2016 Dodge Journey

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$13,048–$23,392 Inventory Prices

Key Specs

of the 2016 Dodge Journey base trim shown

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Limited body roll
  • Easy to maneuver
  • 8.4-inch display's simple interface
  • Crossroad trim's cabin materials and design

The Bad

  • V-6's automatic transmission can be hesitant to kick down
  • Nonlinear braking response
  • Some low-rent dashboard buttons
  • Ride quality
2016 Dodge Journey exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2016 Dodge Journey

  • Seating for five or seven
  • Four-cylinder engine standard
  • V-6 available
  • FWD or AWD
  • 8.4-inch touch-screen entertainment system available

2016 Dodge Journey Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

The Dodge Journey is a midsize crossover that's available in five- or seven-seat configurations. It's also offered with front- or all-wheel drive. Competitors include the Ford Edge, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander.
New for 2016
There are no significant changes.
Significant Standard Features

  • Power heated side mirrors
  • Keyless entry
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Touch-screen CD stereo with USB port
  • Required in every car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Power sunroof
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Backup camera
  • Remote start
  • 8.4-inch touch-screen multimedia system
  • Navigation system
  • Backseat entertainment system

Latest 2016 Journey Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.6)
Performance
(4.6)
Interior Design
(4.5)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.7)
Value For The Money
(4.7)

Latest Reviews

(4.0)

Bang of a Bargain

by Dljones from Riverdale, ga on April 5, 2018

This car is very spacious in the inside, it has a 3rd row seating. The sound system is amazing with touch screen functions. Dual heating and air controllers with rear seat controller. Read full review

(5.0)

Great car

by Danielle from Corsicana on April 3, 2018

Good car comfortable and roomy has great motor capabilities and is a good family vehicle good on gas seem to be an overall great traveling vehicle as far as gas mileage is concerned definitely would ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2016 Dodge Journey currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2016 Dodge Journey has not been tested.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    60 months / 100,000 miles

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by Dodge

Program Benefits

24-hour roadside assistance, Carfax vehicle history report, rental car and 24-hour towing, and first day rental

  • Limited Warranty

    7 years / 100,000 miles

    7 years/100,000 mile warranty on all certified vehicles
  • Eligibility

    Under 5 years / 75,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a 125 point inspection and reconditioning.

    See inspection details.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Journey received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*

Third-row access

A

Infant seat

B

Booster

(second row)

A

Booster

(third row)

B

Latch or Latch system

B

Forward-facing convertible

(third row)

N/A

Forward-facing convertible

(second row)

A

Rear-facing convertible

A
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.
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Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

See also the latest CPO incentives by automaker