A FWD mini-van with seating for seven, the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan features a 3.6-liter V6 engine, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, that produces 283 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Available features include second row one-touch fold down, sunscreen glass, tri-zone climate control, 17-inch wheels, roof rack, fog lamps, power dual sliding doors, 9-speaker sound system, CD/DVD/MP3 player, leather trimmed seats, and a 6.5-inch touchscreen radio. Safety is comprised of 4-wheel anti-lock braking, front/rear/third row head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency brake assist, engine immobilizer, stability control, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, and tire pressure monitoring. The Grand Caravan is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
A new entry-level American Value Package helps to drive the price of admission to below $21,000. The trims have gotten a bit of a revision, and are named the SE, SXT, Crew and R/T.
Versatile interior; comfortable ride; tons of storage space
The Grand Caravan was one of the first minivans to make it big in North America, and it's still one of the best. The base Grand Caravan starts under $21,000 and that brings a 6-speed automatic, heated power mirrors, keyless entry, 2-zone air conditioning and standard stability control, tire pressure monitoring and a host of air bags. EPA-estimated mileage on the highway is a strong 25 mpg.