2017 Dodge Journey Overview
The Dodge Journey is aptly-named, as any trip you take with it quickly becomes a journey all its own. The 2017 Dodge Journey only improves the adventure by adding some of the industry’s best features to the SUV model.
With an interior lined with intuitive and advanced amenities, the Journey is a vehicle guaranteed to keep passengers happy. All the while, drivers will be more than satisfied with the performance metrics and capabilities that the newest Dodge Journey is able to achieve.
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What’s New for the 2017 Dodge Journey
For 2017, the Dodge Journey’s top trim level, the Journey R/T, has been replaced with the new GT trim model. Meanwhile, the available V6 engine is now paired exclusively with AWD configurations of the Dodge Journey.
The 2017 Dodge Journey comes offered in five trim levels: SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus, and GT. All trims come available in either FWD or AWD configurations.
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2017 Dodge Journey Exterior
The 2017 Dodge Journey comes in a wide spectrum of 10 available color schemes, with many hues drivers won’t find on most other SUV models, like Olive Green and Blood Orange. The newest Journey model also includes plenty of useful exterior tools, such as standard automatic headlamps and available power heated exterior mirrors with manual fold-away.
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Exterior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey SE:
- Headlamps with turn-off time delay, 17-inch wheel covers, P225/65R17 BSW All Season Touring Tires, 17-Inch x 6.5-Inch Steel Wheels, 17-inch x 6.5-inch steel wheels, Automatic headlamps, Back-up lamps, Center high-mount stop lamp, Halogen quad headlamps, High beam daytime running lamps, Black exterior mirrors, Black side roof rails, Body-color door handles
Additional exterior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey SXT:
- 17-inch x 6.5-inch aluminum wheels, Fog lamps, LED tail lamps, Exterior mirrors with heating element, Power heated exterior mirrors with manual fold-away
Additional exterior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad:
- Touring Suspension, 225/55R19 BSW All Season Touring Tires, 19-inch x 7.5-inch satin carbon aluminum wheels, Black headlamp bezels, Black side roof rails delete
Additional exterior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus:
- 19-inch x 7.0-inch hyper black aluminum wheels
Additional exterior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey GT:
- High Performance Suspension, 19-inch x 7.0-inch painted aluminum wheels, Dual bright exhaust tips
2017 Dodge Journey Performance
Although it may be classified as a compact SUV, the Dodge Journey still packs quite the punch, thanks in part to its powertrain. The 2017 Dodge Journey comes standard across most trims with a 2.4-liter I4 DOHC 16-Valve Dual VVT engine, capable of producing 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque.
The exception is the Journey GT, which comes standard with Dodge’s 3.6-liter V6 24-Valve VVT engine. With this advanced engine under its hood, the Journey GT can produce a boosted 283 horsepower and tow up to 2,500 pounds.
2017 Dodge Journey Efficiency
A spirited performance often comes at the cost of fuel efficiency, and the Dodge Journey is no exception to that rule. The good news is that drivers who opt to equip their 2017 Journey with the 3.6-liter V6 24-Valve VVT engine will experience no difference in fuel economy when it comes to highway driving, with a 17/25 City/Highway mpg score compared to the 2.4-liter I4 DOHC 16-Valve Dual VVT engine’s 19/25 City/Highway mpg rating.
2017 Dodge Journey Interior
When Dodge designed the interior of the 2017 Journey, it wanted to make more than just another vehicle cabin. It wanted to create a personal space for drivers. That is why the Journey includes custom features to fit several different lifestyles, including an in-floor cooler and available in-seat storage.
Overall, the 2017 Dodge Journey provides drivers with up to 67.6 cubic feet of cargo space. The available Rear Seat Video Group I entertainment system only makes the Journey that much more personalized for passengers.
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Interior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey SE:
- Comfort and Seating: Low-back bucket seats, Rear reclining/fold flat seat, Air conditioning with dual zone temperature control, Cargo tie-down loops, Driver and passenger lower led lamps, Instrument cluster with tachometer, Sunscreen glass, Second row in-floor storage bins, Liftgate flood lamp, Driver-side sun visor with mirror, Passenger-side sun visor, Incandescent stop/tail lamps
- Technology: Radio 4.3, 4.3-inch touchscreen display, Audio jack input for mobile devices, Remote USB port, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Keyless entry, Keyless Go™
Additional interior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey SXT:
- Comfort and Seating: Easy Entry System Seat, Third-row 50/50 fold/reclining seat, Air conditioning with three-zone temperature control
Additional interior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad:
- Comfort and Seating: Auto-dimming rear view mirror with microphone, Passenger assist handles, Front and rear aimable led lamps, Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
- Technology: Humidity sensor, Universal garage door opener, One-year SiriusXM Radio Service, Uconnect® Voice Command with Bluetooth®
Additional interior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus:
- Comfort and Seating: Front-passenger fold-flat seat, Leather seats with sport mesh inserts, Power four-way driver lumbar adjust, Power 6-way driver seat, Air conditioning with three-zone automatic temperature control, Cargo net, Interior observation mirror, Passenger in-seat cushion storage, Second row in-floor storage bins delete
- Technology: Radio 8.4, 8.4-inch touchscreen display
Additional interior features available on the 2017 Dodge Journey GT:
- Comfort and Seating: Heated front seats, Leather-trimmed seats with perforated panels, Dimpled leather-wrapped shift knob, Dimpled leather-wrapped steering wheel, Second row in-floor storage bins, Universal garage door opener delete
- Technology: Six-premium Alpine® speakers with subwoofer
2017 Dodge Journey Safety
With safety features both active and passive, the 2017 Dodge Journey ensures a safer trip for every passenger. Its suite of front and side airbags see to that, while the available ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera adds a technological touch to the model’s safety.
Standard safety features for the 2017 Dodge Journey include the following:
- Brake Assist
- Anti-Lock four-wheel disc brakes
- Active head restraints, Advanced Multistage Front Airbags
- Electronic roll mitigation
- Electronic stability control
- LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System
- Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
- Trailer sway damping
- Traction control
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