2014 Dodge Journey Change Vehicle
Key Specs of the 2014 Dodge Journey
Journey base trim shown
- Limited body roll
- Comfortable ride
- Easy to maneuver
- 8.4-inch display's simple interface
- V-6's automatic can be hesitant to kick down
- Nonlinear braking response
- Some low-rent dashboard buttons
- Seating for five or seven
- Standard four-cylinder
- available V-6
- FWD or AWD
- Available 8.4-inch touch-screen entertainment system
Editor's note: This review was written in May 2013 about the 2013 Dodge Journey. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2014, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
The 2013 Dodge Journey is an aging but competitive midsize crossover representing significant value, but the trade-off of more space for worse gas mileage may be too much for more frugal shoppers.
When it was first introduced in 2008 as a 2009 model, the Dodge Journey didn't really impress, but big changes were made for the 2011 model year that got buyers' attention. Gone was the hideous dashboard, replaced by a far better one-piece design made of soft plastics and high-quality buttons. Gone was the outdated audio and navigation system, replaced by Chrysler's excellent Uconnect system, which we've praised in other models. The buzzy old 3.7-liter V-6 engine was punted in favor of a more powerful, more efficient 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, which now appears in most of Chrysler's models across its brands. For 2013, Chrysler added more standard content to some of the Journey's upper trim levels but lowered their prices. See a comparison with the 2012 model here.
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Great vehicle for the price
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