Since the Dodge Journey burst onto the scene just years ago, it has become a formidable and unique crossover that offers a unique sense of styling. The extremely versatile crossover has been appealing to consumers looking for an all-purpose vehicle with many options to choose from including a great ride for both on-road and off-road driving. The 2018 Dodge Journey is set to be unleashed on the international market with expectations on the next generation crossover already being seen.
The 2018 Journey looks impressive sporting that aggressive styling package seen on both the inside and out. Dodge has made many changes to their automobile concepts concerning all makes and models including all 2018. With what’s expected to rival all other 2018 crossovers, it’ll be interesting to see if Dodge can replicate the success of the current models.
In this preview, we take a first-look at the new 2018 Dodge Journey specs, features, price, and release date for all models including the Crossroad, R/T, SE, and SXT.
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2018 Dodge Journey Specs and Features – Crossroad, R/T, SE, and SXT Model
Rumours on the 2018 Dodge Journey specs and features will be comparable with other crossovers in its class offering comfort, styling, and plenty of models to choose from. Consumers on a budget will be able to pick up a new Journey with many of Dodge’s signature options that brings out the best in luxury, safety, and a great driving experience in all conditions.
Standard and optional features we’ll see include high definition touchscreen with 3D navigation, wireless internet, satellite radio, Android and Apple support, hands-free calling Bluetooth, high gloss finish, side rails, chrome accents, and much more. Safety and technology will be a huge focus on lane assist guidance, crash avoidance, rearview camera, Uconnect multimedia, and much more.
Improvements over the current model are rumoured to include improved ride quality both on-road and off-road, enhanced customizable dash options, more intuitive dash button controls, more legroom in the backseat, and more storage options.
We’re also hearing the 2018 Dodge Journey engine will sport a very efficient 2.4 litre 4-cylinder engine coming in around 175-hp and a V6 3.6 litre with nearly 285-hp. A 4 speed and 6-speed transmission can be chosen with below average gas mileage getting you about 17-20MPG/city and 25-27MPG/highway.
2018 Dodge Journey Price and Release Date – Crossroad, R/T, SE, and SXT Model
Those on the lookout for a budget-friendly crossover will love the launch price of the 2018 Journey as we’re hearing the new price will be pretty consistent with the current models. Below, we have detailed the price of all models including the Crossroad which is expected to come in under $27,000 and the premium R/T which should be just over $34,000.
|2018 Dodge Journey Crossroad Price||Starting at $26,800|
|2018 Dodge Journey R/T Price||Starting at $32,300|
|2018 Dodge Journey SE Price||Starting at $21,400|
|2018 Dodge Journey SXT Price||Starting at $25,300|
It doesn’t look like anything will change with the launch of all new cars, trucks, and crossovers from the US manufacturer as we’re hearing the 2018 Dodge Journey release date will be during the 3rd quarter of 2017. US sales should start around September or October with sales in other markets likely to be during the 2017 winter or 2018 spring.
Stay tuned as we’ll continue to bring you all other rumours and confirmations on the upcoming 2018 Journey specs, features, price, and release date as soon as we get more.