I do change my oil every 3,000 miles and keep up with any maintenance and so far most of the cars I have bought last me a long time. Beyond some new packages, little has changed for 2015 compare the 2015 and 2014 Grand Caravan. Currently the Dodge Grand Caravan has a score of 7. The driver gets a nicely designed instrument panel and plenty of knickknack space. The seats fold flat into spaces in the floor, and when they're in use their homes double as storage bins. It was the Plymouth Grand Voyager.
The Dodge Grand Caravan is hard to beat for seating flexibility and cargo ability. Sirius is not available in Hawaii or Alaska. Handling is nothing remarkable, but for a nearly 300-horsepower vehicle, there's very little scrambling going on through the Caravan's front wheels. Other than normal maintenance the van performed outstanding. It gets gas mileage in the mid-twent. I love the look of the outside and inside of the Dodge over that of the Toyota or Honda. They also tumble forward for easy third-row access see it scored , and both the second and third rows have decent headroom and legroom.
It's possible, with all this interior room, that all of your stuff will fit inside the Grand Caravan. The Grand Caravan's embrace of the box, complete with straightforward lines and simple lighting, is either refreshing or boring, depending on your perspective. Only the Grand Caravan's Chrysler sibling offers the same level of practicality. They are designed for someone need easy entry and exit. It offers the latest in technological innovation and style. The two sliding doors are a godsend to anybody who's ever been trapped in a crowded parking lot, and they're available with a power sliding mechanism as well. This engine feels torquey and responsive at low and mid-range speeds, and while it's not necessarily the smoothest engine on the market—there's a little bit of exhaust and vibration on hard acceleration—it's notably better than any engine that's come before it.
Don't skip looking at minivans just because of what people think. I still marvel at the handling, brakes, and fuel-sipping 283hp V6. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. It's noticeable even when you're already in motion. Now we were into riding grand children around. The Stow 'N Go system is one of the most inventive seating setups in the business.
Driving Impressions Take a test-drive in the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan and you'll find the 3. What's not to love about that? However, it feels ponderous in parking lots thanks to the wide turning circle, lacks many of the more modern touches we see in newer Dodge and Chrysler products, and both the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna offer a more satisfying driving experience, albeit at a price premium. Ride quality is almost cushy compared to rival vans, but even with retuned shocks, the Caravan bounds more than it needs to over strings of low bumps. For Additional Information: Climb inside the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan! With all seats stowed, the Grand Caravan can store 143. This is the first time I have ever bought a Dodge, I have always bought new Toyota's, my last car was an 1998 Avalon that I have for 17 years, but I think the Toyotas are ugly today, same with the Hondas.
The third row in the Grand Caravan is best suited for kids, but smaller adults can fit in a pinch. In Summer 2013, our trusty 2003 Pontiac Montana was in an accident shortly before we were headed to the beach. Still, the engine can be somewhat coarse and noisy, and the six-speed automatic transmission is slow to shift. Not available in Alaska and Hawaii. Not available in Alaska and Hawaii. Also all the info is in one small gauge in the dash so to see how much gas is left or the mileage or any of the other functions you have to change it.
What you don't get, unfortunately, is the utmost in refinement. To accommodate the disappearing act, the Chrysler seats are thinner and flatter--but we've never heard a kid complain about the seat comfort, and it's tough to beat the flat load floor created when all of the chairs disappear. On a meta level, it's a box within a box. This is great for setting kids up in car seats or for adult comfort on long drives. I paid 29,000 out the door for my van and you can not get a Honda or Toyota any where near that price with power doors or tailgate. The Grand Caravan also boasts the most cargo space in the segment, with a seatless bay designed to accommodate 4x8 sheets of building materials.
All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Although this mini van isn't the most stylish car on the market, it is fairly economical to drive. It's hardly a controlled experience, and other judges in Cars. To ensure our impartiality, our staff never takes expensive gifts or trips from car companies, and an outside team handles the advertising on our site. The Stow 'N Go seating system is standard on all but the base trim, where it's available as an option. The front bucket seats provide plenty of space in every direction, though the seat cushions could use a little more support underneath their very soft and spongy texture. This acknowledgement constitutes my written consent to receive such communications.
So in the Summer of 2015 I planned to give the Montana to one of my daughters, and get my wife a new car. There's seating for up to eight in the Grand Caravan, and adults will feel comfortable in the front five seats without complaint. In fact if you have never owned a minivan then do yourself a favor and buy one. All Grand Caravans are powered by Chrysler's 3. The Honda minivan leads the pack, with a six-speed automatic and gas mileage of 28 mpg highway.