Compare 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan vs 2008 Honda Odyssey

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan
2008 Honda Odyssey
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4-Door Wagon SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SE 17 24 $20,743 $22,520
4-Door Wagon SXT 16 23 $25,380 $27,730
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5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door LX 16 23 $23,442 $25,860
5-Door EX 16 23 $26,244 $28,960
5-Door EX-L 17 25 $29,181 $32,210
5-Door w/RES EX-L 17 25 $30,626 $33,810
5-Door w/RES & Navi EX-L 17 25 $32,434 $35,810
5-Door Touring 17 25 $36,229 $40,010
5-Door w/PAX Touring 17 25 $36,771 $40,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,743
$23,442
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,520
$25,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$431 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan is loaded with practical features that families on the go will use and appreciate, but it’s not the most luxurious minivan out there. The 2008 Honda Odyssey melds everyday practicality with fun-to-drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
64.8 64.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.0 63.5
Third Leg Room (in)
37.6 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 48.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 63.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 40.8
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 38.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 57.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.0 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
163.4 171.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
88.5 77.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.5 66.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
202.5 202.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 68.8
Liftover Height (in)
24.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.8 66.8
Wheelbase (in)
121.2 118.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
82.6 91.1
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)
143.8 147.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.3 38.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 21.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.44
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TUG NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R16 P235/65TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TUG NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R16 P235/6T5R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4217 4385
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
205 @ 4000 240 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
EGV NA
Displacement
3.3L/202 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5600 244 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.61
Trans Order Code
DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.43 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.07
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Ext WB 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Dodge Grand Caravan Honda Odyssey
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA

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