February 4, 2004

DaimlerChrysler Canada announces 2005 minivan prices

Windsor, Ontario – DaimlerChrysler Canada has announced pricing for its 2005 Dodge Caravan, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans.

The 2005 Dodge Caravan has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $27,825 for the seven-passenger, standard-wheelbase model. The long-wheelbase Dodge Grand Caravan starts at $30,330. Chrysler’s new fold-flat rear seats called “Stow ‘n Go Seating and Storage” is standard on the 2005 Chrysler Town & Country luxury minivan and Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, and is optional on the entry-level Grand Caravan model which continues to offer standard “Easy-Out Roller Seats”.

Stow ‘n Go allows minivan owners to fold their second- and third-row seats into the floor in approximately 30 seconds, with a one-handed effort. As well, the third-row 60/40-split bench may be flipped, individually or in its entirety, completely rearward for tailgate seating with a weather shelter provided by the liftgate. With the seats upright, storage areas are available below the floor level.

Cargo versions of the 2005 Dodge minivans will be offered in both body lengths and feature two seats, a plastic floor liner over the 1.2-metre wide flat load floor and opaque composite side window panels. The Dodge Caravan C/V and Grand Caravan C/V have a MSRP of $26,350 and $28,055 respectively.

The line-up of 2005 Chrysler and Dodge minivan models, and their Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excluding $1,100 destination, for the Canadian market follows:

  • 2005 Chrysler Town & Country Limited – M.S.R.P. $46,390.

  • 2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring – M.S.R.P. $43,410.
  • 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT – M.S.R.P. $35,000.
  • 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan – M.S.R.P. $30,330.
  • 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V – M.S.R.P. $28,055.
  • 2005 Dodge Caravan SXT – M.S.R.P. $29,600.
  • 2005 Dodge Caravan – M.S.R.P. $27,825.
  • 2005 Dodge Caravan C/V – M.S.R.P. $26,350.

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