The Dodge Grand Caravan was a minivan model produced and sold by the Dodge division of Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)). Offered as a Dodge version of the Chrysler minivan lineup, the Grand Caravan was presented to consumers as both a cargo and passenger van.
The model was introduced as the 1984 Dodge Caravan alongside the Plymouth Voyager. In 1987, a long-wheelbase version of the Caravan was released and marketed as the Dodge Grand Caravan. By 2008 with the debut of its fifth generation, the Grand Caravan became the only version of the minivan sold by Dodge.
In 2017, the Chrysler Pacifica nameplate was revived as a minivan model. Initially, the Pacifica was envisioned to replace the Grand Caravan immediately. However, the Grand Caravan nameplate survived until 2020, when it was discontinued alongside the Journey as the Dodge brand pivoted to performance-focused models.
While the cheapest of minivans during its last generation, other competitors of the Dodge Grand Caravan included the Kia Sedona (now Carnival), the Honda Odyssey, and the Toyota Sienna.
- 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan (Starting MSRP $27,530)
- Pros: The Dodge Grand Caravan minivan offers a very low entry-level price and configurable back-row seating.
- Cons: The Grand Caravan’s design is from another era, its engine guzzles through gas despite not being particularly powerful, and its second-row seats aren’t firmly cushioned.
- See Also: Durango and Journey
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