The newest and upcoming model 2019 Dodge Journey is the full-size crossover that comes with a unique and modern design. It is designed and made in Dodge fabric in the USA. Similar to the size of the Chevy Tahoe model and little smaller than Honda Pilot this crossover offers very comfortable and spacious cabin with lots of techs inside.
It also possesses two engines that are capable to give maximum strength to this SUV. First time introduced to the public in late 2007 this model shares the same platform with Avenger. However, in the Chinese market, it comes with the name JCUV and it sits between crossover and minivan. Furthermore, this model is also popular in Australia and Brazil.
2019 Dodge Journey exterior design, dimensions and colors
The sport-utility vehicle 2019 Dodge Journey is the reincarnation of the station wagon model. It is designed to give a very strong and attractive look and changes in this year model are evident. The exterior treatments include facelifted front fascia and some little changes on the back.
Dimensionally the upcoming Dodge Journey comes with a length of 195.4-inch and it gets stylish chrome-trimmed cross-hair grille. Furthermore, the wheelbase is 115 inches and it measures the width of 73 inches and height of 68 in.
If one, choose the R/T version it will get a more stylish look with 19-inch wheels and some monochromatic treatment on the body. The crossroad version is also on the offer as well with attractive roof rails, black wheels, grill and it gets the faux skid plate.
The all trims will be available with colors Billet Clearcoat, Granite Pearl Coat, Pitch Black Clearcoat, Redline 2 Coat Pearl, Vice White, White Noise Tri-Coat. Blood Orange Clearcoat and Bruiser Gray Clearcoat are only available in trims SXT, Crossroad and GT, while Contusion Blue Pearl coat and Olive-Green Pearl coat only in SE, SXT and Crossroad.
2019 Dodge Journey interior design features
The cabin of the newest 2019 Dodge Journey is very modern and comfortable. The new model offers 3-row of seats and can accumulate seven passengers. There is plenty of space and all passengers will get maximum comfort. Furthermore, the second row of seats is mentioned for adults, while the third row is ideal for kids or occasional use.
For the infotainment, the new model will get Uconnect system with large and beautiful optional touchscreen of 8,4 inches. The standard equipment that will be available in this year model are dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and push-button start, 4.3-inch screen, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD and plenty of USB inputs. However, the Bluetooth system is optional.
After the great exterior design and interior that possesses lots of techs come safety features that will get this SUV safer than ever. The standard features that will be available in 2019 Dodge Journey include electronic traction and stability control, front-seat side airbags and side-curtain airbags for 1,2,3 rows and anti-lock brakes.
2019 Dodge Journey engine system and output
As we already said the newest 2019 Dodge Journey will come with two engine options. These two options are also present in the current one. However, the two new will get some boost in output and in the field of fuel economy.
The first engine that is available in trims SE, SXT, Crossroad comes with 2.4-liter 4-cylinder that makes 175 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. If we compare it with the current one, the new one has little better output and torque. However, it is available in only front wheel drive system. With that system, the 2019 Dodge Journey gives EPA city/highway fuel economy: 19/25 mpg.
The second one that and the last one is available in all AWD trims as options and GT as standard. The V6 engine that is under the hood of this one and makes 290 HP that is improvements of 7 HP compared to the previous one. The torque is also little higher with 270 lb-ft of torque at 4,500 rpm. The all-wheel-drive system is the only options available in this one and it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 17/25 mpg for the FWD and 16/24 mpg for the AWD. All models will also use 6-speed automatic transmission and both runs on regular unleaded gasoline.
Towing capacity, acceleration and top speed
The forthcoming model 2019 Dodge Journey is a crossover vehicle that comes with decent towing capacity. The numbers are unchanged and with 2.4-liter 4-cylinder the towing is limited to the 1000 pounds. However, with the V6 engine capacity will go up to 2500 pounds. Acceleration for the model V6 AWD model is in 7,8 secs from 0 to 60 mph and top speed is 118 mph.
2019 Dodge Journey price, release date and rivals
The price of the 2019 Dodge Journey is unknown at this moment. However, if we look at the price of the current one has MSRP of $23,600 we expect the little higher price to the new one. The trims SXT and Crossroad start at $25,000 to $27,000 while the GT model with AWD cost $34,000.