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Selected Style 4-Door SE 113" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 113" WB SE 20 26 $19,843 $21,130
4-Door 113" WB SXT 19 26 $22,140 $24,185
4-Door Grand 119" WB SE 19 26 $22,778 $24,295
4-Door Grand 119" WB EX 18 25 $24,826 $26,545
4-Door Grand 119" WB SXT 18 25 $27,063 $29,655
4-Door Grand 119" WB AWD SXT 17 23 $29,132 $31,980
4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 17 23 $22,217 $23,915
4-Door SE 17 23 $23,942 $26,390
4-Door SES 17 23 $25,562 $28,210
4-Door SEL 16 23 $26,670 $29,455
4-Door Limited 16 23 $29,905 $33,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,843
$22,217
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,130
$23,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$352 / month
$399 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 157.1 206.8
Second Hip Room (in) 67.8 66.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.0 61.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.8 32.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 49.0 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 63.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 37.3 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 58.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 68.8
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.3 120.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.6 76.6
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 201.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.6 72.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 66.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 105.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.7 134.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.3 25.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.5 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 26.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.14 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.84 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T41
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA T41
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3869 4275
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.74 14.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.9L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5400 193 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 240 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EDZ 996
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.54
Trans Order Code DGL 44N
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.6 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Caravan Ford Freestar Wagon
Body Style 4 Door Reg WB 4dr
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-independent Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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