2007 Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan: Product Chronology

August 31, 2006 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - 

New model lineup includes Dodge Caravan SE (short-wheelbase); Dodge Caravan SXT (short-wheelbase); Dodge Grand Caravan SE (long-wheelbase); and Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (long-wheelbase)

Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Stow ‘n Go seating and storage system is standard

Ddge Grand Caravan SE offers standard second-row intermediate bench seat with second-row covered storage bins and third-row 60/40 bench seat that folds into the floor. Stow ’n Go™ seating and storage system with second-row fold-in-the-floor low-back seats are optional

CD/DVD changer modified to play any CD or DVD—including MP3, DVD-audio, DVD-R and DVD-W—and includes “auto start” capability for DVD-audio and “easy start” feature for DVD-video (new for 2006)

BeltAlert, enhanced seat belt reminder system for driver

Telltale message in instrument cluster for unattached/loose fuel cap

Stow ’n Go seating and storage system with fold into the floor second and third row seating standard on most Grand Caravan models

Overhead rail system with three moveable/removable storage bins, rear HVAC controls available on most Grand Caravan models

Front advanced multi-stage air bags with passenger-side Occupant Classification System (OCS) on Grand Caravan SE Plus and SXT(a)

Driver-side inflatable knee blocker (inflates in conjunction with air bag deployment)

Three-row side-curtain air bags available (not available with Power sun roof or Entertainment Group #1)

DoorAlert, sliding door open/light flash feature activates exterior hazard lamps when sliding doors are opened

ParkSense rear park assist system available on Grand Caravan SXT

New exterior colors: Magnesium Pearl Coat, Linen Gold Metallic

New interior colors: Dark Khaki/Light Graystone

SWB (short-wheelbase): Caravan SE, SXT

LWB (long-wheelbase): Grand Caravan SE, SE Plus, SXT—mid-year model lineup change: Grand Caravan SE, SXT

Freshened front grilles and fascias

BeltAlert driver’s seat belt reminder system

UConnect® Hands-free Communication System with Bluetooth® wireless technology available

Factory-installed SIRIUS Satellite Radio available(b)

Removable center console now offered on Caravan SXT

Entertainment Group #1 with rear video offered on Caravan

Navigation radio available on Grand Caravan SXT also includes six-disc CD/DVD changer

Grand Caravan SXT Premium Group split into two groups, adding new Leather Interior Group

New model lineup — Caravan SE and SXT; Grand Caravan SE, eX, SXT, SXT AWD; Caravan and Grand Caravan CV

New AM/FM radio with CD player standard sound system

New AM/FM radio with integrated six-disc CD changer

New exterior colors — Midnight Blue and Deep Molten Red

New interior colors — Khaki and Medium Slate Gray

New interior cloth trim — Vegas

New Grand Caravan Anniversary Edition (late availability)

New Popular Equipment Groups

Rear entertainment system includes a six-disc in-dash DVD/CD changer

New key and key fob

eC model discontinued

SE — adds remote keyless entry and AM/FM stereo radio with cassette and CD player optional

Grand Caravan SE models offer three-zone manual air conditioning

eL — Adds 3.8-liter V-6 engine—Optional

Sport — 3.8-liter V-6 included with Grand Caravan Popular Equipment Package

ES — Adds power liftgate, removable center console, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), auto dimming mirrors, roof rack and steering-wheel mounted audio controls

New exterior colors — Satin Jade Pearl Coat, Butane Blue Pearl Coat and Brilliant Black Crystal

New exterior accent colors — Deep Gray and Deep Blue

Power adjustable pedals — Optional on all models (late availability)

Power sun roof — Optional on ES

Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System — Optional on Grand Caravan Sport, ES and eX

Six-disc CD changer replaces four-disc CD changer — Optional on Sport and ES

Grand Caravan SE and eX models added

Four-speed automatic transaxle standard with 2.4-liter engine (October 2001 production)

3.8-liter V-6 engine — Standard on ES

New Grand Caravan ES front fascia with bright inserts

Available front door-only power windows — SE

Available rear seat audio controls for AM/FM stereo radio with cassette, CD, wireless rear

Available rear cargo organizer becomes factory option (2001 mid-year introduction)

Available steering wheel radio controls added to the power accessory delay feature — ES

New exterior colors — Onyx Green Pearl Coat and Light Almond Pearl Coat

Grand Caravan eX model added mid-year

Refined 3.3-liter and 3.8-liter V-6 engines

Four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes (ABS) available on front-wheel drive models

Available industry-first power liftgate

Available power sliding doors and power liftgate with industry-first opening-direction obstacle detection and industry-first in-door motors

Completely redesigned interior—Seats, trim panels, instrument panel and instrument cluster

Available industry-first removable center console with power outlet

Available industry-first infrared sensing, three-zone automatic temperature control air conditioning

Available industry-first three-zone manual temperature control air conditioning

Intermediate and rear seats include Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) child seat anchorage system

Driver and passenger multistage air bags(a)

Available supplemental side-impact air bags for front outboard occupants

Available security alarm system with Sentry Key® engine immobilizer

Available intermediate Quad Command seats

3.8-liter engine with all-wheel drive meets Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards in Northeast Trading Region states

New Grand Caravan ES model

3.8-liter engine with AutoStick® transaxle standard on ES

215/60R17 touring tires and 17-inch Crusader cast-aluminum wheels standard on ES

ES and SXT appearance upgrade

SE appearance upgrade

LE, SE base and front appearance upgrade

New premium leather seating available on LE and ES

Next-generation driver air bag(a)

Child seat available with Quad-Command® seating

Intermediate and rear-seat head restraints standard on all models

Next-generation passenger air bag(a)

Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFV) 3.3-liter V-6 engine available in states that do not adopt California emission regulations

Low-speed traction control available

Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with all-wheel drive

Enhanced accident response system

Completely redesigned body, chassis and interior

2.4-liter, DOHC, 16-valve SMPI V-6 engine

(a) Certified to federal regulations that allow less forceful air bags. Always use seat belts. Remember, the back seat is the safest place for children.
(b) “SIRIUS” is a registered trademark of SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc.

Contact Information

Amy Delcamp
Cell: (248) 421-9587
Kathy Graham
Office: (248) 944-5115
Cell: (248) 462-9451
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