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The Dodge Journey launches into 2016 with a simplified offering going with 5 available models from the previous 7 produced. Dodge is looking to continue the upward momentum with several sales records in hand from 2015. In 2016 the Journey continues to celebrate the versatility and performance of the vehicle. The SE replaces the AVP version as the entry-level model featuring push button start and 17 inch wheels. With value and style in mind the Journey is an "in between" sized crossover that proves to be just the right size.
Under the Journey's Hood
173 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft. of torque, automatic four speed transmission and a 2.4-liter 16 valve four-cylinder engine come on the Journey SE, SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad plus. This proudly gives 26 miles per gallon while driving on the highway. There also is room for an upgrade to the Pentastar V-6 engine that produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and includes an automatic six speed transmission and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. This option can be had on the SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus models. The reviews on the 2016 Journey chassis is where the well-known and celebrated handling and maximum driving experience come from.
Design of Dodge Journey
The Journey has all-wheel drive which is a great feature to have when negotiating variable weather conditions. The inside of the Journey is simple but very luxurious with large amounts of room for things like toys, electronics, small items and many accessories. The seats in the back have the ability to fold flat with extra room beneath the back area of the cargo space. The front seats are broader than many as well as the first and second row of seats are shaped to suit adults. The setup in the front is basic in a way that works for most. It has large knobs and dials and knobs with enough instrument illumination contrasting with background that is darker and crafting an interior that makes the whole picture very elegant. The craftsmanship of the center console, dashboard and steering wheel blend great together. This whole area is showcased by a large display screen, easy to find controls and plenty more. There has been lots of work put in to reducing interior noise and disturbances including setting up a dual dashboard silencer. The exterior of the Dodge Journey possesses a "split crosshair" grille design. Journey models for 2016 have had prices decreased making Journey the most affordable American crossover that has the ability to hold seven people.
ConclusionsThe 2016 Dodge Journey is full of safety equipment to add that extra assurance when driving or riding in the vehicle. There are standard airbags on the curtain front and side. There is also head restraints, anti-lock disc brakes, electronic roll mitigation, child booster seat integration, electronic roll mitigation, traction and stability control. There are even more options that can be had including a rearview camera and parking sensors available on the top trim levels. The Dodge Journey is very spacious and sets its occupants up extremely well when it comes to amenities and comfort. Come check one out today.