2007 Nissan Quest2007 Minivan Challenge: Conclusion
Though they weren’t “minivan people” at the start of this comparison test six months ago, Dave and Carolyn would now seriously consider purchasing one. Read their final comments on all seven minivans, and find out which minivans they liked the best! Readers can have their say on CarTalkCanada.com.
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The 2007 Minivan Challenge

2007 Hyundai Entourage2007 Minivan Challenge
Autos asked a typical young family who say they are “not minivan people” to compare seven popular minivans over a period of six months to see if any of these new vans will change their minds. We’ll report on their life with a minivan at the beginning, during and at the conclusion of their experience. Readers can have their say on CarTalkCanada.com.

Feature comparison
Apples and oranges. No two minivans are exactly alike at any price. Check here to see how the minivans we’re testing stack up feature for feature.

Vans Tested
2008 Nissan Quest2008 Nissan Quest – Week Four
After a month in the Nissan Quest minivan, Dave and Carolyn agreed that its exterior styling is “trendy” but the interior design “lacks pizzazz” and the protruding dash makes it feel a bit “cramped”. They both liked its performance and fuel economy.
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country2008 Chrysler Town & Country – Week Four
After four weeks of driving the Chrysler Town & Country, Dave is lukewarm about it and Carolyn is enthusiastic. In the end it came down to a matter of personal preferences, but both agreed the gas mileage was worse than expected.
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2008 Pontiac Montana2008 Pontiac Montana SV6 – Week Four
After four weeks in the long wheelbase Pontiac Montana SV6 minivan, parents Dave and Carolyn have enjoyed its performance and comfort but found it is missing some features available in its competitors.
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2007 Mazda5 GT2007 Mazda5 GT – Week Four
After a month driving the Mazda5, Dave is still impressed by its styling, its smaller size, and its versatility, but thought it was bit narrow and not as luxurious as bigger minivans. Carolyn thinks it’s trendy and fun to drive, but needs better air ventilation in the rear and more kid-friendly features.
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2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L: Week Four
After a month driving the Honda Odyssey minivan, Dave and Carolyn continued to be impressed with its driving manners, interior roominess and convenience features. Criticisms tended to be minor, such as a hard-to-close rear hatch door, and automatically locking doors.
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2007 Toyota Sienna2007 Toyota Sienna LE – Overview
The second van scheduled for our test driving family is the 2007 Toyota Sienna. Dave and Carolyn will be driving the LE, which starts at $36,680. New for 2007 is a new 3.5-litre V6 engine that adds 51 horsepower.
2007 Toyota Sienna2007 Toyota Sienna LE: Week Four
Dave and Carolyn wrap up their month-long test of the Sienna minivan with an overview of what they liked and didn’t like about the van. Read the full details here.
Read Dave and Carolyn’s final comments on the 2007 Toyota Sienna.
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2007 Toyota Sienna LE2007 Hyundai Entourage GLS
The first van scheduled for our “We’re not Minivan people” test family is the 2007 Hyundai Entourage. This is Hyundai’s first ever minivan, and true to Hyundai’s form it offers a lot of standard features for a very competitive price.
2007 Hyundai Entourage2007 Hyundai Entourage – Conclusion
As the Hyundai Entourage experience comes to an end for Dave and Carolyn, they have several thoughts to share about the Entourage, and minivans in general. And they’ve each rated the Entourage in 20 key areas, which will be done for all our test vehicles in the Minivan Challenge. Read Dave and Carolyn’s comments on the 2007 Hyundai Entourage.

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