2017 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#57 of 2017 SUVs

#138 of all 2017 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. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The Dodge Journey has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 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 2017 Dodge Journey has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 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 2017 Dodge Journey is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Dodge Journey is 30% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8758Nissan FrontierJeep WranglerChevrolet EquinoxDodge JourneyGMC TerrainFord EscapeFord FusionJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4Volkswagen TiguanFord MustangMitsubishi OutlanderComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 87. The 2017 Dodge Journey is safer than the 2017 Nissan Frontier and the 2017 Jeep Wrangler and less safe than the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2017 Toyota RAV4, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, the 2017 Ford Fusion, and the 2017 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2017 GMC Terrain.

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