1997 Dodge Caravan 3-Door Grand 119" WB Base Specs

3-Door Grand 119" WB Base
MSRP based on 3-Door Grand Base 119" WB

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas 4-Cyl, 2.4L
EPA Class 2WD Special Purpose
Style Name 3 Door
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Doors 3
Body Style Mini-van, Passenger


EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3688
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) NA
Second Head Room (in) 40.0
Third Leg Room (in) 39.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.5
Second Hip Room (in) 61.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.8
Passenger Capacity 7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7
Third Hip Room (in) 49.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 199.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0
Liftover Height (in) 23.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.0
Wheelbase (in) 119.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0
Height, Overall (in) 68.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 59.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 132.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 79.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 99.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 68.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 23.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Performance Specs

Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200
Displacement 2.4L/148
Engine Order Code EDZ
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 167 @ 4000
Fuel System MPI
Trans Order Code DGA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.19
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.03 X 0.94
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.84 X 2.16
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.84
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.14
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15
Front Tire Size P205/75R14
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Suspension Type - Rear Parallel Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.9
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Rigid Beam Axle

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 36,000
Drivetrain Years 3
Roadside Assistance Note W/24 hour road service: Roadside Assistance Program (Cross Country Motor Club) - includes - towing, changing a flat tire, jump start, lockout service, fuel delivery.

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA