2009 Dodge Grand Caravan

At a Glance

Pricing $24,230 - $30,690
Drive Types FWD
Engines 3.3l V6, 3.8l V6, 4.0l V6
Transmissions A4, A6
Fuel Economy 16-17 (city), 23-25 (highway)

Chrysler methodically improved their popular minivans to ensure that they remain competitive with their Honda and Toyota alternatives. A wide variety of V-6 engines are available, including a 3.3L, 3.8L, and a new 4.0L. A new 6-speed automatic is standard with the 3.8L and 4.0L engines whereas the base 3.3L is mated to a 4-speed automatic. Three seating systems are offered in the product line. standard seating system has second and third row seating that folds flat in to the floor. An optional seating arrangement foregoes the fold-flat in the floor 2nd row for one that can swivel 180 degrees to face the rear. A removable table that fits in the 2nd row is also available. The optional dual DVD system can play different movies on each screen. Other enhancements include a sliding center console, LED reading lamps, ambient LED lighting, and stain resistance seat fabric.

What Changed:

Dodge's minivan sees a number of tweaks in its second year after a major overhaul. The brake system has been updated to improve braking performance. Fuel economy on the 4.0L improves to 17/25. A new blind spot monitoring feature is offered on SXT models. Stow 'n Go seats become standard equipment.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
Grand Caravan SE F Package 3.3l V6 (175-bhp) A4 FWD $24,230
Grand Caravan SE G Package 3.3l V6 (175-bhp) A4 FWD $26,000
Grand Caravan SXT K Package 3.8l V6 (197-bhp) A6 FWD $28,325
Grand Caravan SXT K Package 4.0l V6 (251-bhp) A4 FWD $28,955
Grand Caravan SXT L Package 4.0l V6 (251-bhp) A4 FWD $30,690