2009 Chrysler Town & Country Review

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Families that need spaciousness and practicality should definitely look at the 2009 Chrysler Town & Country, which offers an array of useful storage and entertainment features.

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The efficient, space-saving one-box minivan design that is so prominent on the Chrysler Town & Country becomes even more practical for 2009 with the addition of Stow 'n Go second-row seats on all trim levels.

At a time when two of the three major domestic automakers have abandoned the minivan market, Chrysler has focused on improving its family-friendly offering in the hopes of drawing buyers away from new entries from the likes of Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, and Kia. The 2009 Chrysler Town & Country continues with a few noteworthy additions this year, as it saw a complete redesign last year.

The body style of the Town & Country that debuted last year represents a significant departure from the rounded, Clorox-bottle shape of the previous generation. The new Town & Country is characterized by a more squared-off look, especially when viewed from the rear. Despite the changes, the Chrysler Town & Country is still one of the more inoffensive cars on the road, unlikely to turn many consumers off simply because of its appearance.

The 2009 Chrysler Town & Country isn’t particularly memorable to drive in any of its configurations, but we recommend skipping the base 3.3-liter V-6 and four-speed automatic and opting for one of the larger V-6 engines. Both the 3.8-liter and 4.0-liter V-6s provide more power and are matched to the minivan market's first six-speed automatic, a fuel-saving and performance-enhancing feature.

Of greater importance to the target audience of the 2009 Chrysler Town & Country is what can be found on the inside, and those features are still desirable. The quiet cabin is packed with tech tidbits, including available Sirius Satellite TV, twin LCD monitors in the second and third rows, and Swivel 'n Go seating.

The 2009 Chrysler Town & Country does well with respect to safety, with five-star results from the federal government and "good" ratings from the IIHS in frontal and side impacts. It’s not all top marks, though, as the IIHS gives the T&C a "marginal" rating in its seat-based rear-impact test. New safety features make this minivan an even more appealing choice for families, as the 2009 Chrysler Town & Country now offers both Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path systemsto help ease the stress of navigating crowded parking lots and cluttered driveways. SmartBeam headlamps have also been added to the 2009 Chrysler Town & Country, and they automatically switch from high to low beam when the system detects an oncoming vehicle.

Highlights of the new-for-2009 interior offerings include nine-inch screens for the entertainment system, an iPod interface with the uconnect phone, and a trip computer as standard on the base Chrysler Town & Country LX.

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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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