FCA’s five years plan for the US, in some way brought a lot of nice, but also sad facts related to the models of this corporation. One of these facts is the one that reveals the fate of the Grand Caravan model. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan will be the last item of this MPV. This year in August, has begun production of 2016 Grand Caravan. In exactly one year, that is 23 August 2016 will start production of 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan with which this model and will be retiring.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan End of Production
Some sources quite some time referred to the fact that the replacement for the Dodge Grand Caravan will be the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country. Both models belong to the FCA group. The new generation Town & Country MPV is very much in the development stage. The 2017 Chrysler Town & Country should make his debut at the Detroit or Chicago Auto Show 2016. According to an official statement, this model will remain the sole representative of the company in the MPV class. Yet there is no mention, as a direct descendant of the Grand Caravan models. We can say that after three decades in the market, Dodge Grand Caravan overhang new battles to younger Town & Country MPV, which is better prepared for new challenges and demands.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Price
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan will not be changed compared to the 2016 model. What would it mean to expect six trim levels on offer. These are American Value Package AVP, SE, SE Plus, SXT, SXT Plus and R/T. Each of these models are distinguished by the trim. This is indicated by the difference in price. The base model 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan AVP has a price of $ 21.795, SE model costs $ 24.295 and SE Plus $ 1,000 more. The 2017 Grand Caravan SXT will be available at a price of $ 27.395, and SXT Plus for $ 1,200 more. At the top of the range is the best equipped, and most expensive model. It is a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T at a price of $ 30.995.
Each of the six model 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan does have one common feature. All are powered by the same engine. The offer is only 3.6 L Pentastar V6 engine with 283 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan has a standard front-wheel drive. But models are offered with AWD as an option. Aided with VVT, 2017 Grand Caravan has EPA rating of 25 mpg on the highway.
As for the interior design and technological features, 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan does not lag behind its competitors from Japanese manufacturers. This MPV is designed to transport up to 7 passengers. It has a large cargo space, 143 cubic feet. The vehicle is equipped with Stow’n Go seating and storage system. The latest generation model, is what follows all technological achievements of today. In any case, neither drivers nor passengers will not be deprived of information, connections and enjoyment while driving.
In any case, 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan could be the perfect answer to the question, what is my next car? That is not SUV, and that can carry a lot of people and so much luggage. Yes, 2017 Grand Caravan offers the ideal value, and what this MPV can provide.