The Dodge Grand Caravan may have been around for a while, but the exciting and all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan is giving it a run for its money. We're here to compare the two and to give you a head start on deciding which minivan is the right fit for your lifestyle and budget. Read on to learn about engine specs and interior features and to schedule your test drive in either the Pacifica or the Grand Caravan, here at Palmen Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Racine.
Standard High-Tech Features in 2017 Pacifica
|2017 Chrysler Pacifica
|2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
|18/28 Mpg City/Hwy
|17/25 Mpg City/Hwy
Under the hood of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan, you'll find a standard 3.6-liter V-6 engine that produces over 280 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Pacifica does have slightly more power than the Grand Caravan, but most drivers will appreciate the responsiveness and capability of each. When it comes to fuel economy, the Chrysler Pacifica does offer a few more miles per gallon on the highway and in the city. When it comes to choosing between the two, shoppers with a tight budget might have to take the MSRP into account. The Grand Caravan has a lower starting price, and a similar amount of power for the engine.
The modern and exciting Pacifica does add a few standard technology features that shoppers won't find on the base trim of the Grand Caravan. Both vans have standard Bluetooth compatibility, a first-row LCD touch screen, and a six-speaker audio system. However, the Chrysler Pacifica adds a standard voice-activated navigation system and an interior vacuum system for keeping things cleaned up, even with messy passengers in the back.