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Dodge Grand Caravan

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan

4-door 7-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder V engine, 3952 cm3 / 241.2 cu in / 241.2 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp, 343.1 N·m / 253.0 lb·ft / 253.0 lb·ft, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from2008
ModelGrand CaravanIssued until
SerieGrand CaravanNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryAR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats7
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2464 l / 87.02 cu ft / 87.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1340 l / 47.32 cu ft / 47.32 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5150 mm / 202.8 in / 202.8 inTotal (curb) weight1360 kg / 2998 lb / 2998 lb
Width1960 mm / 77.2 in / 77.2 inDry weight
Height1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inLoad capacity570 kg / 1257 lb / 1257 lb
Wheelbase3090 mm / 121.7 in / 121.7 inGross (max.) weight1930 kg / 4255 lb / 4255 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity76 l / 16.7 UK gal / 20.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.93 m2 / 31.6 sq ft / 31.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.17 m2 / 12.6 sq ft / 12.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)29.1 kW / 39.1 hp / 39.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3952 cm3 / 241.2 cu in / 241.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at
AspirationMax. torque343.1 N·m / 253.0 lb·ft / 253.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output45.3 kW/l / 0.995 bhp/cu in / 0.995 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque86.8 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio178.7 kW/ton / 135.4 bhp/ton / 135.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 305 g/mi / 305 g/mi (est.)
  Range938 km / 583 mi / 583 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/65-R16Tyres rear225/65-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge Grand Caravan

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