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Comparo
Small 3-row crossover SUVs specifications compared on paper

The most passenger capacity in the smallest package

ETC
Video
Vin Diesel and Dodge finally make the partnership official

The actor has deep ties thanks to The Fast and the Furious.

Video
Australian consumer activists destroy a Dodge Journey with a tank

Not surprisingly, FCA has a different view on the stunt.

An Australian couple held an event where they crushed their unreliable and frustrating Dodge Journey with a retired army tank.

Recalls
Dodge Journey recalled for freezing fluid lines

Canada gets the bulk of the recall, but cold US states are also targeted.

A problem with the power-steering fluid lines in extremely cold climates has prompted FCA to recall nearly 11,000 Dodge Journeys in America, but a tellingly higher 187,000 in Canada.

Spy Shots
What does Jeep have cooking with this stretched Cherokee?

Jeep is testing a Cherokee with what looks like a stretched wheelbase. The question is, what's it for? A replacement for the Dodge Journey, or a new Jeep crossover?

Recalls
Chrysler recalls 112k family-haulers over airbag controllers

A problem discovered with corrosion in the air bag control unit has prompted FCA to recall 112,001 units of the Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country, and Volkswagen Routan from the 2008 and 2009 model years.

Recalls
FCA recalls 894k total vehicles worldwide in two campaigns

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty, And Dodge Journey Affected

FCA will recall 894,000 vehicles worldwide to fix problems with inadvertent airbag deployment, failure of the anti-lock brakes, and stability control systems in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Dodge Journey, and Fiat Freemont.

Recalls
Dodge Journey and Fiat Freemont engine-cover recall affects 350k CUVs

The 2011-2015 Dodge Journey and Fiat Freemont are covered under a recall to secure their engine covers from getting loose. The campaign covers 349,731 of the crossovers worldwide. The loose parts under the hood can be a fire hazard if they get too hot.

Report
FCA plants skipping summer shutdown to keep up with demand

Four FCA US assembly plants, all of the engine factories, and many transmission-building sites are staying open all summer to keep up with demand. Usually there would be a two-week summer shutdown during the year.

Recalls
FCA updates 700k-vehicle recall to replace ignition switches

FCA US is replacing the the ignition switches in 702,578 examples of the 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and 2009-2010 Dodge Journey. This campaign was first announced last year, but the automaker has revised the repair procedure.

Quick Spin
2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad

When "Not Bad" Is No Bad Thing

Watchers of the auto industry will notice a theme among the formerly bankrupted American automakers, General Motors and Chrysler. There are the post-bankruptcy vehicles, and the pre-bankruptcy vehicles. The former, in the case of Chrysler, include the Jeep Grand Cherokee, as well as the 200 and 300. For GM, there's the Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Impala and Buick Encore, among others. These vehicles have the freshest styling, with sharp exteriors and well-crafted interiors, as well as advanced power

Chrysler Recalling 700k Vehicles For Ignition Switch Woes

General Motors isn't the only automaker with the issue

General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide.

Recalls
Chrysler recalling 700k minivans and Dodge Journey for ignition switch woes

General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide of the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans from the 2008-2010 model years, plus the 2009-2010 Dodge Journey.

Official
SRT back to Dodge, Dart SRT, new Challenger, Charger and Caravan's death outlined in 5-yr plan

The onslaught of news from Fiat Chrysler's layout of five-year plans continued with Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis this morning, including the unexpected announcement that SRT was coming back into the fold.

Official
Dodge Journey gets new $24,895* SE V6 AWD model

While the Dodge Journey crossover remains largely unchanged for the 2014 model year, there are two new flavors of the seven-passenger CUV on offer: the butch-looking Crossroad, and the SE V6 AWD, pictured right, which makes its debut today. As its name suggests, this new Journey model features the automaker's 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, and offers all-wheel drive, which, with a starting price of $24,895 (*excluding $995 for destination), reduces the cost-of-entry for an AWD-equipped Journey by $1,80

Chicago
2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad soldiers on in the Chi

Introduced to the market in 2008 and updated in 2011, the Dodge Journey crossover has had all the freshness of a retirement village in recent years. Filling a potentially important niche for Dodge as an affordable, family-sized vehicle, the Journey has gotten one last mild refresh here in Chicago. Feast your mild-appearance-package-loving eyes on the 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad.

Official
Dodge Journey gets more SUV-like look with new Crossroad model

Looking to play up its aging three-row crossover, Dodge will introduce a new model for its Journey franchise at next week's Chicago Auto Show. The 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad will be a new trim level positioned between the SXT and Limited, and it will be distinguished from other Journey models thanks to a handful of styling add-ons.

Report
Dodge Journey, Mexico to go their separate ways

According to an Automotive News report, Chrysler Group is saying adios to Toluca, Mexico, and moving production of its next-generation Dodge Journey to Detroit, Michigan, when the model is replaced in 2016. The change of venue, discovered through sources at suppliers, would mean the mid-size crossover would be built alongside the next-generation Chrysler 200 sedan, due in 2014, at the automaker's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant. It would also leave the Toluca plant without a product after 2016.

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #317

Mitsubishi Mirage, Toyota thinks of beefing up US production, Marchionne on Alfa, Dart and minivans, Ford Atlas concept, Honda Gear concept

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