The All-New 2008 DaimlerChrysler Minivans
The all-new 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans enter 2008 with more than 35 new and improved features, each designed to enhance the minivan class. Two features — the Swivel n’ Go and the Stow n’ Go — offer additional seating and storage. The all-new Swivel n’ Go seating system offers second-row seats that swivel 180 degrees to face the third row. It features a removable table that installs between the two rows, covered storage bins in the floor of the second row, third-row uncovered storage, and fold-in-the-floor third-row seating. Swivel n’ Go also offers an one-touch power-folding third-row 60/40 bench seat.
Also included is the Stow n’ Go seating system, which enablesthe second- and third-row seats to fold into the floor, providing 144 cu. ft. more storage and seating capacity.
Safety features are important for every vehicle, and the DodgeGrand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country will only enhance those features in 2008. All-row supplemental side-curtain airbags, electronic stability program (ESP) with traction control and brake assist enhance driver safety, as well as a rearview interior conversation mirror, high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, and ParkSense rear back-up system also ensure peace of mind whiletraveling.
The 2008 Powertrain
The 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country offer five models and three powertrains. Dodge Grand Caravan offers three versions — SE, SXT, and the Caravan Cargovan (offered in SE model only). Chrysler offers three models for the Chrysler Town & Country — LX, Touring, and Limited.
Powertrain choices include a new 4.0L V-6, six-speed transmission with 240 horsepower, and a 3.8L V-6 with a six-speed transmission and 198 horsepower. Another option is a 3.3L flex- fuel V-6 with a fourspeed transmission and 170 horsepower. Varied engine optionsprovide adaptability for a variety of driving conditions.
Features Add Convenience
Comfort and convenience features are added bonuses to any vehicle. Both minivans include new seating with heated first- and second-row leather or cloth seats with YES Essentials stain-resistant, odor-resistant, anti-static cloth fabric. First- and second-row power windows are also a new addition along with second- and third-row retractable sun shades, power sliding doors, power liftgate with remote, a 110V inverter, two second-row output/input jacks with a 12-volt power outlet, are and a dual- or trizone heating and cooling system.