Ever since its historical beginnings and launch as an American automotive manufacturer from 1925 onwards, the Chrysler Group LLC manufactured top quality automobiles designed to provide customers a well-engineered automobile at an affordable and reasonable price. The founder of the Chrysler Group LLC, Walter Chrysler, decided to buy the Dodge Brothers brand because of an interest to its tour car design.
From then onwards as part of the Chrysler auto empire, the Dodge Brothers Company brand, it was now named, termed and forever known simply as “Dodge”. The company continued designing cars inspired from the Dodge Brothers tour car design and finally came up with vehicles that are suited for any individual. One of which was the Grand Caravan, first introduced in 1987, the first automobile that gave an impression to families making it as their primary choice of vehicle.
In lieu of its 25th year anniversary, Dodge has developed several designs of the Grand Caravan that are suited to give customers a more pleasurable experience for their traveling needs. Denoted with lettered platforms as an indication for new models, the company continued to evolve and serve the people with quality automobiles.
Safety has always been a priority for Dodge. With its 2009 model of the Grand Caravan, the company has garnered an award from J.D Power and Associates making the GC as the “Most Dependable Van of 2009″ and got the highest government rating because of its front and side crashes.
One of the primary factors was the standard driver and passenger side airbags that were simulated with a reinforced impact zone to give a lesser damage to occupants during clash-ups and possible accidents. The Electronic Stability Program, known as ESP, a standard factor for the Grand Caravan, helps to maintain control of the vehicle during an event when the driver steers over or under.
Dodge will always be dedicated in supporting your active lifestyle. The designers of the Grand Caravan were the first to provide roller seats that can be easily removed from the van in times where you need more space for baggage and cargo. There are several seating packages and gear storage packages that provide room to store your tennis racquets and still have room for a couple of friends to accompany you to the tennis courts.
The Grand Caravans’ designers were not limited to focusing their work on safety but they have also explored the factors of Entertainment for those long drives you will be traveling later on. The Swivel’n Go seating system enables a confronting conversational seating arrangement on the second and third row. With this, passengers behind the driver can converse well with other passengers. » Read more: A Few Firsts With the Dodge Grand Caravan