Compare 2013 Ford Transit Connect vs 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

2013 Ford Transit Connect
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan
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114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XL 21 27 $20,911 $22,425
114.6" w/rear door privacy glass XL 21 27 $21,084 $22,610
114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass XL 21 27 $21,149 $22,680
114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XLT 21 27 $21,901 $23,485
114.6" w/rear door privacy glass XLT 21 27 $22,217 $23,825
114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass XLT 21 27 $22,283 $23,895
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4-Door Wagon SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon American Value Pkg 17 25 $19,745 $19,995
4-Door Wagon SE 17 25 $19,745 $19,995
4-Door Wagon SXT 17 25 $25,509 $26,695
4-Door Wagon Crew 17 25 $27,441 $28,795
4-Door Wagon R/T 17 25 $28,545 $29,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,911
$19,745
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,425
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$374 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Function reigns supreme in the Dodge Grand Caravan: it has the best seating system and infotainment features of any minivan, and gas mileage and safety scores are excellent.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Dual Swing -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 63.700
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 40.700
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 58.400
Passenger Capacity
2 7
Front Head Room (in)
51.1 39.800
Second Hip Room (in)
- 65.000
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 163.500
Third Leg Room (in)
- 32.700
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.300
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.700
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 64.100
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.900
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 62.000
Second Leg Room (in)
- 36.500
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
29.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 121.200
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 78.700
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
36.5 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.2 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
23.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
180.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 -
Height, Overall (in)
79.3 67.900
Liftover Height (in)
- 24.400
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.800
Track Width, Front (in)
- 65.600
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.600
Length, Overall (in)
- 202.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.1 49.000
Cargo Volume (ft³)
129.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.7 46.200
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
81.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 83.300
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 143.800
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 33.000
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.900 x 1.100
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.000 x 0.500
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.4 20.000
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39.100
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.300
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.900
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A TU3
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P225/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P205/65R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A TU3
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A TBK
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P225/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1464 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2491 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1896 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5005 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2740 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4510
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.300
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4750 260 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99N ERB
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
136 @ 6300 283 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.690
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 4.120
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 2.280
Trans Type
4 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.000
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.210
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 2.840
Trans Order Code
442 DG2
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.450/1.570
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.160
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Dodge Grand Caravan
Body Code
114.6 -
Body Style
Cargo Van Passenger Van
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
NA -
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Beam Axle Twist-beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.96 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 9.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
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
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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