New 2017 Dodge Journey at Holden Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Dover, DE
If you want one of the best SUVs out there then you may have just found it. The 2017 Dodge Journey is an affordable vehicle with three rows of seats. It is family-friendly and offers integrated booster seats and floor-mounted cubbies. If you would want to you could purchase the SUV with an 8.4-inch touchscreen as well. The vehicle offers a V6 engine. For the 2017 model year the Dodge Journey offers a new GT trim level. Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 Dodge Journey and how the fabulous SUV may be the very one you drive off the sales lot!
Under the Journey's Hood
The 2017 Dodge Journey SE, SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus are all equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 166 lb-ft of torque and 173 horsepower. It will provide front-wheel drive and a four-speed automatic transmission. For fuel economy you will get up to 25 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, 19 mpg city and 21 mpg combined with that engine. Optional on the SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus and GT trims is a 3.6-liter V6. That engine produces 260 lb-ft of torque and 283 horsepower. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The V6 engine automatically comes with all-wheel drive. The GT model with that engine offers front-wheel drive. If you get the Journey with the V6 engine and front-wheel drive then you will be able to speed up from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in 7.8 seconds per a test done by Edmunds. The SUV's gas tank will hold up to 20.5 gallons of gas in it. Please put regular, unleaded fuel in the tank.
Design of Dodge Journey
The 2017 Dodge Journey is available in either a five- or seven-passenger configuration. Five trim levels--base SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus and GT--are available for this SUV. The base SE rolls to the destination with the assistance of seventeen-inch wheel wheels. The SE is also equipped with an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port, a 4.3-inch touchscreen, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver's seat, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and ignition, heated mirrors, roof rails and more! The SXT offers a special Flexible Seating Package. With the Crossroad you will get nineteen-inch wheels, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Crossroad Plus comes with a six-way power driver's seat and an in-dash DVD player. In the Dodge Journey rear passengers will have up to 36.1 inches of legroom.
How much horsepower does the 3.6-liter V6 engine produce?
It produces 283 horsepower, and 260 lb-ft of torque. These are really good numbers.
Can I get this SUV with a six-way power driver's seat?
Yes, you can do that. This type of seat comes with the Crossroad Plus trim.
What are the differences between an automatic and manual transmission?
Well, for one thing you are probably more comfortable with one over the other. But to read about how they compare to each other click here!
The following features come standard with every 2017 Dodge Journey: traction and stability control, anti-lock disc brakes, front side airbags, active front head restraints, a driver's knee airbag and side curtain airbags. Rear parking sensors and a rearview camera are both available for the 2017 Dodge Journey. In Edmunds brake testing the 2017 Dodge Journey with front-wheel drive and the V6 engine came to a stop from sixty mph in 124 feet. Come down to Holden Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM when you have some free time. We look forward to showing you our inventory. You may even give us a call before you head down, or fill out our online contact form below!