According to the 2011 AutoTrader.com Shopper Frame of Mind study, 71 percent of respondents purchased a car based on need rather than want. The staff at AutoTrader.com provided a list of 12 new and near-new vehicles under $30,000 that can meet various consumer needs while giving them many of the luxuries they want. Then, it fielded a new survey of more than 300 site visitors in November to find out what autos on the list they were attracted to — and why.
Under the heading of “New Baby in the Family,” here’s what the editors had to say about the Journey:
“Growing families need more room and family-friendly features such as good handling, entertainment features and fuel economy. With this in mind, AutoTrader.com experts recommended the new 2012 Dodge Journey.”