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I looked at a 2004 Durango last week for my wife. It has under 55,000 miles. It has power windows, locks, mirrors, cruise, 6 disc in dash, no 3rd seat, trailer towing package, wheel covers. It is in excellent condition. The paint is near perfect and the interior is mint. You can tell it has really been taken care of. It has around 55k miles on the 4.7/automatic. Is there anything I should pay close attention to? Is there anything problematic about them?

I know the guy and he takes care of his stuff. He's asking $10,000. Is that a fair price?

Also, are Durangos good tow vehicles? Is the 4.7 adequate? Are there any typical issues that the 4.7 liter has? I will only be towing a 18' open car trailer with a 3500 pound car. I've been thinking about selling my 1997 Ram Cummins dually since I sold my enclosed trailer. The truck is overkill for me and I would like to scale back and save that money for something else. If the Durango isn't that good of a tow vehicle, I'll keep the truck and get her a Caravan.
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That's quite a bit of weight to put behind a Durango. Since you know the seller, ask if he would be willing to let you hook your trailer to it and take it for a test drive.
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i had a 05 really liked it!! but like anything,if you are going topull something more power is better! i drove the 4.7 and the the hemi and went with the hemi!!!alot of weight for the 4.7 just my 2 cents. what gears does it have,3:55 or 3:92?
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