The 2012 Dodge Journey combines an attractive design and useful features that have contributed to the popularity of the 2012 Dodge Journey. This four-door crossover is capable of carrying five to seven passengers and is considered a relatively family-friendly vehicle.
The 2012 Dodge Journey includes either a 2.4-liter I4 or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 2012 Journey is rated for up to 19 city and 26 highway miles per gallon of fuel, and it comes equipped with a 20.5-gallon fuel tank. It is available as a front-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle and offers various features.
All trim levels include convenient features like keyless entry, beverage holders and heated exterior mirrors. Safety-conscious consumers will approve of the Journeyâ?™s front, side, overhead and knee airbags as well as its ABS brakes and panic alarm. The 2012 Dodge Journey is available in the following trim levels: American Value Package, SE, SXT, Crew and R/T.
The 2012 Dodge Journey American Value Package is the base trim level for this crossover. This model and the SE include the I4 engine, while all other trim levels come equipped with a V6, and are only available as front-wheel drive vehicles. The American Value Package includes all of the features mentioned above and is slightly more fuel efficient than the other trims. The SE is very similar to the base trim but also includes LED tail lamps, sunscreen glass and black side roof rails.
The SXT is the mid-range trim level and includes a few extras like fog lamps, a Uconnect touch radio and a 6-speed AutoStick transmission. The SXT, as well as all subsequent trim levels, is available as either a front-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle. An auto-dimming rear-view mirror is available.
The Journey Crew and R/T are the most luxurious 2012 trims. Both include a remote starter, automatic headlamps, dual zone automatic temperature control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and other features. The R/T does come equipped with a few nice functional and vanity features not found on other models. Some examples are the premium door trim panels, 19-inch satin carbon painted wheels and performance suspension.
The 2012 Journey is a versatile vehicle with an exterior that many consumers find appealing. The Journey is known to be relatively comfortable to drive and is spacious enough to carry most families. This makes it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a family vehicle. These are a few of the reasons to consider the 2012 Dodge Journey.