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Selected Style FWD 4-Door American Value Pkg
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door American Value Pkg 19 26 $18,988 $19,195
FWD 4-Door SE 19 26 $18,988 $19,195
FWD 4-Door SXT 19 26 $22,376 $23,295
FWD 4-Door Crew 17 25 $27,068 $28,395
FWD 4-Door R/T 17 25 $27,620 $28,995
AWD 4-Door SXT 16 24 $25,504 $26,695
AWD 4-Door Crew 16 24 $28,724 $30,195
AWD 4-Door R/T 16 24 $29,276 $30,795
FWD 4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,013 $24,225
FWD 4-Door LT 22 32 $24,576 $25,870
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $29,435 $30,985
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,676 $25,975
AWD 4-Door LT 20 29 $26,239 $27,620
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,098 $32,735
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,988
$23,013
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,195
$24,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$404 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Dodge Journey is a clever tweener, with three rows of seats if you need, and manageable size all the time--at a very reasonable base price. The 2013 Chevrolet Equinox is a good, affordable choice for cost-conscious families, but it doesn't skimp on comfort, safety, or the latest connectivity features.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 55.80
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 99.7
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.20
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.30
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.20
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 54.60
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 39.90
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 40.90
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 51.10
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 28.80
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 72.50
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.90
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.90
Length, Overall (in) 192.4 187.80
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.6 66.30
Liftover Height (in) 30.8 28.80
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 62.10
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 112.50
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.6 31.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 67.6 63.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.5 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.1 12.6 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 18.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/65R17 P225/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TWB QYZ
Spare Tire Order Code TBK N/A
Rear Tire Size P225/65R17 P225/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TWB QYZ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3818 3777
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 120
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 182 @ 6700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code ED3 LEA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.84
Trans Type 4 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.87
Trans Order Code DFF MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.28 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.842 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Journey Chevrolet Equinox
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 (2012) 6 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 7.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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