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1988 Dodge CaravanReview
OldMoparNut writes:
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Good Handy Hauler. — I really disliked turning radius for parking. Had to stop, back up and then pull in. Sat up high for good view. Not really my cup of tea for daily commuter. Better handy hauler of even 10' trees and actual junk to dispose of and a most excellent vacation Interstate cruiser. It did what it was meant to do a good long time.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: It was a good family van.  Especially great vacation vehicle.  We took seats out and made a bed, camped and hauled much stuff about like a pickup.  Very utilitarian.  The older transmission, last year before overdrive, never gave one problem for up to 200,ooo miles.

Cons: Gas struts on back hatch, a nasty head gasket leak was just snuck in at end of warranty.  The 3 Liter Mitsubishi engine valve guides did their common thing "dropped" and burned oil, we had them fixed and not cheap.  That was about it for service.  Not the worst thing in 200,ooo miles.  

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1988 Dodge CaravanReview
Janeth writes:

Did Not Like — It was a five speed Caravan,nothing great,not to comfortable,fair perfomance,not good accleration,did not handle good (specially in snow),needed repairs constanlly,squeaks a lot,never get another one,was a big mistake,I think the only good thing made by Dodge is the Durango,other than that SUCKS.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: None

Cons: Not good,doesn't handle right,ask a lot in maintenance.

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2005 Dodge Caravan Reviews

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2004 Dodge Caravan Reviews

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