Purchased used w/17K miles in 2000. Has been a great long term value. Minimal cost to own. ES model has everything available at the time. 3.8 ltr has plenty of power @ 180hp. Hauls 7 comfortably. Great on long trips. Live in TX, van has been to CA and back and Orlando, FL and back plus many trips to surrounding states. Avgs 23 mpg city/hwy. Gotten 29 mpg on hwy, avg 25. As of 5/09, have 229K. Rebuilt Trans. at 190K. New Cat. Converter at 185K. No other major mechanical issues, just stuff that wears out-alternator, water pump, pulleys misc sensors and switches, etc. Would buy again but wife wants something different after 10 yrs. 1999 ES model still best looking w/17in. wheels.
Roominess, comfortable seats (ES), low overall cost to own.
None to list here. Most have been considered and improved in more recent models.
One of the best vehicles (all makes and
models) I have owned. Very stylish,
comfortable, reliable and cost
efficient. A pleasure to take long
trips for my wife and I. Sooo much
room!!! My wife recently drove alone
from Houston to SC.... non-stop!!! Gas
mileage is 24-26 with 3.3L. Looked at
the new models, but I can't justify
getting rid of this gem!!!
Driving comfort and abundant room.
Panel/overhead lights dim excessivly
when headlights turned on. Headlight
road coverage poor. Fix these.
Purchased the van used with 54,000
documented well cared for and
maintained miles. Transmission was
replaced at 44,000 miles - I thought
ok, I have a van with the bugs worked
out. Within two weeks it cost me $900
for a computer and auto stick handle!
This van scares the bucks out of my
wallet. Now I have a metalic sound
when the van idles that concerns me.
Beautiful van FOR SALE!
Style, 17" wheels, interior design and
Chrysler Corp get your head out of your
____, and uder the hood. A great home
grown concept is being lost to the
I bought the van because I like the
looks, but it didn't take long to find
out that I bought a piece of junk. I
have talked to other owners of this van
and they all have the same problems.
Here is a list of my problems:
1. I have had three sensors go out at
$125 ea. (Car will not shift gears when
the sensor goes out)
2.The driverís side brake caliper has
been replaced 2 times and still doesn't
3. Most of all, even though I had the
transmission serviced every 35000
miles, It still cost me $2000 to
replace it before the van hit 100,000
On top of everythings else, these vans
have such lousy resale values I can't
even get rid of it.
Very sporty, nice looks.
Dodge/Chrysler needs to spend more time
under the hood and less time
redesigning the van every couple of