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2014 Dodge Journey

Midsize SUV

Crashworthiness
Front crash
prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    G
2010 Dodge Journey shown
2010 Dodge Journey shown
1
Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Electronic stability control, includes roll stability control
4
Antilock brakes
5
Daytime running lights (optional)
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2014
G
G
G
G
2013
G
G
G
G
2012
G
G
G
G
2011
G
G
G
G
2010
G
G
G
G
2009
G
G
G

Applies to 2009-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Dodge Journey was introduced in the 2009 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head acceleration from the roof rail/B-pillar hit was low.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail and B-pillar.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2009 Dodge Journey SXT 4wd
Weight 4,292 lbs.
Side airbagshead curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase114 in.
Length192 in.
Width72 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings15 mpg city / 22 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEF0913
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)3
Left (cm)12
Center (cm)15
Right (cm)11
Brake pedal (cm)16
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)1
Right (cm)1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)2
Rearward (cm)2
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)1

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEF0913
Head
HIC-15165
Peak gs at hard contact15
Neck
Tension (kN)0.9
Extension bending moment (Nm)16
Maximum Nij 0.21
Chest maximum compression (mm)27
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)0.4
Femur force - right (kN)2.0
Knee displacement - left (mm)1
Knee displacement - right (mm)1
Maximum tibia index - left0.35
Maximum tibia index - right0.46
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.5
Tibia axial force - right (kN)1.8
Foot acceleration (g)
Left47
Right111

Applies to 2009-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Dodge Journey was introduced in the 2009 model year.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof and a side airbag that deployed from the seat.

Passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2009 Dodge Journey SXT 4wd
Weight 4,306 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase114 in.
Length192 in.
Width72 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings15 mpg city / 22 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0917
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-16.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDCES0917
Head HIC-15124
Neck
Tension (kN)1.0
Compression (kN)0.0
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)44
Lateral force (kN)1.3
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)40
Average deflection (mm)33
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)5.35
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.76
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.5
Acetabulum force (kN)1.7
Combined force (kN)2.1
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.2
L-M moment (Nm)60
A-P moment (Nm) -29

Passenger injury measures

Test IDCES0917
Head HIC-15155
Neck
Tension (kN)0.1
Compression (kN)0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)31
Lateral force (kN)1.9
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)43
Average deflection (mm)30
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.19
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.70
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.5
Acetabulum force (kN)3.8
Combined force (kN)4.0
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.9
L-M moment (Nm)45
A-P moment (Nm) 20

Applies to 2009-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight4,318 lbs
Peak force19,649 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio4.55
Tested vehicle
2010 Dodge Journey SXT 4-door 4wd
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2010-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Manual - power cloth seats (AHR)

How this test is conducted

Seat typeManual - power cloth seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm)44
Distance below top of head (mm)9
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)12.2
Head contact time (ms)51
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)0
Max neck tension (N)285

Applies to 2013-15 models

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
0 points total

Forward collision warning

Not available.
0 points

Low-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

High-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

How this rating is determined

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