2012 Dodge Durango makes it to the list of Best Family Cars of 2012 by Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com

2012 Dodge Durango has made it to the list of Best Family Cars of 2012 compiled by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. With this award, Dodge takes its award tally for the year to 10, which reflects the popularity of the Car in the US. President and CEO, Dodge Group, Reid Bigland said it was an honor for Dodge Durango to be featured on Parents and Edmunds.com exclusive list.

A panel of experts closely scrutinized various aspects such reliability, safety, performance, family friendly features, interior and exterior of vehicles before coming up with final decisions. The 2012 Dodge Durango has been preferred by large families for its excellent performance and spacious interiors.

The muscled SUV also offers a slew of high tech gadgets that make life convenient for the driver and occupants in the car. Durango has been praised for its power and fuel efficiency. The Pentastar V6 3.6 liter engine and HEMI V8 engine with multi displacement technology have received rave reviews on auto publications.

News release: 2012 Dodge Durango Earns Place on Edmunds.com and Parents Magazine’s List of ‘Best Family Cars of 2012’

Edmunds.com and Parents magazine have selected the 2012 Dodge Durango among the “Best Family Cars of 2012.” This marks the 10th industry award for the 2012 Dodge Durango, including “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and “Full-size SUV of Texas” by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA).

“We are honored that Edmunds.com and Parents have featured the Dodge Durango on this exclusive list,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO – Dodge Brand. “Dodge is committed to providing quality products to our customers that are safe, innovative and family-friendly, while doing so with passionate styling that sets us apart.”

For the fifth consecutive year, experts from both Parents and Edmunds.com scrutinized hundreds of vehicles focusing on safety and reliability as top priorities when deciding which cars would earn a spot on the “Best Family Cars” list. Each vehicle was also judged on performance, interior, exterior and family-friendly features. Organizers also consulted parents who own and drive these vehicles every day.

“Modern and functional, the 2012 Dodge Durango has been designed with style and family-style versatility in mind,” said Scott Oldham, Edmunds.com editor-in-chief. “The seven-passenger Durango packs a high-quality interior, the latest high-tech gadgets, a fuel-efficient drivetrain and a fun to drive demeanor.”

The Best Family Cars of 2012 feature appears in the July issue of Parents on newsstands June 12.