New 2016 Dodge Journey at Lustine Chrysler
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The 2016 Dodge Journey charges into 2016
with a new lineup that offers 5 models. The Journey continues to push the
Journey brand forward with its excellent design. Last year there were sales
records broken and the Journey has no intention of stopping now. For 2016 the
entry-level model is now called the SE and features 17-inch wheels and handy
push button start. The Dodge Journey is great at retaining value and delivers a great return on investment. The position of the Journey has it
perched in the upper tier of the segment, is currently a great crossover and will remain so moving forwards.
Under the Journey's Hood
The base engine on this Dodge is a four
cylinder generating 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque that is connected
to an automatic transmission. This
powertrain system is provided on the SE, SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus
models. The base motor gets 26 miles per
gallon when operating on the highway.
For those looking to upgrade, there is a powerful V-6 Pentastar that
churns out 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This upgrade comes with an automatic
transmission that has six speeds providing 25 miles per gallon when cruising on
the highway. The option for the
additional powertrain is possible on the SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus
Design of Dodge Journey
Most will be happy to know that this
year's Journeys have gone down in price.
It is because of this that the Dodge Journey has become the most
affordable seven passenger American crossover. All-wheel drive is always a
great choice especially for places where the driving can be bad and/or for
off-roading. The exterior of the Dodge is great looking with the highly
recognizable split crosshair grille. The
interior of the vehicle is actually quite simple yet luxuriously spacious
including many spots for toys, small items and accessories. The back seats fold down flat and there is
additional room under the rear part of the cargo floor. The front seats are wider than most and both
the first and second row seats are contoured to fit adults. The layout is easy
to navigate and uses large knobs and dials with the whole setup appearing quite
elegant. New technology existing in the cabin aims to reduce noise pollution
and allow for a more relaxing ride which involves a newly designed dampening
system located behind the dashboard.
Other equipment includes climate control, exterior mirrors that are
heated, push button start, keyless entry, touchscreen technology and a great
The designers of the 2016 Dodge Journey
have happily made rider security and safety a top priority. This year's Journey has many great features including
thing such as the standard anti-lock brakes, stability control, trailer sway technology.
Electronic roll mitigating and a great deal more. The Dodge Journey is a great overall
vehicle. It is perfect for families and
a great way to get into the Dodge family.
Stop in today or call to schedule a test drive.