2010 Dodge Journey
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Never again....Last dodge i buy

by from ontario, Canada on June 13, 2012

We have had this vehicle for 1.5 yrs, it was purchased Dec 2010. it now has 26000 kms on it and it needs new front brakes. It has been in the shop twice now for engine problems, The vehicle will start...
We have had this vehicle for 1.5 yrs, it was purchased Dec 2010. it now has 26000 kms on it and it needs new front brakes. It has been in the shop twice now for engine problems, The vehicle will start to sputter and shake when accelerating, the check engine light comes on as well.. First time the dealer said the throttle body needed cleaning, they did this and cleared the engine light and all was well for about 6 hours.. It has now been in the shop for 11 days, they are saying it has a bad cylinder, so they need to go in and replace it. They have been no help at all. took three days for them to get me a rental car to use. Thank god i bought the 7 year 160,000 bumper to bumper warranty. Would not recommend this model year.
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Purchased a new car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does not recommend this car

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2010 Dodge Journey AWD R/T

by from Edmonton Alberta Canada on February 27, 2011

I absolutely love this CUV (compact utility vehicle) Great performance with the 235 HP V6 All Wheel Drive. Definately worth the money, very family friendly with the third row seating and DVD entertain...
I absolutely love this CUV (compact utility vehicle) Great performance with the 235 HP V6 All Wheel Drive. Definately worth the money, very family friendly with the third row seating and DVD entertainment package for those long trips to the city.
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Does recommend this car

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Need new car tired of fixiting this one.

by from Yakima Wa on June 28, 2016

First of all nice looking car. I've had it for a year had 70'000M on it not bad. I drive it locally, gas I think is good and very comfortable. Thank God I bought warranty on this car. I have now used ...
First of all nice looking car. I've had it for a year had 70'000M on it not bad. I drive it locally, gas I think is good and very comfortable. Thank God I bought warranty on this car. I have now used the warranty 3 times. I have bought cheaper cars and hadn't had problems like the ones I'm having with my dodge which is way newer. Problem with my dodge is that car sometimes won't turn on, I put car on park and it locked, it started to shake took it to shop all and they stated car is great. Next time I recorded when car wouldn't turn on and how it took 30-45min to turn on annoying. They took stuff apart looked and kept it in shop for 3 days and still nothing. Really sucks because I like this car but ready to get a different car.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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A couple problems

by from Wixom, Mi on June 16, 2014

So I got a 2010 Dodge Journey SE FWD. Just now I got the brakes fixed, the calipers were starting to scratch other metal pieces, which whenever I broke it sounded like nails on a chalkboard, the other...
So I got a 2010 Dodge Journey SE FWD. Just now I got the brakes fixed, the calipers were starting to scratch other metal pieces, which whenever I broke it sounded like nails on a chalkboard, the other is the front windshield wipers start squeaking at 15 thousand miles for me, and I bought it new. I mean gas mileage is good but the 2.4L 4 cylinder is so so slow, and I tried to turn out of a place when other cars were going 45 i caught up at about 10 seconds. I was putting my whole foot on the gas. If you want good gas mileage and room, this is perfect, but if you want technology and power, look somewhere else.
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Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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Costly to maintain

by from Peoria, Illinois on November 1, 2010

Bought the vehicle in 2009. Had to replace the CD Player/Video screen do to a defect. The vehicle has had other recalls. The bummer is that I had to change the front brakes including rotor along with ...
Bought the vehicle in 2009. Had to replace the CD Player/Video screen do to a defect. The vehicle has had other recalls. The bummer is that I had to change the front brakes including rotor along with the rear pads at only 18000 miles. The vehicle braking system is only designed for semi metallic pads. We noticed after purchasing a great deal of brake dust but had no idea the baking system would wear so quickly. I had new cars in the past but this one is by far the worst.
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Does not recommend this car

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Don't by a Journey

by from Denver, CO on February 1, 2011

The Journey is comfortable and nice to look at. We bought ours almost fully loaded except for leather and sunroof. However, we have major problems with this thing. Numerous transmission leaks (still n...
The Journey is comfortable and nice to look at. We bought ours almost fully loaded except for leather and sunroof. However, we have major problems with this thing. Numerous transmission leaks (still not fixed) and the left front brake exploded. It melted the wheel and the dealer said there was nothing wrong. I had to show them and all they could say was, "yeah, it did melt huh! They did replace it. We called Chrysler to see what they could do about all the problems we have had and they couldn't care less. I have been a life long Chrysler buyer but not anymore.
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Uses car for Commuting

Does not recommend this car

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Good Car for rental.. I would not buy this

by from Phoenix Arizona on March 19, 2011

I rented this car for a 2000 mile 1 week trip. It has a strong 3.5L V6 engine and it also has plenty of room for putting stuff away. It also has plenty of cup holders, several charging stations for el...
I rented this car for a 2000 mile 1 week trip. It has a strong 3.5L V6 engine and it also has plenty of room for putting stuff away. It also has plenty of cup holders, several charging stations for electronic gadgets, and even 1 AC 110 Volt power inverter built in. You must turn on the switch on the dashboard for the AC outlet to function. Without the manual in a Rental, this was a lucky guess for me to push the ll sign on the dashboard and it started charging my laptop with no issues. It has a very smooth ride and quiet interior. The turning circle is good enough for an SUV but I have driven cars with better turning circles for making U Turns. The issues I had with this vehicle are :- 1- Placement for the parking brake. Odd and kept getting in my way. If you have expensive shoes, your left shoe may get scuffed when you pull your leg away. 2- Cup holder for driver too low. Distracted me while trying to put hot coffee down. 3- With only 7000 miles on the car, this vehicle had warped disk brakes that made the car shake terribly when trying to slow down at higher speeds (Between 65 - 75 miles per hour). I have found this to be common among Dodge and Mitsubishi vehicles. 4- Blind spot for driver's side mirror. I almost stopped at an automotive store to buy a 180 Degree view side mirrow "button" add-on for the external Drivers side mirror. The driver has a major blind spot for vehiles on its left side. 5- Engine knock with 86 or 87 octane fuel. I did not expect a new car to have engine knocking. This can be eliminated with 91 - 93 ocatne gasoline. Unfortunately with the prices of Premuim fuel in California, the car not calling for it specifically, and knowing i will not kill the car for using it only for 7 days, I opted not to do it more than once. I just wanted to make sure that higher octane would eliminate the issue and it did. 6- Sliding driver/passenger common arm rest. The problem I have with this is if you are in the habit of placing you right hand on the sport shifter (Transmission) to rest and you have kids in the back seat that stretch thier legs out and push on the sliding armrest, you can potentially put the car in Nuetral while driving. I had to give my your children a strong warning not to push in the armrest for the driver. With a 5 and 7 year old, it is hard to enforce so I just report it as an issue that you may also run into. My overall assesment is it is a good car to rent, I would not own one. the fuel econmy with my driving habit was an overal 22.9 Miles per gallon. Best I saw was 27.. mostly wind behind me and less uphill driving.. 45 mile / hour on country roads.. and 19 miles per gallon, going uphill /downhill with wind against me.
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Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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great ride

by from Chicago, IL on October 21, 2011

I bought the car and it was 1 yr old and only 9K miles, but saved thousands. I have the 4 cyl eng, so not much passing power, but consistently get 27mpg which I love for this size of a vehicle. We car...
I bought the car and it was 1 yr old and only 9K miles, but saved thousands. I have the 4 cyl eng, so not much passing power, but consistently get 27mpg which I love for this size of a vehicle. We carry 4 and 5 adults very comfortably. The ride is unbelievably smooth and car is solid and very quiet, no road noise. I get great comments with it wherever I go.
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Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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average suv

by from marion ohio on August 13, 2011

my journey looks great except on the rear fenders when rocks hit it .It takes the paint off. It doesent ride as soft as other suv's ive owned over all i still like it.
my journey looks great except on the rear fenders when rocks hit it .It takes the paint off. It doesent ride as soft as other suv's ive owned over all i still like it.
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Does recommend this car

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it not worth the trouble

by from yuma and San Diego. on December 21, 2012

it not worth the trouble of buying it or renting it the gas mpg is low between 13 and 19 mpg when it should be between 21 and 29 it never went above 19 mpg except 3x and all with the strong wind was a...
it not worth the trouble of buying it or renting it the gas mpg is low between 13 and 19 mpg when it should be between 21 and 29 it never went above 19 mpg except 3x and all with the strong wind was at its bacdk. now the gas is so low its not worth driving except in emergencies. ths car which is a 4cyl should not be rated any stars AT ALL NO STARS but if must have then it should be 1 star/
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Does not recommend this car

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