CHANGES FOR 2014:
Chrysler’s upscale take on the Dodge Grand Caravan moves into 2014 unchanged. With Chrysler’s Pentastar 3.6L V6 and six-speed automatic transmission, the Town & Country is a smooth, powerful and reasonably efficient way to move seven people in comfort. Trims are Touring, Touring-L and Limited.
Touring models come with second-row Stow ‘n Go seating, third-row Stow ‘n Go with tailgate seating, eight-way power driver’s seat with lumbar, Uconnect 430, satellite radio, leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, tilt-and-telecoping steering column, auxiliary input, one 115-volt and three 12-volt power outlets, power liftgate and sliding doors, overhead ambient lighting, three-zone automatic climate control, super console, power second row and third-row quarter windows, overhead storage bins and console, lower instrument panel with cubby bin, dual glove boxes, electronic vehicle information centre, power adjustable pedals, garage door opener, 17-inch aluminum wheels, body-colour door handles, heated body-colour side mirrors, automatic headlights, black roof rack, touring suspension tuning, driver’s knee airbag, trailer sway control, backup camera, engine immobilizer, tire pressure warning light and keyless entry.
Touring L trim adds leather seats and heated front seats, power front passenger seat, silver aluminum wheels, remote start, second- and third-row window shades, tire pressure monitoring display and a security alarm.
Limited buyers get luxury leather seats, polished aluminum wheels, heated wood-and-leather-wrapped steering wheel, memory setting for adjustable pedals and side mirrors, Bluetooth with streaming audio, automatic Xenon headlights with automatic high-beam control, heated second-row seats, nine-speaker stereo with subwoofer and amplifier, bright roof rack and door handles, intelligent keyless entry, rear park assist, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-path detection, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming rearview and driver’s side mirrors, chrome side mirror housings with turn signal repeaters and a remote USB port.