2013 Dodge Grand Caravan - SE

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MSRP
$19,995
Invoice
$19,745
17 City - 25 Hwy

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Summary

Changes for the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan:

Carrying on the brand’s reputation for minivan firsts, the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan has become the first—and only—vehicle on the marketplace to offer a rear-seat entertainment system compatible with both Blu-Ray discs and traditional DVDs. There also is a new model on the menu, as part of a reconfigured lineup for the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, and it showcases the lowest MSRP in the minivan segment.

Three new exterior colors are now offered as well: Billet Silver, Maximum Steel and Blue Streak.

Model Lineup:

Yes, the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan AVP puts the emphasis on value, but that base model does have air conditioning, the brand’s Stow ‘n Go seating system, power windows/locks/mirrors, keyless entry, and an MP3-compatible sound system with steering-wheel audio controls. Upping the comfort level is the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan SE, which includes an enhanced Super Stow ‘n Go second row, three-zone climate control, body-color exterior accents, a floor console with cupholders, 17-inch aluminum wheels. Keyless entry, halogen quad-style headlamps, and additional audio speakers.

Moving up to the more premium players on the roster, the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT is the least-expensive minivan in the country with powered, dual-sliding doors and a power liftgate. And that’s in addition to powered second-row windows and third-row window vents, Dodge’s Super Center Console, and easy-to-stow roof racks. The Crew model then introduces lux cues ranging from bright chrome exterior accents to a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, ambient lighting, a power-adjustable eight-way driver’s seat, a power liftgate, remote start, fog lights and a 6.5-inch touchscreen media center with 12-month complimentary subscription to SiriusXM satellite radio.

The 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T takes things in a sportier direction, with a monochromatic exterior color scheme, 17-inch satin-carbon aluminum wheels, a luxurious black leather interior set off by red accent stitching, and an upgraded audio system with nine speakers, a subwoofer and amplifier. The R/T also benefits from a retuned suspension for driving dynamics that push the minivan envelope.

A wide range of additional technologies—detailed in the Technology section—also are available for the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan portfolio.

Engines and Transmissions:

The proven, prize-winning Pentastar V6 is the sole powerplant in the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, with the 3.6-liter engine serving up 260 lb.-ft. of torque and best-in-class marks for horsepower (283 hp) and towing (3,600 lbs.). A six-speed automatic transmission handles shifting duties in all models.

Fuel Economy Ratings:

In EPA testing, the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan has proven capable of reaching 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway/20 mpg combined.

Safety Ratings:

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conferred Top Safety Pick status on the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, which also was a 4-star overall performer in the New Car Assessment Program evaluations, overseen by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Individual NHTSA results included 4-star grades for frontal crash and rollover protection, as well as a 5-star mark for side crash protection.

Technology Highlights:

Top technologies offered in the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan include those found in the Safety Sphere Package, which bundles a rear park-assist feature, a rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-path detection, rain-sensitive wipers and automatic headlights, and another new safety benefit for 2013—Trailer Sway Damping—is standard across the lineup. Naturally, a Uconnect infotainment/connectivity system is available as well, adding voice control and Bluetooth technology for audio streaming and hands-free calling.

And the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan’s new entertainment system goes beyond its Blu-Ray functionality to also welcome an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) for video-game inputs, two USB ports, a 115-volt power outlet, dual nine-inch screens and wireless headphones.



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