While Dodge Durango is one of the best crossovers in the class, we can’t say the same for Journey. The company had no the same success with it. Whatsoever, in cooperation with Fiat, the 2019 Dodge Journey could get a facelift, making it worth of waiting. Also, it will change the platform, and with its overall appearance. The redesign will improve almost everything on this crossover. If the experiment succeeds, the 2019 Journey will be able to battle Mazda CX-9, Honda Pilot, and Nissan Pathfinder.
2019 Dodge Journey specs
Under the bonnet of the 2019 Dodge Journey will be a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder drivetrain as the main choice. However, buyers can opt for a bigger, 3.6-liter V-6 powertrain. The Journey won’t place turbochargers to boost the overall output. So, the base mill will deliver 180 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. A V-6 is going to return 100 horses and 100 pound-feet of torque more. Both engines will have similar fuel economy. Slightly better in the city cruising will be a 4-cylinder unit, with 19 mpg rating. A V-6 drop to 17 mpg. On highways, both units return 26 mpg. Front-wheel drive is standard, while AWD is available on the bigger powertrain.
2019 Dodge Journey SRT
As its sibling Durango, the 2019 Dodge Journey could get a performance-boosted SRT version. This top-notch SUV can improve outputs and styling of the existing crossover. It will also draw the attention of enthusiasts and lovers of these kinds of vehicles. However, with special tuning, 2019 Journey would be able to deliver more power and torque. Unique details are going to change its overall look. Special features, including premium leather seats, are standard for the cabin. Dashboard gauges and infotainment screen are the latest devices on the market.
2019 Dodge Journey changes and price
The cost of the 2019 Dodge Journey will heavily depend on the changes. Whatsoever, to stay competitive, the crossover must maintain current level. It is already considered as one of the most expensive SUVs in the class. The base models can’t cost over $25,000. If SRT version comes true, then there is no limit for price. Experts are together in the opinion that version will be around $40k.