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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan User Reviews

2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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"ride" 6 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"trip" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"big car" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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Dan writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr Sport Passenger Van Extended Review
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4

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Great for trips, and family vacations.

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Not much to look at and the extras are few.

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Great Family Vehicle — I love the Grand Caravan. This is one of the most reliable family vehicles that I have ever owned. We have put ours through hell and it keeps going. Just keep up the regular maintenance and it won't let you down.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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robertdbizzell writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr Sport Passenger Van Extended Review
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take care of it not too much time in shop

Cons

hwy gas weak

robertdbizzell
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Drove Mine For Over 200k — good reliable transportation. in for oil change regularly......heating system a bear at 150k plus radiator was is tricky if you need yours fixed be sure to get a ground strap run...seems to short out and cause electrolysis rusting holes prematurely..found that out on my 2nd replacement

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Stephen writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr ES Passenger Van Extended Review
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have a family

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its a minivan

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Good Vehicle But Still A Minivan — its just a minivan.....its use is primarily for family transport. it doesn't do well on steep snowy hills, it has a moderate rate of fuel consumption, very comfortable interior, all around parts seem to be available and low priced. the only repairs I've needed to do were normal routine maintenance, and tires. not a very fun car to drive but it's very practical for families.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Sandy writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr SE Passenger Van Extended Review
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Great handling and greeat on gas.

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not a stow n go

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Awesome Vehicle — I love this van. Been very very dependable for me. Little more cargo room than I really need and people think I'm a taxi with it, but love the thing, just wished I had gotten the stow n go one instead as much as I haul stuff all the time

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Gargonzilla writes:
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Big for hauling, Comfy long range, E85, Good for Towing, long lasting

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Very Common, overshadowed by others, gross handling, no fun to drive

Gargonzilla
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Good But Bad. — An ok car, better than any GM or Ford or GM minivan in appearance and engines, but a lot worse that any Japanese minivan in any other area. Performance is lame, engine has good torque for towing, but bad pedal feel and incredibly soft handling make it gross to drive. Quite inside, but cold vinyl and unsupportive yet comfy seats make it a pain to drive. The styling is one of a million, but if you like jelly beans, it's for you. It's cheap till something stupid breaks,but fixes are expensive yet often in stock. Not fun to drive. A great long term driver, but around town it sucks. Great for hauling kids or lumber, and cheaper than a SUV. Buy if it's in you budget, but consider a Toyota, Kia, Honda, or Nissan first.

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Steve writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr SE Passenger Van Extended Review
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Nice looking, powerful V6

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Makes minivans seem cool

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Pretty And Roomy — An awesome kid hauler. We got the package with the cool wheels and trim and automatic sliding doors on both sides. We have used this van for all types of trips and duties and it just keeps going.

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taleuger writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr SE Passenger Van Extended Review
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run and drive good, Cold A/C, very clean interior, seat 7 confortable

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tires are bad, lot of miles

taleuger
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Good Running Van — I am the second owner of this Dodge Grand Caravan, I had it since 03, I bought it with approximately 60K miles on it, the mileage is highway miles as I used back and forth to work every day. The van is not perfect, but it is very solid and reliable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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GL1500 writes:
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People don't give Dodge and Chrysler Corp its due so good buys abound in the used market.  This is a nice looking van - better than any of the others foreign or domestic in my opinion for its model year.  Chrysler corp has been styling leader  for van and pick ups since the mid 1990's.  All the other companies try to make their models look like the Dodges without admitting that's what they are doing.  Mid 20 on fuel mileage on a trip, very comfortable front seats, adequate power from the smaller 3.3 v-6, nice ride, and user friendly appointments.  Mine is the base - sport model, which I like because there is less stuff to break, but at 132,000 miles, everything works - all the power stuff, the air conditioning - everything!

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I get accused of driving a "soccer mom" car.  I don't care.  I love it.  My kids are grown and gone, but I like this thing because of all the room and all the things it can be used for.

GL1500
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Nice, Practical, Reliable, Comfortable, Economical Vehicle. — I like it. I'm a Chrysler Corp/Mopar fan. Treat them right, and they will run forever. Check belts and hoses regularly, change the oil at least every 4000 miles, if something small is wrong, fix it before it turns into something big. Look around for a good used rig; you'll probably get a great deal because people don't appreciate what good cars and trucks Chrysler Corp has been making the past 15 to 20 years so they can be had cheaply. Don't buy one that hasn't been taken care of and fixed properly, and then complain because it's "junk". Be critical and careful going in, find one that's been care for and appreciated by the previous owner, and it will serve you well.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Judie89 writes:
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it is easy to keep clean

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nothing really

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It Is Overall A Very Nice Van — It is really nice, and it has lots of room. easy to drive. It performs well, and the gas mileage is ok. cloth seats. it is pretty fun to drive. Only problem with it is that it doesnt heat up fast.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chris writes:
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4 Dr Sport Passenger Van Extended Review
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Has seats for all the family

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Its a mini van

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Great For Families — Good pickup even when full of kids and hockey eqipment and other stuff. Good pickup off the start not bad handling. Looks good has lots of extras drives smooth holds 7 people and has lots of leg room and a 6 speaker stereo

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews

Best All-around Vehicle For A Family With 2 Or More Kids On A Budget. By Leadfoot2012

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Perfect For Moving People Or Cargo With Economy And Style. By KLK

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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews

Great Van. By amccroskey88

Great Van. Drives great. Very dependable and stylish. Has push button open and close side doors. The windows in the sliding doors roll down. it has power seats. all around great vehicle to drive. woul... Read More

Great On Gas By Repatt

It is a good van for family and is great on gas we have been as good as 28 miles per gallon average 22-24 low as 20. Low to the ground we live in a town that it does not work well Read More

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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews

Good Value For The Family By Ryan

Adequate. Featured a 3.3L V6 engine Cheap Plastic feeling interior, but its a cheap van. Excellent stow n go option. 2nd row seats small Appearance: Boxy, its a minivan.. lol It is a g... Read More

Family By ZADidia

It's my mothers car but I drove it most of the time and I love it! We take it to Florida and it does great with gas! When we went to Florida the huge interior was packed full and we still have a lot o... Read More

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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews

Great Family Van! By ginae1965

Great family van, a lot of seating. Love the stow and go when all seats are stowed the whole back is available for cargo. Van is high up with no running boards makes it hard for short people and smal... Read More

Great Vehicle For A Family. By jsvideoman

We just bought this vehicle, so we need more time before we can really give it a good review. :-) But so are, we like the way it rides (very smooth), it's quiet, the kids like the DVD system, i LOVE... Read More

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