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Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

Looks like Dodge is now offering the Blacktop Package for the "new" Durango. (Curious as to why they are saying it's on the 2014 Durango, when it'll be out in October. Won't it be 2015 MY by then?)

In any case, looks great IMO...interesting that it looks like they went with the Citadel wheel design (15 spoke) in gloss black, rather than the SXT / R/T wheels.

Dodge Durango receives Blacktop package | Autoweek
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Re: Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

Nice, but could use some wider wheels/tires.
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Re: Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

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Looks like Dodge is now offering the Blacktop Package for the "new" Durango. (Curious as to why they are saying it's on the 2014 Durango, when it'll be out in October. Won't it be 2015 MY by then?)

In any case, looks great IMO...interesting that it looks like they went with the Citadel wheel design (15 spoke) in gloss black, rather than the SXT / R/T wheels.

Dodge Durango receives Blacktop package | Autoweek

scratching my head too about calling it a 2014 in all the press.

this link:
http://www.arifleet.com/publications...tart-up_dates/
(from another thread in these forums)

says 2015 Durango's start getting built 10/27- why give dealers a 2014 Blacktop in October when new 2015's would show up in showrooms the next month?


Maybe by "on sale" in october do they mean you can pay the dealer for it in october and get a 2015? Or could the arifleet site be off a little?
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Re: Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

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Looks like Dodge is now offering the Blacktop Package for the "new" Durango. (Curious as to why they are saying it's on the 2014 Durango, when it'll be out in October. Won't it be 2015 MY by then?)

In any case, looks great IMO...interesting that it looks like they went with the Citadel wheel design (15 spoke) in gloss black, rather than the SXT / R/T wheels.

Dodge Durango receives Blacktop package | Autoweek
It is not offered on Citadel that needs it, so you are basically getting to the R/T styling almost.
Further more on a black R/T there is not really much that changes.
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Re: Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

The 2015 Durango Blacktop Group will be available on SXT, Limited and R/T models.

2015 Blacktop Appearance Group
  • Gloss Black crosshair grille
  • Gloss Black 20-inch aluminum wheels
  • Gloss Black exterior “Durango” badge
  • Black headlamp bezels w/LED daytime running lights
  • Body-color front fascia
  • Body-color rear fascia
  • Body-color sill molding
  • Body-color wheel lip molding
  • Delete roof rack
  • Dual rear exhaust with bright tips and 295 horsepower

More info: 2015 Durango - Features and Changes

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It is not offered on Citadel that needs it, so you are basically getting to the R/T styling almost.
I agree.

Personally, my ideal vehicle would have the technology option package (only offered on R/T and Citadel), but with the Pentastar V-6.

You can only get the tech package on the R/T and Citadel, but the V-6 is only available on the Citadel. So if (like me) you want a vehicle that is "loaded" with all basically all options...but with a V-6, you still have no other option than Citadel trim.

I love my Citadel, but if the blacktop package were available (or if the tech package was available on the Limited), I would have given serious consideration to that.
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Re: Updated Durango Blacktop Pacakge

This news is giving me buyer's remorse...lol.
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