Compare 1997 Chrysler Town & Country vs 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan

1997 Chrysler Town & Country
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan
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4-Door 113" WB SX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Town & Country 4-Door 113" WB SX FWD 17 24 $24,213 $26,680
Town & Country 4-Door 119" WB LX AWD 15 22 $27,034 $29,885
Town & Country 4-Door 119" WB LX FWD 17 24 $24,403 $26,895
Town & Country 4-Door 119" WB LXi AWD 15 22 $30,602 $33,940
Town & Country 4-Door 119" WB LXi FWD 17 24 $28,512 $31,565
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3-Door Base 113" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Caravan 3-Door Base 113" WB 20 25 $15,687 $17,235
Caravan 3-Door Grand Base 119" WB 20 25 $16,910 $18,580
Caravan 3-Door Grand SE 119" WB 18 25 $18,824 $20,755
Caravan 3-Door SE 113" WB 18 25 $18,054 $19,925
Caravan 4-Door ES 113" WB 18 24 $23,228 $25,805
Caravan 4-Door Grand ES 119" WB 18 24 $23,876 $26,495
Caravan 4-Door Grand ES 119" WB AWD 15 22 $26,608 $29,600
Caravan 4-Door Grand LE 119" WB 18 24 $23,356 $25,905
Caravan 4-Door Grand LE 119" WB AWD 15 22 $26,142 $29,070
Caravan 4-Door Grand SE 119" WB AWD 15 22 $22,978 $25,475
Caravan 4-Door LE 113" WB 18 24 $22,709 $25,215
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,213
$15,687
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,680
$17,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$445 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Second Hip Room (in)
68.0 61.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.5 62.5
Third Leg Room (in)
35.2 NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 41.0
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Hip Room (in)
49.7 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.0 63.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 40.6
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
57.7 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
51.3 51.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 68.5
Liftover Height (in)
24.1 23.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.0 64.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.3 113.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
39.9 40.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.8 76.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
186.4 186.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.3 43.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
NA 57.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA 68.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
45.9 46.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
86.4 86.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
138.1 114.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.9 10.03 X 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.8 x 2.2 9.84 X 2.16
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.14 3.14
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.84 17.84
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16 P205/75R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65R16 P205/75R14
Spare Tire Size
T145/90D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3967 3530
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 14 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.2 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
Displacement
3.3L/201 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 4850 150 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 3250 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EGA EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 3
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code
DGB DGA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chrysler Town & Country Dodge Caravan
Body Style
4 Door 3 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf spring w/ Parallel Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
linkless antisway bar w/Rigid Beam Axle
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
Iso Strut w/ MacPherson strut

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