2017 Dodge Grand Caravan vs 2017 Kia Sedona
Posted on January 14, 2021
If you're looking for a minivan then this is the blog for you. While it's true that North York Chrysler offers Canada's best-selling minivan, the Dodge Grand Caravan, we also understand you need to do some research before committing to a new family-friendly vehicle. With that in mind, we thought it might be helpful to compare our outstanding 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan versus the 2017 Kia Sedona.
2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
Available nine trims, six exterior colours, and FWD, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is a versatile and hi-tech minivan. The standard engine is quite impressive and every trim level comes with an award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar Sequential MPI Flex Fuel V-6 engine that produces 283 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm. When you combine this engine with the 62TE six-speed automatic transmission with AutoStick you can look forward to fuel-efficiency of 13.7 L/100 km city and 9.4 L/100 km highway. The touring suspension and available performance suspension give you a smooth and predictable ride and the four-wheel antilock disc brakes with Break Assist give you piece of mind. Unlike many minivans, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan can tow up to 3,600 pounds when you add the available Trailer Tow Group.
Because safety is important to any minivan owner, the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is made with a high-strength unibody that features crumple zones and safety cage construction, Other safety features include:
- Standard seven air bag system
- Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Path Detection
- Enhanced Accident Response System
- Park-Sense Rear Park Assist System
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan also does not disappoint when it comes with class-leading technology such as:
- 430N Multimedia Centre with AM/FM radio, CD/DVD player with MP3/WMA playback capability
- SiriusXM satellite radio
- ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera
- 6.5-inch colour touchscreen
- Garmin Navigation system.
- Available DVD Entertainment System that comes with a second-row, nine-inch flip-down screen, and flat-storing wireless headphones
2017 Kia Sedona
The 2017 Kia Sedona comes in seven colors and six trim levels. The standard engine on all levels is a 3.3L GDI V6 that produces 276 horsepower and 248 lb.-ft. of torque. Drivers get a six-speed automatic transmission and the fuel efficiency rating for the Sedona comes out to 9.7L/100 KM highway. As far as safety and technology, the 2017 Kia Sedona comes standard with dual advanced front, dual front-seat mounted side, and dual side-impact curtain airbags. Drivers receive a four-wheel anti-lock braking system and electronic stability control. An AM/FM/MP3 radio stereo is standard, however, you only get a three-month trial of SiriusXM Satellite radio and four speakers.
The best way to see how the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan outclasses the 2017 Kia Sedona, you need to get behind the wheel of one. To make that a reality, please contact the family vehicle experts at North York Chrysler to schedule a test-drive today. We're here Monday-Thursday from 9am-9pm and Friday and Saturday from 9am-6pm and our dealership is easy to get to from anywhere in the Toronto area.