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Selected Style 3-Door Base 113" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door 113" WB Base 20 26 $15,955 $17,540
4-Door 113" WB SE 19 26 $19,365 $21,415
4-Door 113" WB LE 18 24 $22,656 $25,155
4-Door Grand 119" WB Base 19 24 $18,380 $20,250
4-Door Grand 119" WB SE 19 26 $20,281 $22,410
4-Door Grand 119" WB LE 18 24 $23,572 $26,150
4-Door Grand 119" WB ES 18 24 $24,082 $26,730
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD SE 16 23 $23,242 $25,775
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD LE 16 23 $26,366 $29,325
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD ES 16 23 $26,824 $29,845
3-Door Van XE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Van XE 17 23 $20,560 $23,099
3-Door Van GXE 17 23 $23,186 $26,049
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,955
$20,560
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,540
$23,099
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$385 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA 37.3
Front Hip Room (in) 57.7 56.8
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 63.3
Second Leg Room (in) 42.3 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) NA 125.0
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 59.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.5 62.1
Third Leg Room (in) NA 36.1
Second Head Room (in) 41.0 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Third Hip Room (in) NA 49.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 63.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 190.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.3 50.9
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 65.6
Liftover Height (in) 23.8 23.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 63.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.3 112.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.6 41.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 14.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 57.8 49.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 51.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.7 46.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.4 84.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 114.8 114.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.84 x 2.17 9.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.03 x 0.94 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.14 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.84 17.5:1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.9
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R14 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R14 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3526 3868
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.2 11.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 125
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 167 @ 4000 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code EDZ NA
Displacement 2.4L/148 3.0/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200 151 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System MPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 3 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.55
Trans Order Code DGA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.19 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69 2.79
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Caravan Nissan Quest
Body Style 3 Door 3 Door XE
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower T/V Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.9 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear Parallel Leaf Spring Rigid Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Rigid Beam Axle w/Leaf Springs
 
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