The 2018 Dodge Caravan represents the best value on the market within the minivan segment. With a low starting MSRP of $26,250, which drops to the low twenties with readily available rebates, the Grand Caravan undercuts competitors by thousands of dollars. So what’s the catch? Well, since it’s based on an older platform the Dodge has fewer advanced safety and convenience features, like automatic emergency braking and a built-in vacuum, found in the Honda Odyssey and Chrysler Pacifica.
Pros: Affordable, Cavernous Interior, Powerful Engine
Cons: Crash Test Ratings, Less Fuel-Efficient Than Competition
Looks Best In: Octane Red exterior/Black interior
Competition: Chrysler Pacifica, Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey
Summary: Value-minded shoppers seeking the most affordable mode of transportation for a large family, without resort to pre-owned, will find the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan very appealing. As minivans have become increasingly laden with gizmos the Grand Caravan is refreshingly basic and utilitarian.
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