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1997 Town and Country LXi
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By stan73
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Vehicle

1997 Chrysler Town and Country LXi 4dr Ext Minivan


Review

Having owned 89 ES , 94 ES AWD
This unit drives better, stops much
better, is much quieter, window can be
rolled down with the wind staying
outside. The back seat is too high
Lots of room, good tested milage
however I would prefer the 3.3 rather
than the 3.8 L. any thing for better
milage. NOT AS GOOD LOOKING AS 94 ES
series. Would have preferred to see the
many improvements applied to older body
style, which look much more stylish.

Good car all around replace your
fan belt, find a commerecial welder NON
BODY MAN to weld your rusting struts
and this unit will be with your for a
long time.


Best Features

Sound system is a gem Head light exit timer Computer milage Quad seats Nice thud sounding closing doors Headlights so dim you never use the low beams unless your parking Auto Tint green rear view mirror


Worst Features

Lumbar support needed Light under hood needed Ash tray Power window switchedneed to be put closer to user Rear Window switch should be located for all to use. Needs to be higher off the ground Wood grain dash should go all the way timer interior lights should re-thought code faults


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T&C Transmissions
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
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By Nasa
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Vehicle

1997 Chrysler Town and Country LX 4dr Ext Minivan


Review

My wife loves the drive and efficiency
of the T&C vehicle design. We have
replaced the transmission 3 times: once
just over 36k miles on a trip and
Chrysler paid for the parts after our
complaint but labor still cost me
$1200. Second time at about 54k and
third time at 63k. The 3rd time the
Chrysler rebuilt transmission was
covered for the parts again.


Best Features

Seats are comfortable, rides very quiet, plenty of cup holders.


Worst Features

Need better reliable transmission!


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Great T&C
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By John Michael Ehlen
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Vehicle

1997 Chrysler Town and Country LX 4dr Ext Minivan AWD


Review

Although I have heard many bad stories
about the T&C we have had very little
trouble from ours. After 165000 miles
we have done a couple of tune-ups and
replaced the brake pads a couple of
times. The car is comfortable and
reliable.


Best Features

The cruise is great and the seats recline. The surround sound is also good.


Worst Features

One thing the van needs is the middle and rear windows to roll down for better circulation on not-so-hot days. Also, it needs wheels that are easier to clean. Plus, the driver's side middle seat needs to pop up for rear entry.


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Great Value #1 Van
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By JeremiePereira
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Vehicle

1997 Chrysler Town and Country LXi 4dr Ext Minivan


Review

This van is simply great the LXI model
has every option you want and need> And
what a value


Worst Features

NONE


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Almost 20 years of Chrysler Minivans
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By GaryA
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Vehicle

1997 Chrysler Town and Country LX 4dr Ext Minivan


Review

Bought one of the first Voyagers built
in '84 - this T&C is our third Chrysler
minivan, we traded 'em in at 150k
miles, this one's got 125k. Have spent
many times more on repairs on the '97
T&C as the other two combined! A real
disappointment after two great cars we
loved. We like this car, but hard to
love one that requires frequent
repairs. Have to think about it next
time, but we will probably buy another
T&C when we trade this one in - just
hope quality of this model is back to
the level it was in the 80's.


Best Features

Good acceleration, quad captains chairs, ease of removing seats. Dual rear doors is a great improvement. Corrosion resistance of the body is fantastic (lots of salt and snow in the winter)


Worst Features

No question, reliability. Chrysler was in a real slump when this car was built.


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