Even though the Dodge Journey crossover remains largely unchanged for the 2014 model year, there are 2 new flavors of the 7-passenger CUV on supply: the butch-hunting Crossroad, and the SE V6 AWD, pictured proper, which tends to make its debut today. As its title suggests, this new Journey model features the automaker’;s 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, and gives all-wheel drive, which, with a starting price of $ 24,895 (*excluding $ 995 for location), reduces the expense-of-entry for an AWD-equipped Journey by $ one,800 versus the SXT AWD model. Scroll down for the official press blast.
– New Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD attributes a starting up U.S. MSRP of $ 24,895 (excluding location), reducing the entry-price for a Journey equipped with AWD by $ 1,800
– Journey’;s on-demand all-wheel drive delivers self confidence in all-climate driving conditions – even the subsequent polar vortex
– New Journey SE V-6 AWD comes to market as Dodge builds on Journey’;s all-time record-setting year in 2013
March twelve, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – America’;s most versatile mid-dimension crossover – the 2014 Dodge Journey with offered 7-passenger seating — is upping its capability and value quotient by offering the Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 engine and all-wheel drive (AWD) on SE models for 2014, with a U.S. Manufacturer’;s Recommended Retail Price tag (MSRP) of $ 24,895 (excluding $ 995 destination). The Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD helps make all-wheel drive far more available inside of the Journey lineup by $ 1,800 in contrast to the SXT model.
“The Dodge Journey set an all-time income record in the United States in 2013,” explained Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO – Dodge Brand. “We want to build on that sales momentum, offering ranges of functionality – 283 greatest-in-class horsepower, 24 miles per gallon, all-weather capability – our rivals can’;t touch at this value point.”
The Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD is generously outfitted with standard characteristics this kind of as 17-inch wheels, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Electronic Stability Management (ESC), 7 airbags, 4.3-inch touchscreen Uconnect Media Center, Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push-button commence, power windows, energy door locks, power heated mirrors, remote keyless entry, tilt-and-telescoping steering column, cruise manage, deep-tint sunscreen glass, black side roof rails and distinctive LED tail lamps.
The 2014 Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD is arriving in U.S. dealerships now.
The award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, now optional on Journey SE, SXT and Crossroad and standard on Constrained and R/T designs, produces a ideal-in-class 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and is mated to a smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission. In addition to exceptional electrical power, it delivers up to 24 mpg on the highway in AWD Journey models (25 mpg for front-wheel-drive designs).
All-wheel drive delivers self-confidence in all-climate driving situations
The 2014 Dodge Journey’;s all-wheel drive technique is ideal for drivers who want additional grip for a much more performance feel, or who reside in the Snow Belt or rainy elements of the country and value the further traction Journey’;s all-wheel-drive method supplies.
Journey’;s all-wheel-drive technique operates on demand, driving only the front wheels right up until energy to the rear wheels is necessary to maximize fuel efficiency. All-wheel drive also is activated on dry pavement between speeds of 25 and 65 mph to boost dealing with throughout efficiency driving. This technique supplies added traction on snow, ice and other lower-traction surfaces with no obtaining to be switched on and off.
When traveling more quickly than 25 mph, Dodge Journey’;s all-wheel-drive technique sends torque to the rear wheels when cornering with the throttle open to make the auto turn a lot more simply, which helps make the managing far more neutral. This is far more readily achieved with Journey’;s electronically managed coupling (ECC) than with viscous-coupling or gerotor techniques that call for some degree of front-to-rear slip ahead of torque is transferred to the rear wheels. At speeds better than 53 mph, the control strategy supplies minimal torque to the rear wheels under standard driving situations to offer better fuel economic climate.
Dodge Journey attributes common electronic stability manage (ESC) and all-pace traction handle, which support hold the crossover on path in a variety of street surface and weather problems. Journey’;s available all-wheel drive electronic control module performs with the ESC and traction control programs, allowing the ESC system to use the ECC to aid achieve manage of the automobile, reducing the quantity of torque that the ECC transmits to the rear wheels. 4-wheel anti-lock brakes and electronic-roll mitigation also are common on all 2014 Dodge Journey versions.