Powerful Minivans Fight: Dodge vs Volkswagen

November 23, 2012 at 09:48

We thought that we lack some really powerful and big cars. But we are not going to look at some incomprehensible jeeps; we here provide you the overview of cars that are feasible for the modern needs and life styles. As an increasing need was raised for bigger cars with huge passenger and cargo space, consumers also want these cars to be more powerful than before, so today let’s look at two probably the strongest models in the segment: 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan and 2011 Volkswagen Routan.

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Pic

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Pic

The prices of these two models are quite considerable. New Dodge costs about $21,000, while new German minivan got a little more expensive price, which was set at the level of $26,000. Now let’s try to find out, what more can we get for such an increase. In terms of engine, new Dodge Caravan has a 3.6-Liter V6 with the power output of 283-horsepower. Strangely enough, new Volkswagen Routan has the same engine with the same power output. Even the fuel consumption is the same. Though new Volkswagen has a capacity to seat 7 passengers, while new Dodge only 2-passangers.

2011 Volkswagen Routan Image

2011 Volkswagen Routan Image

So in the end, we think that if you are looking for a good minivan, than new Volkswagen is better, even though a little more expensive!

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