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2002 Model Year

Grand Caravan SE and eL 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 system: AM/FM stereo radio with cassette, CD, wireless rear seat remote control and dual wireless headphones - Sport and ES
Available rear cargo organizer becomes factory option (2001 mid-year introduction)
Available steering wheel radio controls added to the power accessory delay feature - ES

2001 Model Year

Grand Caravan eX model added mid-year
Refined 3.3- and 3.8-liter V-6 engines
Four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes available on front-wheel-drive models
Available industry-first power liftgate
Available power sliding doors with industry-first opening-direction obstacle detection and industry-first in-door motors
All-new body structure
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 child seat anchorage system - Lower Anchors and upper Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
Driver and passenger multi-stage air bags(a)
Available supplemental side-impact air bags for front outboard occupants
Available security alarm system with Sentry Key® Engine Immobilizer

2000 Model Year

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

1999 Model Year

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 Sport 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

1998 Model Year

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

1997 Model Year

Low-speed traction control available
Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with all-wheel drive
Enhanced Accident Response System

1996 Model Year

Completely redesigned body, chassis and interior
2.4-liter, DOHC, 16-valve, SMPI V-6 engine
Load-leveling suspension
Second sliding door available
Easy-Out® roller seats

1995 Model Year

Electronically controlled four-speed automatic overdrive transaxle refined

1994 Model Year

3.8-liter, OHV, 12-valve, SMPI V-6 engine
Passenger air bag

1992 Model Year

Dual child seats

1991 Model Year

All-wheel drive
All-new exterior body panels, instrument panel and interior trim

1990 Model Year

3.3-liter, OHV, 12-valve MPI V-6 engine

1989 Model Year

Electronically controlled four-speed automatic overdrive transaxle

1988 Model Year

Heavy-duty trailer tow preparation group

1987 Model Year

Grand Caravan (119-inch wheelbase) introduced spring 1987
3.0-liter, SOHC, 12-valve MPI engine introduced spring 1987

1984 Model Year

Initial introduction

(a) Certified to federal regulations that allow less forceful air bags. Always use seat belts. Remember, a back seat is the safest place for children.
 
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