2018 Dodge Journey Augusta GA
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The 2018 Dodge Journey is redefining what it means to be a perfect mid-size crossover. This 2018 model includes standard seating for seven and a choice between either a six or four-cylinder engine. The versatility of the Journey is perhaps the most impressive feature, giving you plenty of choices, and allowing you to go from dropping the kids off at school to going on adventures in the woods. Dodge does not forget about entertainment either with the 8.4-inch information/entertainment Uconnect system. New to the Journey is a wheel option called “Black Noise”, which is a 19-inch aluminum wheel, along with the SE trim gaining access to the Blacktop package which was previously only available on the GT and SXT trim levels.
- Choice of four- or six-cylinder engines
- Available all-wheel-drive system works on demand
- Features a standard 2.4-liter 16-valve DOHC four-cylinder engine
- Driver-side knee blocker air bag
- More than 40 available safety and security features
- LATCH child seat anchor system
- “Swiss army knife” of crossovers
- Maintains sculpted, clean, aggressive lines
- Dodge brand “split crosshair” grille
What safety features come with the Dodge Journey?
With over forty different safety and security features, the Dodge Journey comes standard with electronic roll mitigation with Brake assist, electronic stability control with all-speed traction control, side-curtain airbags for the three rows of seats, driver-side knee blocker airbag, multistage front passenger airbags, active head restraints, LATCH child seat anchor system, and trailer-sway control. Available on SXT, GT, and Crossroad trims is a Uconnect package which gives you additional safety features, such as rear parking sensors and a rearview camera.
Trim levels available with the 2018 Journey?
There are four different trim options for the 2018 Journey. The first is the base trim SE, which offers keyless ignition/entry, 60/40- split second-row seats, a height-adjustable driver seat, a six-speaker sound system, and a 4.3-inch touchscreen. Three packages are available with the SE: Comfort/Convenience, Popular Equipment, and Connectivity. The Comfort/Convenience package adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat. Popular Equipment is perfect for premium options, such as console storage, a three-zone temperature control system with vents in the rear seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a conversation mirror. Connectivity gives you USB port, Bluetooth, voice commands, satellite radio, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The next trim SXT comes with a rearview camera, an 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen, rear sensors, Connectivity and Popular Equipment packages, overhead console storage, three-zone automatic climate control, and offers the Premium package. The Premium package includes a power-adjustable driver seat, satellite radio, and a conversation mirror. The Crossroad offers the Uconnect package, the Driver Convenience package, a navigation system, a six-speaker stereo system with a subwoofer, leather upholstery, and a sunroof. Driver Convenience features parking sensors, a rearview camera, and a universal garage door opener. The final trim is the GT and this trim offers a premium stereo system, security alarm, a heated steering wheel, remote start, and the Trailer Tow Prep package add-on option. Interior color options for every trim is a Black interior, with a Tan interior being made available when you buy either an SXT or SE. Exterior colors include Vice White, White Noise Tri-Coat, Contusion Blue Pearl, Blood Orange, Granite Pearl, Olive Green Pearl, Redline 2K Pearl, Pitch Black, Bruiser Grey, and Billet.
How many engines are available with the 2018 Journey?
There are two engine options available with the Dodge Journey, the first of which is the standard 2.4-liter 16-valve DOHC four-cylinder. This engine can produce 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque and comes with a 4-speed automatic FWD transmission. The next option is the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, which creates 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. This V6 engine comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission and comes standard with the GT, and is available with the Crossroad and SXT trim levels. Along with having the V6 engine, the GT can have an added Trailer Tow Prep package, giving you a hitch and a four-pin wiring connect.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Dodge Journey
The 2018 Journey is the perfect mid-size SUV and proves this very fact by giving you four impressive trim options, an array of safety features, two different engine choices, and the confidence that you are driving a vehicle that will never let you down. Whether you are dropping the kids off at school or going on a weekend adventure, the Journey can be used for anything that life throws at you. Have more questions? Be sure to send us them! We would love to tell you more about the 2018 Journey. Want to test this car out? Schedule a test drive with us today, too!