2011 Dodge Grand Caravan

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18 reviews
Available Price Range $6,266-$16,890 Trims5 Combined MPG 21 Seats 2-7

Our Take on the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan

Our Take

Dodge overhauled its Grand Caravan minivan for 2011, giving it a vastly nicer interior, improvements to its Stow 'n Go seating and a new V-6 engine. With room for seven in three rows of seats... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Limited rearward travel for front seats
  • Cheap airplane-style map lights
  • Stow 'n Go second-row bucket seats not the most comfortable

Notable Features

  • New interior, V-6 engine for 2011
  • Revised suspension
  • Fold-into-floor second and third rows
  • Optional blind spot monitoring system


Our Expert Reviews

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Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 18 reviews

The Dodge Grand Caravan for 2011: #1

by Parents from Seatle Washington on March 12, 2011

Our Deep Water Blue Dodge Grand Caravan, or "GC" for short has the best ride, handling, power, room, comfort, interior fleibility & charm than all other family vehicles sold in North America. Nothing ... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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