The Dodge Journey model, which has been present on the market since 2009, was replaced by a new model this year. As a representative of a new generation, this mid-size crossover SUV went through many stages of change. The 2016 Dodge Journey is set on the new platform, produced at some other place, with improved performance and new features.
2016 Journey Changes
The new platform is intended for a few other models FCA Group. More specifically, in addition to 2016 Dodge Journey, to CUSW base will be set up and a new Alfa Romeo Giulietta, and the new Jeep Grand Cherokee model. With the drive, only to front wheels new 2016 Journey got the possibility to use new engines. These are 2.4 L 16 valve with four-cylinder and 173 hp, which delivers efficient performance. For more power, the optional engine is a 3.6 L Pentastar V6 engine. This develops an output of 283 hp, combined with six-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 Dodge Journey has the option of AWD, and without it, the EPA rating of this SUV is 25 mpg on the highway. The vehicle is equipped with Electronic Stability Control, Antilock Brake System, All-Speed Traction Control. The 2016 Journey can tow up to 2500 lb pounds, when it is derived by 3.6 V6 engine.
On the European and Australian market, 2016 Dodge Journey will be sold as a 2016 Fiat Freemont. However, Fiat has decided that this year Freemont model and offer the US market. More than pointless sounded making the competition itself. Dodge Journey will be a worthy representative of to US market, regardless of the Freemont model, which is offered in North America. New Journey 2016 belongs to the class of compact crossovers where the competitors have very good models such as the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4.
2016 Dodge Journey MSRP
Annually sells about 80,000 copies Journey model. In comparison to other models of the class it is extremely little. The company hopes that this number will increase, although according to previous statements, she was satisfied with the sale. The 2016 Dodge Journey SE starting at MSRP $ 20.895, SXT costs $ 24.395, CROSSROAD $ 25.995, CROSSROAD PLUS $ 26.995. The most expensive and certainly the best equipped model is the 2016 Dodge Journey R/T, whose price is $ 31.395.