Maintenance is on the owner's dime from day one forward.

That's more gear ratios, meaning better fuel economy (19/26/21 mpg), and the option of AWD traction, which isn't offered for the Grand Caravan at all.

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It’s our pick of the lineup, since it can also be configured with a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, leather upholstery, and a Garmin in-dash navigation with a 6.5-inch display.

No happy. See All 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Exterior Photos, See All 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Interior Photos, See All 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan Trims and Specs, Versatile Stow 'n Go seating and storage system. In all but the SE model, there's also the Uconnect Hands-Free Group which comprises steering wheel audio controls, voice command, and SiriusXM radio connectivity. Safety ratings for the Dodge Grand Caravan aren't ideal considering its purpose as a family minivan.

Likewise, the ride quality and handling are innocuous with the exception of the occasional harsh jolting of the chassis from larger road imperfections. There aren't many features that come standard in the Grand Caravan, especially in the base-spec SE model: a urethane steering wheel and shift knob already hint at its sparseness, front occupants get manually-adjustable front seats and an auto-dimming rearview mirror, moving rearward sees a fixed second-row bench and a 60/40-split Stow 'n Go third-row bench. We applaud Dodge for offering an infotainment system with a 6.5-inch screen and auxiliary input as standard equipment, but in this case, less would have been more. The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan offers a view into the distant past. Under the hood of every model is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that's coupled to a six-speed automatic gearbox, working to power the minivans front-wheel-drivetrain.

The bottom line is I would recommend this vehicle.

Check out ⭐ the new Dodge Grand Caravan ⭐ test drive review: price details, trims, and specs overview, interior features, exterior design, MPG and mileage capacity, dimensions. There are also a handful of small-item storage points dispersed throughout the cabin, including expansive front door side pockets with large bottle holders, two large cupholders in the center floor console, which also comprises an array of small-item storage cubbies. Considering the amount of gray whiskers on its carryover powertrain, it comes as no surprise that the Grand Caravan's EPA fuel-economy estimates lag behind those of most of its more modern rivals. 2019 Honda Odyssey— The Odyssey boasts comfy accommodations and an impressive technology suite, including an optional vacuum in the rear cargo area.

What there is, is a Uconnect Hands-Free Group available for the SE, outfitting the SE with Uconnect voice command and Bluetooth audio streaming capability, a remote USB port, SiriusXM radio connectivity, and with steering wheel mounted audio controls, all for $915. The Grand Caravan shares the brilliant Stow 'n Go system with the Chrysler Pacifica. Soldiering on, the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan keeps the Dodge flag planted in the minivan arena. The steering takes direction well, but the imperfections that make their way through to the cabin set up an odd confrontation. Although of pedestrian pedigree, the Grand Caravan's engine emits a surprisingly baritone growl when the driver is deep into the throttle. That extra cash might be better allocated to college savings plans for the occupants of the second and third rows.

We think it’s still a 6 for comfort and quality, though some interior finishes really show their age, especially as other minivans have gone after higher-net-worth clients.

While the standard folding third row retracts into a cavity aft of the seat, the available second-row folding seats disappear neatly into underfloor storage bins. 2019 has improvements over 2018. Read consumer reviews from real 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger buyers. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid jumps to the head of the hybrid class.