Body versions :
Gasoline: 2.4-3.6 liters
The Dodge Journey is a crossover Dodge brand and since the beginning of 2008 available on the US market. As a crossover in the automotive industry, the use of components of different types of vehicles in a model type referred to, in this case of Sport Utility Vehicle and MPV . The Journey and the sister model Fiat Freemont are produced in Toluca, Mexico .
The Journey is based on the same platform as the crossover model of sister Chrysler brand , the Pacifica , which in turn builds on a modified platform of the Dodge Avenger and the Mitsubishi Outlander and also with the same engines (VW 2.0-l PD diesel , Mitsubishi 2.4 l gasoline engine) is equipped.
The vehicle has up to seven seats and a flexibly changeable interior. The safety equipment includes standard side airbags and head airbags for all three rows of seats. As features for the vehicle such as a rear view camera, a video entertainment system, a coolable glove box and a separately controllable climate control between the front seats and the rear rows of seats offered. In the footwell behind the front seats there are concealed storage compartments, which can be stocked with drinks and filled with ice to cool them. Furthermore, there is optional, hidden in the passenger seat, a compartment for valuables. The whole car is designed for the family business. The surfaces are easy to clean, the covers very resistant.
In autumn 2010, the Journey received a facelift , including modified sills , a modified grille and the new Dodge logo . The revised model will no longer be offered by Dodge in Europe after Dodge has withdrawn from the European market. An identical model was briefly sold by Fiat and is offered since 2011 after an extensive facelift, which mainly includes a fundamentally revised interior and a better tuned chassis, Fiat as a model " Freemont ".
The Dodge Journey has standard front-wheel drive . The engines include a 2.0-liter VW diesel engine with pump-nozzle injection and 103 kW, the 2.4-liter GEMA world engine with 125 kW and a 2.7-liter V6 gasoline engine with 136 kW (185 hp). The top engine is a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine with 173 kW in the top model Journey R / T (optional also in the SXT model) use. The R / T and SXT models are also available in the US with four-wheel drive . In North America, the journey is not offered by diesel engine.In Europe, however, neither the 3.5-V6 engine nor four-wheel drive offered.
The diesel model is available with a manual six-speed gearbox (Aisin BG6) or optionally with a six-speed automatic gearbox with dual clutch ( Getrag MPS6).
The 2.4-liter engine is optionally connected via a manual five-speed transmission (MP T355) or a four-speed automatic transmission (41TES). The two V6 engines are available in conjunction with a six-speed automatic transmission (62TE).The turning circle is 11.70 m. The standard rim sizes are between 16 × 6.5 (basic model) and 19 × 7.0 (R / T).
Gasoline: 2.4-3.6 liters (125-211 kW)
Diesel: 2.0 liters (103 kW)
Drivetrain: Front wheel drive (Europe)
Fuel Capacity: 77 litres
Turning Circle: 11m
Unbraked Towing Weight: 450kg
Braked Towing Weight: 1360kg