2009 Dodge Journey SXT, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2009 Dodge Journey SXT:
You need a mid-level, V6-powered SUV/crossover that looks better than a Toyota Highlander and gets better gas mileage than a Honda Pilot, and it has to have more cargo area than a Nissan Murano but it also needs to cost less than a Ford Edge, and you're okay with having less power than a Saturn Outlook

Why you shouldn't buy this car:
You need a mid-level, V6-powered SUV/crossover that looks worse than a Nissan Murano and gets worse gas mileage than a Honda Pilot, and has less cargo area than a Toyota Highlander and costs more than a Ford Edge, and you want a Saturn Outlook-level of power

Suitability Parameters:
Speed Merchants: No
Fashion Victims: No
Treehuggers: No
Mack Daddies: No
Tuner Crowd: No
Hairdressers: No
Penny Pinchers: Yes
Euro Snobs: No
Working Stiffs: Yes
Technogeeks: No
Poseurs: No
Soccer Moms: Yes
Nascar Dads: No
Golfing Grandparents: Yes
Marlo Stanfield: Yes

Also Consider:
• 2009 Ford Edge
• 2009 Honda Pilot
• 2008 Saturn Outlook
• 2008 Nissan Murano
• 2009 Toyota Highlander
• 2008 Mazda5
• Growing a pair and buying a station wagon

Vitals:
• Manufacturer: Dodge
• Model year: 2009
• Base Price: $19,985
• Price as Tested: $22,985
• Engine type: 3.5-Liter V6
• Horsepower: 235 @ 6,400 RPM
• Torque: 232 @ 4,000 RPM
• Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
• Curb Weight: 4,001 lbs
• LxWxH: 192.4" x 72.2" x 66.6"
• Wheelbase: 113.8"
• Tires: P225/65R17
• 0 - 60 mph: 8.3 Seconds
• EPA Fuel economy city/highway: 16/23 MPG
• NHTSA crash test rating: *****

Also see:
2009 Dodge Journey SXT, Part One
2009 Dodge Journey SXT, Part Two