The Dodge Journey R/T: A Sophisticated SUV

December 26th, 2014 by

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The Dodge Journey is one of the most impressive SUV options available on the market because of its athletic design, capable mechanics, and upscale interior.

One of the most enticing Journey models you’ll find at a Dodge dealer is the R/T, which comes standard with a variety of standard upgrades and little luxuries.

If you’re looking for an affordable SUV that gives you a luxury feel and a lively ride, the Journey is a fantastic choice.

Creative Space

With three rows and seating for seven passengers, the Journey has quite a bit to offer as a people mover. Seats are spacious and flexible. In the rear, they recline and fold flat.

When those seats are down, owners have up to 67.6 cubic feet of cargo space to take advantage of. And there are some additional storage areas cleverly built in.

In-floor bins in front of the second-row seats, and an in-floor bin underneath the rear cargo area provide extra space to stash necessities.

Flip up the front passenger seat, and you’ll also find a nifty little area to organize things. Be prepared to hit the beach any time or keep yourself stocked up for impromptu road trips.

Lots of Conveniences

The R/T also comes equipped with a number of standard convenience features that are likely to make you more comfortable in your car than in your living room.

A remote start system allows you to get the Journey’s engine running so it can warm up or cool down with the automatic dual-zone temperature control before you even get in.

In the cabin, you’ll find lots of creature comforts to make your ride relaxing and pleasurable. Surrounded by richness, you’ll get to enjoy heated front seats and a leather-wrapped, heated steering wheel.

The Journey R/T’s standard Uconnect infotainment system plays CDs, DVDs, and MP3s. It even has an SD-card interface. AutoTrader says “the available 8.4-inch touchscreen is arguably one of the best in the business.”

Uconnect also offers drivers Voice Command with Bluetooth and a 1-year subscription to SiriusXM radio. Navigation is available as well.

Animated Ride

Though some SUVs tend be sluggish because of their size, that’s not at all the case with the Dodge Journey. The ride is particularly vibrant in the R/T model.

Upgrading from the 4-cylinder base engine, the R/T is fitted with a 3.6-liter V6 that’s silky smooth. Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, transitions are seamless are remarkably unnoticeable.

The R/T, which comes equipped with an enhanced sport suspension system, also receives quite a bit of praise for its nimble handling.

Overall, the Journey R/T delivers the kind of well-rounded experience you want from an SUV; it’s practical, plush, and peppy.

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