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The Dodge Journey is a midsize crossover SUV that the automaker touts as more maneuverable than some competitors due to its shorter wheelbase. For 2011, the Dodge Journey has a new list of trim levels and adds a more powerful engine, as well as improvements to the suspension, steering, and interior.

The base 2011 Dodge Journey Express trim comes with 16-inch wheels, keyless entry and ignition, power accessories, dual-zone climate control, touch-screen interface, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Mainstreet trim upgrades to a V-6 engine, 17-inch wheels, and other enhancements. The Crew trim has 19-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, and a power driver's seat. The R/T trim differs incrementally from the Crew. The top-line Journey Lux trim steps up to leather upholstery with heated front seats, Bluetooth connectivity, and a navigation system. Upper trim levels also employ a larger touch screen. Many other options are available as stand-alones or as part of a package. Maximum cargo capacity is 68 cubic feet, according to Dodge.

The 2011 Dodge Journey's Express trim employs a 173-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. The standard power plant on other trims is a 283-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that delivers 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway with front-wheel drive, which is standard on all Journeys. All-wheel drive is available to all trims above Express. The Express employs a 4-speed automatic transmission; other trims upgrade to a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shifters.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Dodge Journey include anti-lock disc brakes, traction control, stability control, front-seat side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Parking sensors and a rearview camera are standard on the Journey Lux trim. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Journey highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in all crash tests.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Dodge Journey ranged from $22,245 to $33,645.


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  • Name Express (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29195.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Crew (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33420.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Citadel (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42020.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Express (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31195.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name Crew (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35420.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name Citadel (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 44020.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name Heat (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30520.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name R/T (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35690.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Heat (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32520.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Name R/T (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38090.00 Engine 5.7L/345 City/Hwy MPG 13/20
  • Cloth low-back bucket seats
  • Manual adjust seats
  • Front passenger forward fold flat seat
  • 2nd row 60/40 fold and tumble seat
  • 3rd row bench seat
  • 3rd row remote headrest lowering
  • Full length floor console
  • Auxiliary 12V pwr outlet
  • Auxiliary 12-volt rear pwr outlet
  • Floor carpet
  • Luxury front/rear floor mats
  • Tilt/telescope steering column
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Premium instrument panel w/tachometer
  • Vehicle info center
  • Speed control
  • Pwr windows -inc: front one-touch up/down
  • Pwr locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Pwr accessory delay
  • Pwr locking fuel filler door
  • Sentry Key theft deterrent system
  • Dual zone auto temp control
  • Air filtering
  • Rear air conditioning w/heater
  • Rear window defroster
  • Overhead console
  • Passenger assist handles
  • Illuminated entry
  • Glove box lamp
  • Door trim panel w/ambient lighting
  • Illuminated cupholders
  • Visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear aimable LED reading lamps
  • Removable/rechargeable lamp
  • Covered cargo storage
  • Cargo compartment carpet
  • Cargo tie-down loops
  • Storage net
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 6-way pwr passenger seat
  • Pwr driver/passenger 4-way lumbar adjustment
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Remote proximity keyless entry
  • Remote start system
  • Security alarm
  • Bright front door sill scuff pads
  • Rear view auto dimming mirror -inc: microphone
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Cargo compartment cover
  • Bright cargo area scuff pads
  • 115V auxiliary pwr outlet
  • Lux leather trimmed bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory -inc: 8-way pwr passenger seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 2nd row heated seats
  • Floor console w/leather armrest
  • Perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Pwr tilt/telescope steering column
  • Adaptive speed control
  • Leather wrapped door panels
  • 2nd row 60/40 folding seat
  • Premium cloth low-back bucket seats
  • 8-way pwr driver seat
  • Pwr driver 4-way lumbar adjustment
  • 18" x 8" aluminum wheels
  • P265/60R18 on/off road Michelin BSW tires
  • Compact spare wheel
  • Compact spare tire
  • Body color/accent color front fascia
  • Body color/accent color rear fascia
  • Belt moldings
  • Accent color wheel lip molding
  • Bright/accent color grille
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Body color exterior mirrors
  • Fold-away pwr exterior mirrors
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Laminated front door glass
  • Tinted front door glass
  • Tinted windshield glass
  • Deep-tinted sunscreen glass (All windows rearward of B-pillar)
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body color door handles
  • Rear window wiper/washer
  • Bright license plate brow
  • Front license plate bracket
  • Bright side roof rails -inc: integrated roof rail cross bars
  • Integrated roof rail cross bars
  • Chrome exterior mirrors
  • 6" x 9" fold-away pwr exterior mirrors
  • Auto dimming exterior driver mirror
  • Exterior mirror memory
  • Exterior mirror supplemental signals
  • Pwr liftgate
  • 20" x 8" aluminum chrome clad wheels
  • P265/50R20 all season Goodyear BSW tires
  • Bright grille
  • Automatic headlamp leveling system
  • HID low beam headlamps
  • Smartbeam headlamps
  • Pwr sunroof
  • Rain sensitive windshield wipers
  • Bright door handles
  • 20" x 8" painted aluminum wheels
  • P265/50R20 all season Kumho BSW tires
  • Steel spare wheel
  • Full size spare tire
  • Body color front fascia
  • Body color rear fascia
  • Body color sill molding
  • Body color wheel lip molding
  • Body color/accent color grille
  • 3.6L 24-valve V6 VVT engine -inc: oil cooler
  • 5-speed automatic transmission
  • 3.06 axle ratio
  • 215mm rear axle ring gear
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Tip start
  • 700-amp maintenance free battery
  • Hill start assist
  • 160-amp alternator
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes -inc: rain brake support, ready alert braking
  • Trailer sway damping
  • Keyless go
  • 180-amp alternator
  • Bright exhaust tip
  • HD pwr 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes -inc: rain brake support, ready alert braking
  • 3.09 axle ratio
  • Single speed transfer case
  • 195mm front axle ring gear
  • 195mm rear axle ring gear
  • All wheel drive
  • High speed engine controller
  • Sport suspension
  • Rear load leveling suspension
  • Performance steering
  • Electro-hydraulic pwr steering
  • Dual rear exhaust w/bright tips
  • 5.7L V8 VVT "Hemi" multi displacement engine -inc: HD engine cooling
  • 3.45 axle ratio
  • 230mm rear axle
  • 220-amp alternator
  • 2 speed on demand transfer case
    • Electronic stability control
    • Advanced multistage front air bags
    • Side curtain air bags for all seating rows
    • Supplemental front seat side air bags
    • Supplemental side air bags
    • Tire pressure warning lamp
    • Active head restraints
    • Enhanced accident response system
    • Latch-ready child seat anchor system
    • Child safety rear door locks
    • ParkSense rear park assist system
    • ParkView rear back-up camera
    • Tire pressure monitoring display
    • Forward collision warning
    • Blind spot & cross path detection
    • Four wheel traction control
    • Media center 130 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player
    • (6) speakers
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 1-year of service
    • Audio jack input for mobile devices
    • Media center 430 -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 player, 30GB hard drive w/6700 song capacity, 6.5" touch screen
    • (9) speakers w/subwoofer
    • Bluetooth streaming audio
    • UConnect voice command w/Bluetooth
    • 506 watt amp
    • SIRIUS traffic -inc: 1-year of service
    • Remote USB port

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