2015 Dodge Journey Review

2015 Dodge Journey is not changed much for new model year. Its changes include two new exterior colors: Billet Silver Metallic and Blue Streak Pearl, as well as expanded time of free service for SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link to five years. SE AWD models get 17-inch aluminum wheels as standard. Other than this 2015 Journey is unchanged.

2015 Dodge Journey Front

2015 Dodge Journey trims and features

2015 Dodge Journey is available as five- or seven-seater, and with either two or three rows of seats. Available trim levels include AVP (American Value Package), SE, SXT, Crossroad, Limited, and R/T.

American Value package includes 17-inch wheels, power windows, locks and mirrors, two-zone climate control, push-button start, telescoping steering wheel, cruise control and AM/FM/CD sound system with 6 speakers,  AUX and USB ports and 4.3-inch touchscreen.

The SE adds LED taillights, window tinting and roof rails. This trim also opens the possibility to choose Pentastar V6 engine, as well as all-wheel drive.

2015 Dodge Journey SXT adds on 17-inch aluminum wheels, foglamps, SiriusXM Radio and exterior design details.

The Crossroad trim brings mostly appearance enchantments. Outside you will notice 19-inch Hyper Black wheels, more aggressive front and rear fascias, Platinum Chrome accents, while inside it gets leather seats with mesh inserts and an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

The Limited standards add UConnect infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, heated and leather wrapped steering wheel and remote ignition.

2015 Dodge Journey top trim, the R/T adds exterior and refined details, such as red accent stitching, satin-carbon aluminum wheels, and 368-watt premium stereo system.

2015 Dodge Journey Side

2015 Dodge Journey engine and fuel economy

2015 Dodge Journey comes available with two engine choices, base and optional, while optional V6 is not available on the base trim – AVP. Base engine is a 2.4-liter inline-4 with 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. What may come as a surprise is that transmission mated to this engine is a 4-speed shiftable automatic. Front wheel drive is standard with this engine, and the only option available.

Optional engine found under the hood of 2015 Dodge Journey is a 3.6-liter V6 that produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive as only available option, except on Limited and R/T trim levels, where it can be paired with FWD.

Fuel economy for all 2015 Journeys with 2.4-liter engine is rated at 19/26 mpg city/hwy. Journeys with V6 and FWD deliver 17/25 mpg, and with AWD a mile less – 16/24 mpg city/hwy.

2015 Dodge Journey Interior

2015 Dodge Journey competition

Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander are market as closest and toughest rivals for the 2015 Dodge Journey. However great price, even with great equipment, will keep the Journey among one of the most wanted SUVs on the market.

2015 Dodge Journey price and release

Full price specs for 2015 Journey are released, and this SUV should be available in the dealers around the globe this fall. 2015 Dodge Journey prices its American Value Package trim level starts at $19 995, which is also the starting price for the SE trim with FWD. SE AWD starts at $25 395. The SXT starting price for FWD model is $23 295, and $26 795 for AWD. Crossroad price is $24 995 ($28 395 with AWD), Limited starts at $28 795 ($30 695 with AWD) and top trim R/T starts at $28 995 with FWD or $30 895 with AWD.

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