Upping the ante
By mholle on
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan eX Fwd 4dr Minivan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Value for the price defines the EX
model. Equipped with most features
that one wants in a family vehicle, you
won't break the bank with this van.
The 3.8L engine is smooth and gets up
to speed quickly. Having owned 2 other
Caravans, I'll wait to give judgement
on the transmission. Fit and finish
appear good. At times the electric
doors are a little finicky about
opening and closing. I don't know if
it relates to operator or mechanical
Power doors, while seemingly gimmicky,
are rather useful for a family with
small kids. They appear to minimize
the impact to the door upon closure and
are extremely helpful when loading and
unloading in a busy parking lot.
Chrysler could benefit from the
addition of the On-Star system.