There is nothing worse than shivering as you drive to work, but cars tend to take a while to warm up. If you want a warm commute and don’t feel like walking outside to start your car minutes before you leave, you’ll need a car with a remote start option.
How to remote start your Dodge Journey
Although remote start on the Dodge Journey has a range of just 80 feet, you should have no problem with it if you’re inside your home and your car is right outside. Let's take a look at how you can get started assuming you have the feature built in.
Turning off your engine is just as easy and a great option if you decide you aren’t going anywhere or if you need more time to get ready. You never want to leave your engine running for more than 10 minutes on its own.
Remote start with Uconnect
Some newer Dodge models are compatible with Uconnect, a mobile app with a feature that allows you to start your car remotely. Assuming your car is both compatible and connected to the app, all you have to do to start your engine is:
Dodge Journey remote start tips and tricks
Which Dodge models come with remote start?
If you aren’t sure whether or not your Dodge has a remote start, you should be able to check with your key fob. A button that has “x2” written on it and a revolving arrow is the one you need for remote start.
Recent Dodge cars including the 2020 Dodge Journey are compatible with Uconnect, which means that they have access to remote start no matter what. You can also enjoy the many other features that are available when you connect your car to the app, which is something you should consider when deciding between a newer and older model.
How to save money on Dodge Journey insurance
You can use the app to revisit your coverage every six months and the average Jerry user saves over $800 each year on their coverage.