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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Dan GRANDERSON
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan SE 4dr Minivan (3.6L 6cyl 6A)


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No such thing as the perfect vehicle, however the 2013 Grand Caravan offers reliability, pracitcality and value in a moderately priced mini van. Have operated this van with absolutely no problems for over 68,000 miles.


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Nice car for the family
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By Haim Elbaz
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan Crew 4dr Minivan (3.6L 6cyl 6A)


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Fun to drive
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By johnwanamaker
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan SE 4dr Minivan (3.6L 6cyl 6A)


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As 2 over 70 people we like the upright seats of a mini-van.
Visibility is great in all directions.
Power was very adequate on a recent trip in the mountains.
It was helpful to downshift with the lever because it would try to shift up too soon otherwise. Mileage was very good even when doing lots of driving in 4th.
Mileage is much better (27+ at high speeds (70+) than around town (23)
Stow and go seating is the only way to go.
We haul a lot of stuff and need to put the seats down often.
Very easy to do.


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Experienced Driver of Grand Caravan
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By nmdude
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan SXT 4dr Minivan (3.6L 6cyl 6A)


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I enjoy driving the Dodge Caravan so I bought one. There have been concerns about the six speed transmission. I have specifically rented a SXT model to haul film lighting.The rental was quite less than SUVs. The transmission is sensitive and needs understanding. The six speed transmission allows one to save on fuel costs whether driving through hilly country or flat lands at highway speeds. Carrying 1 ton of cargo, it drives well granted, you understand how to shift. There is a reason why the shifter is located next to the speedometer. 10, 500 ft above sea level it performed well on hairpin turns. Height, stow n go, 12V inputs, width, wheel size 5stars.


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Traded After Fourteen Months
14 of 15 people found this review helpful
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By crday
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan SE 4dr Minivan (3.6L 6cyl 6A)


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Purchased the van because of its flexibility and usefulness. Disappointment came soon after I purchased it. The Caravan was my second consecutive new Dodge purchase. It will be my last. The six-speed transmission almost caused a very serious accident on two occasions. After pulling out from a dead stop, the transmission suddenly upshifted from first to fourth or fifth gear immediately. It began to shudder and took several seconds to downshift to a more appropriate gear. I normally would have had plenty of room. I contacted two dealerships and was informed that there were no issues with the transmission. This was AFTER the first corrective update. This vehicle can be dangerous.


Best Features

Stow and Go seating. Appearance. Three zone heating/air conditioning.


Worst Features

Repair/replace transmission. More honesty in dealing with known drivability issues. Improve quality in general: Circuit boards can be seen in radio in sunlight, poor audio quality in radio/speakers, no BT sync for phone in SE package, sliding doors rattle, poor gas mileage in town (12 to 13 mpg), excessive toque steer on acceleration. A less arrogant attitude from Chrysler when dealing with known, serious design flaws. I was basically told that my comments would help future design for future owners. That helped me a great deal!


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