New 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan at Holden Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram for Dover, DE
The Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the best-known vehicles on the road, having earned a reputation for offering utility and comfort for the whole family. The 2017 Grand Caravan will continue in this vein, as it provides a great range of standard features, many interior configuration options, and a spectacular overall value. There have been some great updates for 2017, including new standard features to models arriving later in the year. Additionally, the Grand Caravan has revised its trim lineup to now include the SE, SE Plus, SXT, and GT trims.
The Powertrain of the Grand Caravan
Dodge has equipped each of their Grand Caravan models with the excellent 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine. It is linked to a front-wheel drive system which is both capable and dynamic for a variety of daily driving conditions, and dependable whether you regularly find yourself on the highway or in the city. The Grand Caravan has a six-speed automatic transmission, which is smooth shifting and has many fuel-maximizing capabilities. Altogether the Grand Caravan will offer 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. When the Grand Caravan is properly configured it can offer a towing maximum of 3,600 pounds.
A Great Design and Fantastic Value
Every Grand Caravan will come equipped with an impressive range of features, making it an excellent value at every level. There are four main trim levels, and many of the trim levels will be further offered with packages or standalone features. The base SE trim level will come standard with tri-zone climate control, 17-inch steel wheels, and a conversation mirror. It will also have a second-row bench seat with the highly-acclaimed Stow 'n Go storage system. The Grand Caravan SE will have a six-speaker audio system, an auxiliary audio jack, and a CD player. The base SE model will receive additional standard features later in the model year, with Dodge equipping a rearview camera and a 6.5-inch touchscreen display. There is a great Uconnect Hands-Free Group available with the SE trim, and this will equip satellite radio, Bluetooth for audio and phone, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The SE Plus will gain highlights like second-row captain's chairs and rear privacy glass, while the SXT will add roof rails, remote engine start, leather upholstery, and power sliding rear doors. At the top, there is the GT trim. This will come equipped with unique powertrain mechanisms, like a performance-tuned suspension, along with luxurious amenities including full leather seating, an upgraded nine-speaker audio system, and later in the model year it will come standard with navigation.
Which trims does the Stow 'n Go seating system come on?
Stow 'n Go Seating will come standard on every trim of the Grand Caravan, including the SE trim!
How can I schedule a service appointment?
You can schedule your next service appointment by giving us a call or using our convenient online tool! Schedule Service!
How can I maximize my fuel economy?
Dodge makes that easy, as there are many fuel-maximizing features. One great feature is the ECON button, which will optimize fuel economy at the simple press of a button!
The Grand Caravan is a wonderful minivan for many reasons, and it has earned a reputation for offering a safe and secure drive for every passenger. The Grand Caravan will come standard with active front head restraints, antilock disc brakes, stability control, a driver knee airbag, and full-length side curtain airbags. There is a fantastic Safety Sphere Group package that can be equipped on the GT trim, and it will add a blind-spot monitoring system as well as cross-traffic and rear parking sensors. If you have any questions about this great new 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan get in touch with us today!