2011 Dodge Journey Lux

2011 Dodge Journey Lux Competitors

$32-34k full-size SUV, designed in U.S.A., built in Mexico 16-17 city / 24-25 hwy 337-512 mile range, gas engine
283 hp 219 cu. in. V6 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other minivan and SUVs, the 2011 Dodge Journey Lux is also often compared to cars and sports cars. The 2011 Dodge Journey Lux's top rivals come from Dodge (such as the Avenger Express and the Charger R/T) and Kia (such as the Soul and the Rio LX)

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Journey Lux compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it has 3 rows of seats (3 vs 2), has slightly more seats (7 vs 5), has better traction (all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive), has better brakes (disc vs drum) and slightly faster 0-60 time (7.5 seconds vs 9.2 seconds).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (67.6 ft3 vs 143.8 ft3), has much less spacious back seats (22.2 ft3 vs 45.1 ft3), lacks speed-sensitive volume and has an automatic transmission (automatic transmission vs semi-automatic transmission).

2011 Chrysler Town & Country Limited

2011 Chrysler Town & Country Limited
$39,995

Significant advantages of the Town & Country Limited (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Significantly more cargo room: 143.8 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Much roomier back seats: 44.5 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Town & Country Limited (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Town & Country Limited and Journey Lux

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 130 ft vs 128 ft
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2011 Volkswagen Routan S

2011 Volkswagen Routan S
$27,750

Significant advantages of the Routan S (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Significantly more cargo room: 144.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Much roomier back seats: 43.2 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • : Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission

Significant disadvantages of the Routan S (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Entertainment system not available
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Routan S and Journey Lux

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
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2011 Honda CR-V EX-L

2011 Honda CR-V EX-L
$28,905

Significant advantages of the CR-V EX-L (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 48.0 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CR-V EX-L (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Entertainment system not available
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 7

common strengths of the CR-V EX-L and Journey Lux

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 123 ft vs 128 ft
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
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2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet
$25,280

Significant advantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 44.1 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Leather not available
  • Power seats not available

common strengths of the Journey Mainstreet and Journey Lux

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
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2012 Ford Escape XLT

2012 Ford Escape XLT
$25,495

Significant advantages of the Escape XLT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 45.1 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Optional premium radio

Significant disadvantages of the Escape XLT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Escape XLT and Journey Lux

  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the {worse}
  • Both come standard with roof rails
  • Both have power seats
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compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Journey Lux compared to car competitors include: it has much more seats (7 vs 5), has significantly more airbags (6 vs 4), has much more cargo space (67.6 ft3 vs 18.6 ft3), is slightly more powerful (283 HP @ 6,350 RPM vs 173 HP @ 6,000 RPM) and has slightly more gears (6 vs 4).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (16 mpg vs 23 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (24 mpg vs 31 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has much less spacious back seats (22.2 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3) and slightly wider turning radius (39.0 ft vs 35.6 ft).

2011 Dodge Avenger Express

2011 Dodge Avenger Express
$19,995

Significant advantages of the Avenger Express (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 44.9 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Avenger Express (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Much less cargo room: 13.5 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Avenger Express and Journey Lux

  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.3 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
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2011 Honda Accord EX-L

2011 Honda Accord EX-L
$30,525

Significant advantages of the Accord EX-L (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 45.2 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 34 mpg vs 24 mpg
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Accord EX-L (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Much less cargo room: 14.7 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Accord EX-L and Journey Lux

  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.8 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
  • The {better}'s standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the {worse}
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
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2011 Kia Soul

2011 Kia Soul
$13,995

Significant advantages of the Soul (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 49.2 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Soul (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 7

common strengths of the Soul and Journey Lux

  • Lots of cargo room: 53.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
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2011 Dodge Caliber Mainstreet

2011 Dodge Caliber Mainstreet
$19,370

Significant advantages of the Caliber Mainstreet (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Much roomier back seats: 42.9 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Better city mileage: 23 mpg vs 16 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Caliber Mainstreet (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Caliber Mainstreet and Journey Lux

  • Lots of cargo room: 47.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the {worse}
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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2012 Chevrolet Malibu LT

2012 Chevrolet Malibu LT
$24,115

Significant advantages of the Malibu LT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 43.6 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 24 mpg
  • : Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission

Significant disadvantages of the Malibu LT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Much less cargo room: 15.1 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Malibu LT and Journey Lux

  • Both have power seats
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
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2012 Chevrolet Impala LT

2012 Chevrolet Impala LT
$27,995

Significant advantages of the Impala LT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much roomier back seats: 48.2 ft3 vs 22.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Impala LT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Much less cargo room: 18.6 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Impala LT and Journey Lux

  • Crowd pleaser: 6 vs 7
  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.6 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
  • Both have power seats
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compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Journey Lux compared to sports car competitors include: it gets significantly more from a tank of gas in the city (338 miles vs 287 miles), gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (506 miles vs 432 miles), has much more cargo space (67.6 ft3 vs 13.4 ft3), has smoother suspension (independent vs live) and has standard roof rails (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less powerful (283 HP @ 6,350 RPM vs 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM), significantly slower 0-60 time (7.5 seconds vs 4.4 seconds), significantly slower 1/4 mile time (15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph vs 12.7 s s @ 111.3 mph mph), much worse cornering ability (0.76 g vs 0.92 g) and has significantly less spacious back seats (22.2 ft3 vs 38.0 ft3).

2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Dodge Charger R/T
$31,220

Significant advantages of the Charger R/T (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.4 seconds vs 7.5 seconds
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 114 ft vs 128 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Charger R/T (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much less cargo room: 15.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Roof rails not available
  • Significantly fewer gears: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the Charger R/T and Journey Lux

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 15.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Good highway range: 478 miles vs 506 miles
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
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2012 Ford Mustang GT

2012 Ford Mustang GT
$30,105

Significant advantages of the Mustang GT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 12.7 s s @ 111.3 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 4.4 seconds vs 7.5 seconds
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 104 ft vs 128 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang GT (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much less cargo room: 13.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Mustang GT and Journey Lux

  • Inexpensive: $30,105 vs $34,395
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have rear spoilers
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2011 Dodge Challenger R/T

2011 Dodge Challenger R/T
$30,720

Significant advantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.89 g vs 0.76 g
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.9 seconds vs 7.5 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 14.3 s s @ 102.0 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 142 ft vs 128 ft
  • Much less cargo room: 16.2 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Challenger R/T and Journey Lux

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 16.2 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Good highway range: 458 miles vs 506 miles
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
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2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$31,920

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.92 g vs 0.76 g
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.1 seconds vs 7.5 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 13.6 s s @ 108.0 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much less cargo room: 11.3 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Roof rails not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Camaro SS and Journey Lux

  • Good highway range: 456 miles vs 506 miles
  • Inexpensive: $31,920 vs $34,395
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
$75,325

Significant advantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much better cornering ability: 1.07 g vs 0.76 g
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 12.3 s s @ 122.0 mph mph vs 15.9 s s @ 87.2 mph mph
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 4.3 seconds vs 7.5 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much less cargo room: 22.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Roof rails not available
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 270 miles vs 338 miles

common strengths of the Corvette Z06 and Journey Lux

  • Lots of cargo room: 22.4 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Both have power seats
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited
$38,070

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI Limited (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.9 g vs 0.76 g
  • Impreza WRX STI Limited's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.3 seconds vs 7.5 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI Limited (vs the Journey Lux)

  • Much less cargo room: 11.3 ft3 vs 67.6 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 389 miles vs 506 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 287 miles vs 338 miles

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI Limited and Journey Lux

  • Both have spacious front seats: 54.2 ft3 vs 55.4 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
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