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2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan recalled for unintended airbag deployment: 296,000 vehicles affected
2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan recalled for unintended airbag deployment: 296,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 300,000 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans to fix a problem that could cause the driver-side airbag to deploy without warning. The recall affects vehicles from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

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2015-16 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country recalled: 37,000 affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, and Ram ProMaster vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their transmission pumps. The issue has...Read More»

2009 Dodge Journey
Airbag Recall: Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Volkswagen Routan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 112,001 Chrysler, Dodge, and Volkswagen vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective airbag systems. The good news? The recalls aren't related to the ongoing Takata airbag fiasco. ALSO SEE: Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why? The bad news? At least seven...Read More»

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan, Journey, Chrysler Town & Country, Recalled (Again) For Ignition Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country and the 2009-2010 Dodge Journey for a second time. According to Auto News, the vehicles were previously recalled to fix a flaw in their ignition systems that could allow keys to rotate to the...Read More»

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Minivans Get Crushed In Latest IIHS Small-Overlap Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finally put some of the most popular minivans through its newest small-overlap crash test--and for a trio of vans, the scores are not good. The small-overlap test simulates the impact of a vehicle with a narrow object, such as a telephone pole...Read More»

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Investigated For Stalling

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan (similar to the 2005 model pictured above). According to an agency bulletin, several owners have reported incidents of stalling in the minivan. MUST READ: GMC Sierra Vs. Ram 1500...Read More»

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler Minivans Recalled For Electrical Fire Risk

Chrysler will recall more than 780,000 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Countryminivans from 2010 through 2014 equipped with power vent windows in the third row. SEE ALSO: 2014 Honda Odyssey Recalled Over Side Airbag Issue Units with this feature built between August 25, 2010 and October...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication

In an effort to reduce product overlap and customer confusion, Chrysler will kill off the Dodge Grand Caravan in 2013, leaving the Chrysler Town & Country as it’s sole remaining full-size minivan offering. Big changes are coming to other parts of the Chrysler portfolio as well, as CEO...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
Get Your Car Ready For Winter

Whether we like to think about winter being right around the corner or not, the signs that the seasons are changing are all around us. So it’s fitting that with October being Fall Car Care Month we take a moment to remind ourselves about the importance of attending to the family car’s...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Vehicles: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles equipped with the Pentastar 3.6-liter engine over concerns about debris in the engine block. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Which Minivan Gets The Best Gas Mileage?

Families with a need to transport seven or eight passengers also want to save as much money as possible on fuel. But which of the current crop of 2011 minivans gets the best gas mileage? It all depends on how you cut the numbers, but according to the EPA, the minivans with the best city fuel...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Wading Through Dodge’s Changing Trim Names for 2012

Dodge is making changes to some trim names on the bulk of its product lineup for 2012. Trouble is -- you may need a roadmap to figure out what’s what. Why automakers drop certain trim names is usually for simplification. Maybe one name plays better than another. Who knows what the reason is...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Dodge Renames Trims For 2012, But They're No Less Confusing

This much is perfectly clear: Dodge will change the names of available trim packages across most of their 2012 product line. That’s good news for most of us, who were left scratching our heads at trim levels called “Mainstreet” or “Heat.” For 2012, Dodge is bringing...Read More»

2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country To Get AWD Again

It’s ironic that the brand that invented the minivan ditched all-wheel drive (AWD) back in 2004, but Chrysler could be preparing a return to the AWD minivan market. According to Chrysler Group LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne, the next-generation Chrysler minivan will have all-wheel drive...Read More»

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Auto Repair May Remain Under Florida's Watchful Eye

The de-regulation movement in Florida may have succumbed to cooler heads, and the state's car-repair shops could stay under regulatory control as a result. What started out as a review of 60 professions and trades and had singled out 30 for deregulation, was whittled down to a mere 10 when...Read More»

2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Best-Selling Minivans in 2010

Chrysler created the minivan market in 1983. But despite the current appeal of SUVs and crossovers, the fact is that consumers still buy these all-purpose family vehicles. To put a slightly different take on it, with some stunning new designs, it’s quite possible that minivans are making...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, You're No "Man Van"

Dear Dodge, It has come to my attention that the 2011 Dodge Caravan will be available in R/T trim and is known internally as the “man van.” As a single father of two, I’m still hunting for a vehicle that combines all the space I need for my kids with the raw performance of a...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T: The New Chrysler Man Van?

Just a few days away from the opening of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show (February 11-20) and smack in the middle of a brutal winter in many parts of the nation, Family Car Guide is struck by the look of the new 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T that debuts this week at the annual Windy City auto show...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Today at High Gear Media: First Drives, Social Hooks, and GPS

Another trio of first drives are fresh off the production line: we're checking in with the 2011 Dodge Journey, Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country. [TheCarConnection, TheCarConnection, FamilyCarGuide] In other first drives, we go for a spin in the Wheego Whip LiFe, but only after sorting...Read More»

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