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2017 Dodge Journey Review

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If you need a minivan but don't want a minivan, the Dodge Journey is for you. Except for the doors, that's basically what it is. It's the most affordable seven-seat crossover on the market. It's also the longest running without a redesign. It hasn't gotten the attention of Chrysler in the way that the Dodge Durango or the Jeeps have.  Base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder making just 173 horsepower, mated to an obsolete 4-speed automatic transmission. That powertrain is inexpensive but outdated.  Chrysler's fine 3.6-liter V6 is the upgrade engine and is necessary to move the 5000-pound Journey. It makes a that's-more-like-it 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, mated to a 6-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive available.  Without modern technology, the four-cylinder engine gets 19/25 mpg City/Highway, or 21 miles per gallon Combined, while the much more powerful V6 gets an EPA-estimated 16/24/19 mpg.  Because of its ancient design, the Journey doesn't score all that well in crash tests. It gets an acceptable four stars overall from the NHTSA, but scores a Poor on the IIHS's difficult small-overlap frontal crash test.  Still, the thing is, the base Journey SE is special. There's nothing like its affordability and utility. The Hyundai Santa Fe with three rows is a better car than the Journey SE, but it's more costly. The upper-scale Journey models with the V6 are better, but no better than their competition.  For 2017, the R/T models have been rebadged as GT. 

2017 Dodge Journey SE ($20,995) comes with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine cloth upholstery, power windows, dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel audio controls, storage bins in the floor, and a six-speaker sound system with 4.3-inch touchscreen. Front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive is optional ($26,595). The third-row seat is an option. (Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.) Journey SXT ($24,895) adds foglamps, LED taillamps, and power mirrors. There's also an appearance package with black trim and 19-inch wheels. Journey Crossroad ($26,295) gets 19-inch wheels, and a 8.4-inch touchscreen. The V6 engine is optional.  Journey GT ($31,795) comes with the V6 engine, leather upholstery, upgraded audio and other features. 

The Journey's slab sides are dated, as nowadays crossovers have rounded edges. The Durango is all warm and organic, but Dodge designers haven't been assigned to give the same treatment to Journey. It's angular and creased. But, looking on the positive side, the flat surfaces are easy to wash. 

Unlike the outside, the Journey is smooth and swoopy inside, and easier to love. The cabin is not as modern as that of the Durango, but it's attractive enough. The instrumentation is simple, with big dials and knobs and high-quality plastics on the sculpted dash and contoured centerstack. The materials are dark, but there's enough brightwork to balance that. The fabric upholstery is rugged, and the optional leather has mesh inserts.  Where the Journey is strong, is in storage, with plenty of cubby holes and bins, including under the front passenger seat. There's a ton of cargo space, with 37 cubic feet behind the second row, 10.7 cubic feet behind the available third row, or 67 cubic feet if the seats are dropped to the flat floor.  Outward rearview vision is poor. The optional rearview camera is needed. 

Driving Impression

The base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is rough. Its 173 and 166 pound-feet of torque can't move the Journey very well, certainly not with the 4-speed automatic transmission that would be at home in a Caravan from the 1970s.  The smooth 3.6-liter V6 comes from the modern world, with 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, and its 6-speed automatic is an appropriate match.  We saved the best for last. The Journey feels like a lower and leaner vehicle than it looks, with handling that's fairly well sorted for a vehicle this size. The steering ratio is a bit quick, but at least the old-school hydraulic steering has the right amount of resistance.  And the Journey's ride is one of its strengths, with proper damping and good roll control. The suspension loads and unloads with confidence, with no wallowing over pavement ripples that might come in the middle of a corner. 

Dodge Journey delivers big passenger space and is inexpensive. It's a dated product, however, especially with the standard four-cylinder, 4-speed. The 3.6-liter V6 brings it more up to date, but there's also a lot of competition at that price point.  Sam Moses contributed to this review, with staff reports from The Car Connection. 

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Read what other owners think about the 2017 dodge journey sxt suv., most helpful consumer reviews, stay away from this journey, great suv love the power and comfort, started fine, now a deathtrap at 30k miles, <3 my dj, edmunds summary review of the 2017 dodge journey sxt suv.

Pros & Cons

  • Pro: Sporty handling instills confidence in any situation
  • Pro: Standard all-wheel drive gives it all-weather capability
  • Pro: Performance doesn't sacrifice fuel economy
  • Pro: Innovative technology that delivers useful information
  • Con: Weak acceleration from the base four-cylinder engine
  • Con: Four-cylinder's outdated four-speed automatic transmission
  • Con: Below-average fuel economy
  • Con: Missing some of the latest safety technologies

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Vehicle overview

The 2017 Dodge Journey soldiers on as a relic of the past in many ways. This affordable crossover with available three-row seating debuted back in 2009, and it hasn't received a full redesign since. Its advancing age is most apparent in the engine bay, where the Journey's base engine is getting on in years and lacks the efficiency, refinement and oomph of its more modern counterparts. It also comes paired with an outdated four-speed automatic transmission; smooth-shifting six-speed automatics are now the norm. You can also find fault in the way the Journey drives, as the Journey feels soft and ponderous around turns that most rivals would handle deftly.

One bright spot is the optional V6 engine. So equipped, the Journey accelerates more assertively than most budget-priced crossovers, and fuel economy is barely affected. Throw in the available 8.4-inch touchscreen — a longtime favorite of ours — and the optional third-row seat and rear entertainment system, and you've got a pretty satisfying family vehicle that should still cost less than you expect.

Overall, though, the Journey remains a decidedly mixed bag, so we recommend taking a close look at other models. Our top pick among similar vehicles would be the Kia Sorento. Although it can get rather pricey, it also comes in two- or three-row specification and offers superior handling, features and interior refinement. If you don't need three rows, we'd point you to just about any other roomy small crossover SUV, including perennial favorites such as the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4.

Every 2017 Dodge Journey comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and a driver knee airbag. Integrated second-row child booster seats are optional. A rearview camera and rear parking sensors are also available, but common safety technologies such as blind-spot monitoring and lane departure warning are not offered.

In Edmunds brake testing, a front-wheel-drive, V6-equipped Journey came to a stop from 60 mph in 124 feet, an average performance for this class.

In government crash testing, the Journey received four out of five stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for front-impact crash protection and five stars for side-crash protection. In crash testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Journey received the top score of Good in the moderate-overlap front-impact, side-impact, roof strength and head restraint (whiplash protection) tests. In the agency's small-overlap front-impact test, however, the Journey received the lowest rating of Poor.

2017 Dodge Journey models

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The SE comes standard with 17-inch steel wheels, roof rails, heated mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, cruise control, dual-zone manual climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a sliding and reclining second-row seat, a 4.3-inch touchscreen, and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port and an auxiliary audio jack.

Optional for the SE (standard with AWD) is the Flexible Seating package, which adds a 50/50-split third row and tri-zone manual climate control.

Moving up to the SXT adds 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, a unique front fascia, LED taillights (also standard on the SE AWD), body-colored exterior mirrors and the Flexible Seating package.

The Crossroad adds 19-inch wheels, gloss black and chrome exterior trim, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth and satellite radio.

The Crossroad Plus expands upon the Crossroad's feature content with tri-zone automatic climate control, LED interior lighting, leather upholstery with mesh inserts, a six-way power driver seat (with four-way power lumbar adjustment), a fold-flat front passenger seat with a hidden storage bin, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, an in-dash DVD player, an SD card slot and a cargo net.

The GT adds the V6 engine as standard, plus different 19-inch wheels, remote engine start, a body-color grille, a sport-tuned suspension, automatic headlights, perforated leather upholstery with red stitching, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, an interior observation mirror, a premium audio system with a subwoofer and a 115-volt power outlet.

Many features on the upper trim levels are available on lower trims via option packages. Other available features (depending on trim) include the Blacktop package (gloss black 19-inch wheels, grille and exterior trim), a sunroof, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, integrated second-row child booster seats, a rear-seat entertainment system and a navigation system.

By default, the 2017 Dodge Journey SE, SXT, Crossroad and Crossroad Plus come with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 173 hp and 166 pound-feet of torque. It drives the front wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 21 mpg combined (19 city/25 highway), a decidedly subpar rating for a four-cylinder crosstour.

Optional on those trims and standard on the GT is a 3.6-liter V6. It's good for 283 hp and 260 lb-ft and is matched to a six-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is standard with the V6 unless you get the GT, which offers either FWD or AWD. The front-wheel-drive GT returns 19 mpg combined (17 city/25 highway), while the AWD V6 models get a similar 19 mpg combined (16 city/24 highway).

We recorded a 7.8-second 0-60-mph time in a front-drive, V6-equipped Journey, which is a sluggish showing given this engine's output ratings. Still, the V6 gives you plenty of punch in most situations.

The 2017 Dodge Journey has two personalities, depending on which engine you choose. The four-cylinder engine is noisy and really doesn't have enough power to get this crossover moving with any sense of urgency, especially when loaded up with passengers. The outdated four-speed automatic transmission can be clunky in normal operation, and it does the Journey no favors in the fuel economy department, either. Accordingly, we'd avoid the four-cylinder entirely and step up to the 3.6-liter V6, which gives you the power you're going to want. Unfortunately, the V6's six-speed automatic transmission can be slow to respond when a downshift is needed.

Around town, the Journey rides smoothly over rough pavement and bumps. However, the steering is on the slow side, and you might find yourself having to make more hand movements than you'd like. When driven harder through turns, the Journey's body leans noticeably. Overall, the Journey feels heavier than many other crossovers and doesn't inspire much driver confidence.

The 2017 Journey's cabin provides generally pleasing materials and textures for the price, while the gauges and dashboard have a functional and contemporary design. In general, Dodge has done a nice job of keeping the Journey's innards up-to-date despite the vehicle's advanced age. Moreover, the available Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment interface is one of the best in the business, thanks to large, easily readable typefaces and icons and sensible menus. Few systems are more straightforward to use or pleasing to the eye.

Families will appreciate the selection of clever storage spaces squirreled throughout the Journey's cabin, particularly the cubby holes in the floor. You'll find a fair amount of legroom behind the front seats, and the optional integrated child booster seats are a nice bonus. Furthering the family-oriented mission is the Journey's widely available third-row seat, which is bundled with a separate rear air-conditioner. This seat is far from adult-friendly, but it's handy if you need to shuttle a couple extra kids to soccer practice.

Lower all the seats and the Journey provides 67.6 cubic feet of total cargo capacity, which is an average capacity among small crossovers.

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2017 Dodge Journey: What's Changed

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  • Most significant changes: GT replaces R/T model.
  • Price change: Base prices are $150 higher on all models. The destination charge is $100 higher at $1,095.
  • On sale: Early September
  • Which should you buy, 2016 or 2017? 2016

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A new GT model replaces the R/T as the most-expensive version of the Dodge Journey , an SUV that offers the choices of seats for five or seven and front- or all-wheel drive.

The GT is equipped similarly to the R/T and comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 engine, performance suspension, leather seats, monochromatic exterior, 19-inch aluminum wheels and a six-speaker, 368-watt sound system. Base prices on the GT are $33,040 with front-wheel drive and $34,940 with all-wheel drive, $250 higher than last year’s R/T (all prices include destination).

Base prices also are up $250 on the SE, SXT and Crossroad models, which return with few changes. A 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on all but the GT trim, and the 3.6-liter V-6 is optional. Front-drive models with the 2.4-liter use a four-speed automatic transmission, and V-6 and all-wheel-drive models get a six-speed automatic. Three rows of seats are standard on all versions except the base SE, where seats for five are standard and the third row is optional. 

As a midsize crossover, the Journey competes with a herd of five- and seven-passenger SUVs including the Honda CR-V and Pilot , Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport , Kia Sorento , Toyota Highlander and RAV4 , and others, all of which are based on newer designs. The Journey offers flexible seating, cargo arrangements, and the easy-to-use Uconnect infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touch-screen, and is reasonably priced. However, performance from both engines and the outdated four-speed automatic transmission leave much to be desired compared to its rivals.

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Dodge Journey

Smaller than the typical mid-sized SUV, the Journey is a dated and mediocre performer. It rides well and is quiet, but that's about all. It suffers from a lack of agility, lousy fuel economy from the optional 3.6-liter V6, a reluctant transmission, and a tiny third-row seat. Our top-of-the-line Journey Lux's high price makes it a poor value anywhere outside a rental lot; the same sticker price buys the much better Kia Sorento. Poor IIHS small overlap crash-test results add to the long list of demerits.

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10 Used Dodge Models That Can Stand The Test Of Time

Dodge has a polarizing relationship regarding reliability for their creations, forcing many to look away from the vast back catalog of used Dodge cars. However, being a part of the Chrysler umbrella has perks, such as the company's decade partnership with Daimler-Benz and continuing bonds with the cross-continent Stellantis group. As a result, a used Dodge car can easily be the product of "badge engineering," if not an iconic model of their own . Knowing today's best-selling Dodge Challenger shares an evolved platform with a 2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class begins to put the industry into perspective.

The best-selling muscle car of 2022, the Dodge Challenger, is also the cheapest Dodge car you can buy today, with prices starting at $30,545. Be that as it may, let's use statistics from J.D. Power and Cars.com to determine the most reliable used Dodge cars today.

2020 Dodge Charger – 89/100

As far as used Dodge cars go, the 2020 Dodge Charger ticks every box. Despite its initial outlay , a four-door sedan loaded with a slew of beefy Hemi V8 engines, what’s not to love? Furthermore, Dodge’s 2020 efforts on their family-friendly muscle car scored 89/100 for reliability as the seventh-gen Dodge Charger entered its ninth year of production. Dodge sold 77,426 Charger models in 2020 despite the Covid-19 Pandemic.

With a recent $99 million investment for smaller power plants from the company's Stellantis overlords, the earth-shattering 717 hp 6.2-liter Hemi aboard the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT looks set to retire beyond 2023. So, despite the Charger's ropey maintenance costs, this 2020 used Dodge model is your best bet for a reliable muscle car experience.

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2016 Dodge Challenger – 86/100

One of the best-selling cars in its class for 2022 , more specifically, the best-selling muscle car of 2022, is the Dodge Challenger. Sadly, the 2022 car costs an average of $130,000, whereas a 2016 car featuring the same ludicrous SRT Hellcat package costs an average of $56,673! To further emphasize your parent's favorite phrase, “value for money!” The 2016 variant of the Dodge Challenger scores a trusty 86/100 for quality and reliability, cementing the used Dodge model among the great, indestructible used muscle cars on the market today.

In fact, despite relatively high maintenance costs for the Dodge brand as a whole, the 2023 Dodge Challenger and Charger are the company’s most cost-effective models regarding maintenance and repairs over 10 years, according to CarEdge.

2007 Dodge Dakota – 86/100

The Dodge Dakota was the first midsize production truck to draw power from a V8 power plant, the rather dull albeit highly dependable 4.7-liter Magnum V8. Dodge unleashed the Dakota compact pickup a touch larger than the Ford Ranger and Chevrolet S-10 competition, featuring a rigid body-on-frame chassis construction just like its larger Dodge Ram cousins. However, don’t be fooled by its small size: this used Dodge has a respectable 6,850 lb towing capacity to partner with that grunting V8 block.

2007 saw the Dodge Dakota score 86/100 for quality and reliability, marking a sweet spot for the used Dodge today. Although Dodge pulled the plug on the wee truck in 2011, Ford's exploits with the Maverick look to have forced the hand of Stellantis for a 2024 return !

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2017 Dodge Durango – 83/100

A used Dodge Durango strikes most automotive fraternities as an expensive threat. However, the 2017 model year poses a silver lining across the SUV's lengthy lifespan, scoring a respectable 83/100 for quality and reliability. Furthermore, Consumer Reports score the 2017 model year an incredible 4.7/5 for reliability as Dodge continues to manufacture their Mercedes-Benz-inspired SUV.

Customers today are met with reliable used cars packing a 5.7-liter Hemi. Even better, the Dodge branded brute costs an average of $19,700!

2008 Dodge Ram 1500 – 83/100

The now-independent Ram manufactures the most expensive trucks regarding maintenance and repairs. However, it was not always this way under the keen eye of Dodge. The 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 is the perfect example, scoring a modest 83/100 for quality and reliability and backed up by a 4.4/5 rating according to existing customers.

2008 saw the tail end of the third-generation truck, and Dodge was not shy with engine options. Power plants such as the 5.7-liter Hemi and the iconic 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel from Cummins made their way to the plucky used Dodge as the little hauler featured a respectable 8,750 lb towing capacity.

2007 Dodge Ram 2500 – 81/100

Dodge Ram trucks will soon cost a fortune on the used car market due to the unique nature of the marque separation. If you're looking to jump the gun and a used Dodge 1500 lacks the pulling power, a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 has you covered with a far superior 13,050 lb towing capacity emanating from that glorious 5.7-liter Hemi V8.

A used 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 costs an average of $14,137 today and scores a respectable 81/100 quality and reliability rating with J.D. Power.

2012 Dodge Caliber – 80/100

A used Dodge Caliber hatchback from 2012 can take on the most reliable cars from popular automotive brands . Despite its dull nature, the Caliber silenced the polarizing PT Cruiser in 2007, and by 2012, Consumer Reports rated the used Dodge 4.4/5 for reliability, thanks to its simplistic nature. Chrysler utilized many four-pot engines for the Caliber from their World Gasoline Engine partnerships.

Furthermore, a used Dodge Caliber arrives on the Chrysler PM/MK platform inherited from the Mitsubishi GS Platform, you know, the one that the iconic Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution rides on. And you thought it was boring!

2014 Dodge Journey – 79/100

Some cars crash through the gate with an outstanding reputation for dependability. However, others fall flat on their face due to a poor first impression. The Dodge Journey is a great example. Scarred by its initial unreliable nature on release in 2008/09, Dodge went on a “Journey” with the model as by 2014, the Dodge Journey sports a 4.2/5 reliability rank from its very own consumers, leading to a reliable used Dodge remaining in today's market.

Dodge equipped their 2009-2020 crossover SUV with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine shared across the Hyundai and Mitsubishi range, even sharing one of Volkswagen's incredibly durable 2.0-liter TDI diesel engines with the roomy crossover to ensure a trouble-free experience.

2009 Dodge Avenger – 79/100

Some classic American cars refuse to quit . The Dodge Avenger is by no means a classic, but it’s undoubtedly American, as Dodge chose to market the vehicle as The “Superhero Vehicle For The Every Man.” Dodge unleashed their Avenger in 2007 alongside the budding Journey model. Like the Journey, Dodge fitted several inline-four engines, but also included a trio of V6 options too.

Despite Chrysler's rocky relationship with the V6 engine configuration, the 2009 Avenger represents a reliable used Dodge on today's market, featuring a 79/100 quality and reliability rating for the company’s in house superhero.

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1994 Dodge Ram – 4.7/5

Dodge is primarily known for their best-selling classic muscle cars. However, between 1981 and 2010, the Chrysler-owned company pioneered the pickup truck market. The second-generation Dodge Ram Pickup truck began life in 1994, and the used Dodge truck represents far more than its glistening 4.7/5 consumer reliability rating.

The "Louisville Slugger" is the first truck to arrive with a V10 engine, the tubby 8.0-liter Magnum developing 300 hp. Despite the grunty V10, Dodge evolved the reputation of the pickup truck from a typical workhorse into a livable daily cruiser by equipping the second-gen Dodge Ram with convenient storage and a luxurious interior. Today's $100,000+ trucks have the second-generation Ram to thank for their abundant nature.

Sources: Edmunds, Classic.com, CarEdge, J.D. Power, Cars.com

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How One Family Lost $900,000 in a Timeshare Scam

A mexican drug cartel is targeting seniors and their timeshares..

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A massive scam targeting older Americans who own timeshare properties has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars sent to Mexico.

Maria Abi-Habib, an investigative correspondent for The Times, tells the story of a victim who lost everything, and of the criminal group making the scam calls — Jalisco New Generation, one of Mexico’s most violent cartels.

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