The upcoming 2021 Dodge Journey is a mid-size SUV that will arrive with additional upgrades. The highlight of the new model could be a possible SRT variant that will deliver higher performances. Still, Journey will remain as affordable as before. It is a three-row SUV with a room for seven passengers.
The price will once again start below $30k, but FCA will deliver minor updates. Whatsoever, the 2022 Journey arrives as a new-gen model. It wears a fresh design, and the interior is very modern. As before, the rear-wheel-drive setup comes as standard. Journey will offer various engine options, and it will also gain more safety aids.
2021 Journey Redesign
The forthcoming 2021 Dodge Journey will ride on the same architecture that underpins the Alfa Rome Stelvio model. FCA delivered new platform this year, so Journey SUV switched from front-wheel-drive to rear-wheel-drive configuration. There will be three trim levels, but the SRT variant could become the range-topping trim in the future. Journey is a customizable and practical SUV. Its dimensions remain so Journey will once again arrive as the mid-size model. We’d recommend the Blacktop Appearance Package.
This package adds 19-inch black wheels and various blacked-out exterior trims. Moreover, you can choose the lower ride height. Journey looks aggressive, but some parts are surprisingly subtle and elegant. The styling is impressive, and Journey offers a long palette of exterior colors. For example, you can choose between Pitch Black, White Noise, Vice White and Redline exterior paints. Moreover, Constitution Blue, Granite, Olive Green, and Destroyer Green colors are available.
The 2021 Dodge Journey remains a three-row SUV with a room for seven passengers. New Journey won’t dimensionally change, so the interior room remains too. The legroom is ample in the first two rows. However, the third-row is far from spacious and taller passengers will have problems on the longer trips. For 2021, FCA will provide more standard equipment in the base trim level.
Upper trims will provide more premium cabin with even more equipment. The leather upholstery is standard, along with the nice-looking wood trims and a larger touchscreen. FCA will also offer a new Uconnect system, and the customers should expect higher safety ratings.
New Engine Option Speculation
Once again, Journey SUV will ride on its 2.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. It is a standard powertrain option that can produce 180 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Dodge Journey will also offer an optional 3.6-liter gasoline engine. The larger output is capable of producing 305 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of twisting power. New rumors are strongly suggesting a new engine.
It is a 2.0-liter MultiJet version that should replace the standard 2.4-liter engine. This unit will provide around the same amount of power, but fuel efficiency will be significantly better. The SRT variant is another rumor. It is a high-performance version that offers larger output and usually over 350 horses.
2021 Dodge Journey Price and Release Date
The all-new 2021 Dodge Journey will arrive with the same price as the outgoing model. That means a new model will once again cost between $25,000 and $30,000. If the SRT variant arrives, it will cost over $40,000. FCA will launch its new mid-size SUV later this year.