Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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Dodge Journey
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When it comes to creating affordable vehicles for families, there aren’t many companies that do it better than Dodge.

The Dodge Journey isn’t a winner in contemporary styling or flashy technology, though it does provide families with an inexpensive and reliable way to get everyone from point A to point B. If you’re looking for a bargain, look no further. 

The Beginnings of the Dodge Journey

The Dodge Journey first began its trek back in 2007 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, though it wasn’t until 2009 that it hit the production market. The company made the crossover as a replacement for the Dodge Magnum, though they were quite indirect about it. The design was based on the mid-sized Avenger sedan.

A Rolling Stone – The Technology and Performance of the Dodge Journey

The 2019 Dodge Journey comes complete with a four-cylinder engine that is paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Of course, drivers have the option to upgrade to the V-6 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive.

On the inside, drivers have access to your standard three-row seating and a variety of basic controls. In terms of technology, there is an 8.4” touchscreen with a 4G LTE mobile hotspot. The only safety feature that is available on the Journey is rear parking sensors. Go for an upgrade and you can get a few luxury features, such as three-zone automatic climate control and leather surfaces.

The First Generation of the Dodge Journey (2009-Present)

One reason why the Dodge Journey might seem a bit dated is that it has been in its first generation since 2009. With that said, they did give the crossover a bit of an update in 2011. Some of the modifications included the redesigned interior space, a lower front fascia, more efficient steering and suspension, and of course, the new Dodge logo. 

The Dodge Journey In the News

In sad, recent news, two people were recently killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 1 when a Chevrolet Impala was driven into oncoming traffic, rammed a 2018 Dodge Journey and killed the woman inside, before exploding near the Army Barracks shop. 

Celebrity Endorsements of the Dodge Journey

Because it is such a plain-jane vehicle, you probably wouldn’t expect to see any celebrities cruising around in it. We were even surprised to see Amber Heard doing her grocery shopping in her Dodge Journey.

Best Dodge Journey Groups

The Dodge Journey Forum is the best social hotspot for Dodge Journey owners and enthusiasts from all over the world. It’s a great place to discuss first impressions of the vehicle, talk about Journey modifications, or find information on troubleshooting any vehicle difficulties. 

The Dodge Journey – A Practical Crossover

When it comes to competitive pricing, Dodge does things really well. The Journey is one of the lowest-priced three-seater crossovers on the market right now, and it is perfect for larger families that are on a budget. It may not have the top-notch, cutting-edge, fancy features that you see in other modern crossovers, though who is to say that we need those features anyway? Looking to cut back and live simply? The Dodge Journey will do you just fine.

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