Another great vehicle from Dodge is soon going to be presented to the world. It is a new 2016 Dodge Journey which will show some great improvements.
Changes and exterior design
2016 Dodge Journey is a mid-size sport utility vehicle which has always been very popular among families. This is because of its great luggage space and durability. New Journey will represent the next generation model so we can expect many improvements and refreshments. First of all, it will be underpinned with a new Compact US Wide platform. Therefore, it will share its architecture with Chrysler 200. It will be offered in several different trim levels. Those are: SE, SXT, SXT AWD, R/T and R/T AWD. Speaking of the exterior design, new Journey will show some minor but great refreshments all over the body. On the front end, we will see a slightly redesigned mesh grille, decorated with chrome stripes. The head lamps will be large and elongated and will look very attractive. They will be equipped with LED lighting, as well as the taillights. It will get new 19-inch wheels and redesigned bumper. With all these improvements, it will look very elegant and powerful.
Design of interior
The interior of 2016 Dodge Journey will be very spacious and comfortable as before. All the passengers will enjoy comfortable seats which will be upholstered in leather. It will be offered with an optional third row of the seats. An 8.4-inch touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. The cabin will be equipped with an audio system with six speakers, USB, Bluetooth, dual zone control, a rearview camera, airbags etc.
2016 Dodge Journey Engine
According to the latest rumors, 2016 Dodge Journey will be powered with two engine options. The one will be 2.4-liter four cylinder DOHC engine. It will be able to make 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque. The other will be a 3.6 liter V6 DOHC engine. This engine will be more powerful and it will be able to deliver up to 283 horsepower with 260 pound-feet of torque. It will be offered with all-wheel drive. As for the transmission, it should be mated to a nine-speed gearbox.
Release date and price
We are hoping to see the new 2016 Dodge Journey on the market, sometime in the beginning of 2016. As for the price, it is expected to be around $25,000 for the base model.