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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan shown
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan shown

The photos and videos shown here may be of a different model, model year or body type from the one selected. The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. In addition, a test of a vehicle from one model year may apply to earlier or later model years if the vehicle hasn’t been significantly redesigned.

P
Small overlap front:
Driver-side

Overall evaluation
P
Structure and safety cage
P
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
P
Lower leg/foot
P
Restraints and dummy kinematics
M

G
Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 4,594 lbs
Peak force 20,717 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.51
Tested vehicle
2012 Chrysler Town & Country Touring

G
Head restraints & seats
Models built after March 2010

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Not available Front crash prevention

Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
0 points total
Not available.
0 points
Not available.
0 points
Not available.
0 points

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Headlights

  • All trims
Low-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
P
car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler car-simpler 0 ft 100 ft 200 ft 300 ft 400 ft 500 ft 600 ft Low beams Optimal low-beam illumination High beams Optimal high-beam illumination

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.


A
Child seat anchors (LATCH)
ease of use

American Value Package — cloth seats

2 3 6 4 5
Good
No hardware available
Acceptable
Tether anchor
Marginal
Lower anchors
Poor
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Overall evaluation
A
2
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
3
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
5
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats (standard in all models) and front seat-mounted torso airbags (standard beginning with 2011 models)
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover (beginning with 2018 models)
  • Driver knee airbag: a separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes (beginning with 2011 models)
  • Built-in child restraints (optional)
  • Electronic stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights (optional on fleet vehicles only)