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Dodge Grand Caravan vs. Toyota Sienna Reliability Comparisons

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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 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   15 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 3.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 3400 miles

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2013 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 47 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 9400 miles40
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Toyota Sienna   18 Siennas, 7.5 months of data per Sienna, average 8500 miles

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2012 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 50 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 10.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 20900 miles23
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Toyota Sienna 36 Siennas, 10.5 months of data per Sienna, average 22500 miles10
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 52 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.3 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 35400 miles47
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Toyota Sienna 60 Siennas, 8.8 months of data per Sienna, average 40400 miles

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25
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 53 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.6 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 44900 miles42
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Toyota Sienna   16 Siennas, 11.1 months of data per Sienna, average 52200 miles

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2009 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 50 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.4 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 67400 miles69
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Toyota Sienna 25 Siennas, 9.5 months of data per Sienna, average 63800 miles15
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 55 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.9 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 76500 miles

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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Toyota Sienna 47 Siennas, 10.5 months of data per Sienna, average 80200 miles44
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 34 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.5 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 81500 miles60
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Toyota Sienna 35 Siennas, 10.9 months of data per Sienna, average 82800 miles51
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 49 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.4 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 92600 miles60
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Toyota Sienna 59 Siennas, 9.5 months of data per Sienna, average 96000 miles32
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 64 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.8 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 110900 miles

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50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Toyota Sienna 42 Siennas, 9.4 months of data per Sienna, average 110500 miles61
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   17 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 7.7 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 108200 miles

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2004 Toyota Sienna 69 Siennas, 9.6 months of data per Sienna, average 135000 miles

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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 28 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 138500 miles97
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Toyota Sienna   10 Siennas, 7.9 months of data per Sienna, average 126900 miles

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2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 26 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 143400 miles62
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 25 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 8.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 136500 miles

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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Toyota Sienna   17 Siennas, 8.9 months of data per Sienna, average 166200 miles

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   17 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.6 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 148300 miles

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2000 Toyota Sienna   23 Siennas, 7.2 months of data per Sienna, average 201200 miles

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1999 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan   17 Caravan / Grand Caravans, 9.0 months of data per Caravan / Grand Caravan, average 165600 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Dodge Grand Caravan

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

Reliability and Durability of the Dodge Grand Caravan: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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.
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.
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
Reliability and Durability of the Dodge Grand Caravan: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
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
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!
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.
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.
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. 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.
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

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