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2014 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2013 Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD 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.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Grand Caravan will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD. 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 Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Dodge Grand Caravan is a little narrower than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Dodge Grand Caravan, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD.

Drivetrain
The Dodge Grand Caravan has much lower torque than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Dodge Grand Caravan has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Grand Caravan is clearly the choice over the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Grand Caravan has a little less horsepower than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Dodge Grand Caravan more than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Dodge Grand Caravan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD.

Warranty
The Dodge Grand Caravan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan NV Cargo NV3500 HD.

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2014 Dodge
Grand Caravan

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $29,995
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2013 Nissan
NV Cargo NV3500 HD

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MSRP*: $29,020 - $33,210
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.34% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 17 --
Highway MPG: 25 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,294 - $28,530 $27,596 - $31,581

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