2014 Dodge Journey

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2014 Dodge Journey
2014 Dodge Journey

Key specs

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The good:

  • Limited body roll
  • Comfortable ride
  • Easy to maneuver
  • 8.4-inch display's simple interface

The bad:

  • V-6's automatic can be hesitant to kick down
  • Nonlinear braking response
  • Some low-rent dashboard buttons

5 trims

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Our 2014 Dodge Journey trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Seating for five or seven
  • Standard four-cylinder
  • available V-6
  • FWD or AWD
  • Available 8.4-inch touch-screen entertainment system

2014 Dodge Journey review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Dodge Journey?

The 2014 Dodge Journey is a mid-size SUV that competes with the Ford Edge, Honda Pilot, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Highlander. It seats up to seven and comes in SE, SXT, Crossroad, Limited and R/T trim levels, all of which are available in front- or all-wheel drive.

What's New on the 2014 Dodge Journey?

The 2014 Dodge Journey Limited replaces the previous Crew trim, and satellite radio is now available in all trim levels.

How Does the 2014 Dodge Journey Compare to other Mid-Size SUVs?

The Dodge Journey has similar features to the mid-size Toyota Highlander at a lower starting price, and it also costs less than the compact RAV4, CR-V and Escape. The seating position is lower, and handling is less SUV-like than that of the Ford Edge. A standard four-speed transmission results in poor fuel economy compared with its competition, and legroom is narrower as well.

What Features in the 2014 Dodge Journey Are Most Important?

Standard performance features include a 173-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, a four-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The four-cylinder engine supplies 1,000 pounds of towing capacity. Opt for the available 283-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine and the towing capacity increases to 2,500 pounds. It's paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and either front- or all-wheel drive.

Significant standard features include a crosshair grille, flared fenders, power heated side mirrors, 17-inch wheels, fabric-covered seats, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio controls, manual air conditioning, second-row floor bins, a 4.3-inch touchscreen stereo, an MP3 jack and a USB port.

Available features include LED taillights, fog lights, dual exhaust tips, 19-inch aluminum wheels, roof rails, a power moonroof, leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, built-in second-row booster seats, an 8.4-inch touchscreen system, Infinity premium stereo, automatic air conditioning and a storage compartment inside front passenger seat.

Standard safety features include antilock brakes, side curtain airbags, a driver's knee airbag, side-impact airbags for the front seats, front active head restraints and an electronic stability system with electronic roll mitigation and trailer-sway control. A backup camera and rear parking sensors are available.

Should I Buy the 2014 Dodge Journey?

The Dodge Journey is worth your money if you value a smooth ride, great maneuverability and less body roll than other SUVs. Inside the vehicle, the available 8.4-inch touchscreen is easy to use. However, the six-speed automatic transmission included with the V-6 engine can downshift abruptly, the brakes tend to be mushy and unresponsive and the dashboard buttons aren't as classy as the rest of the interior.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.4
  • Performance 4.1
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.4
  • Reliability 4.2

Most recent consumer reviews


So far I love it

Nice luxurious vehicle. Still getting used to it but so far so good. Can't wait to figure it out and use it to its fullest.


2014 Dodge Journey R/T Rallye

Good performance + fuel economy with the 3.6L. No major problems lots of room comfortable to drive. Have this as a daily driver now has 130,000KM


Very good used vehicle

The more I have driven this car the more I have come to love it. It's great on gas, roomy, powerful and can go just about anywhere as I have been off road driving as well

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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