The chiseled body, an organic and round shaped peripheral evolving from its slab-sided peripheral, high fuel efficiency and upscale on-off road capability, the 2018 Dodge Journey is definitely a bi-product of attention. But the hallmark of the automakers over the years is not to stop just at good-looking, it’s to accessorize styling and take it out to the next level. The all-new Dodge Journey is a persona of their obligation and many tipsters opinionate it as a class-apart auto for unforgettable crossroad expeditions.
2018 Dodge Journey – Design Reflecting Distinction and Confidence:
Though Dodge is still keeping a fair bit of its specs under the curtain, some new internet renderings of the new-gen Dodge Journey concept convey that a new suspension could be in the reckoning. A larger body with performance boost is highly expected. As a part of a distinctive front fascia, this new-gen model will come probably host black headlamp bezels and a redesigned crosshair grille with ample air vents.
The front bumper of 2018 Dodge Journey will grow large and put out a robust stance. The front fenders will wear flared wheel arches for a muscular look. Furthermore, its front door mirrors will share body color and features like de-icing and auto dimming will come as optional. Platinum chrome accents will also be seen in the body, especially the tailgate which will also include new stylistic inserts. The rear overhang will get a new LED-lit stop signal and the circular exhaust tips will get the bright metallic finish.
Sprinkling on some attitude through its external body, this new Dodge Journey covers all aspects car enthusiasts require.
In-cab luxury which appears a tad good to be true:
This new 2018 Dodge Journey will come with heated leather coated seats frontal seats and with heated premium leather steering wheel just to keep travelers toasty and nice. A shift knob wrapped in the leather coating will come as standard. Its door panels and armrests will come with soft-touch components. A 6-way power seat will allow drivers to create their own throne while driving.
This new model will also provide 2nd-row bolstered child seats which score high marks when it comes to flexibility. These seats can be easily folded if needed hence making way for more cargo accommodation. Furthermore, its 60/40 split seat folding feature and Tilt n Slide allows passengers to get one-hand accessibility to the 3rd row.
2018 Dodge Journey – Technology and Safety Features:
The new Dodge Journey will provide a supernumerary of safety features. Those include:
- 3-Zone Automatic Temperature control.
- Radio 8.4 Navigation.
- Rear seat entertainment.
- SiriusSXM Satellite Radio.
- 5 driver customizable driver’s infotainment delivering information on navigation and vehicle status.
- Keyless Entry n Go.
Safety Features Include:
Similarly, this new 2018 Dodge Journey will be high on safety too. Some of the standard features will include:
- Forward Collision Prevention.
- Electronic Stability Control (with auto-leveling).
- Traction control.
- Parking assist.
- Hill descent control.
- Blind Spot Monitoring.
- Multi-stage airbags.
- Crumple-Zone cabin.
This new 2018 Dodge Journey could come with 2 engine variants.
- 1st being a 2.4 liter 16-valve 4 cylinder motor with an ability of 173 HP and 166 lb-ft torque.
- 2nd would be a more power-packed 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 motor with 283 HP and 260 lb-ft torque.
Both mills will be mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
- EPA ratings of the 1st engine will be 24 mpg in city, 26 mpg on freeways and 22 mpg combined
- EPA for the 2nd engine will be 23 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on highways and 24 mpg combined.
2018 Dodge Journey – Price and Launch Date:
The 2018 Dodge Journey will probably be priced at $22,000 for its base models with higher models having a higher pricing. It is speculated to come out in the last quarter of 2017 or early part of 2018.