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2014 Dodge Journey SE AWD introduced, starts at $24,895

The SE versions of the 2014 Dodge Journey seven-passenger mid-size crossover will be offered with the Pentastar 3.6-liter V-6 engine and all-wheel drive – all at a US Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $24,895 (excluding $995 destination). This means that the Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD makes all-wheel drive more accessible by just adding $1,800 on top of the SXT model.

“The Dodge Journey set an all-time sales record in the United States in 2013,” said Tim Kuniskis, president and chief executive of the Dodge Brand. “We want to build on that sales momentum, offering levels of performance – 283 best-in-class horsepower, 24 miles per gallon, all-weather capability – our competitors can’t touch at this price point.”

Coming as standard with the Dodge Journey SE V-6 AWD are 17-inch wheels, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and 4.3-inch touchscreen Uconnect Media Center as well as seven airbags, Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push-button start, power door locks, power windows, power heated mirrors and remote keyless entry.

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2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad debuts prior to the Chicago Auto Show

Chrysler Group unveiled today the 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad and announced that it will bring the car at the Chicago Motor Show. Showing an off-road look, the 2014 Journey Crossroad comes with a new front fascia Platinum Chrome accent and Gloss Black grille and fog lamp surrounds, Platinum Chrome roof rails and unique extended side sills, black headlamp bezels, Gloss Black tail lamp bezels and a new lower rear fascia finished in Platinum Chrome and a “Crossroad” badge on the tailgate.

The exterior design is completed by the unique 19-inch Hyper Black five-spoke aluminum wheels. According to Chrysler, the 2014 Journey Crossroad will be available in exclusive colors: Pitch Black, Bright Silver Metallic, White, Copperhead Pearl, Fathom Blue Pearl, Granite Crystal Metallic, Pearl White Tri-Coat and Redline Red 2-coat Pearl.

Inside, the vehicle features new standard black leather seating with sport mesh inserts with Light Slate Grey accent stitching. Moreover, the Journey Crossroad comes as standard with light Slate Grey accent stitching on the center armrest and door panels, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. A new Liquid Graphite finish is applied on the instrument panel, gauge cluster, center console, door pulls and steering wheel trim.

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Chrysler to shift output of next-gen Dodge Journey from Mexico to Detroit

Chrysler Group will transfer the production of the next generation Dodge Journey to Detroit, Michigan from Toluca, Mexico, according to AutomotiveCompass citing suppliers as its source. AutomotiveCompass said in a report that Chrysler will shift production of the Journey to its Sterling Heights Assembly site, where it will also build the next-generation Chrysler 200 sedan.

Chrysler will build the Dodge Journey and the Chrysler 200 on the CUSW platform that underpins the Dodge Dart and the upcoming Jeep Cherokee, which will be built at the carmaker's Toledo North Assembly site in June 2013.

The carmaker will launch the Chrysler 200 in January 2014 and the next-generation Journey sometime in 2016. Chrysler's 2009 product plan entails having up to eight vehicles sharing the CUSW platform, including the Dodge Avenger. In 2012, Automotive News reported that the Avenger would not be renewed to pave way for the Chrysler 200.

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Feature-filled Dodge Journey Blacktop available for $18,995

Looking for a very affordable yet versatile mid-size crossover? Then, why not consider the Dodge Journey, which sports a starting price of just US MSRP of $18,995. The Dodge Journey is also a very safe vehicle, having been regarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a Top Safety Pick for four consecutive years, thanks to over 40 safety and security features.

Aside from its safety features, the Dodge Journey also boasts of being fitted with the latest vehicle connectivity and customization -- Uconnect Touch 8.4 radio that comes with 8.4-inch touchscreen. The Dodge Journey is regarded as the only crossover in the US that offers either a four-cylinder engine or V-6 as power source; either a five- or seven-passenger seating as layout; and either front- or all-wheel drive as drive train.

A customer could opt for the 283hp Pentastar V-6 engine, which boasts of best-in-class driving range and up to 25 mpg highway. A customer could also opt for second-row in-floor storage bins and hidden storage within the front passenger seat.

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Dodge wants to interest you in a treasure hunt. A new TV and digital ad campaign has been launched for Dodge’s Journey crossover, which is being positioned to be known as the "Search Engine for the Real World." Three Journeys have been hidden around the country. If you find one, you get to keep it. Dodge hid the first vehicle in the western U.S. For clues, customers will have to take a look at videos at youtube.com/dodge.

These clues may be seen in some scenery or there could be local hints like a name of a motel, or the cupholder from a coffee shop. Dodge said that the first vehicle in the West has to be found first before the hunt in the Midwest is started for the second vehicle on Sept. 16.

The hunt for the third vehicle, which will be hidden in the East, will begin on Sept. 23. Dodge agency Wieden+Kennedy of Portland, Ore. created this campaign, which illustrates the travels of the Journeys through American landscapes.

Read the entire article Dodge launches new TV and digital campaign for the Journey crossover

After we saw the ‘man van’ a.k.a. 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, Chrysler also decided to introduce the 2011 Dodge Journey R/T at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. The new model is powered by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine delivering 283 hp and mated to a six-speed transmission. This model is available with front- or all-wheel drive and can seat five or seven passengers.

As expected, the Journey R/T comes with the standard content seen on the R/T models, which means we will see unique red and black cloth interior with six-way power driver seat with lumbar control, four-way power front passenger seat, three-zone automatic temperature control.

Moreover, we find a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob with red accent stitching, remote start, 19-inch aluminum wheels with satin carbon finish, body-colored grille, body-colored door handles, fog lamps and “R/T” badge. Moreover, the interior of the car features Uconnect Touch 8.4 CD/DVD/MP3/SIRIUS Satellite radio with six premium speakers with subwoofer and amplifier and Uconnect phone.

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In February 2011, Chrysler Group is recalling certain Dodge Journey crossovers and Ram trucks because of three different issues: defective steering wheel systems, side-impact airbag sensors and noisy rear axles. The airbag-related issue affects 65,180 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured from November 1, 2007, through September 7, 2008.

At the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, it was revealed that the wires within the front door wire harnesses could fatigue and break, stopping the side-impact sensors from functioning and leading to inoperative side airbags.

Chrysler will replace the left and right door wiring harnesses free of charge. The issue affecting the second recall is related to the vehicle’s rear axle.

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Fiat S.p.A. sources said that Chrysler Group will stop sales of the Dodge Journey in Europe but rather, it will market the minivan with a Fiat badge called the Freemont.

Freemont will be a rebadged version of the revamped Dodge Journey presented at the Los Angeles auto show in November 2010. The Journey was given minor exterior design tweaks, a modified suspension and a revised interior.

The Freemont is part of Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's plan to slash development costs and boost capacity utilization at the automakers' factories by cross selling vehicles from Chrysler and Fiat brands.

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Dodge and Mopar announced that they are offering the “No-cost Maintenance Plus” plan, a 3-year or 36,000-mile maintenance plan designed to make lives easier and vehicle ownership hassle-free.

The plan, which has a retail value of $1,100, will offer benefits of 3 years or 36,000 miles, $0 deductible, oil, oil filter changes and lubrication (3-month/3,000-mile service intervals) and scheduled and recommended maintenance (6,000-mile intervals).

Furthermore, the plan will also include $35/day car rental allowance (car rental allowance for any overnight dealership mechanical repair, 5-day maximum per occurrence), $100 “Sign-and-go” towing and roadside assistance, and $1,000 trip interruption coverage.

Read the entire article “No-cost Maintenance Plus” plan announced for Dodge Durango Citadel and Journey Lux models

The 2011 Dodge Journey will carry a U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $22,245 (Journey Express). Still, if you want more expensive versions you can choose the 2011 Journey Mainstreet ($24,245) or the 2011 Journey Crew ($29,240).

If you want more power, then the 2011 Dodge Journey R/T is the car for you, and starts at $28,245.

The top of the line 2011 Dodge Journey Lux starts at $32,740. All the prices exclude $750 destination charge.

Read the entire article 2011 Dodge Journey, 2011 Grand Caravan pricing announced

If you thought that the 2011 Dodge Charger, 2011 Durango, 2011 Chrysler 200 Sedan and the 2011 Fiat 500 Sport were the new cars which will be unveiled this year by the Chrysler Group, think again, as the manufacturer unveiled today the 2011 Dodge Journey.

Yes, that’s right, this is a refreshed version of the popular mid-size crossover with “right sized” proportions, which promises to bring some innovative solutions in its segment.

First of all, the new 2011 Journey receives a retuned suspension, a new V6 engine as well as an improved interior. The new 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine delivers 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, with 20 percent more power compared with the old V6 engine that it replaces.

Read the entire article 2011 Dodge Journey: official details, photos and specs
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