I previously owned the 2009 Journey SXT. i thought I was upgrading getting the 2012.
The sound system is not as good, the way the have it setup you have to keep factory radio & can not buy something better.
It's definitely smaller on the inside.
I miss little features like 1 touch up AND down window, the flashlight in the back, the aux jack being on radio, the extra leg room. And the plug on the back of the armrest is now cigarette lighter charger I hate that.
I do like the bigger engine, with the flex fuel option.
The flex fuel is cheaper than regular gas.
I like the color & grille, and you can open doors & trunk as long as key is on you or close
3rd row seating is horrible on here. Gas mileage is not that good.
My salesman claims after 5000 miles it'll be better on gas. I guess we'll see, sounds like crap to me