DETROIT -- Chrysler LLC today said its 2009 Dodge Journey crossover will have a base price of $19,985, including $625 shipping.
The Journey falls between the Caliber and the Grand Caravan in the Dodge lineup, Chrysler said.
The base front-wheel-drive Journey SE is powered by a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine producing 173 hp and 166 pounds-feet of torque. The SXT and R/T Journey models come with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 235 hp and 232 pounds-feet of torque, teamed with a six-speed automatic transmission with Auto Stick shifting. An all-wheel-drive system and performance suspension are options on the SXT and R/T models.
The Journey is expected to go on sale in the first quarter of 2008.