New 2017 Dodge Journey at Chuck Patterson for Chico, CA
The Dodge Journey can be customized to have the features you want for your life. You can have four or six cylinder engines, five or seven passenger seating, and front or all-wheel drive. The available all-wheel drive will only power the rear wheels when it is needed to maximizes fuel efficiency. The look of the Journey is sculpted and aggressive. It gets a split crosshair grille, and the ring of fire LED tail lamps. There are so many tech features like the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen, heated steering wheel, and a push-button start. To learn more about all the other fantastic features in the Dodge Journey, continue to read about the crossover.
Under the Journey's Hood
Both engines in the Journey get up to 512 highway miles per full tank and both get 25 mpg on the highway. The 2.4-liter 16-Valve four-cylinder engine that comes with front-wheel drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain is rated at 166 pound-feet of torque and 173 horsepower. The other engine is a 3.6-liter Pentastar with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The powertrain is rated at 260 pound-feet of torque and 283 horsepower. There is an option to have all-wheel drive. It has a system that works instantly, driving on the front wheels and then adding power to the rear wheels when it is needed. Both engines can tow up to 2,500 pounds. Trailer Sway Control can be added to apply brake pressure and adjust throttle to keep the trailers from swaying.
Design of Dodge Journey
The Journey is customizable for the size of your family by fitting five or seven passengers. The five trim levels are SE, SX, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus, and GT. Features on the outside of the Journey give it its stylish look and keep it technologically savvy. The exterior mirrors are powered, heated, and can fold away for tight spaces. The rooftop is perfect for any cargo you may need to carry with the available black or bright roof side rails. The taillights bring out the style with the Ring of Fire tail lamps. There is so much storage space in this Dodge crossover. There is space in the in-floor storage, that can double as a cooler, and the cargo space when the second-row is folded down, opening it up to 67.6 cubic feet. A feature that is a luxury to most people are heated seats and a steering wheel, both wrapped in leather. Even better there is an available integrated second-row child booster seat, that can be folded away when it doesn't need to be used. Overall, all the design and features make the Journey a great family crossover.
The GT comes with the V6 engine, 19-inch wheels, remote engine start, body-color grille, automatic headlights, sport-tuned suspension, perforated leather upholstery, heated front seats and steering wheel, and premium audio system.
Does the Journey Crossroad get any new features for 2017?
Yes, the Crossroad trim level gets a new Satin Carbon wheel finish.
The crossover gets seven advanced airbags. It includes multistage front airbags, supplemental side-curtain airbags, driver's knee airbags, and front seat-mounted side airbags. The active front seat head restraints will reduce the risk of neck, head, spine injuries in the event of a collision. The crumple zones are designed to absorb energy from any impact and redirect the energy away from the passengers. The frame is created with dual-phase steel to give it the ability to carry heavier loads and manage energy better during an impact. The 2017 Dodge Journey can make you feel safe, but will be able to hold all the things you and your family need. Come down to Chuck Patterson to test drive it, today!