Its classy image means decent residual values, too. It covers you for three years or 60,0000miles, which is significantly less than other manufacturers, though it can be extended at extra cost. The base and eC models come with a 150-horsepower, 2. If needed the middle and rear rows could be removed to make it into a makeshift commercial van with heaps of space for goods, sports or camping gear, or with just the rear row taken out it could be turned into a big five-seater station wagon with plenty of space for luggage at the rear. The website also offers advice on car leasing, new car deals and used cars for sale.
Overall, a pretty good car for its price. Until 2001, the Voyager wore a Plymouth badge. Unfortunately quality and refinement haven't been up to scratch. The Grand Voyager may be more reminiscent of a school minibus, but its solid build and practicality have helped it to more than 12 million sales worldwide in 25 years. The interior looks dated and is made of cheap plastics that are hard to the touch.
For those inside, the Grand Voyager's seven seats gave a commanding view with comfortable captain's chairs for those in the front and middle rows, while those in the third row were squeezed into a bench seat. Early peoplemovers were little more than converted commercial vans and didn't offer much more than the space their owners craved, but thankfully those days are long gone and today's peoplemovers are purpose-designed for the task and offer a decent amount of safety, comfort and refinement as well as the ability to accommodate seven or so adults. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. The driver faces a down-to-business dashboard in an appealing interior. This Voyager and the similar Dodge Caravan eC are positioned as the most affordable minivans in the market, according to DaimlerChrysler.
But, what would you expect from a 9-year-old American car, with over 195,000 miles on it? Way more comfortable than a much more expensive minivan I used to own. We have been very happy with this Chrysler. Our tests are widely regarded as the most trusted source of new car advice. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. Chrysler Grand Voyager review The Grand Voyager offers loads of space and ingenious fold-away rear seats. Inside, there were a number of telltale signs that the Voyager was a left-hand drive vehicle converted to right-hand drive rather than one designed with right-hand drive in mind from the start. When it comes to large and comfortable people carriers, Chrysler has always been adept at producing good value cars.
This power door has a manual override so it can be opened and closed by hand while the power phase is in operation. Quality problems of the past appear to have been resolved, and the current minivans seem well constructed and refined. The diesel engine is underpowered and the interior quality is rather disappointing. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. It does, however, come fitted as standard with an automatic gearbox that makes for a relaxed, if unsophisticated drive. It also features obstacle detection when opening or closing.
Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. The interior is somewhat roomy. Seat belt pretensioners for the front seats and child-safety seat tethers for the second and third rows are standard. It did best for reliability, but scored very badly in all other areas, including seat comfort, performance, in-car tech, build and ride quality. In October 2001, Chrysler added a new eC model with the four-cylinder engine, five-passenger seating and a short options list. Both units are coupled to a six-speed automatic gearbox.
The 2001 redesign didnt produce as much of a forward leap as the 1996 restyling, and competition is stiffer these days. Go for the Limited version and even the rearmost seats fold flush into the floor. There is only one choice of engine to choose from — a 2. Not sure why some websites give this van such a horrible rating. Exterior The Voyager rides a 113.
Reliability hasn't been too bad since purchasing it used. It scored just one star when it was tested back in 2007. It comes only in short-body form with front-wheel drive and a four-cylinder or V-6 engine; an all-wheel-drive system and an extended-wheelbase version are not available. Even so, Chrysler and Dodge still produce the minivans to beat. Quad Command seating is an option that features second-row buckets instead of a bench seat. Driving Impressions Chrysler has led the minivan market since 1984 not only in sales, but also in the appealing, family-oriented functionality of its products. Another bonus is the electrically operated sliding side doors, which give excellent access to the car even when it is parked in a very tight space.