Compare 2005 Chevrolet Astro Passenger vs 2005 Dodge Caravan

2005 Chevrolet Astro Passenger
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Ext 111" WB RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext 111" WB RWD 16 21 $22,109 $24,430
Ext 111" WB AWD 14 17 $23,919 $26,430
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4-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,250 $18,280
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,306 $22,125
4-Door Grand SE 19 26 $21,436 $22,820
4-Door Grand SXT 18 25 $24,607 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,109
$17,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,430
$18,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$305 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
57.1 49.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
67.1 64.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 40.6
Third Head Room (in)
38.7 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
65.0 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
67.1 61.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 67.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.0 63.0
Third Leg Room (in)
38.5 33.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 165.3
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in)
34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in)
32.5 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
21.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
57.2 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
26.0 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
189.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
46.8 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.4 -
Height, Overall (in)
75.0 68.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
19.5 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
42.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
46.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 113.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.5 78.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.0
Track Width, Front (in)
- 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 189.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
104.4 45.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
98.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
170.4 146.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
28.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
41.3 15.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
126.0 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
61.7 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.79 NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.1 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27 20.0
Fuel Tank Location
Front of rear axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
13 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 37.6
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3107 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3107 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
490 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4900 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2800 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2293 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5900 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1946 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3725
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 140
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 2800 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LU3 EDZ
Displacement
4.3L/262 2.4L/148
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 4400 150 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.57
Trans Order Code
M30 DGL
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.21
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Astro Passenger Dodge Caravan
Body Code
ZW9 -
Body Style
111" WB 4 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3100 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2800 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Single stage spring Semi-independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil spring Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
Sliding -

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