2018 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#55 of 2018 SUVs

#119 of all 2018 vehicles


The Journey, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2009, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. The Dodge Journey packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. 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 2018 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 2018 Dodge Journey has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 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 2018 Dodge Journey is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2018 Dodge Journey is 30% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9056Nissan FrontierSubaru WRXDodge JourneyMitsubishi OutlanderJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4Dodge ChallengerKia SorentoKia SedonaVolkswagen TiguanDodge Grand CaravanFord FusionComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 90. The 2018 Dodge Journey is safer than the 2018 Nissan Frontier and less safe than the 2018 Jeep Cherokee, the 2018 Toyota RAV4, the 2018 Ford Fusion, the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2018 Kia Sedona, the 2018 Kia Sorento, and the 2018 Dodge Challenger. It is about as safe as the 2018 Subaru WRX.

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