2017 Dodge Journey
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New 2017 Dodge Journey at Susquehanna for Wrightsville, PA
The Dodge Journey comes back in 2017 with some new features. The GT model is replacing the R/T as the top trim model. The features include a 3.6-liter V6 engine, precise steering feel, high-performance suspension, leather seats, a monochromatic exterior, a heated steering wheel, 19-inch wheels, and a six-speaker sound system with a subwoofer. The Crossroad trim gets a Satin Carbon wheel finish. All the available packages that can be added make the Journey even more customizable. If the Journey sounds great so far, keep reading to learn more!
Under the Journey's Hood
All the models, except the GT, come with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It is rated at 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque. The Journey drives with the front wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is 21 mpg combined with 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The GT comes with a 3.6-liter V6 and is rated at 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It is matched to a six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive and four-wheel drive are both options for the GT. The FWD GT gets 19 mpg combined with 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The AWD GT gets 19 mpg combined with 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. When the Journey is equipped with the Trailer Tow Prep Group the SUV can tow up to 2,500 pounds.
Design of Dodge Journey
The SUV is available in five-passenger or seven-passenger configurations. The trim models are SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus, and GT. The base features are 17-inch wheels, heated mirrors, roof rails, cruise control, a sliding and reclining second-row seat, dual-zone manual climate control, a 4.3-inch touchscreen, and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port. There is an additional Flexible Seating package that adds a 50/50-split third row and tri-zone manual climate control. The top of the line trim, GT, gets 19-inch wheels, a remote start, automatic headlights, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, an interior observation mirror, and a premium audio system. A lot of features available on the higher trims can be added to the lower trims. There is a package available for the Journey called the Blacktop package that adds gloss black 19-inch wheels, grille, and exterior trim. Additional features that can be added are a sunroof, a navigation system, and a rear-seat entertainment system.
How many airbags are in the Journey?
There are seven advanced airbags in the Journey: advanced multistage front airbags, supplemental side-curtain airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, and a driver's knee airbag.
What is the Premium Sound Group?
This group adds six speakers, a 368-watt amplifier, and a subwoofer. The speakers are located two in the instrument panel, tow in the front doors, and two in the rear area.
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All the Journey models come standard with traction control, stability control, anti-lock disc brakes, active front head restraints, side curtain airbags, front side airbags, and a driver knee airbag. Parents will love the option to add integrated second-row child booster seats. Available advanced features are a rearview camera and rear parking sensors. The frame was created with dual-phase steel to help make the Journey capable of holding greater loads and give effective energy management during an accident. Come down to Susquehanna Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to check out the 2017 Dodge Journey.
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