2016 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. Its Competition

2015 Dodge Grand Caravan
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Dodge Grand Caravan SXT offers all the equipment we'd want in a minivan—with a very reasonable price tag in the mid-$20,000 range.

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2016 Chrysler Town & Country2016 Chrysler Town & Country
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2016 Honda Odyssey2016 Honda Odyssey
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2015 Kia Sedona2016 Kia Sedona
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2015 Nissan Quest2016 Nissan Quest
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2016 Toyota Sienna2016 Toyota Sienna
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Quick Specs
7.8
The 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan is an exceptional value among minivans, but some crash-test scores are cause for concern.
The 2016 Chrysler Town & Country piles a lavish amount of equipment and luxury touches into an aging body that suffers in the toughest crash tests.
8.0
The 2016 Honda Odyssey stands at the top of the minivan heap, with more design flair and more driving enjoyment than most other three-row rivals.
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The 2016 Kia Sedona is a viable alternative to the four top-selling minivans, with a quiet and spacious interior, a very comfortable high-end seating option, a smooth ride, and a modern infotainment system.
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The Nissan Quest may have the best road manners of any minivan, but it lags in safety and space, two musts for most minivan buyers.
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The 2016 Toyota Sienna posts some of the best gas-mileage and crash-test scores among minivans; only the Chrysler vans are more flexible.
MSRP From     
$23,595$29,995$29,550$26,400$26,580$28,850
Gas Mileage     
17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6
EPA Class     
2WD Minivans2WD Minivans2WD Minivans2WD Minivans2WD Minivans2WD Minivans
Style Name     
4-Door Wagon American Value Pkg4-Door Wagon LX5-Door LX4-Door Wagon L4-Door S5-Door 7-Pass Van L FWD (GS)
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
777777
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Passenger VanLWB Passenger VanPassenger VanPassenger VanPassenger VanPassenger Van
Transmission     
Multi-Speed Automatic w/ODMulti-Speed Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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