Ground clearance (also famous as Ride height) computes the area from the lowermost mark of the auto’s undercarriage and the edge of the tires’ touch with the smooth area. But, the maker of the model might utilize tiny tricks to the normal method to claim sweet estimation meaning the factual length from the shock absorbers, the engine oil pan or the muffler to the terrain is lower than specified in the published specs.
It is no surprise while many car buyers want an enlarged ground clearance to rule out hassle when parking near the barriers or riding through the bumpy environment. The precise ride height of the model deviates between mm in relation to the year of creation and equipment. Keep in mind that a heavy- loaded transport will clearly give up about 1 inch of ground clearance.
Fortunately, the model ground clearance can be boosted via spacers for shock absorbers to help the car remain higher off the ground. While enjoying a higher model, you surrender a bit of the former stability and maneuverability in angled turns. On the other hand model ground clearance can be shortened in order to get better handling and stability.
There a number of ways to increase ground clearance. When it comes to lifting or lowering your Dodge Durango you can choose between bigger tires, a leveling kit, coil spring assisters, coilovers, airlift suspension, suspension lifts, etc.
07.1997 – 08.2003
|Trims||Ground Clearance, mm|
|3.9 AT 4WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 4WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 4WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 4WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 2WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 2WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 2WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|3.9 AT 2WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SXT 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD SXT 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD Sport 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 4WD Sport 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SXT 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD SXT 7-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD Sport 5-seats||201|
|4.7 AT 2WD Sport 7-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 4WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 4WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 4WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 4WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 2WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 2WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 2WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|5.2 AT 2WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SXT 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD SXT 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD Sport 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD Sport 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SLT 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SLT 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SLT Plus 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SLT Plus 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SXT 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD SXT 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD Sport 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 2WD Sport 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD R/T 5-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD R/T 7-seats||201|
|5.9 AT 4WD Shelby S.P. 360 7-seats||201|
How to raise Ground Clearance on your Dodge Durango. Tip 1 – Get Bigger Tires.
You can raise the ground clearance of your Dodge Durango by upgrading tires to the bigger size. This will earn you extra 0,5-1 inch of clearance.
How to lower the Ground Clearance on your Dodge Durango.
Option 1 – Install Lowering Springs.
Option 2 – Install Coilovers
Option 3 – Install Air Suspension Kit