Company Dodge its model Journey was launched first time in the market in 2009 year. From then until now, the model has undergone several facelift as well as a redesign. The company’s goal is to create a vehicle that will be able to dominate the car market in segment sport utility vehicles. Competition in this segment is very strong and it provides additional motivation for the company to always improve this model. New 2016 Dodge Journey comes on the market refreshed and modernized, in line with modern requirements of potential customers.
2016 DODGE JOURNEY: REDESIGN AND NEWS
Dodge Journey is a very popular model of the company. Company is extremely pleased with sales of the current model, and the same tradition followed by the early versions. New 2016 Dodge Journey on the market will be available in several trim levels namely: SE, SXT, SXT AWD, R/T and R/T AWD. Same trim levels were before at the sale, so admirers of this model are already familiar with the above-mentioned line version of the model. Exterior of the new Journey is refreshed and modernized. The body will be characterized by sharper lines and larger, elongated headlights. The entire set will leave an impression of comfortable and safe vehicles.
News for all connoisseurs of this model is that the company Dodge this time moving its manufacturing facilities from Mexico to a factory in Michigan. At the same time it means that the production 2016 Journey occur in the United States. This plant will also be the home the popular model the Chrysler 200. It is important to note that the model sold on the European market under the name “Fiat Freemont.” News is also a vehicle that reversed previous platform. This time the model will have a new platform that is already receiving on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
2016 DODGE JOURNEY: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
2016 Dodge Journey will have a wider engine range. Version of the model which will be available in the US market will run Penstar V6 engine. This 3.6-liter unit drive is capable of generating a speed of 283 horsepower with 260 lb feet of torque. Another on offer is 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces an output of 173 horsepower and 166 lb feet of torque. Information about fuel economy are not precise but it is expected that consuming at city ranges will be approximately around 18 mpg and 25 mpg while driving on highway. New 2016 Dodge Journey will be sure to have good grades when it comes to the segment of fuel consumption.
2016 Dodge Journey: Price, Release Date and Competitors
The release date of the new 2016 Dodge Journey is not yet available, but is expected to be able to find on the market in late 2015. Price also not precisely known but it is expected that it will move in the range of $ 20 000 to $ 35 000, depending on the trim level. Competitors of this fantastic SUV in the market will be: Kia Sportage and Ford Escape.