2005 Dodge Caravan User Reviews

2005 Dodge Caravan Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 11 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: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
  • 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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PROS
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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Aidan writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SE Review
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4

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Looks like a soccermom dream, works like an exotic sports car.   

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Appearances may decrease to wow factor, not much hp.   

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My Dodge Caravan — This may not be a rare or gorgeous vehicle to some, but its made for me. It has an automatic ramp for easy access and automatic sliding door. The rear lowers on hydrolic air pillows. It has custom side facias. Its a deep sea blue with slight gleaming specals. All creature comforts.

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Mia writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT Review
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nice, dependable vehicle

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air/vent to back seats need adding

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Good Family Car — I'd rather have a sport car, but since I have 3 children, this is a handy and roomy vehicle..I love it, the price is reasonable also

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msdd85 writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SE Review
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4

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family car

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not a sports car

msdd85
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Great Family Car — This is a must and great car for a large family or family that loves to travel go to sporting events or the beach. you can get a lot of things to fit in the van and great on miles.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jcbatac writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT Review
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4

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dvd entertainment, mileage is good, captain chair

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no middle console

jcbatac
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Clean — its a van, not too much on gas dvd is great for family during trips its 7 passenger and it has captain chair, not much on maintenance, control is great and handling, just like any other van acceleration is not that much the car is too heavy for its engine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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fudge writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT Review
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The stow-n-go seats are AMAZING...we have children who live in 4 different states and we are always hauling furniture etc.

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The electric locks only work if you take the battery cables off and put them back on. Then the locks work from a few hours to a few days.

fudge
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I Love My Caravan! — I like the roominess of the van and of course, the stow-n-go seats. The back seats aren't all that comfortable, but I seldom ride back there. I like being up higher off the road. The wide windshield is really great.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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tmore97 writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT Review
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5

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This is the best reliable family transportation.   It has is time proven.  It has served my family well.

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This has been a perfect vehicle - with no mechanical defaults.  The right rear bumper does have a small paint defect.

tmore97
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A Very Special Sxt Edition. Well Worth The Look, Value And Price. — You are looking at a great family vehicle -- loaded with the special edition accessories. DVD System which allows you to plug in external sources (wii, xbox) which is great for long rides. The interior is in awesome condition - professionally detailed inside and out. The carpet and leather heated seats look great. The Kelly Blue Book price for this vehicle with all the options included for excellent condition is set at $8,615. I am listing this vehicle for sale at $8200 discounting for paint damage to the left rear bumper (see photo). This van is great and has been very helpful for our growing family (we have one on the way!) We do hope that it will bless another family as well. The Special Edition SXT package - allowed a special option of paint which this van has. The special Pearl Coat Atlantic Blue. The color is gorgeous and drew my wife to it right away when we purchased it. In the interior the Special Edition package included a carbon fiber look around the front middle dashboard where there is located the CD player, duel temperature climate control and DVD systems. Other added accessories that we've added: Front bug shield and both front window air deflectors. These add a little touch of sport.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Eric writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SE Review
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Lot's of room.

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Lot's of room ...not so much vroom.

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I Don't Care-avan — It's a minivan. Need I say more. Someday I hope to own something a little less practical. It's a V6 so ...at least it has a little pick-up and go. It's a nice silver colour. Do I sound excited yet? No. Right you are.

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Shaun writes:
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staorge room, and quiet , and comfortable to drive

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gas milage is eh

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Love Or Hate Its A Great Vehicle — I hate to love my van!!! It loks like a pos and its not waht i wanted but it never lets me down it comfortable to ride and it quiet. Its great when i need to usse it to move stuff and great for cargo. Like i said me and that van have a love hate relaationship

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Dongchen writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan Cargo Van Review
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HP output from the engine, interior space, interior confort

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need reliability check

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Good Car, But... — We loan this car for our business, we removed all the rear seat to clear the space, so we can transport stuff. This car is powered by a V6 3.3L engine, developping around 180HP at the crank spend a littlebit more fuel than the toyota. The car is heavy, but with the seat removed it seems much lighter. So far we don't have any problem with the motor, or other mechanical things. But we had : Air bag issue, cooling fan issue, computer lock door issue, which is covered by the warranty, more or less important.. The handling is great for a van, never raced it though, there's no rpm counter in dash. scored a 3/5

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sboyd51486 writes:
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT Review
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I really like a lot of things about this van.

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Mechanical flaws and lack of recall support make it a bad choice.

sboyd51486
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Great Vehicle With Lots Of Mechanical Flaws. Where Is The Recall Help? — We have had for 3 years and are now installing what will be the 4th water pump. Every time you hit passing gear too hard or too long it shears off the water pump blades and overheats. Previously had to do serious front end work, replace fuel pump and the had to go in two times after install to seal off gas smell inside van. Honda next time.

Owner for 3 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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2006 Dodge Caravan Reviews

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2004 Dodge Caravan Reviews

Practical By Pamela

I am not usually a minivan person, but I needed something that could tote my pets around in. For this reason, my van will be used for all errands and pet adventures for now. When I can afford someth... Read More

My Caravan By Brandi

It is the best vehicle to drive its easy to handle and accelerates great and brakes awesome. Its 5 years old and have never had to replace anything in the engine. May be a soccer mom vehicle but every... Read More

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2003 Dodge Caravan Reviews

It Should Be Only Sold To College Students Going To College By Frank

its not bad with gas as long as you leave the back seats out and theres nothing heavy in the car at any time. it drives well, dont expect a lot of trouble with going down roads, stay to the state road... Read More

Great Work And Family Vacation Vehicle. By RedKatDriving

Lots of space for hauling, kids, gear, dogs and stuff from the hardware store. Very comfortable ride. As a family battling cancer this is the preferred vehicle for trips to the hopsital due to the eas... Read More

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2002 Dodge Caravan Reviews

Make Sure To Keep Car Up To Par On Maintenence By brandynicole

I like the room this car has. I don't like the problems with the tranny and assosiated with the tranny. But still a pretty reliable vehicle for my family. I would reccomend this to families that are w... Read More

Good Family Car. By Jungblut83

This is a good all around family vehicle. My family took a trip to San Antonio from the DFW area, and I was very pleased with our comfort, and the kids loved the dvd and tv in the back seat. Read More

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