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Selected Style 4-Door SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,568 $18,630
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,658 $22,520
4-Door SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 18 24 $21,835 $23,655
4-Door SEL 17 23 $24,498 $26,615
4-Door Limited 17 23 $27,162 $29,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,568
$21,835
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,630
$23,655
Monthly Payment Estimate
$311 / month
$394 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 157.1 206.8
Second Hip Room (in) 67.8 66.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.0 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) 33.8 33.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 40.1
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 63.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 37.3 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 50.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 24.0 - 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 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 201.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 70.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.6 73.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.7 135.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.3 31.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - 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) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 26
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TM1 NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Mini
Front Tire Order Code TM1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBK NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4146 4295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Mini
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 14.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5400 194 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 243 @ 3750
Engine Order Code EDZ 996
Displacement 2.4L/148 3.9L/238
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.54
Trans Order Code DGL 44N
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
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 - 0.98
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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