The 2017 Dodge Journey is yet another fantastic product of the Chrysler group. The company has shown its ability by producing amazing car concepts and designs. This new model of the 2017 Dodge Journey will be based on the CUSW platform. This upcoming mid-sized SUV will be equipped with much more features than the previous designs including an improved drive train and new specs to enable it to cope with its fierce competitors.
2017 Dodge Journey – Design Specifications:
The Dodge Journey will have numerous changes in its interior and exterior design compared to the other previous models to overcome their flaws. Its wheels will be 19 inches and made of aluminum. It will have a medium-sized athletic body. The 2017 Dodge Journey will be quite spacious since it is regarded as a family car. The vehicles powerful moves will be added on by sportier rims that will enhance its aggressiveness. A car will have an updated grille and a bumper which will enhance the front look of the car. Its interior will be comfortable and also stylish. Its seats will be made of leather enhancing enough comfort and relaxation. The dashboard of the new vehicle will impart new features like touchscreen LCD and keypad. It will also have USB ports hangers and also charge spots. The vehicle will contain seats that can accommodate seven passengers. It is also expected to contain speakers Bluetooth and stereo and sound system. The stereo system supports MP3 and MP4 format. It will have a dual zone control, new airbags, a brand new CUSW system and a satellite television and radio stereo. The 2017 Dodge Journey will have its front with elongated headlights that will make it look aggressive to its customers.
2017 Dodge Journey – Engine and Performance:
The current generation of the journey models has two different kinds of engines that do not fuel efficient. The first option will be a 3.6- liter V6 DOHC with an ability to produce 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The second option of the engine will be a 2.4- liter 4 cylinder DOHC engine. It is capable of producing 173 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 166 lb-ft at 4000 rpm of torque. Both of these engines will utilize an automatic transmission with six speed. The engine will come with an option of all-wheel drive (AWD) mode. The engine’s fuel efficiency will range between 16-19 mpg in the city and 23-26 mpg on the highway.
2017 Dodge Journey – Estimated Cost and Availability:
The new Dodge Journey is expected to be in the market at the end of the year 2016 or within the first half of the year 2017. The prices of this SUV will range from $22,000 to $33,000 depending on the trim levels. Its biggest rivals include Ford Escape and Kia Sportage, but this model will automatically beat them due to its exceptional fuel efficiency, bold design, and strong performance.