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2020 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2021 Ford Transit Connect Review

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2020 Dodge
Grand Caravan

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2021 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*
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$27,530 to $32,995
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$24,655 to $28,080
Invoice* $27,288 to $31,876 $23,669 to $26,957
MPG - City 17 24
MPG - Hwy 25 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
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. The Dodge Grand Caravan will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Ford Transit Connect.

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
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Dodge Grand Caravan more than the Ford Transit Connect, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Dodge Grand Caravan as you will in the Ford Transit Connect.

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