2012 Dodge Journey  -  $21,990


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $21,990
Base Invoice: $21,630
Destination Charge: $995
Options: $2,000
Trim: FWD 4dr SE
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 22 | City: 19 | Hwy: 26
Body Style: FWD 4dr SE
Transmission: 4-speed auto transmission
Engine: 2.4L DOHC dual VVT 16-valve I4 engine

Pros

Updated handling, seating for up to seven, available all-wheel drive, powerful new V6 engine


Model Highlights

The Dodge Journey is Chrysler's small crossover SUV, with seating for either five or seven, depending on equipment. It's available in five different trim levels: American Value, SE, SXT, Crew and R/T.

Two engines are available for 2012: a 2.4L 4-cylinder and a 3.6L V6. The 4-cylinder makes 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque, while maintaining an EPA estimated fuel mileage of 19 city and 26 highway. The 3.6L V6 makes 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, with fuel mileage estimated at 17 city and 25 highway. The American Value and SE come standard with the 4-cylinder engine, while all others come with the V6.

The Journey comes with front-wheel drive in all trims, and the SXT, Crew and R/T are available with an all-wheel drive powertrain. 4-cylinder equipped models feature a 4-speed automatic transmission, while all others feature a 6-speed unit. Towing capacities are listed as 1,000 pounds for the 4-cylinder and 2,500 pounds for the V6.

The new-for-2012 American Value Journey starts at a bargain price, but still maintains a solid feature list that includes the 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, an audio system that includes a USB port and touch-screen display, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel and power windows and locks.

All Journeys come with an array of standard safety features, including driver and passenger airbags, front-side airbags and curtain side airbags that extend to all seating rows. Also available are anti-lock brakes, an anti-skid system and traction control.

A host of options are available on the Journey for 2012, depending on the trim level selected. A third-row 50/50 split folding bench seat and 3-zone climate control are available on all Journeys, even on the American Value. The Popular Equipment Package includes leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, aluminum wheels and a trip computer. The Premium Group includes daytime running lamps, power seats and SIRIUS satellite radio. On the SXT, a ParkView rear backup camera is available. Navigation and a rear-seat video system become optional on the Crew and R/T.


Model News

The 2012 Journey gets further refreshing following 2011's substantial update.

A new entry-level style has been introduced called the American Value Package, it is offered at $18,995-- $5,500 cheaper than the next level SE.

Trim names have been changed. The Journey is now available as American Value, SE, SXT, Crew and R/T.

New colors are available, including Brilliant Black Crystal, Mango Tango Pearl, Brilliant Red, Blue Pearl and Copperhead Pearl.


Value Writeup

Dodge continues to refine the Journey to make it even more competitive in the crossover segment. The new American Value Package helps make the Journey an even better value than before with a new lower starting price.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG

Cruising Range - City
389.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
533.00 mi

Engine Order Code
ED3

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.4L/144

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000

Trans Order Code
DFF

Trans Type
4

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.28

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.9 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
99.6 ft³

Front Head Room
40.8 in

Front Leg Room
40.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.5 in

Front Hip Room
53.8 in

Second Head Room
39.9 in

Second Leg Room
33.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.9 in

Second Hip Room
54.4 in

Wheelbase
113.8 in

Length, Overall
192.4 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in

Height, Overall
66.6 in

Track Width, Front
61.8 in

Track Width, Rear
62.3 in

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
41.4 in

Cargo Box (Area) Height
33.1 in

Liftover Height
30.8 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
39.6 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3818 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Order Code
TRD

Rear Tire Order Code
TRD

Spare Tire Order Code
TBK

Front Tire Size
P225/70R16

Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.5 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 1.1 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x 0.5 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V675000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 19, 2015

Component
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected
275,614

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured April 21, 2012, to April 14, 2015. In the affected vehicles, water may enter the wiring harness for the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and leak into the module, disabling the ABS and/or the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.

Consequence
If the ABS or ESC is disabled, a loss of vehicle stability could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will seal the ABS wiring harness to prevent water from entering and will replace the ABS module and repair the headlamp and dash wiring harness, as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R61.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V273000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 06, 2016

Component
STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected
10,944

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 31, 2007, to November 12, 2016. After exposure to cold temperatures, the power steering return hose may rupture at engine start-up causing a loss of power steering assist.

Consequence
A loss of power steering assist may require extra steering effort, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering return hoses, steel tubes, and power steering oil cooler, free of charge. The recall began on May 24, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S08.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V431000

Mfg's Report Date
JUL 06, 2015

Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected
144416

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 19, 2010, to May 26, 2015 and equipped with 2.4L engines. In the affected vehicles, the engine cover may detach from the engine and contact the exhaust manifold.

Consequence
If the displaced engine cover contacts the exhaust manifold, there would be an increased risk of a vehicle fire.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved mounting system for the engine cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 26, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R32.

Dates of Manufacture
JUL 18, 2010 to MAY 25, 2015

Manufacturer Recall No.
R32

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
11V487000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 26, 2011

Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected
667

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHRYSLER VEHICLES, INCLUDING 200 AND TOWN AND COUNTRY MODELS, DODGE VEHICLES, INCLUDING CHARGER, DURANGO, GRAND CARAVAN AND JOURNEY MODELS AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 31, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH 3.6L ENGINES. THESE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE CONNECTING ROD BEARING FAILURE DUE TO DEBRIS INSIDE THE ENGINE BLOCK.

Consequence
CONNECTING ROD FAILURE MAY LEAD TO ENGINE SEIZURE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE ENGINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS L33. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
11V550000

Mfg's Report Date
NOV 10, 2011

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Potential Number of Units Affected
340

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 DODGE JOURNEY AND FIAT 500 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 24, 2011, THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2011. SOME VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH CONTAMINATED BRAKE FLUID AND MAY EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF THE SEALING COMPONENTS WITHIN THE BRAKE SYSTEM.

Consequence
THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE ALL BRAKE COMPONENTS THAT COME IN CONTACT WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKE FLUID. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
18.5%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

2.4L DOHC dual VVT 16-valve I4 engine

4-speed auto transmission

Autostick automatic transmission

Front wheel drive

525 CCA maintenance-free battery

160-amp alternator

Normal duty suspension

Performance pwr steering

4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes

16" X 6.5" steel wheels

P225/70R16 all-season tires

16" wheel covers

Compact spare tire

Black side roof rails

Body-color fascias

Black windshield molding

Black-out tape

Black sill

Bright grille

Halogen quad headlamps -inc: off time delay

LED taillamps

Backup lamps

Pwr heated black fold away mirrors

Tinted windshield

Sunscreen glass

Variable intermittent wipers

Rear wiper w/washer

Body-color door handles

Cowl mounted hood release

UConnect touch 4.3 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player

Audio jack input

4.3" touch screen display

(6) speakers

Remote USB port

Removable short mast antenna

Premium cloth low-back front bucket seats

Low back bucket seats

Driver seat manual height adjust

Rear reclining fold-flat bench seat

2nd row 40/60 seat -inc: fore aft adjustment

Full length floor console w/armrest

Floor carpeting

Door sill scuff pads

Tilt/telescopic steering column

Steering wheel audio controls

Premium instrument cluster w/display -inc: tachometer

Vehicle info center

Pwr windows w/driver 1-touch

Pwr door locks

Speed control

Tip start

Keyless entry

Keyless go

Remote proximity keyless entry

Sentry Key theft deterrent system

Air conditioning w/dual zone temp control

Air filtering

Rear window defroster

Illuminated cupholders

12V aux pwr outlet

Center console 12V aux pwr outlet

Front/rear 12V DC pwr outlets

Base door trim

Silver mold-in fascia applique

Rear view day/night mirror

Driver-side visor w/mirror

Passenger-side visor

Front courtesy/map lamps

Rear courtesy/reading lamps

Driver & passenger lower LED lamps

Liftgate flood lamp

Glove box lamp

2nd row in-floor storage bins

Cargo tie down loops

Brake assist

Traction control

Electronic stability control

Electronic roll mitigation

Trailer sway damping

Front advanced multi-stage airbags -inc: front passenger occupant sensor

Supplemental front side airbags

Supplemental front/rear side-curtain airbags

Driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag

Front height adjustable shoulder belts

Front passenger seat belt alert

Active head restraints

LATCH ready child seat anchor system

Rear door child protection locks

Cora tire pressure monitoring sensor

Tire pressure monitoring display

Dual-note horn

 
NATIONAL DELIVERY
$0

 
HAWAII DELIVERY
$50

 
50-STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
2.4L DOHC DUAL VVT 16-VALVE I4 ENGINE
$0

 
4-SPEED AUTO TRANSMISSION
$0

 
22F SE CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
$2,000

 
16" X 6.5" STEEL WHEELS
$0

 
17" X 6.5" PAINTED ALUMINUM WHEELS
$0

 
P225/70R16 ALL-SEASON TIRES
$0

 
P225/65R17 ALL-SEASON TOURING BSW TIRES
$0

 
BRILLIANT BLACK CRYSTAL PEARL
$0

 
BRIGHT SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
STORM GRAY PEARL
$0

 
WHITE
$0

 
BRILLIANT RED TRI-COAT PEARL
$500

 
BLUE PEARL
$0

 
COPPERHEAD PEARL
$0

 
PEARL WHITE TRI-COAT
$500

 
BRIGHT RED
$0

 
MANGO TANGO PEARL
$295

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, PREMIUM CLOTH LOW-BACK BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
BLACK/LIGHT FROST BEIGE, PREMIUM CLOTH LOW-BACK BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
BLACK, PREMIUM CLOTH LOW-BACK BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
BLACK/LIGHT FROST BEIGE, PREMIUM CLOTH LOW-BACK BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT GROUP
$795

 
FLEXIBLE SEATING GROUP
$995

 
PREMIUM GROUP
$695

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$95

 
UCONNECT VOICE COMMAND W/BLUETOOTH
$395

 
2ND ROW SEAT W/(2) CHILD BOOSTERS
$225

 
SMOKERS GROUP
$50


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