New 2017 Dodge Journey at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram for Richmond, VA
The 2017 Dodge Journey is an affordable three-row crossover SUV that offers an amazing value and plenty of standard equipment. With its sporty and handsome design, spacious interior, and wide range of standard and optional technology features, the Journey is one of those rare vehicles that everyone in the family will love. The 2017 Journey will see some interesting changes for the new model year, including a new top trim called the GT. Another great new modification is that all drivers who choose the V6 engine will automatically have the dynamic all-wheel drive system equipped. If you would like to learn more about the new Journey continue reading!
Under the Journey's Hood
The Journey is offered with two fantastic engines, and most models will have a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission and it utilizes a capable front-wheel drive system. The base configuration will offer drivers 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The optional engine is a 3.6-liter V6 and it is linked to a six-speed automatic transmission. It comes standard with all-wheel drive, though customers can alternatively choose front-wheel drive if they prefer. This V6 will deliver 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. No matter which engine or drive system is chosen, the Journey will provide customers with a dynamic ride that can handle a number of different weather conditions. Furthermore, occupants will appreciate the smooth, steady ride quality and the quiet cabin.
Design of Dodge Journey
Drivers can choose between five great trim levels when it comes to customizing the Journey. There are two different seating options, depending on whether you choose to equip a two-row or three-row configuration. This will offer a seating maximum of either five or seven passengers. The base SE trim level will feature heated mirrors, 17-inch steel wheels, roof rails, and convenient keyless entry and ignition. On the inside there is dual-zone manual climate control along with a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. For electronics, the Journey comes standard with a 4.3-inch touchscreen as well as a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary audio jack and USB port. The next four trim levels are called the SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus, and GT. The brand new GT trim adds luxurious amenities as well as unique powertrain equipment, including a sport-tuned suspension and remote engine start. It will also have perforated leather upholstery with red stitching, a heated steering wheel, and heated front seats. This trim will also have a premium audio system with a subwoofer.
Is a roof rack available?
Yes, you can easily equip a roof rack to make hauling kayaks and other large items an easy job.
What tires should I get for my car?
If you are having trouble deciding which tires are right for you, we make selecting your next set of tires easy with our Tire Works Center!
What kind of premium sound system will be offered with the Journey?
The 2017 Journey is available with an Infinity sound system with six speakers!
Safety and security features found with the Journey will include traction/stability control, antilock disc brakes, and active front head restraints. The Journey will also have a driver knee airbag, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and there are optional second-row child booster seats as well. To increase the driver's awareness and visibility Dodge offers the ability to equip a rearview camera as well as rear parking sensors. We would love to talk you about the 2017 Dodge Journey so get in touch with us today at Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!