Demand Transfer Case
    • Class IV Receiver-Hitch
    • Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling
    • Rear Load-Leveling Suspension
    • Trailer Brake Controller
  • Dual Stripes by Mopar® – $1,195 
    • Flame Red
    • Bright Blue
    • Low-Gloss Gunmetal
    • Sterling Silver
  • Blacktop Appearance Package – $1,395
    • Gloss-Black Badges
    • Gloss-Black Exterior Mirrors
    • Satin Black “Dodge” Tail Lamp Badge
    • 20-Inch x 8-Inch Black Noise Aluminum Wheels on R/T Plus
    • 20-Inch x 10-Inch Lights Out Aluminum Wheels on R/T Plus with Tow N’ Go
  • 2nd Row Console with Armrest and Storage – $1,275
    • 12-Volt Auxillary Power Outlet in Console
      1-USB Charging Port in Console
      3rd-Row Full-Console Floor Mat
      Illuminated Rear Cupholders
  • Red Brembo® Brakes with SRT Performance Pads – $395 
  • Forged Carbon Fiber Interior Accents – $995
  • Cargo Plus Group – $595
    • Black Roof Rails
    • Cargo Compartment Cover
    • Integrated Roof Rail Crossbars
2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus with Tow N’ Go Package. (Dodge).

Under the hood of the Durango R/T is the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine that produces a best-in-class 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. The HEMI is mated to a ZF-sourced 8HP70 automatic transmission. With the Tow N’ Go package, the HEMI Durango R/T can nail down 0 to 60 mph in the low 6-second range and do a standing 1/4-mile at 14.7 seconds @ 95 mph. Not bad for a vehicle weighing 5,313 lbs.

Production of the 2022 Dodge Durango is expected to start in December, according to Donlen.com. For more information on ordering a 2022 Dodge Durango R/T Plus, you can contact your local Dodge dealer.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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