Compare 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan vs 2018 Kia Sedona

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan
2018 Kia Sedona
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SE Plus Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Caravan SE Plus Wagon 17 25 $26,004 $26,250
Grand Caravan SE Wagon 17 25 $26,004 $26,250
Grand Caravan SXT Wagon 17 25 $30,594 $31,750
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EX FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedona EX FWD 18 24 $31,746 $33,700
Sedona L FWD 18 24 $26,056 $27,000
Sedona LX FWD 18 24 $27,875 $29,000
Sedona SX FWD 18 25 $34,786 $37,000
Sedona SX-L FWD 17 22 $39,396 $42,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,004
$31,746
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,250
$33,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$562 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.5
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan may boast a storied nameplate, but this minivan is way behind the times. The 2018 Kia Sedona stays the same, while its key rivals launch themselves into a new family-car era.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 63.9
Third Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.4
Third Hip Room (in)
48.7 50
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.1 63.1
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
37.9 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
58.4 59.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62 59.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
65 66.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
163.5 165.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
67.9 69.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.8 68.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.7 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.6 68.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 6.7
Wheelbase (in)
121.2 120.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
143.8 142
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33 33.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
48.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
83.3 78.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.1 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWB NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65SR17 P235/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TWB NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65SR17 P235/60TR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3600 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3600 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4321 4503
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 248 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
283 @ 6400 276 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Multi-Speed Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.13 4.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.04
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.28 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.65
Trans Order Code
DG2 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Grand Caravan Kia Sedona
Body Style
Passenger Van Passenger Van
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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