VIP Club

The Dom and Jane Show

 

Wake up every weekday morning with Denver’s favorite morning show! The Dom and Jane Show, a staple in the Mile High City for more than a decade, gets you going with laughter, interesting talk, and music.

Jane keeps you up to date with her own dish on Hollywood’s antics, while Dom blows your mind with The Mindbender, the most popular radio contest in the world! Plus, Dom, Jane, Jeremy and Emily share hilarious experiences from their own lives, often of the embarrassing variety.

If you’d like to join in the fun, be sure to sign up for Live Audience Friday, the only live audience radio show in the world. You’ll get to hang out in the studio and actually be a part of the show!

So tune in every weekday morning, either on your radio, your computer, or your smartphone! The Dom and Jane Show!

Click here to e-mail Dom and Jane

Add The Dom and Jane Show blog updates to your iGoogle homepage - click here: Add to Google

Review: 2014 Dodge Journey

by Dom posted Jul 9 2014 4:57PM

The Dodge Journey has its work cut out for it. The small-to-midsize crossover SUV really wants to compete against some of the leaders in the category - and it does an admirable job when you get right down to it - but this is a segment of the car world that has some tough opponents.

For starters, let’s point out that buyers who are anxious for a third-row of seats have a viable option here. Granted, that third row is really only practical for little kids, but when you’re seating seven there’s a pretty good chance that’ll include some little people.

Plus, you can choose built-in booster seats in the second row, which many families love.
 


There are several options for you to consider with the Journey, but a pretty wise choice in Colorado is the all-wheel-drive version. By going that route you automatically get bumped up to the 3.6-liter V6, which is a much better choice than Journey’s 4-cylinder.

You’ll get pretty good power of the V6, with decent acceleration and a steady ride. Of course, you pay the price with fuel economy either way; both the 4-cylinder and the V6 consume a fair amount of fuel. I drove the AWD model, which produces a combined 19mpg.

One thing the Journey has going for it is roominess overall. The front and second-row seats are comfortable, and storage is terrific. There are multiple sneaky hideaways in the vehicle, including storage areas in the floor of the second row, and a neat hiding area beneath the front passenger seat. People love their storage.

I give pretty high marks to the Dodge for its interior quality, too. Everything is well-made and easy to use - which is not a given anymore - and if you opt for the 8.4-inch dash screen you’ll be pleased with the performance.

The exterior of the Journey won’t blow you away, but c’mon, it’s a crossover/SUV; you’re not gonna draw wolf whistles from anyone in that category. However, it does possess some handsome lines, and competes well in the looks department.

Competing, however, is a tough call in this market. Notably the Honda CR-V and Hyndai Santa Fe bring some pretty tough muscle to the crossover/SUV world. Even Kia has a substantial entry in the game, so Dodge has to rely on brand name and price. In the latter regard, you’d have to go low - the 4-cylinder without AWD - to really see significant savings. The model I tested - with AWD, the V6, and several options - topped out at a little over $35k.

Overall, the Journey is a good, quality choice for a family looking for affordability, room for seven, and above-average storage.

Review by Dom Testa
Vehicle provided by manufacturer

.
Filed Under :
Location : Colorado
07/09/2014 4:58PM
Review: 2014 Dodge Journey
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Meet The Show
Dom Testa
Visit Dom's Website
Jane London
Jane's Blog
Jeremy Padgett
Executive Producer
Click here for bio
Facebook
Twitter
Email Jeremy

 
Emily Makinzie
Mind Bender

Mindbender Scoreboard

22
JANE
30
JEREMY
17
EMILY
When asked to name their biggest fear, 1 in 12 people said...
D&J Podcasts
Listen to some of the best moments from the Dom and Jane Show on Mix 100 in Denver! Subscribe for FREE now!
And we can do it in less than 2 mins...
The annual debate - should men wear jerseys?
Is a drive up funeral home a good idea?
Today’s JR: Late night singing, eat crow, late night jokes and more celebrity news.
Is your company going through your email? They probably are.
Is it ok to take separate vacations or is it bad for your marriage.
Today’s JR: Is there another baby, STAND UP, expensive dog, and more celebrity news.
Live Audience Friday!
Dom & Jane broadcast with a live studio audience.  Click here to join us!
Recent Post
More Reasons to LOVE the CO
Life Philosophy
Please LIKE This Picture Of Jeremy's Sweet Pug T-Shirt
Drive-thru viewing at funeral home
SNEAK PEEK......
Blog Category












































































function show_alert99962 () { alert("A road trip"); }