2019 Dodge Durango vs 2019 Dodge Journey

2019 Dodge Durango vs 2019 Dodge Journey
2019 Dodge Durango 2019 Dodge Journey


3.6L V6 2.4L I4


293hp 173hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

19/26 * 19/25 *


8-speed shiftable automatic 4-speed shiftable automatic

2019 Dodge Durango vs 2019 Dodge Journey

Serving Merrillville, IN

The 2019 Dodge Durango is a rugged, robust three-row SUV. Known for its power, strength, and versatility, the Durango is an excellent choice for anyone looking to own a premium SUV with substantial space for both cargo and passengers. There aren’t many changes to note for the 2019 Durango. Nevertheless, the SUV continues to wow a broad audience with its classic combination of looks, style, and well-equipped interior. The 2019 Durango does come with a new option for an audio system, which is a 19-speaker sound system made by Harman Kardon. The Durango is also noted for its high-tech touchscreen interface, which is one of the most progressive in the SUV’s class. The Durango also has some of the most impressive power capabilities and towing capacities of its class. The 2019 Dodge Journey is another excellent choice for a three-row SUV. Unlike the Durango, the Journey does have some changes for the latest model year. This includes the addition of new standard interior amenities. If you buy the Journey with a V6 engine, you also get revised styling in the front and back.


With a compelling available V8 engine that generates 475 HP, up to 470 LB-FT of torque, reaches 0-60 in just 4.4 seconds, the Durango rightfully earns the title of the nation’s “Most Powerful Three-Row SUV.” Even the base engine on the Durango is a powerful force. The base engine has a more impressive power output than most SUVs, with a total capacity of 360 HP. When equipped with the base engine, the Dodge Durango has a towing capacity of 7,400 pounds. With the stronger engine, it tows up to 8,700 pounds. No matter what you’re pulling with the 2019 Dodge Durango, it features unique trailering safety technology, including standard trailer sway control, to maintain stability. You have a choice of two all-wheel-drive systems with the Durango, too. The 2019 Dodge Journey is also offered with two engines. The base engine is a 2.4L, four-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 173 HP at 6,000 RPM. The second engine is a 3.6L, six-cylinder engine with a power output of 283 HP at 6,350 RPM. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2019 Dodge Journey can tow between 1,000 and 2,500 pounds.


Both the 2019 Durango and Journey are stylish vehicles. The Journey is slightly smaller than the Durango, but it has several attractive interior and exterior features. Bright LED lights in the front and highly visible racetrack-style LED lights in the back illuminate your path in every direction. You have a choice of exterior paints with the 2019 Durango too, including custom red stripes. A stowaway roof rack system allows you to carry a maximum of 150 pounds. The Dodge Journey gets a crosshair grille, sculpted fender flares, and dual exhaust tips. Its exterior can be accentuated by one of ten colors.


Technology and convenience go hand-in-hand in both Dodge SUVs. The Durango has split-folding seats designed to create additional space for either cargo or passengers. Available leather seats give it an elegant finish. The Durango can be accessorized with up to 60 standard features, and optional safety features, including the cutting-edge driver, assist aids. You can get up to an 8.4-inch infotainment screen in both SUVs, which provides several amenities including Android Auto, navigation, and Apple CarPlay.

When it comes to creating quality three-row SUVs, Dodge certainly takes the lead. This year, both the Durango and the Journey are great options if you’re looking for a spacious, well-equipped, and tech-savvy SUV. If you’d like to try one or both exceptional SUVs, don’t hesitate to stop in for a test drive. Contact our dealership by phone or online to reserve your test drive today.

* Actual Mileage May Vary.