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    Dodge Announces Exciting New Journey Crossover that Delivers Great
    Value and Unsurpassed Function and Flexibility starting at $19,985

    • Dodge Journey provides exceptional content and value with available
      third-row seating for up to seven passengers and a state-of-the-art
      all-wheel-drive system
    • Bold Dodge styling, perfect proportions define right-sized crossover
    • Journey arrives to market as crossover segment set to expand
    • Standard safety features abound, including standard multi-stage
      front driver and passenger air bags, standard front-seat-mounted side
      air bags and standard three-row side-curtain air bags

    Auburn Hills, Mich. – Chrysler LLC announced today the
    U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the 2009 Dodge
    Journey is $19,985 (including $625 destination). The 2009 Dodge Journey
    gives buyers a crossover vehicle that meets life’s changing demands by
    offering unsurpassed versatility and flexibility in a sporty, stylish
    package.

    “The all-new 2009 Dodge Journey gives our customers the complete
    package at an incredible value,” said Deborah Meyer, Vice President and
    Chief Marketing Officer ” Chrysler LLC. “For less than $20,000, Dodge
    Journey blends safety, quality and reliability with innovative
    technology, entertainment features and tons of useful storage, wrapped
    in a package that is pure Dodge.”

    The Dodge Journey is built on the company’s global D-segment
    platform. In the Dodge brand line-up, this new crossover falls between
    the compact Dodge Caliber and the Dodge Grand Caravan. It is designed
    to win the hearts of customers ranging from young singles, couples and
    families with small children to mature families who want the
    flexibility to do more in terms of carrying passengers in comfort or
    storing all their gear.

    Clever, flexible seating and storage combinations include standard
    five-passenger seating with spacious cargo room and available third-row
    seating for carrying up to seven passengers. Spacious storage bins,
    hidden in the floor and available under the front passenger seat
    cushion, combined with the standard Chill Zone™ for beverage storage
    and a choice of the fuel-efficient 2.4-liter four-cylinder World Engine
    on the SE model or 3.5-liter V-6 engine with six-speed Auto Stick and
    dual exhaust on the SXT and R/T models, make Dodge Journey incredibly
    flexible, functional and fun-to-drive.

    Safety also is at the top of mind for customers, and the Dodge
    Journey delivers with standard multi-stage front driver and passenger
    air bags, standard front-seat-mounted side air bags, standard three-row
    side-curtain air bags, standard four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes (ABS),
    standard Panic Brake Assist, standard Electronic Stability Program
    (ESP), standard Electronic Roll Mitigation, standard Trailer Sway
    Damping and available back-up camera.

    The 2009 Dodge Journey will be available in U.S. dealerships in the
    first quarter of 2008 and in global volume markets outside North
    America in both left-hand and right-hand drive, starting in mid-2008.

    Dodge Journey Model LineupThe 2009 Dodge Journey is
    available in the United States in three models: Dodge Journey SE
    equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder World Engine and Dodge Journey
    SXT and R/T models equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and six-speed
    automatic transaxle with Auto Stick.

    Journey SXT and R/T models also are available with a
    state-of-the-art all-wheel-drive (AWD) system that comes with 19-inch
    wheels and tires and a performance suspension to provide a new level of
    style and capability to the large number of consumers seeking the
    performance and driving control of AWD. Journey’s AWD system starts at
    a very affordable price of $25,530 (including $625 destination).

    2009 Dodge Journey Pricing(All prices include $625 destination)

    Dodge Journey SE – $19,985Dodge Journey SXT – $22,985Dodge Journey
    SXT AWD – $25,530 (includes 19-inch aluminum wheels and tires, fog
    lamps, performance suspension)Dodge Journey R/T – $26,545Dodge Journey
    R/T AWD – $28,295

    Crossover Segment Continues to ExpandJourney is the
    Dodge brand’s first crossover. It arrives in U.S. dealerships as
    crossover popularity continues to increase in the United States. In the
    past six years, crossovers have gained more than 3 percentage points in
    share of the total U.S. auto industry. With 625,980 crossover vehicles
    sold in the United States in 2006, the segment made up nearly four
    percent of vehicle sales in the country. In the past three years alone,
    the U.S. crossover segment has grown on average nearly 14 percent per
    year.

    Dodge BrandWith a U.S. market share of 6.4 percent,
    Dodge is Chrysler LLC’s best-selling brand and the fifth largest
    nameplate in the U.S. automotive market. In 2006, Dodge sold more than
    1.3 million vehicles in the global market. In the highly competitive
    truck market, Dodge has a 15 percent market share. Recently, Dodge
    introduced the all-new 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan with 35 new or improved
    features including the newest innovation, the Swivel ‘n Go™ seating
    system. In 2007, the Dodge Avenger and Nitro entered key volume
    segments outside North America, joining the Dodge Caliber, which
    launched in those markets in 2006. The all-new 2009 Dodge Journey will
    debut in 2008 calendar year, and will be available outside North
    America in both left- and right-hand drive in mid-2008. Also in 2008,
    Dodge will introduce its modern muscle car, the all-new Dodge
    Challenger.

     
     
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