Want a capable rig that's good for the whole family? If so, check out the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan and the 2017 Dodge Journey. The Grand Caravan is a continuation of Dodge's incredibly popular minivan, featuring a powerful V6 engine and a great interior with plentiful comfort and convenience features. But minivans aren't for everyone, which is where the new Dodge Journey comes into play. The Journey is a third-row crossover that is better equipped for a wide range of driving conditions. This year's Journey also features an all-new GT trim that offers more power and features than other trim levels. Thinking of taking one of these Dodge vehicles for a test drive? If so, read on for important information on the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan and Journey.
The 2017 Dodge Journey gets a base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque. It gets EPA fuel ratings of 21 mpg combined. There's also an optional V6 that's included with the GT trim; this 3.6-liter engine generates 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, and it gets EPA fuel ratings of 19 mpg combined.
How many people does each vehicle seat?
All models of the Dodge Grand Caravan seat seven passengers. Meanwhile, the Dodge Journey is available in either five-passenger or seven-passenger configurations, giving options to a wide range of buyers.
What is the Grand Caravan's most luxurious trim?
That would be the Dodge Grand Caravan GT. This trim gets leather upholstery, power-sliding rear doors, automatic headlights, overhead storage bins, heated front- and second-row seats, a body-colored grille, a sport suspension, power-adjustable front driver seats, automatic headlights, power liftgates and more.
Which features are included in the Journy's new GT trim?
The new, range-topping GT trim gets a standard V6 engine, special 19-inch wheels, exterior styling enhancements, better leather upholstery, heated front seats, a performance-tuned suspension and more.
What are the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan's engine options?
The Dodge Grand Caravan has just one engine option -- a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It gets EPA fuel ratings of 20 mpg combined.
What are the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan's trim levels?
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is offered in four trim levels: The SE, SE Plus, SXT and GT trims. This is a reduction of trim levels from previous model years.
Which base features are in the 2017 Dodge Journey?
The 2017 Dodge Journey SE gets 17-inch wheels, heated mirrors, cruise control, roof rails, keyless ignition and entry, a 4.3-inch touchscreen, dual-zone climate control and more.
Which base features are in the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan?
The Dodge Caravan comes with an impressive array of standard features. Highlights include 17-inch wheels, tri-zone climate control, a rearview camera, a second-row bench seat that folds into the floor, cruise control, power locks and windows, a six-speaker CD audio system and more.
What are the 2017 Dodge Journey's trim levels?
The 2017 Dodge Journey is offered in five trim levels: the SE, SXT, Crossroad, Crossroad Plus and GT trims. The GT trim is new for 2017.