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Among the choices buyers have in the minivan segment, few have carried as much prestige and as much horsepower as the Dodge Grand Caravan has over the years. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced that their Dodge Grand Caravan will have one last year of production scheduled to run through May 22nd, 2020. The latest carnation of the Grand Caravan will have a similar look as the current 5th generation wraps up its long run. The Grand Caravan was first made back in 1984. Today, the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan packs 283 horsepower that comes standard with its powerful V6 engine. in the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan. While the Dodge Grand Caravan is still available today, it might not be very soon.
Ending the Run On a High Note
FCA is preparing to turn the Grand Caravan into the Voyager to pair with the successful Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid minivans. The production of the Grand Caravan will be made at the FCA Windsor, Ontario, Canada factory where both minivans are produced. FCA has not formerly stated much about the plans for the end of the Dodge Grand Caravan. While some may view this as a way to help sales, the Dodge Grand Caravan will become more exclusive as its thirty-five-year run comes closer to its end. In fact, the Grand Caravan sold more in 2018 with American sales hitting 151,927 vehicles sold, the most since 2007. In fact, halfway through 2019, FCA has sold 71,947 Grand Caravan minivans. By comparison to the popular Pacifica, only 48,527 units of the Pacifica had been sold by June 2019.
“Grand Caravan production has not ended and we have not made any announcements about the end of production. It is our policy not to comment on future production plans,” FCA spokesperson Jodi Tinson.
More On the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan
Equipped with a V6 engine paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, owners will enjoy the strength of the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan. The powertrain provides 262 lb-ft of torque and works with a nine-speed automatic to the front wheels. Drivers that opt for the base trim of Grand Caravans gain third-row seats that fold away, and the second-row fold-away Stow ’n Go seats on higher trims are excellent for those who have a lot of cargo or kids. With Stow ‘n Go seating, parents can easily navigate moving around seats for children and gain more space in a moment’s notice. For those who can’t wait to get started with driving one of the longest running vehicles in Dodge history, come test-drive the Grand Caravan with our help.
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