2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. Chrysler Pacifica Comparison | Chicago, IL

Does your family need a new minivan with ample interior volume, power, and high-tech features? Look no further than the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, starting at $30,395 MSRP and 2017 Chrysler Pacifica LX starting at $28,995 MSRP. Both minivans are equipped with features you'll love, but which one really stands out? Read on to find out, and if you have questions, give the team at Midway Dodge in Chicago a call at (888) 416-9124.

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Exterior Design

Power sliding doors will make your family's life easier if you decide on the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan. You'll also appreciate the Grand Caravan SXT's power liftgate, sparing your back the strain when loading and unloading. Neither convenience features are available on the Pacifica LX. Check out the Dodge Grand Caravan's additional exterior features waiting to upgrade your family's drive in the list below.

  • Heated, powered side mirrors
  • Fog lamps
  • Automatic daytime running lights

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Technology

Access your favorite apps with minimal effort in the Dodge Grand Caravan through its 6.5-in. touchscreen display. The Chrysler Pacifica is only equipped with a 5.0-in. touchscreen. Warm up or cool down the cabin before opening the door with engine remote start, another feature unavailable on the Pacifica LX. Take a look at what else the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan has in store for your family's next road trip.

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Interior

  • Tri-zone manual climate control w/ air filtration
  • Uconnect® voice command
  • CD/DVD/MP3/HD Radio
  • Parkview® rear backup camera
  • Tire pressure monitor

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Engine & Performance

Both the Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Pacifica are equipped with a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine and can tow up to 3,600 lbs. when properly equipped. As a result, they have similar capabilities, but a couple features that improve your drive in the Grand Caravan SXT are unavailable with the Pacifica LX. Trailer Sway Control makes towing your cargo easier while ECON mode helps you get the most out of the Dodge minivan's fuel economy.

Engine specs are as follows:

Dodge Grand Caravan


Chrysler Pacifica

3.6L Flex-Fuel Pentastar® V6


3.6L Pentastar® V6

283 HP


287 HP

260 lb.-ft.


262 lb.-ft.

17/25 MPG


18/28 MPG

3,600 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

3,600 lbs.

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Seating & Cargo Capacity

Transforming your minivan from a family hauler to a cargo unit is a breeze thanks to Stow 'n Go® second and third row, in-floor storable seating included with both minivans. Seat up to seven passengers standard in either model, but everyone will enjoy the Dodge Grand Caravan's soft Torino® leather-trimmed seating with perforated suede inserts compared to the Pacifica LX's cloth-trimmed seating. As the driver, you'll reach optimum comfort thanks to your eight-way power adjustable seat with two-way lumbar support.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Interior Capacity

See how easy it is to pack your essentials in the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan:

  • Up to 143.8 cu. ft. of total cargo volume with all rear seats folded down
  • Low 24-in. trunk lift-over height for effortless loading and unloading

Schedule a Dodge Grand Caravan Test Drive in Chicago

The 2017 Grand Caravan is the superior family minivan for your daily needs. Experience all it has to offer with a test drive at our Dodge dealership by completing our online scheduler. We'll need to know which minivan from our new inventory you want to try out and preferred method of contact.

Did you know Midway Dodge in Chicago has special offers and incentives to help you save on your new Grand Caravan minivan finance or lease plan? Check them out to see if you qualify, and if you have questions give our team of finance specialists a call at (888) 416-9124.

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