2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Toyota Sienna in Milwaukee, WI

 


When you have a growing family, you need to stretch every dollar. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan delivers similar size, power, and safety systems to the 2017 Toyota Sienna. Its largest advantage is its price. The new Grand Caravan starts with an MSRP over $3,000 less than the Sienna. Learn more about what you can get for less with the new Dodge Grand Caravan below. Once you've seen what the differences are, contact our team to schedule a test drive at Griffin's Hub in Milwaukee.

For the purpose of our analysis, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SE will be compared to the 2017 Toyota Sienna L.

 

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Toyota Sienna: Performance & Towing

Both new minivans come with V6 engines that provide similar power, efficiency, and towing, but there is one key difference. The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan delivers virtually the same performance with a starting MSRP of $25,995, while the Sienna starts at $29,750 MSRP. Key engine and performance specs include:

 

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SE

New Minivan

2017 Toyota Sienna L

3.6-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine

 

Engine

3.5L V6 DOHC 24-Valve with Dual VVT-i

 

283 HP

Horsepower

296 HP

260 lb.-ft.

Torque

263 lb.-ft.

17 MPG city
25 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

19 MPG city
27 MPG highway

3,600 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs.

 

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Toyota Sienna: Interior & Cargo Space

On the inside, the new Dodge Grand Caravan and the Toyota Sienna are remarkably similar. Seating for seven, a maximum cargo capacity over 140 cu. ft., and intelligent storage come with both minivans. However, the Sienna costs nearly $4,000 more than the Grand Caravan. Important interior and cargo capability features available with the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan are as follows:

 

  • 2nd- and 3rd-row bench seating with Stow 'n Go(R) storage system®
  • Dual glove boxes
  • Easy clean floor mats
  • Available black side roof rails and integrated roof rail crossbars
  • Six cup and bottle holders throughout the interior cabin
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2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Toyota Sienna: Safety Systems

Toyota may have the edge in branding with its Star Safety System™, but the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan comes standard with every key system, and a lower cost. Protective and preventative safety systems available with the new Dodge Grand Caravan are:

 

  • Electronic Stability Control and Speed Control make sure you have the traction you need when slippage is detected
  • Advanced multi-stage airbags included with the Grand Caravan wrap your loved ones in a cocoon of safety
  • The ParkView™ Rear Back-Up Camera system make backing up in a larger vehicle much easier
  • LATCH child seat anchor system ensures that your smallest passengers are as safe as they need to be
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Which New Minivan Should I Buy?

If having a few extra thousand dollars in your bank account sounds like a good idea, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan should be the new minivan for your family. With similar performance, interior design, and safety, the new Grand Caravan offers every key feature the Toyota Sienna comes with, but for far less. Discover your next new minivan in the inventory at Griffin's Hub in Milwaukee. After you've found the Grand Caravan in the color and trim level you want, get in touch with our team by phone at (888) 378-5237 or through our contact form.



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