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2009 Dodge Journey

2009 Dodge Journey

At a Glance

Pricing $20,625 - $29,035
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.4l I4, 3.5l V6
Transmissions A4, A6
Fuel Economy 15-19 (city), 22-25 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 56

Overview Information

A new crossover SUV for Dodge, the midsize Journey is essentially a tall station wagon. The Journey can haul up to seven passengers, although the standard configuration seats five. Dodge offers three different engines: a 173-bhp 2.4L I-4, a 186-bhp 2.7L V-6, and a 235-bhp 3.5L V-6. The smaller engines are equipped with a 4-speed automatic, while the 3.5L gets a 6-speed automatic. The Journey is available in FWD or with on-demand AWD (3.5L only). Available features and options include: rearview camera, beverage cooler, multiple 12V and 115V outlets, remote start, rear seat DVD entertainment system, and reconfigurable seating, load floor and storage bins. Families that need a more compact and affordable alternative to the Dodge Caravan will find the Journey is a perfect fit.

What Changed:

The Dodge Journey is an all-new crossover vehicle with three rows of seating for up to seven passengers. The Journey is conceptually a wagon version of the Avenger sedan, but rides on a 5-inch longer wheelbase. In the US, the Journey offers a choice of 2.4L four-cylinder, or 3.5L V6 power. All-wheel-drive is available.

Official Word:

Dodge designers and engineers have answered the needs of the global passenger car market, as well as the needs of individual drivers, and delivered the all-new Dodge Journey: a global vehicle that meets life's changing demands by offering a unique combination of versatility and flexibility in a sporty, sexy package. With a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $19,985 (including $625 destination), this all-new vehicle takes the capability of a sport-utility vehicle (SUV) and...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Journey SE 2.4l I4 (173-bhp) A4 FWD 19/25/22 36 $20,625
Journey SXT 3.5l V6 (235-bhp) A6 FWD 16/23/19 45 $23,625
Journey SXT 3.5l V6 (235-bhp) A6 AWD 15/22/18 56 $26,170
Journey R/T 3.5l V6 (235-bhp) A6 FWD 16/23/19 45 $27,285
Journey R/T 3.5l V6 (235-bhp) A6 AWD 15/22/18 56 $29,035