The upcoming 2019 Dodge Journey comes with a host of new features and great off-road capabilities. This 7-passenger SUV offers plenty of room for seating and cargo. The exterior design is attractive and the interior comes with plenty of new tech features. The engine is not powerful like on some other competitors, but the optional engine is the real deal.
Moreover, while the starting price is great, the base model isn’t. But higher trim models are still cheap and are offering great comfort and performance. Long story short, if you are looking for a three rows bargain, Dodge Journey is a perfect choice.
2019 Dodge Journey Comes with more aggressive front fascia
The new 2019 Dodge Journey looks almost the same as the debuting 2009 model. Of course, there are plenty of appearance packages available so the customers will have a huge choice in this category. The 19-inch wheels are redesigned and are now rendered in black. On top of that, there is a very popular Blacktop package, where most of the exterior features are blacked.
That include the front grille, wheels, mirror caps and roof rails. Sporty GT model comes with 20-inch wheels and more aggressive front fascia. Most of the exterior is chrome-trimmed, and if you are looking for a tougher look, you can add a faux skidplate and roof rails.
2019 Dodge Journey Interior
The cabin of 2019 Dodge Journey is spacious and 3-row 7-passenger seating is standard on all models. The space for adults is great, both up front and in the second row, but the legroom in the third row is tight. The journey comes with Uconnect infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen that is placed in the center of the dash. There, you can find all of the important buttons and audio system is very simple to use.
The climate controls are clearly marked and the going through the touchscreen options are easier than ever. The base model features some plastic materials like shifter and door panels, but higher trim levels are more luxurious. Speaking of luxury, seats are available with cooling and heating option and are power-adjustable.
2019 Dodge Journey Engine Specifications
Dodge Journey comes with two drivetrain options. This crossover SUV will use a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine with 175hp and 166 lb-ft of torque. Like mentioned above, this is not the most powerful engine and all of the competitors offer more powerful engines. However, Dodge added a new optional engine to the list.
The 3.6-liter V6 engine is more recommendable. It produces 285 HP and 265 lb-ft of torque, and it comes with AWD system. Both engines use regular unleaded gasoline and automatic transmission with six speeds. Towing capacity of 2019 Dodge Journey 2.4 engine is 1,000 pounds, while with a V6 engine that number is higher, just little over 2,500 pounds.
2019 Dodge Journey Price and Release Date
Somehow, Dodge Journey is always overlooked when the topic about SUVs starts. While Journey does not offer features and specs like its competitors, this SUV comes with more than a fair price and plenty of optional trims and equipment. The starting price is $24,000 and the top-line GT model $35,000. In between, two mid trims are available for around $27,000.
The base price of Dodge Journey Is the lowest one in midsize SUV segment. And if you opt for higher trims, Journey can easily stand in line with some rivals like Toyota Highlander or Honda Pilot. Expect that the 2019 Dodge Journey will hit the car markets in the middle of 2019.