Used 2017 Dodge Journey Lower Sackville, Halifax, Dartmouth, Truro, Kentville and Wolfville, Nova Scotia Stock #ROB638889
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2017 Dodge JourneyCrossroad 4dr All-wheel Drive
Stock No:ROB638889
Odometer:51,276 km
Condition:Used
Exterior:Pearl White Tri-Coat [White]
Interior:Black/Black w/Leather-Faced Bucket Seats [Black]
Transmission:Automatic
Engine:3.6 L V6
Cylinders:6
Doors:4
Seats:5
Fuel Type:Regular unleaded
Drive Type:All-wheel Drive
Fuel (L/100km):City 14.5Hwy 10
The ride quality remains a strong point, with the proper damping and roll control for a family vehicle
- The Car Connection
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Installed Options
GroupDescription
Option GroupFlexible Seating Group
Paint TypePearl White Tri-Coat [White]
Interior Trim ColourBlack/Black w/Leather-Faced Bucket Seats [Black]
Installed Features & Equipment
  • 1-touch down
  • 1-touch up
  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Anti-whiplash front head restraints
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Block heater
  • Brake assist
  • CD player
  • CD-MP3 decoder
  • Compass
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Driver door bin
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • DVD-Audio
  • Electronic stability
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Front beverage holders
  • Front centre armrest
  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Front fog lights
  • Front reading lights
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Garage door transmitter
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ignition disable
  • Illuminated entry
  • Knee airbag
  • Leather shift knob
  • Leather upholstery
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Outside temperature display
  • Overhead airbag
  • Overhead console
  • Panic alarm
  • Passenger door bin
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Perimeter/approach lights
  • Power 4-way driver lumbar support
  • Power door mirrors
  • Power driver seat
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Radio data system
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Rear beverage holders
  • Rear door bins
  • Rear reading lights
  • Rear seat centre armrest
  • Rear window defroster
  • Rear window wiper
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Security system
  • Sequential multi-point fuel injection
  • Speed control
  • Speed sensitive wipers
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Sport suspension
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Tachometer
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Traction control
  • Trailer sway control
  • Trip computer
  • Variable valve control
  • Variably intermittent wipers
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The Dodge Journey is a midsize crossover based on a car-like structure. It's capable and versatile enough to compete with large truck based sport utility vehicles.

The Dodge Journey is offered in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive configuration. The trim lineup includes SE, Crossroad, SXT, and GT. Available engine choices are either a 173-hp 2.4-liter engine with a four-speed automatic transmission, or a 283-hp 3.6-liter V6 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Key features on all trim levels include dual zone air-conditioning, power heated mirrors, proximity keyless entry, cruise control, USB and auxiliary input jacks, and steering wheel audio controls. Standard safety features include seven-airbags including a driver's knee airbag, traction control, stability control, brake assist, and trailer sway damping.

For 2017, the R/T trim has been renamed GT.

Introduction

If you need a minivan but don't want a minivan, the Dodge Journey is for you.Except for the doors, that's basically what it is.It's the most affordable seven-seat crossover on the market.It's also the longest running without a redesign.It hasn't gotten the attention of Chrysler in the way that the Dodge Durango or the Jeeps have.

Base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder making just 173 horsepower, mated to an obsolete 4-speed automatic transmission.That powertrain is inexpensive but outdated.

Chrysler's fine 3.6-liter V6 is the upgrade engine and is necessary to move the 5000-pound Journey.It makes a that's-more-like-it 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, mated to a 6-speed automatic.Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive available.

Without modern technology, the four-cylinder engine gets 19/25 mpg City/Highway, or 21 miles per gallon Combined, while the much more powerful V6 gets an EPA-estimated 16/24/19 mpg.

Because of its ancient design, the Journey doesn't score all that well in crash tests.It gets an acceptable four stars overall from the NHTSA, but scores a Poor on the IIHS's difficult small-overlap frontal crash test.

Still, the thing is, the base Journey SE is special.There's nothing like its affordability and utility.The Hyundai Santa Fe with three rows is a better car than the Journey SE, but it's more costly.The upper-scale Journey models with the V6 are better, but no better than their competition.

For 2017, the R/T models have been rebadged as GT.

Lineup

2017 Dodge Journey SE ($20,995) comes with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine cloth upholstery, power windows, dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel audio controls, storage bins in the floor, and a six-speaker sound system with 4.3-inch touchscreen.Front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive is optional ($26,595).The third-row seat is an option.(Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

Journey SXT ($24,895) adds foglamps, LED taillamps, and power mirrors.There's also an appearance package with black trim and 19-inch wheels.Journey Crossroad ($26,295) gets 19-inch wheels, and a 8.4-inch touchscreen.The V6 engine is optional.

Journey GT ($31,795) comes with the V6 engine, leather upholstery, upgraded audio and other features.

Walkaround

The Journey's slab sides are dated, as nowadays crossovers have rounded edges.The Durango is all warm and organic, but Dodge designers haven't been assigned to give the same treatment to Journey.It's angular and creased.But, looking on the positive side, the flat surfaces are easy to wash.

Interior

Unlike the outside, the Journey is smooth and swoopy inside, and easier to love.The cabin is not as modern as that of the Durango, but it's attractive enough.The instrumentation is simple, with big dials and knobs and high-quality plastics on the sculpted dash and contoured centerstack.The materials are dark, but there's enough brightwork to balance that.The fabric upholstery is rugged, and the optional leather has mesh inserts.

Where the Journey is strong, is in storage, with plenty of cubby holes and bins, including under the front passenger seat.There's a ton of cargo space, with 37 cubic feet behind the second row, 10.7 cubic feet behind the available third row, or 67 cubic feet if the seats are dropped to the flat floor.

Outward rearview vision is poor.The optional rearview camera is needed.

Driving Impression

The base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is rough.Its 173 and 166 pound-feet of torque can't move the Journey very well, certainly not with the 4-speed automatic transmission that would be at home in a Caravan from the 1970s.

The smooth 3.6-liter V6 comes from the modern world, with 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, and its 6-speed automatic is an appropriate match.

We saved the best for last.The Journey feels like a lower and leaner vehicle than it looks, with handling that's fairly well sorted for a vehicle this size.The steering ratio is a bit quick, but at least the old-school hydraulic steering has the right amount of resistance.

And the Journey's ride is one of its strengths, with proper damping and good roll control.The suspension loads and unloads with confidence, with no wallowing over pavement ripples that might come in the middle of a corner.

Summary

Dodge Journey delivers big passenger space and is inexpensive.It's a dated product, however, especially with the standard four-cylinder, 4-speed.The 3.6-liter V6 brings it more up to date, but there's also a lot of competition at that price point.

Sam Moses contributed to this review, with staff reports from The Car Connection.
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Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia B4C-2R5
902.865.4495
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