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2016 Dodge Journey Overview

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2016 Dodge Journey Silhouette

The crossover segment is a competitive one, but Dodge has a crossover model that easily stands out. The 2016 Dodge Journey is shaking things up in its segment as the most versatile model yet, offering consumers the choice of four- or six-cylinder engines, five- or seven-passenger seating, and front- or all-wheel drive. With so many options, any consumer is sure to build the crossover SUV of their dreams when they choose the Dodge Journey.

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2016 Dodge Journey Front

What’s New for the 2016 Dodge Journey

The 2016 Dodge Journey has streamlined its previous seven models to five. Replacing the AVP as the base level is the SE, which offers consumers a variety of top-notch standard features like 17-inch wheels and keyless Enter ‘n Go with push-button start. The SXT price has also been reduced by $800 and every trim level has the option of two new paint colors—Jazz Blue Pearl and Olive Green.

The 2016 Dodge Journey comes in five trim levels: SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus, and R/T.

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2016 Dodge Journey Side View

2016 Dodge Journey Exterior

In a segment where the typical vehicle is designed to look family friendly and practical, the 2016 Journey stands out well. This crossover’s exterior has an aggressive character to it, turning heads wherever it goes. The cross-shaped grille adds to this intimidating feel, along with its wide stance and muscular body lines. Power heated mirrors, standard 17-inch steel wheels, and the available LED taillights and Dodge Performance styling cues all make the 2016 Dodge Journey the type of crossover you wouldn’t want to walk away from.

2016 Dodge Journey Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on the SE:

  • 17-inch steel wheels, Power heated mirrors with manual fold-away, Kumho Brand Tires, Halogen headlamps, Black exterior mirrors, Black side roof rails, Body-color door handles, Dodge body-color fascias, Rear window wiper, Rear window defroster

Exterior available on the SXT:

  • LED Tail Lamps, 17-inch aluminum wheels, Fog lamps, Body-color exterior mirrors, Dodge Performance body-color fascias

Exterior available on the Crossroad:

  • 19-inch Hyper Black aluminum wheels, Season Touring tires, Black headlamp bezels, Black taillamp bezels, Optional sunroof

Exterior available on the Crossroad Plus:

  • 19-inch Hyper Black aluminum wheels, Season Touring tires, Black headlamp bezels, Black taillamp bezels, Optional sunroof

Exterior available on the R/T:

  • Optional side roof rails, Body-color grille, Automatic headlamps, 19-inch painted aluminum wheels

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2016 Dodge Journey Performance

2016 Dodge Journey Performance

There are two different engine options available for the 2016 Dodge Journey. The first is a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which puts out 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. Dodge’s award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine is also available with a healthy 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes optional on all but the base SE trim level, and is standard on the R/T trim.

Every trim comes standard with a four-speed automatic transmission, except the R/T trim level, which comes with a six-speed automatic. Each trim with the exception of the base SE is also available with either a front- or all-wheel-drive system. The SE trim comes exclusively with front-wheel drive.

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2016 Dodge Journey Capabilities

2016 Dodge Journey Efficiency

Fuel efficiency for the 2016 Journey depends on the engine you choose. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder gets an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. For the 3.6-liter V6, the fuel rating hits around 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.

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2016 Dodge Journey Dashboard

2016 Dodge Journey Interior

Despite its intimidating exterior styling, the 2016 Dodge Journey’s interior is anything but. Sweeping lines, top-notch materials, and abundant technology make the Journey’s interior warm and inviting. This crossover has an upscale feel even on the base SE trim level. With the optional five- or seven-passenger seating, the cargo space available varies, but regardless it’s pretty good. Legroom can be a bit tight in the seven-passenger model, but the Journey more than makes up with if with features like SiriusXM radio, and in-seat cushion storage.

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Interior available on the SE:

  • Driver seat height adjuster, Low-back bucket seats, Premium cloth interior, Rear reclining/fold-flat seat, Second-row 40-60-split seat, Dual zone are conditioning, Cargo tie down loops, Power windows, Illuminated cup holders, Second-row in-floor storage bins
  • 12-volt auxiliary power outlet, 12-volt center console power outlet, 4.3-inch touchscreen display, 6 speakers, Audio jack input for mobile devices, Premium instrument cluster, Radio 4.3, Remote USB port, Steering wheel-mounted audio controls, Keyless entry, Keyless Go

Interior available on the SXT:

  • Easy Entry System seat, Air conditioning with 3-zone temperature control, Floor mats, Rear air conditioning with heater

Interior available on the Crossroad:

  • Air conditioning with automatic 3-zone temperature control, Auto-dimming rearview mirror with microphone, Leather-wrapped shift knob, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Overhead console, Passenger assist handles, Universal garage door opener
  • One-year SiriusXM Radio

Interior available on the Crossroad Plus:

  • Front-passenger fold-flat seat, Leather seats with sport mesh inserts, Power four-way adjustable lumbar driver seat, Power six-way adjustable driver seat, Cargo net, Interior observation mirror, Passenger in-seat cushion storage
  • 8.4-inch touchscreen display, Radio 8.4, Optional second-row overhead 9-inch video screen, Optional Garmin® Navigation System, Optional 5-year SiriusXM Traffic™ Service

Interior available on the R/T:

  • Portable rechargeable trouble light, Power front windows with one-touch Up and Down feature, Humidity sensor, Heated steering wheel, Dimpled leather-wrapped steering wheel, Dimpled leather-wrapped shift knob, Leather-trimmed seats with perforated panels, Heated front seats
  • 115-volt auxiliary power outlet, 368-watt amplifier, 6 premium speakers with subwoofer

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2016 Dodge Journey Snow Rear View

2016 Dodge Journey Safety

Dodge puts a lot of emphasis on safety, and the 2016 Dodge Journey is the prime example of this. The Journey comes equipped with a long list of standard safety features, and also has a long list of available technologies, too. These include the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera, Uconnect safety services, and a ParkSense Rear Park Assist system.

A full list of standard safety features can be found below.

  • Active Head Restraints
  • Advanced Multistage Front Airbags
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System
  • Speed Control
  • Traction Control
  • Trailer Sway Damping

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