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2020 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris Review

New 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan

2020 Dodge
Grand Caravan

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris

2020 Mercedes-Benz
Metris

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MSRP*
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$27,530 to $32,995
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$31,390 to $35,580
Invoice* $27,288 to $31,876 $29,350 to $33,267
MPG - City 17 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 23 - 24
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 2 - 8
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 Dodge Grand Caravan will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Convenience
The Dodge Grand Caravan requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Grand Caravan will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz Metris. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Grand Caravan is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Grand Caravan is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Dodge Grand Caravan is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Mercedes-Benz Metris are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Dodge Grand Caravan has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz Metris, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is clearly the choice over the Dodge Grand Caravan for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Grand Caravan greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Dodge Grand Caravan more than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Dodge Grand Caravan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Warranty
The Dodge Grand Caravan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz Metris.