Weststar Associates Nigeria Ltd, authorised general distributors of Mercedes Benz, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands in Nigeria has taken the Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, segment by storm with the introduction of world class products from their stable.
The company which recently unveiled the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee (one of the world’s most powerful SUVs) into the Nigerian market has followed up with the introduction of the all new Dodge Journey, a powerful sports utility vehicle with amazing fuel efficiency.
The smart-looking Dodge Journey is loaded with array of features that could make other sports utility vehicles in its class envious. Designed with an interior that is master of storage and amazing degree of versatility, the Journey welcomes you with the kind of luxury that is only found in high-end luxury sports utility vehicles.
Available in Nigeria with two petrol engines, a 2.4 litre DOHC 16-valve Dual Variable Timing, VVT, engine and a 3.6 litre DOHC Pentastar VVT V6 engine, the Journey delivers high performance with fuel efficiency at its highest level.
The 2.4 litre engine version of the Journey churns out a powerful 173 horsepower, while the V6 engine, mated to a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic, delivers 283 horsepower.
The Journey’s exceptional blend of high torque, low emissions and first-rate noise, vibration and harshness control help keep the cabin quiet. It can tow 2500 Ib of weight with ease. Standard Trailer Sway Control helps maintain control of the load being pulled.
The power to explore all terrains by the Journey comes from available all-wheel drive, AWD, and the efficient powerplants. The system makes easy work over difficult terrains, no matter how challenging.
For instance, when the system senses wheel slippage, it immediately responds with a transfer of power to the rear wheels for a very noticeable uptick in driving performance.
The technology in the Journey is ahead of its time both in performance and comfort. The seven-seater SUV can transform to cargo hauler in a jiffy.
To accommodate, journey’s interior easily transform from people mover to cargo carrier. With flexible five or seven-passenger seating, the second row reclining 60/40 split folding seatbacks and inventive storage everywhere, Journey is ever ready.
This interior indulges with stadium seating dual-zone temperature control and soft touch surfaces. The seats feature either premium cloth or available leather trim.
The cockpit of Journey is designed to be intuitive, comfort and desired. Starting with the keyless Enter’n Go, the doors unlocks with a simple touch of the handle as long as the fob is with you. The engine awakens with press of the brake pedal and a push of the dash-mounted start button.
Ten-way power driver’s seat with four-way power lumber adjust, heated front seats and full-circumference heated steering and wheel for a greater sense of luxury put Journey in its own class.
Uconnect bring a range of communication and entertainment services straight to your journey.
Journey comes with many safety features expected of a typical high-class American top car model. Electronic Stability Control, ESC, Antilock Bake System, ABS, Parkview Rear Back-up camera, Parksense Rear Park Assist, Seven Standard airbags, Sentry key, Frailer sway control, TSC, All-wheel Drive, AWD, and tyre pressure monitoring system.