A mid-size crossover SUV with seating for seven, the 2012 Dodge Journey is powered by a standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission, that produces 173 hp and 166 lb-ft of torque. For increased performance Dodge offers an optional 3.6-liter V6 engine, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, that yields 283 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy falls within an EPA estimated range of 16 mpg city to 26 mpg highway, depending on engine selection. Features include 19-inch wheels, remote start, dual zone climate control, 6-speaker sound system, hands-free phone capabilities, dual bright exhaust tips, and LED tail lamps. Safety is comprised of 4-wheel anti-lock braking, front/rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency brake assist, engine immobilizer, stability control, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, and tire pressure monitoring. The Journey is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2012 Journey gets further refreshing following 2011's substantial update. A new entry-level style has been introduced called the American Value Package, it is offered at $18,995-- $5,500 cheaper than the next level SE. Trim names have been changed. The Journey is now available as American Value, SE, SXT, Crew and R/T. New colors are available, including Brilliant Black Crystal, Mango Tango Pearl, Brilliant Red, Blue Pearl and Copperhead Pearl.
Updated handling, seating for up to seven, available all-wheel drive, powerful new V6 engine
Dodge continues to refine the Journey to make it even more competitive in the crossover segment. The new American Value Package helps make the Journey an even better value than before with a new lower starting price.