2008 Chrysler Town & Country Review

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The Car Connection Expert Review

Marty Padgett Marty Padgett Editorial Director

If you’re shopping for a practical family hauler, the Chrysler Town & Country needs to be on your “must drive” list if only for the features it offers.

TheCarConnection.com’s automotive experts researched reviews from the Web’s most respected sites and combined these findings with our own to compile this conclusive appraisal of the 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. This minivan is worthy of consideration even in the face of stiff competition from SUVs, crossovers, and (certainly) other minivans.

While Ford Motor Company and General Motors have abandoned the minivan market to concentrate on SUVs and crossovers, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, and Kia still see the segment as a good place to find buyers. Chrysler thinks so too, and its 2008 Town & Country minivan is the company’s fifth-generation people mover and easily the company’s best-ever segment effort. Frankly, minivans may be the most practical way to transport lots of people and/or cargo. TheCarConnection.com finds the one-box designs more sensible than most SUVs or crossovers because those vehicles often sacrifice simplicity, room, and flexibility for style.

The Town & Country’s new squared-off styling represents an edgy departure from the Clorox-bottle shape of the previous generation. Particularly from the rear, the van’s all-new boxy design looks as if it were artfully drawn with a rafter square. However, the most important features and refinements are found in the quiet interior, where Chrysler has packed more features than any competitor, including Sirius Satellite TV, twin LCD monitors (second and third rows), and Swivel ‘n Go seating.

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January 19, 2017
2014 Chrysler Town & Country 4-Door Wagon Touring

Prone to engine failure

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Good van over all, but the Pentastar V6 found in 2010 to new is junk. The cylinder heads are prone to fail. Chrysler is aware of the problem, but refuses to recall. They take each fix case by case so they can... + More »
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October 20, 2015
For 2014 Chrysler Town & Country

engine trans problems

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engine misses at times when cruising rough shifting at times. dealer replaced oil pressure sensor. Has to go back as the problem is now worse. Occurrs more often. Idiot light does not come on on when engine... + More »
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May 13, 2015
2014 Chrysler Town & Country 4-Door Wagon Touring-L 30th Anniversary

Love this van. Best Luxury car we ever owned.

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Great comfortable seats with so much room everywhere! This is a really well developed and perfected machine! Everything works just like you would want it to. The warning sound when you are backing up and... + More »
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April 20, 2015
For 2014 Chrysler Town & Country

Great van, easy to drive. Great for the Grandkids.

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Does all we expect of it and then some. Comfortable, easy to drive. Easy to make more room by folding seats. Stable on the road. Reliable Plenty of power.
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April 28, 2015
2013 Chrysler Town & Country 4-Door Wagon Touring-L

Good, comfortable, family / utility vehicle

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I have been driving Chrysler Corporation built mini vans since 1984. Plymouth, Dodge, and now Chrysler. I have seen them morph and change with various corporate (Daimler Benz,etc) owners. They get you where... + More »
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May 9, 2016
2012 Chrysler Town & Country 4-Door Wagon Touring-L

Cheap made

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The low price of this vehicle is the selling. But this is due to the cheap quality. My drivers seat started cracking at about 45K miles. I purchased the interior protection plan and the dealership refused to... + More »
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February 26, 2015
For 2012 Chrysler Town & Country

I would never buy again.

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We had to replace all brakes with less than 40000 miles, the air condition does not work at 40000 miles and is not covered even though we had taken it in with the warranty still good. (long story)They say our... + More »
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January 8, 2017
2011 Chrysler Town & Country 4-Door Wagon Touring-L

Full of rattles that never could be repaired by either Chrysler or 2 different dealers was told to accept it was "Caravan" noise

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-4th Van. This one and my previous one as well as rental vans when travelling for business had the same rear noise - like a thumping noise. I love this vehicle and have just had to accept the noise as the 2... + More »
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April 13, 2015
For 2011 Chrysler Town & Country

Amazing mini-van

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Spacious, powerful, comfortable, reliable, and easy to drive. Perfect for hauling grandkids.
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July 9, 2016
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Base

Be careful

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Have had to have major repair 4 of the 6 years we've owned this including head gasket replacement and engine replacement a year later.
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