Dodge Journey 2011, USA CUV – “Flowers” from the auto show in JIExpo Kemayoran is a Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) Journey 2011 from the Dodge brand. American products have become stout tongkrongan inaugural debut at the IIMs.

CUV offered only one variant, the New Dodge Journey 2400 cc, which cost Rp 505 million and Rp 535 million on the road in Jakarta since the DVD monitor is 8.4 inches larger. “2011 Dodge Journey CUV positioned itself as a premium, is offered as a multipurpose vehicle with the right proportions for the family car,” said Muhammad Al Abdullah, Managing Director of PT Garasindo Inter Global, agents holders of Chrysler brand in the IIMs, Friday, July 22, 2011 yesterday.

Journey able to accommodate seven passengers, but also its configuration can be changed only for five people. The total volume of the car cabin is 784 liters (in a state seats upright) and 1461 liter (second and third row folded). According to their claims, this measure is above the average crossover class.

Dodge complements the presence of other Chrysler products are also hanging out in the IIMs, the Jeep and Chrysler. Exhibition booth located in Hall D-1 with a combination of white display and a touch of red.

Wrangler Jeep and Wrangler Unlimited
When announcing the sale until the third quarter, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne leaking information about the Wrangler Jeep and Wrangler Unlimited. He said, in 2012, both models use a new engine capacity of 3.6 L V6 “Pentastar”.

New Dodge sedan he is also in development. His form refers to the hatchback, Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Back to the new engine, V6 Pentastar debut on the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011. Gradually, the heart pacemaker will also is applied to the Dodge Charger and Grand Caravan.
Pentastar-powered 283 PS was chosen to answer the criticism or consumer complaints about the old engine. This was mainly related to the less malignant force, only 202 PS, but its capacity 3.8 L V6 and configured. A similar complaint brought against it earlier machines which, although a capacity of 4.0 L, but only 180 PS power.
Besides the engine, interior quality was already experiencing improvements. Not only on models 2011, improvements are also applicable to the model 2012. This is for example the instrument panel and center console in a completely new and a more ergonomic dashboard design using quality materials.
Leather seats and three-wheel design bars. There are controls on the steering wheel audio, cruise control and Bluetooth buttons. Anyway, more luxurious interior.

new SUV models
Chrysler Group is preparing a new SUV models to target the lower segment with small dimensions (supermini-sized.) Chief Executive Officer of the Jeep, Mike Manley, as reported by Autocar today, said, “There is a niche market between the Jeep and SUV segment-B. We’re working on a project to market. I hope materialized in 2013.”

Later, this supermini Jeep will compete with Nissan Juke, Mini Cooper and Audi A1 already dimuncul to the public. Manley sure, this latest product retains the character of Wrangler, the macho, powerful and strong with a shape like a crossover hatchback.

“Just imagine a Wrangler with a softer appearance and fresh, from the headlamps and grille. If that’s you can imagine, are drawn like the face of the new product,”said Manley. With this new product, Jeep hopes to expand the market so far dominated by mature age consumers and young people.

Reportedly, as a source of Chrysler and Fiat to provide some alternative sources of energy, namely 1.3 liter engine, 1.6 liter and 1.4 liter diesel JTM MultiAir gasoline. Further, the basic vehicle was developed from the Fiat Grande Punto with a system of front wheel movement. However, for certain markets prepared version of the 4×4 or all-wheel drive (AWD) specifically made for off-road enthusiasts.