Dodge Caravan for Sale in Nigeria
The Mother of Reinvention for 30 years
The Dodge Caravan is a family minivan launched by the Chrysler’s performance brand in 1983. In 1987, Dodge introduced a long-wheelbase version of this vehicle and named it Dodge Grand Caravan. It has also been marketed by other divisions of Chrysler Group as Chrysler Voyager and Lancia Voyager. Till now, Dodge has conveyed five generations of Caravan by continuously evolving its design and performance. Chrysler has confirmed that it will launch a redesigned sixth generation Chrysler Town and Country later this year, which will also be sold as 2016 Dodge Caravan. Even though the American automaker is not offering new Dodge Caravan for sale in Nigeria, it can easily be acquired in used ot tokunbo condition.
Reasons to Buy Dodge Caravan
Dodge Caravan Specs and Performance
Based on different model years and trim levels, the Dodge Caravan is available in a variety of petrol and diesel engines. The 1996 to 2000 models are equipped with 2.4 liter EDZ four-cylinder, 3.0 liter 6G72 V6, 3.3 liter EGA V6 and 3.8 liter EGH V6 gasoline engines, while there is only one diesel engine i.e. 2.5 liter VM425 four-cylinder. The fourth generation models (2001 – 2007) retain all the petrol engines from previous generation, but replace the diesel engine with a new 2.8 liter CRD. In comparison to these, the 2015 Dodge Caravan is offered with only a 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine producing 283 horsepower and 260 Nm torque with new six-speed 62TE automatic transmission. The previous models are available with four-speed automatic, three-speed automatic and five-speed manual transmissions.
Dodge Caravan Design and Styling
The 2015 Dodge Caravan possesses a very stylish, functional and expedient design. You don’t have to struggle for accessing the van, as it offers electric powered side doors and liftgate for greater ease. Moreover, you can customize your ride with 17-inch wheels in five different designs. For maximum visibility at night times, Caravan gets automatic halogen quad headlights and fog lamps. Other exterior facilities include rear wiper, rear defroster, power heated exterior mirrors, black/bright grille, black sill applique and eight stunning exterior colors.
The interior of the Dodge Caravan is crafted with premium materials like Hudson and Legacy cloth and Torino leather trim. The standard interior features are rear foldable benches, power outlets, assist handles, dual glove boxes, luxury steering wheel, overhead console and multiple lights.
Dodge Caravan Competitive Features
The 2015 Dodge Caravan in made available with different customization and equipment packages. Some of these include blacktop package, customer preferred package, driver convenience group, premium edition group by Mopar, safety sphere group, security group, and Uconnect® hands-free group. The technological features range across 9 amplified speakers, 2nd-row overhead DVD console, Blu-Ray/DVD player, Bluetooth streaming audio, HD multimedia interface, video remote control and wireless headphones.
Being a family car, Dodge specially takes care of passenger's safety through cutting-edge safety facilities, such as, advanced multi-stage front airbags, driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag, electronic stability control, keyless entry and immobilizer, sliding door alert warning, tire pressure monitoring system, speed control and trailer sway damping.
Dodge Caravan Price and Availability in Nigeria
The Dodge Caravan is mostly available in 1995 to 2005 model years with prices ranging between NGN 500,000 and NGN 1,850,000. But if you want a 2006 or onward version, it might cost you up to NGN 3,000,000.
Although the Dodge Caravan is a safe, comfortable and stylish minivan, it is less popular than its competitors in the Nigerian markets. The main challengers of this vehicle are Kia Sedona, Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey. Moreover, the Caravan also competes with Chrysler Town and Country or Chrysler Voyage, despite the fact that it is a rebadged version of these two minivans.