2011 Dodge Journey Customer Reviews

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19 Customer Reviews
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What customers liked
Fuel Economy, Reliability, Styling
What they didn't
Power, Braking, Fuel Economy

Great Car

We bought a Journey looking for something with more seating than our Jeep. We also wanted cargo space with all of the seats up. After looking at several 7 passenger crossovers, we liked the Journey the best. It has such a smooth ride, is easy to maneuver and holds the road so well that you forget that it is a larger vehicle. The interior features are awesome. We love the hands-free bluetooth, steering wheel controls, touchscreen media center, and multizone climate control. Everybody can now ride in comfort. The auto-stick transmission is extremely smooth when left in automatic and very responsive in manual. It feels like, and is equipped as well as much more expensive vehicles. We love this car.

Would recommend to a friend

Great Family Vehicle

I had never heard of a Dodge Journey and admit I was a bit skeptical. It has the highest safety ratings, which is important, but it was marked with questionable reliability. I took a leap of faith (and purchased an extended warranty) and am glad I did. The car looks good, rides smooth and has plenty of room for our needs. It was designed with kids in mind. For example, the backs of the front seats are hard plastic...so kids in carseats can kick away and I wipe clean with a wet cloth. The back has plenty of room for storage and the flip up 3rd row comes in VERY handy. It is best suited for kids or small adults and I DO NOT recommed it if you need it on a regular basis. Exterior and Interior look stylish and modern. Nice conveniences like USB and AUX jacks. I wish it had AUTO lights, but I'm getting used to turning them off myself. It has lots of secret storage spots like under the back area and front passenger seat. It is not a high performance car and takes a few minutes to accelerate going up the mountains, but will make it anywhere I want to go. It has a few blind spots, but I removed the backseat headrests and that helped a ton. I recommend it to any family of 4 (or 5). Two carseats fit easily with room for a small person next to them. Three carseats would be too much unless one was purely a booster seat with no back.

Would recommend to a friend

2011 Dodge Journey

Had this vehicle for about a week now. It handles well, has good fuel economy compared to our previous vehicle Trailblazer. With only 11K miles, is almost new. Have to get used to turning the headlights on and am disappointed that Uconnect has entry for Daytime Running Lights but is not activated in the vehicle computer system. 3rd row seats allow us to transport our 5 Grand kids. Has similar size and feel as the Dodge Caravans I drove for 15 years as a company vehicle but handles better. So far, I like this vehicle.

Would recommend to a friend

Horrible, Horrible Quality

We bought a 2013 Dodge Journey SXT in July of 2013. We had problems without about a week and a half afterwards. It started pulling hard to the right and the front end and dash vibrating and rattling. After four trips to the dealership, they are still not able to fix it. I took it in to an independent mechanic and they also pointed out that the bottom is rusted over and that the front differential is leaking. I spoke with a neighbor who has a 2012 Dodge Journey and she has also had the same issues but has additionally had to replace her tires and brakes after less than a year of use. Chrysler has some serious quality issues right now. Unfortunately our next car that we purchase won't be American due to all of the quality issues.

Would recommend to a friend

Nice Vehicle

I recently purchased a 2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet and I must say I'm enjoying it right. This is my first CUV/SUV. I find it to be very spacious and comfortable. I tailgate at football games and this vehicle works very well for me when traveling with a grill and several tables, coolers, chairs and other necessary equipment for tailgating. I find the ride of the vehicle comfortable although I can feel the difference when the road material changes (if that makes any sense). I'm not a daily commuter so my gas mileage is pretty good at 20+. As for features, it has power windows, seats (heated), dual climate control and nice radio. My only gripe so far is the lack of bluetooth in this model. It has a 8.4" screen with the Uconnect system no bluetooth and navigation. I can live with the lack of navigation since I use Google Navigation, but the lack of bluetooth just pains me with all of the no hands laws. I inquired about having bluetooth added to the radio but was told by a Dodge dealer it couldn't be added. I even asked about replacing the radio with a factory radio that included bluetooth but they said it couldn't be done. That really surprised me. Anyway, I still love the vehicle.

Would recommend to a friend

Dodge journey

So far so good.comfortable ride.would have been nice to have the Navigation.on the Lux model. I live n the country so the all wheel drive works well on the country roads in winter.

Would recommend to a friend

It is not a good vehicle

The cruise control works only intermittently, the engin light is on and it idles ruff. I would think it should have lasted more then 2 months before these problems. smh

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

23 mi

Technology and Entertainment

Good

Styling

Looks but...

Cons

Reliability

Cruise mostly inoperable

Power

Idles ruff and engine light is on

Love it!!!!

I have only had this car for a few days now and I love it!!! Has good pick up, A/C in front and back work really good and gets cold. Rides really smooth. I would recommend this car over the Dodge Caravan anytime.....

Would recommend to a friend

2012 Dodge Journey R/T

This is a great crossover. Has very good pickup upon excelleration. Many features make the R/T standout over the other versions such as the bluetooth, touchscreen, and the remote start. Overall great value for the price.

Would recommend to a friend

Everything we'd hoped for!!

Not only did we get a great vehicle, we got an even better deal! Our car was almost brand new!! 12,347 Miles on it! Brand new inside and out! Great gas mileage! Trading in our 2008 ford Expedition XLT was scary! We needed more gas efficiency and enough room to fit our family of 6! The Journey Superseded all our expectations! We just got back from a 3200 mile road trip with all 4 kids! Not only was it comfortable for the 18 hour drive each way, but the gas savings was HUGE! So far the hardest thing to get used, besides the fact that we downsized, is the Keyless entry and the push button start ;-)

Would recommend to a friend

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