2001 Chrysler Town & Country Overview

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country Overview

Chrysler conducted a full redesign for the Town & Country in 2001, bringing the long-running minivan into its fourth generation. Trim levels are the same: buyers can choose between LX, LXi, and Limited, each available in FWD and AWD. A new EX trim is also available for 2001. Chrysler has also added a power lift gate, removable center console, and additional power outlets. The Town & Country's RS platform is also new this year, replacing the previous NS foundation.

The same two Town & Country engine options are carried over from the previous generation. The front-wheel drive LX and LXi models are the only models to house the 3.3 liter Flex Fuel V-6, which provides 180 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque. A four-speed automatic is paired with this engine, and fuel economy is estimated at 18/24 mpg. All other models, including the more modestly equipped EX, are powered by the 3.8 liter OHV V-6, generating 215 horsepower and 245 pound-feet of torque. Towing capacity with the 3.8 liter engine is 3500 pounds. Fuel economy drops to 17/22 mpg.

Used car shoppers should note that this model year predates Chrysler's flexible and convenient "Stow N Go" seating, which arrived later in the fourth generation. The lack of configurable seating is a downside to these older Town & Country models.

All models are considerably well-appointed, but the addition of extra amenities can become very costly. Owners have expressed satisfaction with the overall ride quality and car-like handling, generous standard features and safety (especially on the AWD models). However, the Town & Country is still hampered by Chrysler's reliability issues. Common complaints include very frustrating experiences with dealer service, heat and A/C malfunction, faulty electrically systems, and transmission flaws.

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    Kimball98
    0

    Transmission Wont Shift Gears

    Replaced both input and output sensors on my 01 Chrysler Town and Country 3.8 and still nothing. It would rev and not shift. Speedeomter won't work when van is not shifting. Park reverse neutral ...

    10 views with no answers yet
    DennisHo
    5

    2001 Town & Country, Running Great, Wife Ran Into Store Real Quick, I Circl...

    5 views with no answers yet
    Chousegroventhangs
    0

    Wire

    My blower won't work unless I run a wire from fuse to negative side of battery terminal

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
    Niki Strmac
    0

    Stuck Key In Ignition.

    My gearshift was jammed into park 3 or 4 times and now the key is stuck one click forward and won't come out or turn back to the off position!

    7 views with no answers yet
    Ana Nunez
    0

    About The Light On Check Engine Today Start The Light One

    And I want the code if possible thanks

    10 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)