Comparison - Dodge Journey SE 2019 - vs - Subaru Ascent Premium 2021

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Dodge JC,Dodge JCUV

Also called:

Viziv-7

2015 Dodge Journey Crossroad Review by Tilbury Chrysler
Dodge Journey crossroad commercial
Dodge Journey Crossroad SUV 2015 review raod test snow
2015 Dodge Journey - small overlap crash test
2019 Subaru Ascent Touring - Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K
2019 Subaru Ascent - 3 rows of turbocharged safety
2021 Subaru Ascent Review
2019 Subaru Ascent - Seating For The Whole Litter
Average Price: 
$
28,045
Updated: 
13 Feb 2019
$
34,795
Updated: 
25 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.10gals
19.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Destroyer Grey Clear Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#989fa6
Blood Orange Clear Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#c52118
Whtie Noise Tri-Coat
#d7dcd9
Granite Pearl Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#484848
Billet Clear Coat
#5c6467
Redline 2 Pearl Coat
#a20d00
Blood Orange Clear Coat
#c52118
Granite Pearl Coat
#484848
Pitch Black Clear Coat
#000000
Vice White
#ffffff
Contusion Blue Pearl Coat
#2a2d3c
Olive Green Pearl Coat
#4a4c32
Billet Clear Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#5c6467
Redline 2 Pearl Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#a20d00
Vice White/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#ffffff
Whtie Noise Tri-Coat/Pitch Black Clear Coat
#d7dcd9
Destroyer Grey Clear Coat
#989fa6
Color: 
Abyss Blue Pearl
#2E496D
Crystal White Pearl
#F8F9F9
Crystal Black Silica
#0D0D0B
Magnetite Gray Metallic
#5B5E64
Ice Silver Metallic
#DFDFDF
Crimson Red Pearl
#710E18
Cinnamon Brown Pearl
#392922
Brilliant Bronze Metallic
#857C78

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Dodge Journey has dropped entirely off our charts thanks to outdated style, safety, and technology.

Pros
Low price
Seven-seat capability
Good optional infotainment
Versatile interior

Cons
Bad safety scores
Limited features
Dated feel
Underwhelming in almost every way

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Dodge does little to make the Journey more competitive for 2019. However, the company has dropped the SXT trim and pared down the lineup to three models: SE, Crossroad, and GT. The change means more standard features and options on the entry-level Journey SE, which can now be had with the V-6 powertrain. Likewise, its front and rear ends have sportier styling as well as new fog lamps and LED taillights. All models are now available with Destroyer Gray exterior paint, among the other color choices.

Pros
Competitive pricing,
easy-to-use infotainment,
lots of storage space.

Cons
Cut-rate interior,
poor handling,
lacks driver-assist tech.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Dodge Journey ranked #21 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Dodge Journey has a score of 6.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 52 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Intuitive infotainment system
Affordable price

Cons
Leisurely acceleration with base engine
Ponderous handling
Few available safety features

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Subaru Ascent's #13 ranking is based on its score within the Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Subaru Ascent has a score of 7.7 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Roomy seating
Spacious cargo area
Generous standard features list
Standard all-wheel drive

Cons
Below-average predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

Subaru's EyeSight suite of advanced driver aids now includes adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist.Steering-responsive LED headlights are now standard.A second- and third-row seat-belt reminder is now standard.

PROS
Substantial list of standard and optional driving aids
High-quality interior materials
Generous ground clearance and standard all-wheel drive
Easy-to-use infotainment system

CONS
Accelerator pedal is too touchy
Invasive engine and tire noise
Not much second-row shoulder room, and third row is tight
Rolling over bumps at higher speeds sends vibrations through the cabin

By: 
edmunds.com

The latest Ascent receives a handful of new standard features for 2021. These include LED headlights that turn with the steering wheel as well as automatic high-beams. The Touring model also adds another leather upholstery option: Slate Black with silver stitching. And as if the Ascent's incessant beeping notifications weren't annoying enough, all models now have a seat-belt chime that's meant to remind second- and third-row passengers to buckle up.

Pros
Flexible seating configurations,
cushy ride quality,
every model comes with driver assists.

Cons
Apathetic passing power,
noisy engine during hard acceleration,
third row smaller than some rivals.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.40L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
283hp
at 6 350rpm
260hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.50Feet
38.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
keyless ignition
manual rear seat easy entry
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Electric Power Steering

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.40in
196.80in
Width: 
72.20in
76.00in
Height: 
66.60in
71.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Front Track: 
64.40in
Rear Track: 
64.20in
Wheel Base: 
113.80in
113.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.80
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
38.60in
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
57.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.50in
61.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.40in
57.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
60.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
67.60cu.ft
86.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.70cu.ft
17.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
4477.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
premium cloth
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
bucket front seats
height adjustable driver seat
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
manual folding bench third row seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Dual Zone Air Conditioning
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
6 total speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
6 Total Speakers
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear window wiper
Raised roof rails
Windshield wiper de-icer
Two-speed windshield wipers
Body-color folding side mirrors
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 6.5 In.
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
full wheel covers
temporary spare tire
All season tires
steel wheels
underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Options

Packages: 
Uconnect 8.4 Touch Screen Radio Group
Security Group (Fleet)
Blacktop Package
MOPAR Chrome Appearance Group
Quick Order Package 28A
Comfort/Convenience Group (Fleet)
Connectivity Group
Safe and Sound Group (Fleet)
Trailer Tow Group
MOPAR All Weather Group
Premium Group
Popular Package #2A
Popular Package #4
8-Passenger Sport Package
Popular Package #2
Convenience Package
Popular Package #1
7-Passenger Sport Package
8-Passenger Convenience Package
Standard Model
7-Passenger Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
19" x 7.0" Gloss Black Aluminum Wheels
17" x 6.5" Aluminum Wheels
Body Side Molding - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Splash Guards
Fog Light Kit
Aero Crossbar Set
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guards - Brilliant Bronze Metallic
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl
Exterior Interior HL Mirrors
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic
Door Scuff Protector
Black Wheel Lug Nut And Lock Set
Rear Bumper Cover
Body Side Molding Crystal Black Silica
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Exterior Interior Auto Mirrors
Interior Options: 
Radio 4.3S (Fleet)
Uconnect Voice Command w/Bluetooth
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Cupholder Insert
Cargo Net
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Cargo Cover
LED Upgrade - Map And Reading Lights
Rear Seatback Protector - 3rd Row Bench
USB Charging Ports
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass
Windshield Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit
Cargo Tray
Side Sill Plate
Cargo Separator
All-Weather Floor Liners
3rd Row Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black/Light Frost Beige, premium cloth
#9f8f6e
Color: 
Slate Black Cloth
#424243
Warm Ivory Cloth
#D0BBA6