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Drive the All-New, Larger 2004 Dodge Durango on Dodge Ranch with "The Ultimate Dodge Garage" Video Game

Dodge Durango Ultimate Dodge GarageAuburn Hills, MI - Put all the power, finesse and flexibility of the all-new 2004 Dodge Durango to work as you gather, load and tow supplies to build the ultimate super-garage on Dodge Ranch before sundown in the PC-based video game, “The Ultimate Dodge Garage.”  The game, which can be downloaded at www.Dodge.com starting in mid-November, instructs users on how to maximize the 2004 Dodge Durango's improved loading, towing and driving capabilities. 

“‘The Ultimate Dodge Garage' gives current and potential customers a preview of the all-new 2004 Dodge Durango's real-world abilities before they go to the dealership and check it out for themselves,” stated Jeff Bell, Vice President Jeep® and Interactive Communications for the Chrysler Group.  “Along with being fun, the video game is challenging and allows the user to experience first-hand, real Dodge adventure.  ‘The Ultimate Dodge Garage' is one in a series of interactive driving games that we are developing for the Chrysler Group.”

The game starts off in the early morning on Dodge Ranch as the Ranch Boss gives the player a to-do list of tasks to accomplish before sundown.  Games included in “The Ultimate Dodge Garage” are the “Durango Pack-it Puzzle”, “Copper Creek Road Part One and Part Two” and “Dodge Ranch Part One and Part Two”. 

The object of the “Durango Pack-it Puzzle” game is to find one of the many solutions for loading the 2004 Dodge Durango with a selection of tools and supplies, emphasizing the vehicle's specific cargo features. 

Dodge Durango Ultimate Dodge GarageThe “Copper Creek Road” games encompass various driving trails that range from smooth and speedy to rugged and treacherous.  The driver must utilize the vehicle's handling and performance capabilities to navigate a hitched trailer down the course. 

In “Dodge Ranch Part One and Part Two,” the game player is given a to-do list from the Ranch Boss.  Tasks on the list include hitching the trailer to the vehicle, driving to town for supplies, and towing a full load of building materials and tools down Copper Creek Road. 

In true Dodge spirit, game players can get a boost of Hemi-power as they maneuver through the game.  Secret “Hemi Power-ups” placed throughout the entire game environment are used as rewards for thorough exploration.  The player can accumulate Hemi boosts and apply them to tools and objects to give them super Hemi-power. 

“The Ultimate Dodge Garage” can be downloaded from Dodge.com starting in mid-November. The video game was developed in partnership with Terminal Reality with collaboration by BBDO Detroit and Organic, Inc.

The All-New 2004 Dodge Durango
At approximately seven inches longer, three inches taller and three inches wider than the previous Durango, the 2004 Dodge Durango is a large SUV with the drivability, fuel efficiency and price of a full-size competitor.

For 2004, the Dodge Durango starts with an all-new, stand-alone platform and an all-new hydro-formed and fully boxed frame for added stiffness and refinement. With a three-inch-longer wheelbase and a new coil spring rear suspension along with a Watt-link design, Durango out-handles the competition, while delivering a smooth, refined ride.

Dodge Durango Ultimate Dodge GarageDodge Durango matches or betters the large SUV competition in towing capability and interior space. It has a towing capacity of 8,950 pounds and features a 15 percent increase in cargo volume with 102.4 cubic feet of cargo space. With its third-row seat folded, Durango beats out other large SUVs, including the Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Expedition and Toyota Sequoia.

The vehicle features a new trio of engines that deliver a 10 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. They include the 5.7-liter HEMI® Magnum engine, delivering a best-in-class horsepower and torque rating, as well as the 4.7-liter Magnum V-8 and the 3.7-liter Magnum V-6.

The all-new 2004 Dodge Durango will be available in dealerships across the country beginning November 15.


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