2019 Dodge Journey
The 2019 Dodge Journey style has stayed true to previous model years, and it offers fuel efficiency as well as comfort. Wanting a new crossover or SUV, then look no further than the Dodge Journey as it’s an SUV, but it conveniently offers the benefit of a crossover. For 2019, Dodge made the V6 engine available with the base Journey SE. It’s popularity, affordability, and plenty of technological options, the 2019 Dodge Journey is a great choice.
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Dodge Journey offers a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine which produces 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque, and it has a four-speed automatic transmission. Available is a 3.6-liter V6 engine which delivers 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The V6 engine has a little more force, and it a must-have if the driver is transporting two or more people (or any extra cargo). The 2019 Journey gets an EPA-estimate 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. With the V6 engine, it has 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
Driving and Handling
Drivers can change their choices for the transmission by either choosing FWD or AWD. FWD comes in the 2019 Journey SE and Crossroad trim with a 4-speed automatic transmission which offers a fuel economy of 19/25 mpg city/highway. The Journey GT has FWD which is tied to a 6-speed automatic transmission and offers 17/25 mpg city/highway. If the customer chooses AWD, all trims come with a 6-speed automatic and a fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway and 16 mpg in the city.
Over the years Dodge Journey hasn’t changed much, and the 2019 style stays true to previous model years. It offers standard features such as rear window defroster and wiper and a removable short mast antenna. Aesthetic changes may appear on separate trims such as black headlamps or tail lamps, decals, badges, dual bright exhaust tips, and automatic headlights. Useful features are splash guards and door sill guards by Mopar and black side roof rails for exterior cargo storage. Wheel options for the 2019 Dodge Journey trims are 17- or 19-inch.
In the SUVs interior, there are plenty of standard features that make the Journey a top choice. Standards are second-row 40/40 tilt and slide seat, there’s also the third row 50/50 folding seat to dual zone temperature control, second-row floor storage bins and sunscreen glass. If the adventure ahead contains mud of any kind, then the Journey comes equipped with standard front and rear floor mats. The first two rows are spacious and snug, and the second-row seats glide to allow for easier access to the third row. Found available in the higher trims, GT and Crossroad, are upscale features such as leather upholstery, a 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat, heated steering wheel, heated front seats, and triple-zone automatic temperature control.
Want a top of the art infotainment system? The 2019 Dodge Journey comes standard with a Uconnect infotainment interface with a 4.3-inch touch screen, a USB port, proximity keyless entry, a rearview camera, a six-speaker sound system, and a push-button start.
Optional is an 8.4-inch touch screen, Alpine sound system, sunroof, a rear-seat entertainment system, a navigation system, tri-zone automatic climate control, and a 115-volt outlet. Also available are rear parking sensors. The Uconnect system is easy to use, especially when taking into account the larger touch screen. It responds quickly to input, and the physical controls available make it easy to use as well.
Safety Features and Warranty
The safety features available in the 2019 Dodge Journey is multi-stage airbag system, traction control systems, Sentry Key Theft Deterrent system, Latch-ready child seat anchor systems and stability. Also standard is Parkview rear backup camera and Keyless Go, but customers can find a remote start system on the GT model and ParkSense rear park assist as an option on the SE.
The Dodge Journey is covered by a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain, and roadside assistance for 5 -year/100,000-miles.