Joining the 3.6 litre V6 engine in the Journey range in South Africa, the 2.4 litre 16v VVT petrol engine delivers 125 kW of power and a torque figure of 220 Nm, giving the new model a claimed combined fuel consumption of 9.6 litres/100 km and carbon emissions of 225 g/km. The 2.4 litre engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The new Journey derivative will be available in SXT trim level, matching that of the 3.6 litre V6 SXT. Some of the exterior features include body colour door handles and black side roof rails, and on the inside it features highline door panels and premium cloth seats.
The Dodge Journey 2.4 litre SXT will be available as a five seater version only and retails for R319 990 including VAT and carbon tax, making the model a desirable value proposition in the “people carrier” market. families. Other models in the range include the 3.6 litre V6 SXT retailing at R349 990 as well as the 3.6 litre V6 R/T version retailing at R383 990.
All Dodge vehicles are available from dealerships nationwide with a three-year/100 000 km warranty and maintenance plan and special offers on certain models.