Just like Durango, Journey could also get its SRT variant. The 2020 Dodge Journey SRT is still a speculation. However, it is also a great possibility. The latest rumors are predicting for this model to arrive in the next couple of months. However, we haven’t seen spy photos or any other indications so far.
The mid-size Journey is a perfect candidate for the famous SRT trim. If it happens, the SRT variant will largely depart from the regular model in terms of design and performances. This performance-oriented SUV will look extremely sporty and it will arrive with plenty of aggressiveness. The same rumors are also suggesting a powerful and proven Hemi V8 engine.
2020 Journey SRT – Sporty and Attractive Design
The forthcoming 2020 Dodge Journey SRT will surely arrive with an attractive look. Whatsoever, the new model will be very aggressive and sporty. On the other hand, the SRT version won’t depart from the base model in terms of dimensions. Even the shape will largely remain. The mid-size SUV will get a new set of headlights and the blacked-out grille. Hood and roof will deliver a cleaner design and overall look of the vehicle will be impressive.
Dodge will improve the aerodynamics and it will slightly raise the ride height. Thanks to the additional aluminum work, Journey SRT will be lighter. However, a heavier engine will equal the overall weight of the regular model. Larger wheels and more premium features are offered as standard. Beside the blacked-out grille, Journey SRT will get plenty of black trims. That includes the mirrors, bumpers, wheels and much more.
Interior Will Offer a Room For Seven Passengers
Newest reports are saying the 2020 Dodge Journey SRT will retain its seven-seat configuration. The interior will offer much more sportiness than the base model. On top of that, Dodge will install plenty of standard upscale features. That includes the leather upholstery with contrast stitching. Moreover, SRT badges will be all over the cabin.
Supportive seats will provide better comfort. The leather-wrapped steering wheel is all-new. On top of that, the new steering wheel will look very sporty. The shape of the air vents is slightly changed and there will be fewer buttons inside the SRT version. Safety is another category where will Dodge try to improve its model. For that reason, expect plenty of driver-assistance systems.
Engine Specs, Acceleration, Fuel Economy
Current Journey model offers two engine options. A standard 2.4-liter and optional 3.6-liter V6. Unfortunately, these powertrains don’t have power for the 2020 Dodge Journey SRT. For that reason, Dodge will opt for a larger and powerful Hemi V8 engine. A 6.4-liter unit already powers the current Durango SRT variant. It is the only logical outcome for the Journey SRT.
This V8 engine delivers 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. It comes with 8-speed automatic transmission. On top of that, a four-wheel-drive setup is offered as standard. The 2020 Journey SRT won’t offer a good fuel economy numbers. Whatsoever, high-performance SUV is made for various other reasons. One of the main reasons is the acceleration. This mid-size SUV will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds.
2020 Dodge Journey SRT Price and Release Date
The price of the all-new 2020 Dodge Journey SRT will cost around $40,000 or probably above that. Just to compare, a new Journey model will become available for $24,500. It is a significant difference in price.
However, if you want more upscale features and better performances, you have to pay. The upcoming mid-size high-performance SUV will hit the markets in the coming months.