What’s the Difference Between the Dodge Durango & the Dodge Journey?

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The 2018 Dodge Journey and 2018 Dodge Durango are both affordable seven-passenger SUVs that will keep your family safe and entertained on the road with plenty of advanced safety features. While the Journey is the more affordable option, the Durango is the way to go for those who require extra power and cargo room from their SUV. Take a look at some of the differences between the two, and then come into our Dodge dealership in Egg Harbor, NJ, to compare the Journey and Durango for yourself!

Dodge Journey Vs. Dodge Durango Performance

2018 Dodge Journey vs. 2018 Dodge Durango

Start comparing the 2018 Dodge Durango to the 2018 Dodge Journey, and you’ll quickly see that they’re both incredible SUVs that are designed with busy families in mind. Both the Dodge Journey and the Dodge Durango have starting prices under $30,000, with the Durango starting at just $29,995. Meanwhile, the Journey starts at only $22,495. The Durango offers you six trims to choose from, while you’ll have four trim options on the Dodge Journey.

Dodge Journey Vs. Dodge Durango Engine

Engine Options in Dodge Vehicles

Both the Dodge Journey and Dodge Durango give you your choice of two engine options. If you want the Dodge Journey, you’ll be selecting between a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine or a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine. When you opt for the 3.6-liter V6, you’ll be able to take advantage of 283 horsepower. Drivers who pick the Dodge Durango will be choosing between a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine that boasts up to 295 horsepower and a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine that punches out 360 horsepower.

Dodge Journey Vs. Dodge Durango Interior

Three-Row SUV Options

Both the 2018 Dodge Journey and the 2018 Dodge Durango were designed to provide plenty of space for up to seven people. When you opt for the 2018 Dodge Journey, a third row of seating comes standard. Both second-and third-row passengers will have stadium-style seating, and there’s access to the back row from either side of the second row. Plus, available Tilt ‘n Slide® second-row seating gives you quick access to the third row. When you opt for the 2018 Dodge Durango, the third row of seating does not come standard but is available on higher trims. You can fit up to seven passengers with more than 50 different seating configurations. Available Fold & Tumble captain’s chairs allow people to move from the second to third row easily.

Dodge Journey Vs. Dodge Durango Verdict

What’s the Verdict?

Take a look at the new 2018 Dodge Journey and the new 2018 Dodge Durango up close with our comparison chart. Each one has its own unique perks and benefits that make it a stand-out SUV. At the same time, both are 7-passenger SUVs, which makes either one ideal for a family that’s always on the go. See which makes the most sense for you at our Dodge dealership in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Features 2018 Dodge Journey 2018 Dodge Durango
Starting MSRP $22,495 $29,995
Max Horsepower 283 360
Max Towing Capacity (lbs) 2,500 7,400
Max Highway Fuel Economy (mpg) 25 26
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third-Row Seat Standard Available
Max Cargo Capacity (cu. ft.) 67.6 84.5
ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera Available Standard
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