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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Review


Multipurpose Minivan

A three-quarter front view of a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

In short: An upgraded Grand minivan.

his minivan offers a V6 engine, seating for seven and enough multimedia add-ons to keep everyone on board entertained. And starting at a price of just $26,805, the multi-tasking minivan is perfect for busy families on a budget.

A view of the interior of the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L V6 OHV Engine

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000 mile basic warranty; towing assistance during warranty.

A three-quarter rear view of a 2008 Grand Caravan SXT

Base Price: $26,805 / As tested: $30,330

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: 7-passenger, 4-door minivan

Engine:3.8L V6 OHV
Horsepower: 200 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque: 235 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic 62TE

Curb weight: 4,339 lbs
Wheelbase: 119.3 in
200.5/78.6/68.9 in
Turning circle: 38.9 feet

Brakes: four-wheel disc with ABS and electronic brake assist

independent front and rear
electronic stability control

Safety: front air advanced multistage airbags, supplemental side curtain air bags in all rows

EPA City: 16 mpg
EPA Highway: 23 mpg

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(Updated: 04/24/12 NW)