2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus Review, Specs

Have you wondered why every other person you know is driving the Dodge? Well, the answer is simple. The Dodge is the new fan favorite when it comes to mid-sized luxury crossovers; it sold nearly 105,000 units in 2015 and more than 94,000 units in 2014.

But what exactly has led to this sudden popularity of the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus? Let us delve deeper and understand this.

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus front


Wheelbase113.8 inches
Length192.4 inches
Width72.2 inches
Height69.5 inches
Passenger Volume122 cu ft
Cargo Volume11 cu ft
Curb Weight4368 lb

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus – Exterior and Interior:

The Crossroad Plus brings with a blend of uniqueness and rarity in both the front and the rear. The most prominent features include roof rails, side sills, and 19-inch alloy wheels. In addition to this, there are some minor accompaniments, which make the Dodge so famous.

The inner cabin of the Journey Crossroad Plus focuses more on providing utility rather than bring flashily. The seats and the steering wheel are both covered in premium leather. Furthermore, the vehicle is fitted with an 8.4 inches touchscreen, an infotainment system, and a storage bin which is suitable for keeping mobile phones and other accessories. In addition to all these amenities, the inner cabin also hosts the Popular Equipment group, which costs a whopping $1250, the Navigation and Backup group and last but not least, the Sirius XM travel.

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus interior

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus – Engine Specs:

The Dodge Journey is available in both the front wheel drive and the all-wheel drive. The Journey comes equipped with an optional 3.0 liter Pentastar V-6, which is capable of providing a horsepower of 283 and upwards with a torque of 260-pound-feet at 3500 rpm. The transmission is a 6 speed automatic with manual shifting mode.

The vehicle can accelerate to a speed of 60 miles per hour from zero in merely 7.8 seconds, with the top speed being 118 miles per hour. According to test results conducted by many websites indicate that the figures for the fuel economy are as follows. If you are driving within the city then the value is 16 miles per gallon, and 24 miles per gallon if you are driving on the highway. However, the observed average value is 17 miles per gallon.

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus rear

2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus – Price Range and Release Date:

The base price of the 2017 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus is $27,590. If you add the cost of all the niceties provided by the crossover, the price quickly comes around to be a hefty $34,660. As far as the release date is concerned, it is evident that due to test runs being conducted the model is already available for purchase in the market.

All in all, the Dodge Journey certainly looks very enticing. Anyone considering buying a new vehicle should consider this on their list of potential purchases.

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