2011 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#51 of 2011 SUVs

#113 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Dodge Journey
The Journey, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2009, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. The Dodge Journey has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Dodge Journey is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Dodge Journey has a score of 69, implying a 0.057% chance of driver death (5.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Dodge Journey has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0569% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5006%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0569% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5006% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Dodge Journey is 19% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Dodge Journey is 36% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9251Hyundai AzeraSuzuki Grand VitaraChrysler 200Dodge JourneyChevrolet EquinoxHyundai Santa FeToyota SiennaDodge Grand CaravanToyota FJ CruiserSubaru OutbackKia SorentoMazda CX-7Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 51 to 92. The 2011 Dodge Journey is safer than the 2011 Hyundai Azera, the 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara, and the 2011 Chrysler 200 and less safe than the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2011 Mazda CX-7, the 2011 Kia Sorento, the 2011 Subaru Outback, the 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser, the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan, and the 2011 Toyota Sienna. It is about as safe as the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox.

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