2019 Dodge Grand Caravan
Dubbed the “Mother of All Minivans” by Dodge, the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan is a versatile family minivan while staying within a budget-friendly price range. For the 2019 model year, the Dodge Grand Caravan comes with minimal changes from the previous model year but still maintains its strong V6 engine and functional Stow ‘n Go seating.
Avail. Engine Type
The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan is available in three trim levels - the Grand Caravan SE, SE Plus, and SXT. Powered by the award-winning 3.6-liter V6 24-valve engine that features a dual variable valve timing (VVT) system that adjusts the intake and exhaust valve timing to optimize combustion, performance has been increased, resulting in an output of 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, matched to the standard six-speed automatic transmission, the Grand Caravan has an EPA of up to 25 mpg on the highway. To assist in maintaining directional stability at highway speeds, the Dodge Grand Caravan includes the standard power rack-and-pinion steering feature that provides a tighter turning diameter for parking maneuvers. Additional standard engine features include engine oil cooler, heavy-duty radiator, touring suspension, and anti-lock four-wheel heavy-duty disc brakes.
There is no shortage of space in the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. While featuring Best-in-Class storage system options like the 2nd-row bench seat and a 3rd row 60/40 split-folding bench seat, Stow ‘n Go that is standard on the Grand Caravan SE and SE Plus trims, and the 3rd row comes with a tailgate seats feature on the SXT models. All three trim levels are also equipped with black seats, a front passenger seat belt alert, and a passenger-side sun visor with an illuminated mirror. Seating features vary depending on the model chosen. and upholstery is as follows - cloth low-back bucket seats on the base SE trim, premium cloth bucket seats on the SE Plus, and premium seats with suede inserts are standard on the top-tier SXT model.
In addition to interior style, the Dodge Grand Caravan offers several convenience features that are shared across all three models. Some of those features include dual glove boxes, easy clean floor mats, front and rear air conditioning with a heater, interior observation mirror, left rear quarter trim storage bins, an overhead console, rear grocery bag hooks, and A-pillar passenger assist handles. The top-tier SXT trim exclusively offers available options like black interior accents, heated steering wheel, overhead storage bins, second-row window shades, silver accent stitching, single rear overhead console, and a universal garage-door opener.
For the 2019 model year, the Dodge Grand Caravan trim has its share of standard exterior convenience features that include exterior mirrors with a heating element, body colored fascias, power-heated exterior mirrors that can be manually folded away, and rear window washers and wipers. Body-colored door handles come standard only on the SE Plus and SXT trims, and body-colored exterior mirrors are exclusively offered on the SXT trim. Moreover, available exterior options specifically designed by Mopar include black side roof rails, door sill guards, integrated roof rail crossbars, and splash guards.
Each of the Grand Caravan models share the same wheel size, while only the tire style is what varies depending on the trim level. 17-inch x 6.5-inch steel wheels are standard on the base SE model, standard 17-inch x 6.5-inch polished aluminum wheels with gloss black paint are offered on the SE Plus model, and lastly, the SXT top trim features 17-inch x 6.5-inch tech silver aluminum wheels. Additionally, P225/65R17 BSW all-season touring tires are standard on the SE and SE Plus models, while the SXT trim comes standard with 225/65R17 BSW touring tires.
Tech + Safety
Each of the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan models features three different levels of interactivity, so consumers aren’t spared in the department of entertainment and have the opportunity to get exactly what they want. All three trims come standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen display equipped with Radio 430, six-speakers, an audio jack input for mobile devices, and a 40 GB hard drive with 28 GB available. The SE Plus and SXT models exclusively offer a one-year subscription for SiriusXM satellite radio and is also an optional upgrade on the SE model. Consumers are also given the option to customize their music and entertainment experience to fit their lifestyle, and those options include a second-row overhead 9-inch VGA video screen, second-row overhead DVD console, and single DVD entertainment. Also, a high-definition multimedia interface, voice control remote, and wireless headphones are also available entertainment options.
Safety Features and Warranty
Almost every single safety feature included on the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan is offered as standard across the lineup. Those standard features include active head restraints, advanced multistage front airbags, driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, and supplemental side-curtain airbags in all rows. Electronic stability control, LATCH-ready child seat anchor system, and a ParkView rear back up camera are also offered as standard. The Grand Caravan SE Plus and SXT are the only two trims that come standard with a remote-start system and a security alarm.
The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan comes with a 36 months/36,000mile basic warranty, 60 months/60,000mile of powertrain warranty, and roadside assistance up to 100,000miles.