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The 2016 Dodge Journey rolls into the new model year having stream lined their offering line to 5 models for the year. The Dodge Journey continues to push the Journey brand forward with its excellent design. In the 2015 selling year Dodge broke several sales records for the Journey and Dodge has their eyes set on going even bigger in 2016. For this years the entry-level model is being renamed the SE and it has 17-inch wheels and push button start. The 2016 Dodge Journey is a crossover built on reliability and glowing with style. The Dodge Journey keeps value and return on investment in mind and positions well in the middle size crossover segment.
Under the Journey's Hood
The chassis on the 2016 Dodge Journey helps make the handling and enjoyable driving experience second to none. The engine coming on the Journey SE, SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad plus is a 173 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft. of torque with an automatic transmission. It has four cylinder, sixteen valves and unleashes 173 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft. of torque. Driving on the highway this first engine is able to get 26 miles per gallon. If you would like to upgrade, there is also an available V-6 Pentastar that gives 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque with a six speed automatic transmission and gets 25 miles per gallon when driving on the highway. The upgraded powertrain is available on the SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus models.
Design of Dodge Journey
The Journey's interior creates a modern atmosphere meant to be relaxing and useful. There are new additions to make this happen including additional space for the driver's knees and a vehicle information display showing the driver important information about the vehicle in real time. Efforts to reduce stress causing noise and disturbances have been made which includes implementation of a dual dash silencer. Other features which are standard across the models are fold away heated mirrors, climate controls, push button start, keyless entry, touchscreen display and Uconnect technology. All-wheel drive is also available which may come in handy during the winter months. For additional cargo space the third row of seating if chosen as well as the second row lay flat creating additional cargo space of 67 cubic feet. The exterior of the Dodge Journey showcases a "split crosshair" grille design accentuating a clean and sculpted outside setup with detailed front paneling and line design that is bold and firm. All of this year's models have been reduced in price which makes the Dodge Journey the most affordable American crossover with the ability to hold seven people. Within the floor in front of the second seating row are storage bins set flush into the floor that are removable and go a long way in satisfying the need for more storage from everything to tools to valuables.
The 2016 Dodge Journey offers many elements to help keep passengers and driver safe during your travels. Some of the features included are seven airbags, stability control, electronic roll mitigation, brake assist, traction control, head restraints, anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control as well as LATCH child seat anchoring system which is certainly important for helping secure the little ones. The 2016 Dodge Journey is a fantastically solid crossover giving you vehicle performance at every turn in life.