NEW FOR 2011:

– Redesigned model
– New 3.6-litre V6 replaces two previous V6 engines

For 2011, the Dodge Grand Caravan is redesigned, with new exterior styling, new premium interior, new features and a new 3.6-litre V6 that replaces the previous 3.3-litre and 4.0-litre V6 engines. New standard or available features include a heated steering wheel, front seat side airbags, driver’s knee airbag, Super Console with pass-through storage, Super Stow ‘n Go with one-touch fold-down, and blind spot and rear cross-path monitoring systems.

The Grand Caravan uses a 3.6-litre V6 with six-speed automatic transmission. Trim levels are the SE Canada Value Package, SXT Stow ‘n Go, Crew and R/T. The model is also available as the Chrysler Town & Country.

Features on the SE Canada Value include 16-inch steel wheels, dual-zone temperature control, keyless entry, power mirrors, power front windows, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, soft-touch instrument panel, second-row bench seat with in-floor storage tubs, third-row Stow ‘n Go seating, CD/MP3 stereo with four speakers, selectable fuel economizer mode, and driver’s knee airbag.

An SE Plus Group option adds 16-inch alloy wheels, deep tint sunscreen glass, and power second- and third-row windows.

The SXT Stow ‘n Go builds on the SE and adds second-row Super Stow ‘n Go, deep-tint sunscreen glass, tailgate rear seats, floor console, easy-clean floor mats, body-colour body side mouldings and door handles, and black roof side rails and crossbars.

An SXT Plus group option adds 16-inch alloy wheels, power second- and third-row windows, body-colour sill appliqué and leather-wrapped steering wheel. Other available options include power sliding doors and liftgate, and a media centre with navigation.

The Crew builds on the SXT Stow ‘n Go and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power driver’s seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, electronic vehicle information centre, LED interior lighting, fog lamps, and bright door belt, body side mouldings and roof rack.

The R/T adds polished wheels, sport suspension, body-colour grille and mouldings, metal-look interior trim, garage door opener, leather seats with power passenger adjustment, nine speakers, rear entertainment system, and rearview camera, and does not have a roof rack.

 

Type 4-door, 7-passenger minivan
Layout Front engine/front-wheel drive
Engine 3.6-litre V6, DOHC, 24 valves
Horsepower 283 @ 6400 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 260 @ 4400 rpm
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Tires SE, SXT P235/60R16 all-season
Tires Crew 225/65R17 all-season
Curb weight 2050 kg (4510 lbs)
Wheelbase 3078 mm (121.2 in)
Length 5151 mm (202.8 in)
Width 1998 mm (78.7 in)(w/out mirrors)
  2246 mm (88.5 in)(w/mirrors)
Height 1725 mm (67.9 in)
Towing capacity 1632 kg (3600 lbs)(properly equipped)
Cargo capacity 934 L (33.0 cu.ft.)(behind 3rd row)
  2359 L (88.3 cu.ft.)(behind 2nd row)
  4072 L (143.8 cu.ft.)(behind 1st row)
Fuel consumption City: 12.3 L/100 km (23 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 7.9 L/100 km (36 mpg Imp)
Fuel type Regular
Warranty 3 yrs/ 60,000 km
Powertrain warranty 5 yrs/100,000 km
Side airbags Standard
Curtain airbags Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Assembly location Windsor, Ontario

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