The 2018 Dodge Journey is going to be launched as a part of mid-size crossover class of this company. It will be 10th anniversary of the model and some significant modifications are prepared for it, including powertrain and appearance. This changes are not going to affect too much to the price, so this is excellent news for all fans of Journey SUV.
2018 Dodge Journey exterior and interior
Some information were shared with public, and Dodge is still keeping many of these as a secret. For example, stories about new platform and design are not confirmed, while we think it is certain that 2018 Dodge Journey is getting new suspension. New concept will make crossover larger, while also offering some performance boost. At this time we can’t confirm info about complete redesign. We are sure that safety is coming with new features. Outside LED lighting is prepared with new bumpers and revisited grille. With these, new SUV is being much more aggressive and with it attractive to younger buyers. Outside, 2018 Journey will offer few color schemes. Also, larger wheels are possible.
2018 Dodge Journey engine
Powertrain of the 2018 Dodge Journey is not one of the things that won’t be known until release of this crossover. Nevertheless, it doesn’t stop us from searching for a rumors and leaked information. Some of them are reporting that 2.4-l 4-cylinder unit is hidden under the hood. Fuel economy should be boosted. While output stays at current level of around 175 hp, if any major change doesn’t happen by the time 2018 Journey hits dealerships. Also, 3.6-l V6 unit could send power to 6-speed auto transmission and produce 280 hp. This powertrain will raise the value of the SUV.
2018 Dodge Journey competition and price
When it comes out, new Journey SUV will have to make its way to top of this segment. Ford Escape and Kia Sportage are already working on new models, so 2018 Dodge Journey must offer superb quality of all features. Price is also important part, and $30,000 will be the right value. Advanced technology is hidden in additional packages and higher trims, and as you can guess, higher prices.