In case you’re opting for the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as nicely skip proper to the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. You get a much better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan occurs to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you need it most.
The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan’s trip and driving experience start to fall in step with more modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capability and superior cargo space and it is all around a more refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at additional price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan also provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Version Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan, which pushes the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as well, usually at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.