2013 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#50 of 2013 SUVs

#121 of all 2013 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. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Journey packs some oomph. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 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 2013 Dodge Journey has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Dodge Journey has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0548% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2556%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0548% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2556% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Dodge Journey is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Dodge Journey is 31% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8550Toyota TacomaNissan FrontierNissan RogueDodge AvengerMitsubishi OutlanderDodge JourneyDodge Grand CaravanFord MustangMazda 6Volkswagen PassatJeep WranglerSubaru ForesterComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 50 to 85. The 2013 Dodge Journey is safer than the 2013 Toyota Tacoma and the 2013 Nissan Frontier and less safe than the 2013 Jeep Wrangler, the 2013 Volkswagen Passat, the 2013 Mazda 6, the 2013 Ford Mustang, and the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. It is about as safe as the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander and the 2013 Subaru Forester.

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