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2015 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2014 Ford Transit Connect Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than in the Dodge Grand Caravan, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Transit Connect will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Grand Caravan.

Convenience
The Dodge Grand Caravan requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Transit Connect, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Grand Caravan is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Transit Connect. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Ford Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Grand Caravan is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Grand Caravan, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Dodge Grand Caravan does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The Dodge Grand Caravan has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Grand Caravan is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Grand Caravan greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Ford Transit Connect. With the Dodge Grand Caravan, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Dodge Grand Caravan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.

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2015 Dodge
Grand Caravan

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MSRP*: $21,195 - $29,995

2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 17 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 25 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 2 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,858 - $28,530 $20,515 - $27,043

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