Dodge is celebrating the 35th birthday of the Caravan model line with a special 35th Anniversary package, which will be available on both SE and SXT models. The 35th Anniversary Package gets 17-inch aluminum wheels, extra brightwork around the grille, various badges and an all-black interior with cranberry wine accent stitching around the seats, steering wheel and door trim. The center console is finished in piano black and the floor mats feature an embroidered 35th Anniversary logo.
There are three Grand Caravan models for 2019: SE, SE Plus and SXT. All Grand Caravans come with a 3.6L V6 engine that makes 283 horsepower and a 6-speed automatic with "Autostick" manual control.
Anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring, multi-stage front air bags and supplemental side curtain air bags for all three rows of seats are standard equipment, which contribute to its across-the-board 5-star safety ratings from the NHTSA. All Grand Caravans also get an electronic stability program and a ParkView back-up camera.
Convenience is a must in any minivan. All Grand Caravans get the third row Stow 'n Go seats that fold completely into the floor to maximize cargo space.
The SE trim comes with heated mirrors, variable wipers, a CD/MP3-compatible stereo, an audio input jack, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power windows and locks, keyless entry, dual-zone air conditioning and stability control, rear air conditioning, easy-clean floor mats and body-color exterior trim.
The SE Plus trim gets fog lamps, a remote starter, automatic headlights, three zone climate control and Uconnect hands-free voice control for the infotainment. Optioning the SE Plus trim also gives buyers the Black Top Appearance package, which outfits the Grand Caravan with blacked out trim details and black wheels.
The SXT brings standard aluminum wheels, sunscreen glass, power rear-quarter windows and 3-zone air conditioning, Bluetooth streaming audio with steering wheel-mounted audio controls, a power 8-way driver's seat and fog lamps. Add the Entertainment Group and the Grand Caravan gets Sirius satellite radio along with a second row DVD/Blu-ray entertainment system.
The Grand Caravan can be outfitted to tow up to 3,600 lb with the Trailer Tow Group, which includes a heavy-duty radiator, transmission oil cooler, load leveling and wiring harness.