2016 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#50 of 2016 SUVs

#132 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Dodge Journey
The Journey, part of Dodge's lineup since 2009, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Journey packs some oomph. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 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 2016 Dodge Journey has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Dodge Journey has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0542% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1919%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0542% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1919% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Dodge Journey is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Dodge Journey is 30% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8763Jeep WranglerChevrolet EquinoxToyota RAV4Dodge JourneyGMC TerrainFord MustangKia SorentoSubaru OutbackFord FusionDodge Grand CaravanJeep CherokeeKia SportageComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 87. The 2016 Dodge Journey is safer than the 2016 Jeep Wrangler and less safe than the 2016 Ford Mustang, the 2016 Kia Sportage, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2016 Ford Fusion, the 2016 Subaru Outback, and the 2016 Kia Sorento. It is about as safe as the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox, the 2016 Toyota RAV4, and the 2016 GMC Terrain.

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