2019 Dodge Journey vs 2019 Dodge Durango
Through years of dedication and ingenuity, the Dodge nameplate has become a symbol of unwavering dependability and strength. Many SUV shoppers looking to tap into that Dodge spirit find themselves stuck between the 2019 Dodge Journey and the 2019 Dodge Durango. The two models are doubtlessly distinct in styling, but their similar stature can make it difficult to discern which model makes the best fit. That’s why we’ve decided to unwrap each of these sister SUVs in this model comparison for a closer look at how they differ.
The Durango comes standard with seating for five passengers, but the SUV can accommodate up to seven passengers when equipped with the optional third-row bench seat. On the Journey, 7-passenger seating is standard across the lineup.
2019 Dodge Journey
2019 Dodge Durango
|19 city / 25 highway||Max Fuel Economy||19 city / 26 highway|
|7 passengers||Seating Capacity||5 – 7 passengers|
|10.7 cubic feet||Cargo Space (behind third row)||17.2 cubic feet|
Comparing the Cargo and Capability Specs of the 2019 Dodge Journey and the 2019 Dodge Durango
If an expansive cargo area is a must, the Durango might be a more suitable contender. On the 2019 Dodge Journey, you’ll find 10.7 cubic feet of cargo space hidden behind the third row. Behind the 2019 Dodge Durango’s optional third-row seats, the SUV packs 17.2 cubic feet of space to stow your items. With the second- and third-row seats folded, the Journey and Durango offer 67.6 cubic feet and 85.1 cubic feet of cargo space, respectively.
The standard drivetrain on the Journey is a front-wheel-drive system. On the Durango, rear-wheel drive is the standard setup. On either model, all-wheel drive is available for enhanced control and capability.
The 2019 Dodge Journey achieves a max towing capacity of 2,500 lbs. when suited with the available 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine and available Trailer Tow Prep Group. For drivers with milder hauling needs, the Journey packs enough punch to move a boat or a hefty load of furniture. If your lifestyle demands a little more oomph, the 2019 Dodge Durango should get you there. The Durango SRT® features a best-in-class maximum towing capacity of up to 8,700 pounds.