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Chrysler Town & Country vs. Dodge Grand Caravan Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Chrysler Town & Country and the Dodge Grand Caravan truly differ in reliability.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Chrysler Town & Country 33 Town & Countrys, 4.0 months of data per Town & Country, average 4200 miles9
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 33 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 4.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 4200 miles9
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Chrysler Town & Country 53 Town & Countrys, 9.3 months of data per Town & Country, average 11400 miles36
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 53 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 11400 miles36
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Chrysler Town & Country 51 Town & Countrys, 10.1 months of data per Town & Country, average 24000 miles26
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 51 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 10.1 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 24000 miles26
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Chrysler Town & Country 51 Town & Countrys, 9.7 months of data per Town & Country, average 38500 miles41
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 51 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.7 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 38500 miles41
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Chrysler Town & Country 50 Town & Countrys, 8.5 months of data per Town & Country, average 47800 miles48
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 50 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.5 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 47800 miles48
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Chrysler Town & Country 45 Town & Countrys, 9.9 months of data per Town & Country, average 70900 miles84
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 45 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.9 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 70900 miles84
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 52 Town & Countrys, 9.2 months of data per Town & Country, average 80100 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Many early brake pad replacements that are not included in this result.
70
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 52 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.2 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 80100 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Many early brake pad replacements that are not included in this result.
70
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Chrysler Town & Country 36 Town & Countrys, 9.8 months of data per Town & Country, average 85200 miles61
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 36 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.8 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 85200 miles61
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country 47 Town & Countrys, 9.5 months of data per Town & Country, average 95100 miles54
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 47 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.5 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 95100 miles54
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 60 Town & Countrys, 8.7 months of data per Town & Country, average 112500 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
83
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 60 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.7 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 112500 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
83
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country   18 Town & Countrys, 6.3 months of data per Town & Country, average 101600 miles

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2004 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   18 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 6.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 101600 miles

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 27 Town & Countrys, 8.9 months of data per Town & Country, average 138300 miles95
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 27 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.9 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 138300 miles95
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country 28 Town & Countrys, 8.0 months of data per Town & Country, average 146700 miles48
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 28 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 146700 miles48
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country 26 Town & Countrys, 9.3 months of data per Town & Country, average 148500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 26 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 148500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country   18 Town & Countrys, 9.5 months of data per Town & Country, average 145100 miles

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   18 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.5 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 145100 miles

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1999 Chrysler Town & Country   16 Town & Countrys, 7.9 months of data per Town & Country, average 161200 miles

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1999 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   16 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 7.9 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 161200 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Chrysler Town & Country

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
2006 4dr Minivan 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
The left tail lights burnt out already - $48 to fix.
2006 4dr Minivan, ext. 207-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I have owned my 2006 Town and country Touring Minivan for slightly over two years. I have had no maintenance problems with it. All I have done is change oil and gas it up.
2006 4dr Minivan, ext. 207-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
As above never any problems.
2003 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Owned for almost two years now and no issues, not even minor repairs.
Chrysler Town & Country Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Minivan, ext. 197-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Number one reason, dealer scams number two gas milege very poor I get better gas milege with my 2005 Ford Expedition,our new 2010 T&C so far has been to the dealer numerious times for transmission problems and many other problems to much to list here.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 175-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The quality is substandard. The transmission pump and pins failed after 2000 miles.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 251-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not that great of a service recordwith the two vans I owned
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 251-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Seems like a lot of people are having a lot of problems with this vehicle. Of course, 08 is a total rething of the line, so an increase in repairs from 07 is expected. Still, seems very high.
2005 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Egr valve replaced when van had 40.000 miles on it. water pump replaced at 65.000 miles front control module replaced at 98.000 miles
2005 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
There is no other way to say it but EVERYTHING. Have owned for five years and there is nothing reliable or durable about this vehicle. Just about every major component inside the van and the engine has had to be replaced at least once.
2003 4dr Minivan, ext. 215-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Problems with power steering and transmission due to poor design and manufacturing materials.
2001 4dr Minivan, ext. 215-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Too many repairs and parts are expensive. More expensive than my Toyota.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 197-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Requires very little maintenance and routine maintenance much less expensive than the Toyota Sienna.
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 175-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Rock solid reputation and came with lifetime warranty, should I need help in 15 or 20 years.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 175-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
While a little too soon to tell on our 2008, we have had nothing but great luck with our previous Caravans as noted in our past personal experience comments.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 197-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Price, reliability, past experience, ride quality compared to comp vehicles, available features, kid friendly, outstanding safety features including front, side and knee airbags, antilock brakes, stability control, 5 star crash ratings. Bests the others.
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I HAVE IT SINCE MAY 1 2007-NO MAJOR-ENGINE -TRANS- REPAIR-ALMOST 75000 MILES
2002 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Some good friends had one for several years with 125k mileage and no major problems with it. The 2002 Grand Caravans had a better owner satisfaction rating than Ford or GM vans
Dodge Grand Caravan Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 251-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very unreliable as one can tell. Again I paid for a vehicle that is unsafe to drive and in the shop more than on the road. Also, so many other issues that just keep happening one after another. I take care of my vehicles...yet this one is a sad case!
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 197-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
SE vs. SXT. SXT Power doors and convenience electronics add more complexity and less reliability. Tranny gasket almost always leaked in the past. Previous to 2008 the pulleys had no shoulders so the belt fell off frequently - TG they changed that
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 175-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Any van that could vent carbon monoxide into the cabin has serious issues. Also, Dodge has a history of poor reliability.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 197-horsepower 3.8L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Found that they are still using the same electronically-controlled 4-speed that has been a perennial nightmare since the late eighties. Fit and finish is poor.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 251-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
They have a history of transmission failure that has not been addressed in the last 20 years.
2007 4dr Minivan 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Owned an earlier model Caravan and had considerable trouble with water leaks, and transmission problems. They were covered by warranty but as soon as warranty expired, started having transmission problems again
2007 4dr Minivan 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
For years I have heard there are lots of problems with the caravans, especially the transmissions. They did not get great reviews until 2008 which was out of our price range.
2005 4dr Minivan, ext. 207-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Engine uses almost 1 quart of oil per 1000 miles. Dodge says this is "normal". Had to switch to synthetic oil to minimize problems. Makes me question long term durability of the engine. Had front end problems early on (tie rod ends, struts and strut mount
2005 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
So So
2005 4dr Minivan, ext. 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Still not expecting miracles. Probably have to replace the transmission at one point.