2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is a passenger minivan by Fiat Chrysler Auto and advertised by Dodge division. First time Launched for the model year 1984 and now in its 5th-generation, the Caravan presented in short wheelbase and long-wheelbase variants, the latter as the Grand Caravan. The 2017 Grand Caravan is the brother vehicle of the Chrysler Town & Country.
As establish minivan, the Caravan manufactured and marketed worldwide with rebadged variants: Plymouth Voyager, Chrysler Voyager, Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler Grand Voyager, Lancia Voyager, and Volkswagen Routan, combined sales of more than 11 million worldwide. 1986 Dodge Caravan National Museum Smithsonian American history since their introduction in November 1983, the Chrysler minivans other minivans outsold in the United States.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Concepts
Alternative plans for this model year Launched 3 minivan concepts are all made in the Windsor Assembly, the Dodge Caravan R/T, Voyager XG, and the Chrysler Pacifica 1999 draft. 2017 Dodge Caravan R/T is the most powerful engine ever was for a minivan, rated at 325 horsepower (242 kW) include. It has two Dodge Viper hood scoops, a brushed aluminum instrument panel, racing-style pedals, and black and white rubber floor. The Voyager XG was more rugged and included many outdoor amenities such as a built ice pack. The Chrysler Pacifica, based on the Town & Country, more luxury, the power leather seats and footrests, overhead bins and lighting, an LHS grille and roof long skylights. The skylight feature is used by Nissan in the search. The Pacifica actually came to be in 2004, based on the fifth generation Caravan, except that it is a crossover SUV rather than a minivan.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Engine
For the 1st 3 years of production, are two engines in the Caravan – both inline 4 engine with 2 barrel carburetors. The base 2.2L borrowed from the Chrysler K-cars and generate 96 hp (72 kW) horsepower. The higher performance fuel injected version of the 2.2L engine later offered in the Chrysler K-cars were not offered in the Caravan, and the 2-BBL version based power plant would continue until mid-1987. Along with the 2.2L, an optional Mitsubishi 2.6L engine available manufacturing 104 hp (78 kW) horsepower. In mid-1987, replacing the base 2.2L I4 with a fuel injected 2.5L I4, which generate a respectable 100 hp (75 kW), while Mitsubishi G54B I4 is replaced with the new fuel injected 3.0L Mitsubishi V 6 producing 136 kW (101 hp).
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Safety
In the US the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program crash test, the 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan achieved a five rating in several categories. The model of this version in 2001 earned a “poor” rating in the Insurance Institute for 40 mph offset test Highway Safeties. It has to protect its occupants pretty good, and the dummy movement was well-managed, but a fuel leak occurred. Chrysler to correct the problem began with the 2002 models, moving it up to an “acceptable” rating.
The model year 2017, alternative side curtain airbags and a stronger B-pillar, which was tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s side impact crash test. The side airbags, it has an “acceptable” rating. For the driver, there is a chance of a serious neck injury, fractured ribs and or internal organ injuries. However, the rear passengers could leave unharmed this accident, because there is a low risk of significant injury in a crash of this severity for them.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Specification
MPG: 17 city / 25 highway
MSRP: From $24,995
Fuel tank capacity: 20 gal
Cargo volume: 33 ft³, 143.8 ft³ with seat area
Towing capacity: 3,600 lbs
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Configuration & Price
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SE $24,995
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT $30,395
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan GT $33,395