2020 Dodge Journey  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#76 of 2020 SUVs

#166 of all 2020 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 better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Dodge Journey has a score of 68, implying a 0.058% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Dodge Journey has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0577% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5857%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0577% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5857% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Dodge Journey is 20% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Dodge Journey is 38% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8863Dodge JourneyMitsubishi OutlanderNissan FrontierJeep CherokeeBuick RegalHyundai Santa FeVolkswagen TiguanFord FusionKia SedonaDodge ChallengerKia SorentoSubaru OutbackComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Dodge Journey with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 88. The 2020 Dodge Journey is less safe than the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2020 Nissan Frontier, the 2020 Jeep Cherokee, the 2020 Buick Regal, the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2020 Subaru Outback, the 2020 Kia Sorento, the 2020 Dodge Challenger, the 2020 Kia Sedona, the 2020 Ford Fusion, and the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan.

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