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Dodge Journey review says that it is a midsize crossover sport utility vehicle which is manufactured and launched by Dodge division of Chrysler Corporation. It is available in five different trim levels such as express, lux, mainstreet, R/T and crew. The base model Express comes with standard features and equipments like four-cylinder engine, auxiliary audio jack, 16-inch steel wheels, USB/iPod interface, heated outside mirrors, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, roof rack side rails, full power accessories, dual-zone air-conditioning, cruise control, illuminated cupholders, keyless ignition/entry, 4.3-inch touchscreen interface and six-speaker audio system with CD player. The mainstreet is equipped with V6 powered engine, satellite radio, 17-inch alloy wheels, rear cargo compartment cover, firmer suspension tuning and body color mirrors.
There lots of Dodge Journey review which say that crew trim level adds 19 inch alloy wheels, 19-inch alloy wheels, 115-volt AC power outlet, foglights, remote engine start, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power driver seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, fold-flat front passenger seat with built-in storage compartment, overhead console with conversation mirror, reclining 60/40-split second-row seat with fore-aft adjustment and premium Infinity audio system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen and SD card slot. The R/T model comes with distinctive exterior and interior trim and dual zone automatic climate control. The top of the line luxury trim level is outfitted with 19 inch alloy wheels, Garmin-sourced navigation system, leather upholstery, Bluetooth, heated front seats, rear parking sensors and rearview camera. The Journey is available in two different engine choices such as Express model with 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine which is good for producing 166 pound feet of torque and 173 horsepower. This engine is mated with four-speed automatic transmission with estimated fuel economy of 19/25/21 mpg. All other models are powered by 3.6 liter V6 engine that generates 260 pound feet of torque and 283 horsepower. Read the rest of this entry »
The world’s automakers are busy developing technologies to make cars more fuel efficient, realizing that there are limits to earth’s resources and that pollution can cause problems harmful to man, earth and beast. At the same time that car manufactures are supporting vehicle electrification and the development of bio-fuels, few seem intent on turning away from delivering cars high on performance even if that power comes at the expense of fuel efficiency.
Detroit’s three automakers are pursuing fuel efficiency in a major way. General Motors has its electrified Chevrolet Volt, the Ford Motor Company offers its electric Transit Connect and will soon have a battery electric Focus and Chrysler is pursuing a new form of hybridization in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency.
Yet, all three automakers also sell cars big on performance and small on fuel efficiency. Namely, highly potent versions of three coupes: the stylish Chevrolet Camaro, the iconic Ford Mustang and the retro Dodge Challenger. All three “pony cars” or sport coupes offer fuel efficient base V-6 models. They also now come with supercharged V-8 engines, offering all the raw power enthusiasts want. Read the rest of this entry »