Chrysler has slowed production of its Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans this week, Automotive News reports. The Windsor, Ontario plant will cut its three shifts from eight hours each to four hours each in an effort "to align production with market demand," a Chrysler spokesperson told AN. Show More Summary
A parts shortage has resulted in a shutdown at Chrysler’s Windsor Assembly Plant, home of the Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country. The Windsor Star reports that that Wednesday’s shifts have been cancelled, and Thursday production will go ahead on a shift-by-shift basis. 2011 saw multiple parts related shutdowns at Windsor. Windsor produces about [...]
In terms of passenger room and cargo space, minivans are king. When you add comfort and family-friendly features to the list, the Dodge Grand Caravan reigns supreme. Plenty of room and easy-to-use Latch anchors mean installing child- safety seats is...
If we didn’t know any better, we’d think that the folks over at Dodge were obsessed over the color black. First, they introduced the Dodge Charger Blacktop package, which then spawned models for the Avenger, Challenger R/T, and the Charger R/T. Now, Dodge will offer the same Blacktop package for the Durango, Grand Caravan, and [...]
Want a blacked-out seven-passenger people hauler? Dodge has three new options for you.
More Dodges get the sinister-looking Blacktop Package as the 2013 Durango, Grand Caravan and Journey can now be equipped with the option’s blackened exterior features. The Dodge Charger, Challenger and Avenger were previously the only cars privy to the blacked-out...
Will it be the Chrysler Town & Country or the Dodge Grand Caravan?
Chrysler has had at least two minivans since it started the family-friendly craze back in 1984, but we've known for some time that one of two not-so-mini vans (the Dodge Grand Caravan or Chrysler Town and Country) would not survive for a next generation. Show More Summary
Okay, so at 257.8 feet, the yacht Delphine is a bit longer than your average Dodge Grand Caravan, Monaco or Polara. It’s even bigger than a Ram 3500 with dualies, but it is a Dodge, in a manner of speaking. Horace Dodge even designed the engine. The Delphine was built for Horace and Anna Dodge, [...]
Just as Dodge has their own “man van”, the Grand Caravan R/T, Chrysler will now get their own variant, the Town and Country S. There are no mechanical changes to be had save for a re-tuned suspension system. Cosmetically, the blacked out trim and fancy wheels are the most prominent visually indicators. Inside, a Blu-Ray entertainment system [...]
Chrysler previously brought us the "man van" with the Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, but now it's apparently rolling out its its "mean van," with this sinister 2013 Town and Country S. Joining similar packages available on the 200 and 300Show More Summary
11,285 miles. Or maybe not? This 12 year old minivan graced a fairly large audience of dealers that were long dog tired of all the minivans that were passing through. There were green ones that were as unloved as they were large. Purple ones that dated back all the way back to the Y2K era [...]
The Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country accounted for 49 percent of all minivans sold in America last month – and their year to date sales total isn’t that far off either. With nearly 196,000 minivans sold through the end of September, the Chrysler twins make up 45 percent of the total minivan [...]
The new 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan minivan The 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan continues to innovate in the segment it created. It starts by offering an unprecedented level of functionality, convenience and safety at an unexpected price – the...Show More Summary
Most significant changes: Cheaper base model; new standard and optional equipment across the linep Price change: American Value Package model lowers its base price by $1,000. On sale: This fall Which should you buy, 2012 or 2013? If the base...
Let’s hear it for the ultimate family hauler: the minivan. The Dodge Grand Caravan effortlessly hauls up to seven people and has room to spare for their gear, according to Cars.com Family contributor Courtney Messenbaugh. This budget-friendly minivan has tons...
We reported early this week that Chrysler was tinkering with the possibility of adding a diesel engine to the Ram 1500 and maybe the Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Grand Caravan too. Well, still no official confirmation on the latter two but we have proof (as seen above) that Chrysler is moving forward with plans to [...]
Chrysler has already sold over 84,000 minivans this year, but an unfortunate few were built with defective liftgate sensors. The 471 vehicles with the bad parts include both Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models, all...Show More Summary
Chrysler is recalling 471 model-year 2012 versions of its minivans to address liftgate problems, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Certain Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravans with power liftgates use a faulty liftgate pinch sensor....
The minivan segment has grown from fiercely competitive to downright cut-throat. With fairly new iterations of vehicles like the Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country, formerly acceptable entries like the Kia Sedona have fallen straight off the map. Show More Summary