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DODGE Caravan Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 5
First production year: 1983
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Van
 

2007 - 2014

The fifth generation of the Dodge Caravan was released at the 2007 North American International Motor Show and it was available only in the long-wheelbase version. MPVs were one of Chrysler's specialties and proved once again with the introduction of the 2008 model Dodge Grand Caravan. After four generations when it was built in two lengths, the car-manufacturer has decided to do it in o...

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gasoline engines:

  DODGE Grand Caravan 3.3L V6 4AT (175 HP)

  DODGE Grand Caravan 3.6L V6 6AT (287 HP)

  DODGE Grand Caravan 3.8L V6 6AT (197 HP)

  DODGE Grand Caravan 4.0 V6 6AT (251 HP)

2001 - 2007

The fourth generation of the Caravan saw the lights at the 2000 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The minivan didn't live long under the Dodge brand. Families use minivans for long trips and, mostly, used by moms to take and pick up kids from their schools. At least, that's what they were back in the days when the MPVs were in high demand. Later on, the trend moved ...

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gasoline engines:

  DODGE Caravan 2.4L 3AT (150 HP)

  DODGE Caravan 3.3L V6 4AT (180 HP)

1995 - 2001

Dodge introduced the third generation of its large MPV, the Caravan, in 1995 along with its sibling, the Chrysler Town&Country, and it was available in two wheelbases. There was a time when minivans were the primary vehicles seen at schools and filled Walmart's parking lots. It was the best family car on the market, with car-like handling and room for five and loads of space in the b...

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gasoline engines:

  DODGE Caravan 2.4L 3AT (150 HP)

  DODGE Caravan 3.0L V6 3AT (150 HP)

  DODGE Caravan 3.3L V6 4AT (155 HP)

  DODGE Caravan 3.8L V6 4AT AWD (208 HP)

1987 - 1990

In 1987, Dodge introduced the long wheelbase variant of Caravan. All trim levels produced were available in the LWB version starting with 1987. The difference between the regular Caravan and the Grand Caravan is the bigger cargo space behind the rear seats. The interior was pretty much borrowed from the Chrysler K platform. The car was available in three trim levels: Base, SE and LE. It was t...

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1983 - 1990

The Chrysler minivans were considered one of the most important vehicles for families in the early 80s. They were far more spacious than regular station wagons and offered a pleasant experience for the passengers. It defined a new trend that followed for decades. The carmaker decided to offer the car under three different brands, pricing them differently so the customers would have a wider c...

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