Auburn Hills, Mich., Jan 7, 2010 - The Dodge Car brand heads into the new calendar year with added driving excitement and numerous product enhancements that deliver more performance, capability and style.
"For 2010, the Dodge brand's new lifestyle model lineup delivers rides with more excitement, features and value than ever before," said Ralph Gilles – President and CEO, Dodge Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "From the restyled interior of the new Dodge Caliber, to the 23 percent more standard horsepower in the re-excited Dodge Nitro lineup, to the new content-loaded Dodge Journey and Dodge Avenger models, we have packed in more features throughout the Dodge product lineups to empower our customers to do more, have more fun and live their lives to the fullest."
New 2010 Dodge Journey models: more capability, value and refinement
Delivering more excitement, functionality and value, the 2010 Dodge Journey offers several all-new models packed with upgraded features, all-wheel-drive capability at a best-in-class price and seven-passenger seating to give customers everything they need packaged at a value they can afford.
Dodge has taken "base model" out of its vocabulary. Compared with its previous lineup, the new entry-level Dodge Journey model gives customers a slew of standard features, including 17-inch aluminum wheels, cruise control, sunscreen glass, body-color mirrors, floor mats and passenger grab handles. A standard fuel-efficient 2.4-liter World Engine powers the Dodge Journey and delivers 25 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy. The U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2010 Dodge Journey is $20,995 (including $675 destination).
For young families who need more seating, the Express package on the entry-level Dodge Journey model includes 5+2 Flexible Seating, providing a third row that allows owners to comfortably seat seven passengers. MSRP for the Dodge Journey with the Express package is $21,995 (including $675 destination).
For customers who want more power, the all-new Hero package adds a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine that delivers 35 percent more power and 40 percent more torque. This quality-proven 235 horsepower (175 kW) 3.5-liter V-6 engine with dual exhausts paired with a six-speed transmission adds more capability, driving performance and 24 mpg highway fuel economy to the Dodge Journey, as well as seven passenger seating. MSRP for the 2010 Dodge Journey with the Hero package is $22,995 (including $675 destination).
With its best-in-class price - and the ultimate value in the 2010 Dodge Journey lineup - the all-new Dodge Journey Hero package also features an available electronically controlled all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The fun-to-drive 3.5-liter V-6 engine with dual exhausts and six-speed Auto Stick transmission, as well as 19-inch aluminum wheels, are standard. MSRP for the 2010 Dodge Journey with the Hero package and AWD is $23,995 (including $675 destination).
Attracting singles and young families looking for style, performance and capability, the new Dodge Journey Heat model includes Uconnect™ Phone, iPod® Control, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, remote start, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), HomeLink universal transceiver, tonneau cover and six premium speakers with subwoofer. In addition to its 3.5-liter V-6 engine with six-speed Auto Stick transmission, Dodge Journey Heat features five-passenger seating, a tri-folding cargo-load floor with additional storage space beneath, 19-inch aluminum wheels and large chromed-tip dual exhausts. MSRP for the 2010 Dodge Journey Heat is $24,995 (including $675 destination).
A true family vehicle loaded with comfort, premium amenities and refinement-the new 2010 Dodge Journey Crew adds even more standard features to the well-equipped Dodge Journey Heat model, including the 5+2 Flexible Seating Group for seven-passenger seating, automatic climate control, premium gauge cluster, 9-inch rear DVD entertainment system, chromed interior accents, chromed roof rack, chromed door handles, 19-inch painted machined wheels and body-color side sills. MSRP for the 2010 Dodge Journey Crew is $25,995 (including $675 destination).
For luxury-minded customers who want it all, the new Dodge Journey Uptown takes it up a notch with leather-trimmed seven-passenger seating, power sun roof, Media Center 730N navigation system with 30-gigabyte hard drive and real-time traffic monitoring, Parkview™ rear back-up camera, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, 19-inch chromed wheels, and chromed body-side molding. MSRP for the 2010 Dodge Journey Uptown is $29,995 (including $675 destination).