2012 Dodge Journey gets slashed $3,000 off on AVP base model


In an effort to stay competitive for its vehicle lineup, Chrysler is slashing significant prices on most of its vehicles for 2012. And among those vehicles is the 2012 Dodge Journey, which gets about $3,000 price slashed off on the entry-level model.

With the 2012 Dodge Journey, its style remains the same as the 2011 model. It now has a starting MSRP of $18,995, not including the $750 delivery charge. The crossover is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. It features the American Value Package (AVP), which consists of a five-seat configuration along with push-button ignition, satellite radio, seven air bags and a touch-screen media interface.

And safety equipment is provided with electronic stability control (ESC), Brake Assist, all-speed traction control, anti-lock brakes (ABS), advanced multistage front airbags, side-curtain airbags, front seat side-mounted airbags, and active front head restraints. The AVP is also available with seven-passenger seating at a starting U.S. MSRP of $19,990.

Of course, for those who want more power on the 2012 Dodge Journey, there is the 2012 Dodge Journey SXT. This model is powered by the Pentastar V6 engine producing 283 horsepower, and it is mated to a six-speed automatic. It features unique front fascia, dual bright exhaust tips, fog lamps, 17-inch aluminum wheels, and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. The SXT model also is available with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and seven-passenger seating.