2018 Dodge Journey is a crossover model of the Dodge brand and has been available since the beginning of 2008 on the US market. A crossover is used in automotive engineering to describe the use of components of different types of vehicles in a model type, in this case by the Sport Utility Vehicle and the large space limousine. Dodge Journey 2018 model and also the sister model Fiat Freemont in the Mexican Toluca are produced.
On the German market, the Dodge Journey was available from June 2008 until the end of 2010. In the summer of 2011, the Fiat Freemont was replaced by the Fiat Freemont, which is almost identical in design but is more tailored to European needs with regard to engine, chassis, and equipment.
In collaboration with Fiat, Dodge developed a renewed Journey. As mentioned above, the model in Europe (and China and Brazil) will be sold as Fiat Freemont, while the Journey in North and South America will be sold. The Journey flag lifter is recognized by the renewed grill and inside. The dashboard has become a lot of rounds and features more beautiful materials.
In 2010, along with the rest of Dodge’s model range, the car has undergone extensive modernization. With a new grille pattern, a new bumper, LED headlamps, a different tail lights pattern, and a tailgate, the new passenger compartment with a new dashboard. In the European crash tests, Euro NCAP auto won 5 stars, while the American equivalent of NHTSA 5 in 6 possible.
2018 Dodge Journey Engine
The 2018 Dodge Journey is equipped with front-wheel drive as standard. The engines include a 2.0-liter VW diesel engine with pump-injector injection and 103 kW, the 2.4-liter GEMA engine with 125 kW and a 2.7-liter V6 engine with 136 kW (185 hp). The top-of-the-range engine is a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine with 173 kW in the top model Journey R / T (optionally also in the SXT model).
The 2018 Journey R / T and SXT models are also available in the USA with all-wheel drive. In North America, the Journey is not offered with the diesel engine. In Europe, on the other hand, neither the 3.5 V6 engine nor all-wheel drive is offered, in Germany as a petrol only the 2.4-liter engine. In Austria the only petrol variant of the 2,7-L-V6 is available.
2018 Dodge Journey Transmission
The diesel model is available with a manual six-speed gearbox (Aisin BG6) or optionally with an automatic six-speed gearbox with the dual clutch ( Getrag MPS6). The 2.4-liter engine is optionally switched by a manual five-speed transmission (MP T355) or a four-speed automatic (41TES). The 2018 Dodge Journey, two V6 engines are available in conjunction with a six-speed automatic transmission (62TE).