by rasdebol on May 3, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
The Chrysler mini-van line is a pretty good one. Reasonably well styled, very reliable engine, comfortable, extremely practical, nice to drive and ride in, so it's almost all PROS BUT as good as they are the ONE bad feature is a BIG one:The Transmission! The Chrysler mini-van transmission is legendarily BAD! If you own one and have not had to replace the transmission at least a couple of times consider yourself lucky! Then again if you like everything else about the vehicle you can keep driving your beloved van for a few more years for the cost of a transmission. SHAME on Chrysler for letting this go on for so many years AND not offering ANY help when they fail.
by 98 voyager on Apr 8, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
I never thought I would say this, but this is the most reliable vehicle we owned. We bought it used (110k mi) intending to keep 3-4 years, and still have it after 7. Looked at Ford, GM and Toyota, but the Voyager had the best ride, interior and styling. Transmission was repaired for a seal leak. Otherwise no problems with 190k miles today. Very smooth and quiet, comfortable ride. Nice interior and styling. A real dependable workhorse for us. 3.8 engine is smooth and reliable. Pulls a camper easily. Great gas mileage!
by rickstaxi2009 on Dec 2, 2009 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
well we bought one these 98 junks got it with 100k on it at 140 tranny went then starting getting electrical problems fuel gage and all lights flashing all the time. still have electric problems bought a third tranny sofar 15k miles on it still holding up with a bit of a glunk with applying brakes
by johnabirk on Aug 7, 2008 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
I've owned my Voyager for 10 years. It has been by far my best car experience, and I've had a lot. It gets the kind of mileage you'd expect from a minivan. It is reliable and comfortable. I've had no major issues at 140,000K. The engine seems bulletproof to me. Normal oil, transmission, and tuneup work. It was and is a keeper. I must have gotten ahold of a good one.
by Expressokay on Aug 17, 2006 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
We've owned the van for 4 years and haven't had any significant problems until recently when it was found the dual electric fans were out. It'll cost close to $800 to replace at the dealership and there are indications that the lack of fans working (we don't know how long) has caused damage to the transmission...not sure how much that will cost. Overall the 3.3L engine has worked great, and we've enjoyed it for long trips. I want to like purchasing American vehicles and know my hard earned cash is going into a quality product, but I have to admit my next van may be a Honda Odyssey based on reliability. I don't think Chrysler is able to change its ways toward producing a quality product.
by Enjoyed this van on May 26, 2006 Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 4dr Minivan
This was our first mini van and the experience was great overall. Pretty reliable up to 90K miles. Check engine light, sway bars, water pump, brake squeals, plus a few other problems. Keyless entry costs $100+ to replace. Power a little weak on very steep grades. We are replacing the Espresso with a Mazda MPV: better reliability and features.