Because its intro to the marketplace in 2009, the Dodge Journey had become a family favorite crossover for Mexican families. For 2022, the Journey returns in a completely brand-new package thanks to the Stellantis’ Chinese connections with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd (GAC) and their Trumpchi GS5. Instead of being the family-oriented three-row that everybody who was budget-minded loved, it is now a five-passenger two-row crossover.
2022 Dodge Journey GT. (Dodge Mexico). The Dodge design studio did a good task including the brand-new signature Dodge styling components into the Trumpchi GS5. Among the stand out features is simply how good the Dodge-signature “bandit-style” grille searches the GS5. The new Journey likewise benefits from the GS5’s 190 LED rear taillight bar that mimics another signature styling element– the “race-track” taillamp style. In general, the GS5 looks far more stylish from the outdoors than the Mexican-built 2020 Dodge Journey that it changes. 2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico). The cabin is incredibly spacious, with the capability to transport five guests in comfort, in addition to one of the biggest freight spaces in its category, with the possibility of configuring the 60/40 rear bench or reclining both seats leaving the flooring entirely flat.
The GS5 also contributes an interior that utilizes much better materials, with soft-touches surfaces, and attention to information that once again surpasses the 2020 model. For SXT and Sport models, there is an analog gauge cluster with a 7-inch LCD digital info screen in the center. On the top-tier GT design, that determine cluster is replaced with a 12.3-inch LCD digital cluster permitting a much more modern and technological appearance. Matter of fact, it is the first Dodge vehicle to include such a display screen.
2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico). An 8-inch central-mounted touchscreen infotainment system is basic, however, it isn’t Uconnect 5-based. Utilizing the system directly from the GS5, the Trumpchi’s system uses Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Car as basic equipment throughout the lineup. The system likewise enables the driver to use the reversing video camera with dynamic grille lines, and the assistance of a 360-degree surround-view camera system on Sport and GT designs in HD resolution. 2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico). The center console is completed with piano black accents, while the T-shifter equipment lever is covered in leather. The Journey center console also has controls for 3 different drive modes (Standard, Sport, and Comfort), an electronic parking brake, front seat heating and ventilation, stereo volume control, and the menu settings for the infotainment system.
Under the hood is a standard turbocharged 1.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine providing 169 horse power and 195 lb.-ft. of torque. The turbo 1.5-liter includes a BorgWarner low-inertia digitally managed turbocharger and second-generation Bosch high-pressure injection system to make sure the stability of combustion, minimize emissions, and fuel usage.
2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico). The turbo 1.5-liter is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission from Aisin which uses quick action shifting, low fuel consumption, and self-learning, and adaptive smart control. The Aisin unit allows the Journey to have Engine Start/Stop (ESS) and Natural Control. 2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico ). Journey’s McPherson independent front suspension and multi-link independent rear suspension ensure a soft smooth ride no matter the road condition. With a hydraulic brushing style, the front suspension lower arm can successfully reduce the shock and vibration transmitted by the road surface area, carrying out a shock-free driving experience. The high-clearance rear tracking arm was created to soak up shock and assists ravel the trip too. 2022 Dodge Journey GT.(Dodge Mexico). The 2022 Dodge Journey lineup will include the following equipment bundles and prices …
2022 Dodge Journey SXT– $555,900 MXN (or about $28,250 USD)– Front
- and Rear Parking Sensing Units
- Smart Secret Gain Access To & Start
- LED Headlamps
- LED Taillamps
- Backup Electronic camera
- Dual-Zone Environment Control
- Cloth Seats
- ESP, ABS, & Hill-Descent Assist
- 7-Inch TFT Guage Cluster
- 8-Inch Infotainment Touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Vehicle
- 18-Inch Aluminum Wheels
- 8-Way Power Chauffeur Seat
2022 Dodge Journey Sport– $615,900 MXN (or about $31,300 USD)– Scenic
- Faux Leather Seats
- 10-Way Power Chauffeur Seat
- 4-Way Power Traveler Seat
- Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
- Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
- Automatic Headlights
- Automatic High-Beams
- 360-degree Surround Cam
- Side Curtain Air Bags
- Forward Accident Caution
- Lane Departure Warning
- Blind-Spot Tracking
2022 Dodge Journey GT– $645,900 MXN (or about $32,825 USD)– 12.3-Inch
- Guage Cluster
- 19-Inch Aluminum Wheels
- Hands-Free Power Liftgate
2022 Dodge Journey
The only concern is, will the Mexican public discover the Chinese-built crossover to be an ideal replacement for the original which proved to be a success in Mexico (primarily due to the fact that it was manufactured there)? We will see.
2022 Dodge Journey GT
. (Dodge Mexico). The 2022 Dodge Journey will begin arriving in dealership inventories at Dodge Mexico dealers, next month. It will sign up with the likes of the Buick Envision, another crossover built in China sold in North America.
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