2005 Dodge Caravan Overview

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2005 Dodge Caravan Overview

For years, Chrysler heard complaints from drivers about how cumbersome it was to remove the heavy rear seats from its Dodge Caravan minivan. It took them a while, but in 2005, the Dodge Caravan introduced Stow 'n Go seating, a fast and easy way to reconfigure the second and third rows of this minivan. Where Honda Odyssey had been doing this for a while, the Caravan is the first minivan to offer it in the second row as well as the third row.

The setup allows for a multitude of seating configurations. Seats fold absolutely flat into the floor, or can be split where one is down and another is up. The third row seats can be turned to face the rear. When the seats are up, the floor compartments act as alternative storage. Stow 'n Go is a big hit with owners and earns high ratings from experts, but is available only in the Grand Caravan models.

Also new in the 2005 Caravan are minor surface changes to the grille, fog lights, and new back seats. Inside are optional side airbags for all seating, more cushiony seats, and reclining seats in the second and third row. And if you could possibly need any more storage options, an overhead rail allows you to attach a DVD screen and removable storage bins. Pretty soon they'll find a way to put storage bins in the steering wheel as well. The optional UConnect, attached to the audio system, is a hands-free wireless connection to your cell phone.

People buy minivans for their storage capacity, and this probably explains why the Dodge Caravan has maintained its top position for 20 years despite complaints of an underpowered engine and constant repairs.

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    Norris69
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    Blower Motor

    I have a 2005 dodge grand caravan. Every time I turn on my ac the front blower motor fuse blows. And is there mor than one fuse box. I fond the one by the battery

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    Norris69
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    Blower Motor

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    spaceman59
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    Dodge Caravan Jumps,jerks And Hesitates Unless I Have A Full Tank Of Gas

    The Dodge Caravan I have just started jumping,jerking and having a hesitation problem. It happens when i drive and stopped at red lights. Its better in neutral, after a few days the engine light cam...

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    c78_sims
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    Is The Transmission & Motor From A 2000 Dodge Sports Van

    Want to take the whole motor and transmission from 2000 dodge sport and put in a 2005 grande caravan

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    xlnc291
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    2005 Dodge Caravan, Tail-light Not Working

    So, my right brake/indicator light bulb burnt out so I bought a new pair of bulbs and replaced them myself. Later that night I noticed that my left tail-light didn't turn on...the left light works w...

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