Chrysler Cut Base Price of 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
According to Chrysler, this makes it the cheapest minivan on sale in the United States. These savings apply to the base Express model, which is now priced at $23,995, not including the $835 destination charge.
Meanwhile the higher-spec Mainstreet model also benefits from a bit of cost savings, as Chrysler has taken $250 off of its base price. This means that the minivan now costs $25,745, excluding destination charge.
“We added a number of safety, performance and efficiency features to the 2011 Grand Caravan Express and Mainstreet models, without taking away any features from our 2010 lineup,” said Fred DePerez, head of Dodge Minivan Marketing.
“They’re already a solid value. By dropping the price on them, we’re telling the U.S. family that we’re looking out for your budget as well as your driving performance and safety,” he added.
The press release also announces that the Dodge Grand Caravan is the #1 selling minivan in the United States for the first couple of months this year. The 18,368 units sold represent a 34 percent increase over the combined January and February 2010 figure.
Both the Dodge minivan and its Chrysler Town & Country twin have received substantial improvements for the 2011 model year, including a higher-quality interior and the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, which produces 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet (353 Nm) of torque.