When it comes to a three-row mid-size SUV segment, the 2020 Dodge Journey is one of the best options and the most popular choices. The all-new Journey is spied testing and it will be based on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio model. The two will share the same underpinnings and the same engine. Both models will be front-wheel-drive vehicles so the things are pretty clear.
The 2020 Dodge Journey will offer one more engine choice and the SRT variant is probable. The new model will mark the start of the new generation so you can expect further updates. That includes exterior changes, new exterior colors, and the interior will get more standard equipment. Even the Journey SXT version will be available.
2020 Dodge Journey Changes and Upgrades
The forthcoming 2020 Dodge Journey will change the platform and will ride on the same underpinnings as the Alpha Romeo Stelvio. Whatsoever, new-gen Journey will be based on the Stelvio model. When it comes to exterior, new are very likely. The 2020 Journey will look more aggressive than before, the ride will be lower and new headlights are in the offer. Dodge will also introduce new exterior paints and a new set of front and rear bumpers.
The base model will ride on 18-inch alloy wheels and upper trims and special variants will use 19-inch wheels. Some rumors were saying the famous cross-hair grille will be removed, but that will not happen.
2020 Dodge Journey Dimension
The side profile is showing new character lines that are very stylish. The mid-size SUV will remain 192.4-inch long so dimension-wise, everything will stay intact. On the other hand, Journey is larger than most of its rivals in the mid-size SUV segment.
2020 Dodge Journey Will Use The New Uconnect Infotainment System
The upcoming mid-size SUV offers three rows of seats. There is room for seven passengers so nothing new with the seating configuration. First two rows are offering ample legroom and the third-row is recommended for kids only. The 2020 Dodge Journey is using the new Uconnect infotainment system that adds an 8.4-inch touchscreen.
Cloth upholstery comes as standard and the leather upholstery will be optional. Upper trim levels will offer leather seats as standard. Safety rating is great, among the best-in-class. The new model will offer more airbags and some driver-assistance features that were optional will be standard now. You can count on the same cargo area is before.
2020 Dodge Journey Engine Specs
The all-new 2020 Dodge Journey is based on the Alpha Romeo Stelvio SUV. New Journey SUV will not deploy the same platform, but it will also borrow the engine. However, the 3.6-liter V6 engine will be optional. It can produce 306 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. This unit provides 22 mpg combined and it can tow up to 2,500 pounds.
The standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine can tow only 1,000 pounds. This gasoline engine generates 180 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque and it offers slightly better fuel economy. A new platform means the Dodge Journey will be a front-wheel-drive vehicle. However, the all-wheel-drive setup will be optional.
2020 Dodge Journey Price and Release Date
The 2020 Dodge Journey will cost around $25,000. Models such as SXT are priced at $27,000 and SRT variant will be above $40,000. It is one of the most affordable SUVs in the mid-size category.
Even the higher trim levels are more affordable than the upper trims of some other competitors. The biggest rivals are Mazda CX-9, Kia Sorento, Honda Pilot, and Toyota Highlander. This SUV will hit the markets later in 2019, probably in December.