2018 Dodge Journey Waseca MN
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Debuting in 2009, the Journey’s longevity is testament to the quality engineering and craftsmanship that Dodge has placed in this reliable family vehicle.Three rows of seats standard plus spacious comfort is a popular pick for growing passengers either in numbers or age.It’s a budget friendly choice that has great ride handling and durability for years to come, with even some light off-road abilities for those adventurous family weekends.
- 1,000- or 2,500-pound towing capabilities
- 2.4L inline-4 cylinder engine standard
- AWD standard 3.6L V6 Pentastar
- Reverse camera with rear parking sensors standard
- Seven advanced airbags throughout cabin space
- Four-wheel disc antilock brakes, brake assist, electronic brake force distribution
- Second-row Tilt ‘n Slide for easy third-row access
- Built-in second-row booster seats
- Dual-zone temperature control standard
How does the Journey accommodate the family?
The 2018 Journey is built with versatility in mind.The second-row folds 60/40 for easy access to the 50/50 folding third seat, both built with reclining capabilities too for maximum comfort for your passengers.The Journey is built with maximum consideration for the family; the second-row even possesses integrated booster seats for the tykes that discreetly folds back into the seat when they outgrow the need.There’s convenient in-floor storage both within the trunk and at second-row access (these ones even doubling as coolers!).The 10.7 cubic-foot trunk is expandable to 67.6 cubic-feet should you not need either rows!The first-row’s comfort is of course not forgotten!The driver seat has available six-way adjustment with four-way lumbar supports, and the first-row can come equipped with in-seat heating.Soft-touch materials are everywhere, from the upholstery to the door panels, console armrest, leather-wrapped wheel, and gear shifter.Dual-zone temperature control is standard, with available three-zone automatic climate control.
How do the Journey’s powertrains serve my needs?
The 2018 Journey possesses two engine options, and both provide amazing efficiency to be able to travel over 500 miles on a single 20.5-gallon tank of gas!First up is the standard 2.4L inline four-cylinder engine with an EPA rating of 19/25 miles per gallon thanks to dual Variable Valve Timing and a four-speed automatic transmission.This engine supplies 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque.Available on all trims and standard within AWD vehicles, the 3.6L V6 Pentastar is tried and true, providing 17/25 miles per gallon, 260 lb-ft of torque, and 283 horsepower.Paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, these AWD models can easily handle ice, snow, gravel, and other low-traction terrains, and can even tow up to 2,500 pounds when equipped with the Trailer Tow Package.Similarly equipped, the four-cylinder can handle 1,000 pounds of towing.
Are the safety features good?
Dodge has your crew covered, giving you confidence and peace of mind while out on the road.Over forty active and passive features are available to protect you and all your passengers, including seven airbags spread throughout the cabin space.The dual-phase steel frame both superbly handles large loads and protects the interior by redistributing impact forces with specifically designed stiff and crumple zones.Several brake features aid in providing a reliable and immediate stop no matter the terrain, road, or weather, such as four-wheel antilock disc brakes, electronic brake force distribution, and brake assist.Aiding in handling, standard electronic control and electronic roll mitigation continuously monitor the vehicle’s traction around curves, on icy or wet roads, or through emergency evasive maneuvers.In reverse, the 8.4-inch multimedia display turns into a viewport for the rearview camera, and rear parking sensors alert you of nearing obstacles.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Dodge Journey
The 2018 Journey’s utility, comfort, and performance capabilities have all been specially designed to benefit your family to the fullest.You’ll find no other crossover SUV offering three-row seating standard, making the Dodge Journey a great choice for those who want large passenger space in an efficient build.This great value will remain durable and functional for your family for years to come!