Your family needs the cargo space and seating flexibility that only comes with a minivan, but which one should you choose? Our Chrysler and Dodge dealership near Joliet, IL has two high-quality options to help your family get around. The Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan have a lot to offer, but neither has a clear advantage over the other. The minivan that makes sense for you depends on your individual situation, so it's a great idea to test drive both models and let your family help you decide which minivan they prefer.

Find your next Pacifica or Grand Caravan in our new inventory, or continue below to learn more about both new minivans.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan: Safety Features

Developed with a similar philosophy of protective safety and modern technology, both the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan are supremelysafe vehicles for families to travel both near and far. 

  • Both models have an available ParkView Rear Back Up Camera and optional ParkSense Rear Park Assist to make backing up much safer.
  • Seven advanced airbags in both minivans keep loved ones protected if the unforeseen occurs.
  • The new Pacifica offers advanced sensing technology such as Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Rear Cross Path Detection, and LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan: Technology Options

When it comes to connectivity and infotainment, the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan both provide an experience that even the loudest children are sure to quiet down for. Technology features for both minivans start in the center console with the Uconnect® system for hands-free calling, media streaming, and a host of other functions including:

  • Available turn-by-turn navigation
  • AM/FM/CD and SiriusXM® satellite radio connectivity
  • Optional DVD system with wireless headphones
  • USB port, AUX jack, and 12V power points positioned throughout the cabin
  • Available interactive apps and games

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan: Interior Space

Whether you need to have the seats filled or fold them away, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan provide the versatile storage that your active lifestyle demands. Interior specs and details include:


2017 Chrysler Pacifica


2017 Dodge Grand Caravan

7-8 passengers


7 passengers

Stow 'n Go®
Seating and Storage

Storage & Seating

Stow 'n Go®
Seating and Storage

140.5 cu. ft.

Max. Cargo Capacity

143.8 cu. ft.

32.3 cu. ft.

Max. Cargo Space
w/all seats in place

33.0 cu. ft. 

Finance or Lease a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica or 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan

Do you want to add a new Chrysler or Dodge minivan to your growing family, but don't want to pay full price? The team at Greenway Chrysler & Dodge near Joliet, IL makes saving on a new Pacifica or Grand Caravan easy. Factory-direct incentives are available to help drivers fit a new minivan into their monthly budget. Take a look at the current finance and lease incentives, and then contact our team by phone at (877) 727-7650 or through our inquiry form to get more information.

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