• Dodge Journey

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Key facts

2008 Dodge Journey information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4888 mm
How heavy?
1685 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1968 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 / 31.6 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How economical?
8.4/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
170.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 Dodge Journey technical specifications


This automobile has a 5 door off-road vehicle type body with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 4000 rpm and 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed manual set of gears.
The Dodge Journey weighs a claimed 1685 kg at the kerb.
2008 Dodge Journey data
2008 Dodge Journey data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2890 113.8
Track/tread (front) 1570 61.8
Track/tread (rear) 1582 62.3
Length 4888 192.4
Width 1834 72.2
Height 1672 65.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1685 kg 3715 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 77.6 litres 17.1 UK Gal 20.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.368
Frontal area 2.72
CdA 1.00
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1968 cc
(120.095 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 95.5 mm
3.19 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
70.1 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque
157.52 Nm/litre
1.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18:1
Fuel system Bosch U1-P2 common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1979.5 kPa (287.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 5000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 492 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 83.04 PS/g
61.07 kW/g
81.9 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.37 kg/kW
27.35 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.4/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.4/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.9/18.5/15.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG33.6/52.3/43.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG28.0/43.6/36.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 170.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 172.25 g/km
VED band (UK) H
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.920
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6.5 x 16
Wheel size rear 6.5 x 16
Tyres front 225/65 R 16
Tyres rear 225/65 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 302 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.45
general ID178695
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Dodge Journey added 2008-06-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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