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Rating 60/100 Background If you are like us, you may be surprised to learn that the 2016 Dodge Journey is still on sale. Other than an admittedly thorough refresh in 2011, under its skin the Journey is pretty much the same as it was when the three-row crossover debuted in 2009. During that time, the …

Rating 65/100 Background If you’re in the market for a seven-passenger SUV, the 2015 Dodge Durango may not be the first option that springs to mind in this very competitive segment. But we’re here to tell you that this "dark horse" Dodge is indeed worthy of your attention. With its classy interior, enticing infotainment features, …

Rating 82/100 Background If you find "compact" crossover SUVs a little too compact, yet you don’t really want to deal with the large footprint and compromised fuel economy of a larger crossover, Dodge might have the answer. The 2015 Journey is one of the few "tweener"-sized crossovers that could prove the just right size. As …

Rating 70/100 Background The 2014 Dodge Journey is a roomy, versatile crossover SUV that straddles the divide between compact and midsize utility vehicles. It’s one of the few remaining crossovers in its price range that offers both an available V6 engine and a third-row seat. In addition, its interior is pleasant, well-trimmed and comfortable. However, …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2014 Dodge Durango is one of our favorite options for a six- or seven-passenger SUV. The current generation not only has the roomy seating and polished drive that you’d expect in a family-oriented, three-row utility vehicle, it also has an optional V8 engine and extraordinary haul ratings that you typically see …

Rating 78/100 Background Take a look at any midsize to large crossover SUV and you’ll find the basic requirements fulfilled. In no particular order, these include comfort, versatility, safety, generous cargo capacity and an easy-to-drive demeanor. But if you’re looking for something extra, the list narrows considerably. The 2013 Dodge Durango happens to be one …

Rating 72/100 Background When it debuted four years ago, the Dodge Journey crossover didn’t have much in its favor. We used the comment "Needs Improvement" so frequently on its report card that we were certain its fate as a back-of-the-class entry was sealed. Yet two years later it was more like "Most Improved" as the …

Rating 67/100 Background Once, the Dodge Journey was only a good idea compromised by half-hearted execution. Slow, ponderous and inefficient on the highway, it was further flawed by an interior that didn’t fit the human form and seemed poorly made besides. Usually it takes an entirely new model to turn around such a wayward ship, …

Rating 75/100 Background Last year, the Dodge Durango SUV returned to the market after a one-year hiatus. Fully redesigned, the latest Durango is a much different and much better car than the generation that came before. With improved handling and drive dynamics, a nicer interior and a more refined and powerful V6, Dodge’s full-size SUV …

Rating 58/100 Background "Maybe you should take a year off and figure out what you want to do." At one time or another, we’ve all heard this sage advice. In the automotive realm, it seems that someone told this to the Dodge boys, because the 2011 Dodge Durango is solid proof of what good can …

Rating 70/100 Background Know that old expression about the journey being its own reward? Well, in the case of the 2011 Dodge Journey, we can definitively say that this new version is a lot more rewarding than the 2010 model it’s replacing. To be honest, we haven’t much cared for Dodge’s midsize seven-passenger crossover SUV …

Rating 62/100 Background When you’ve got the nerve to call yourself Nitro, you’d best be able to back it up. Though it shares its model name with a star from American Gladiators — that TV show of the 1990s — the 2011 Dodge Nitro sadly doesn’t have what it takes to beat down its competitors …