The Dodge Journey offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Subaru Forester, with comparable head- and legroom. The Subaru Forester offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Dodge Journey, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Dodge Journey as you will with the Subaru Forester, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Journey will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Forester. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Journey is much higher than that for the Subaru Forester.
Since the Dodge Journey is much wider than the Subaru Forester, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Journey, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru Forester.
Due to its much higher torque, the Dodge Journey does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Forester.
The Dodge Journey has a significantly larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Forester is clearly the choice over the Dodge Journey for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Journey greatly out-muscles the Subaru Forester.
The Dodge Journey offers greater seating capacity than the Subaru Forester, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Dodge Journey as you will in the Subaru Forester.
The Dodge Journey comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Forester.
Compare the 2014 Dodge Journey and the 2015 Subaru Forester.
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MSRP*: $19,995 - $30,795
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MSRP*: $22,195 - $33,095
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,000||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 2.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.26%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 19||22 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||24 - 26||28 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$19,730 - $29,266||$20,995 - $30,927|
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