2016 Dodge Journey vs 2016 Mazda CX-5

Confidence and capability are two incredibly important factors when considering the purchase of a new crossover SUV. In the comparison of the 2016 Dodge Journey vs 2016 Mazda CX-5, we are able to see that the added horsepower, incredible amount of cargo space, and standard convenience technology, come together in the 2016 Dodge Journey to make it the best choice in crossover SUV. We'll tell you what you can expect to see inside.Looking at the exterior, it's easy to see the difference between these two vehicles.

 The much more traditional and truck-like body of the 2016 Dodge Journey stands out with more confidence than the streamlined and streaked back design of the 2016 Mazda CX-5. Under the hood, drivers can take advantage of a four-cylinder engine on the base model of both vehicles. The 2016 Dodge Journey, however, offers more horsepower and torque at the base trim, than the 2016 Mazda CX-5. When it comes to added confidence on the road, the extra horsepower and more confident overall design makes the 2016 Dodge Journey the better option.

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Base Engine Performance

Both the 2016 Dodge Journey and Mazda CX-5 have a standard four-cylinder engine. However, the larger 2.4-liter I-4 under the hood of the Dodge Journey offers added horsepower and torque when compared to the smaller 2.0-liter I-4 in the Mazda CX-5.

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Interior Space

Inside the 2016 Dodge Journey you will find more space for passengers or cargo than inside the 2015 Mazda CX-5. Passengers can enjoy up to 100 cubic feet of space, and folding rear seats open up to 65 cubic feet of cargo space. Versatility makes the crossover SUV one of the most popular vehicle types in the U.S.

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Modern Technology

Bluetooth connectivity and a first-row LCD screen come standard on the 2016 Dodge Journey and the 2016 Mazda CX-5. With audio systems and optional navigation system technology, you can hit the road with confidence and the convenience of modern features.

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Comparing Comfort and Technology

Looking to the interior of these two crossover SUVs, it's easy to see that modern convenience was a priority in the design. Both vehicles come with a standard first-row LCD screen and Bluetooth connectivity for enjoying music and other media while on the road. Optional voice-activated navigation and upgraded audio packages are available at higher trim levels in both vehicles. Comfortable seating for up to five passengers makes it easy for small families to enjoy time inside, but the added cargo space inside the 2016 Dodge Journey offers the extra space you need to get where you need to go in comfort.

If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 Dodge Journey, give us a call or schedule your appointment online. Our friendly and experience team members at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Racine are happy to answer any questions you have throughout your car shopping experience. We would love to meet and discuss your financing options and choose the perfect vehicle for you and your lifestyle. We look forward to hearing from you soon!