New 2017 Dodge Caravan at East Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM for Greenvale, NY
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is a great option if you are in the search for you next family car. The Dodge Grand Caravan has been a national favorite for awhile now, but the new model year delivers the updates and equipment you want and need. An important factor when choosing your next family car is safety, and among the standard and available safety packages, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan has been designed with safety in the fore front. Please read on to learn more about the new 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan or even schedule a test drive today!
Under the Caravan's Hood
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is an iconic seven-passenger minivan that is available in various trim levels. These trim levels include the SE, SE Plus, SXT, and the GT. There is a single engine option for the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan which would be the 3.6-liter V6 that is able to produce up to 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft of torque. This engine is then matched with the standard six-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the front-wheels. A driver-selectable fuel economizer mode is also featured on the Dodge Grand Caravan and works by allowing the driver to change the transaxle shift schedule by pushing a button to maximize the fuel economy. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is very well known for its efficient fuel economy that is also due to lower-rolling resistance tires, a spoiler, and reduced mechanical drag.
Design of Dodge Caravan
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is equipped with many standard features for its base trim level. The base trim level, also know as the SE, is equipped with 17-inch steel wheels, heated mirrors, tri-zone climate control, rear air-conditioning, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with audio controls, a conversation mirror, a second-row bench seat with Stow 'n Go fold-into-the-floor feature, and power locks, mirrors, and front windows. There is also a six-speaker audio system with a CD player with an auxiliary audio jack and a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen display with a rearview mirror. There is also an 8.4-inch screen with Uconnect access. Also, there is an optional Uconnect Hands-Free Group package that adds on an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, satellite radio, a USB port, and Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity. There is also a Power Window Group package that allows for power operation for the second- and third-row windows which will be sure to please your passengers. There is 33 cubic feet behind the third row and when all the rear seats have been dropped there is an overall 143.8 cubic feet of cargo space.
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is equipped with many standard safety features and a few available ones, as well. These standard safety features include stability control, antilock disc brakes, active front head restraints a driver knee airbag, front-seat side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags, and a rearview camera. The Safety Sphere Group includes a blind-spot monitoring system and rear and cross-traffic sensors, automatic wipers, and rear parking sensors depending upon what trim is chosen for the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan.