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Dodge Caravan - Engine Specs
Dodge Caravan - Transmission Specs
Dodge Caravan - Dimension Specs
Dodge Caravan - Capacities Specs
Dodge Caravan - Accomodations

All dimensions are in inches unless otherwise noted.

Engine
2.4-Liter, DOHC, 16-Valve, SMPI I-4
3.3-Liter, OHV, 12-Valve SMPI V6
3.8-Liter, OHV, 12-Valve SMPI V-6
Availability
Std.—Caravan SE
Std.—Caravan Sport; opt.—Caravan SE; std.—Grand Caravan SE and FWD Sport
Std.—Grand Caravan EX, ES and Sport with AWD
Type and Description
In-line with balance shafts, liquid-cooled
Six-cylinder, 60 V-type, liquid-cooled
Six-cylinder, 60 V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement
148.2 cu. in. (2429 cu. cm)
201.5 cu. in. (3301 cu. cm)
230.5 cu. in. (3778 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke
3.44 x 3.98 (87.5 x 101.0)
3.66 x 3.19 (93 x 81)
3.78 x 3.43 (96 x 87)
Valve System
DOHC, 16 valves, stamped steel rocker arms with roller followers, hydraulic lash adjusters
OHV, 12 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
OHV, 12 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection
Sequential multi-port, electronic
Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction
Cast-iron block, cast-iron bedplate, aluminum alloy head
Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.3:1
9.6:1
Power (SAE net)
150 bhp (112 kW) @ 5200 rpm (61.8 bhp/liter)
180 bhp (134 kW) @ 5000 rpm (54.5 bhp/liter)
215 bhp (160 kW) @ 5000 rpm (56.6 bhp/liter)
Torque (SAE net)
167 lb.-ft. (226 N•m) @ 4000 rpm
210 lb.-ft. (285 N•m) @ 4000 rpm
245 lb.-ft. (332N•m) @ 4000 rpm
Max. Engine Speed
6250 rpm
5600 rpm
5600 rpm
Fuel Requirement
Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
87 octane (R+M)/2(a)
Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity
4.5 qt. (4.25L) plus filter
Four qt. (3.8L) plus filter
Four qt. (3.8L) plus filter
Coolant Capacity
11.35 qt. (10.74L)
13.36 qt. (12.64L)—std.; 16.28 qt. (15.4L)—with rear heater
13.36 qt. (12.64L)—std.; 16.28 qt. (15.4L)—with rear heater
Emission Controls
Three-way catalytic converter, heated oxygen sensors, internal engine features and EGR(a)
Three-way catalytic converter, heated oxygen sensors, internal engine features, EGR(b)
Three-way catalytic converter, heated oxygen sensors, internal engine features, EGR(c)
Max. Gross Trailer Weight
Not recommended
2000 lbs. (900 kg)—std., 3800 lbs. (1724 kg)—with optional Trailer Preparation Group
2000 lbs. (900 kg)—std., AWD: 3500 lbs. (1588 kg), FWD: 3800 lbs. (1724 kg)—with optional Trailer Tow Preparation Group
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy (mpg City/Hwy)
20/24
13/18—E-85; 18/24—gasoline
17/24—FWD; 17/22—AWD
(a) Flexible fuel capability—unleaded regular gasoline or E-85 (ethanol).
(b) Meets Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) requirements in all 50 states.
(c) Meets Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) requirements in all 50 states.

Transmission
NV1500—Manual, five-Speed Overdrive
Automatic, Four-Speed Overdrive
Availability
Std.—with 2.4-liter engine (to be discontinued October 2001)
Std.—V-6 engines (becomes std. with 2/4-liter engine October 2001)
Description
Hydraulic control, electronically controlled converter clutch
Adaptive electronic control, electronically modulated converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st
2.69
2.84
2nd
1.55
1.57
3rd
1.00
1.00
4th
-
0.69
Final Drive Ratio
3.19
3.62 - 3.3-liter engine
3.43 - 3.8-liter engine
Overall Top Gear
3.19
2.49 - 3.3-liter engine
2.37- 3.8-liter engine

All-Wheel Drive
2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan
Availability
Opt.—Grand Caravan Sport and ES (must have 3.8-liter engine)
Center Differential
Bevel gear with viscous coupling
Torque Split, %F/R
Variable
Rear Differential
Open

Electrical System
2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan
Alternator
140-amp—std.; 160-amp—included with rear air conditioning, fog lamps, heated seats and/or Trailer Tow group
Battery 600
CCA—std. with 2.4-liter and 3.8-liter engines, included with Trailer Tow group; 500 CCA—std. with 3.3-liter engine

Dimensions and Capacities (a)
Caravan
Grand Caravan
Wheelbase
113.3 (2878)
119.3 (3030)
Track, Front
63.0 (1600)
63.0 (1600)
Track, Rear
64.0 (1626)
64.0 (1626)
Overall Length
189.3 (4808)
200.5 (5093)
Overall Width
78.6 (1997)
78.6 (1997)
Overall Height (Less Roof Rack)
68.9 (1749)
68.9 (1749)
Ground Clearance
5.6 (142)
5.6 (142)
Curb Weight—est.
3869 lbs. (1755 kg)—SE, 4039 lbs. (1832 kg)—Sport
4011 lbs. (1819 kg)—SE, 4106 lbs. (1862 kg)—Sport, 4263 lbs. (1934 kg)—EX, 4238 lbs. (1922 kg)—ES, 4424 lbs. (2007 kg)—Sport AWD, 4506 lbs. (2044 kg)—ES AWD
Weight Distribution,
%F/R
58/42—SE, 59/41—Sport
58/42—SE and Sport, 57/43—EX and ES, 55/45—All AWD
Frontal Area
31.17 sq. ft. (2.90 sq. m)
31.17 sq. ft. (2.90 sq. m)
Drag Coefficient
0.35
0.35
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gal. (75L)
20 gal. (75L)
(a) All dimensions measured at curb weight.

Accommodations
Caravan
Grand Caravan
Seating Capacity, F/I/R
2/2/3
2/2/3
Front
Head room
39.7 (1008)
39.6 (1005)
Leg room
40.6 (1032)
40.6 (1032)
Shoulder room
62.9 (1598)
62.9 (1598)
Hip room
57.2 (1453)
57.2 (1452)
Seat travel
8.6 (220)
8.6 (220)
Front volume index
58.4 cu. ft. (1.65 cu. m)
58.2 cu. ft. (1.65 cu. m)
Intermediate
Head room
39.7 (1008)
39.1 (994)
Leg room
36.5 (927)
39.0 (991)
Knee clearance
2.0 (51)
3.7 (94)
Shoulder room
64.7 (1644)
64.7 (1644)
Hip room
67.8 (1722)
67.6 (1717)
Interior volume index
54.3 cu. ft. (1.54 cu. m)
57.7 cu. ft. (1.63 cu. m)
Rear
Head room
37.9 (963)
38.5 (978)
Leg room
33.8 (859)
38.9 (988)
Knee clearance
0.2 (0.5)
3.8 (95)
Shoulder room
61.9 (1574)
62.1 (1577)
Hip room
49.0 (1246)
49.0 (1244)
Interior volume index
155.7 cu. ft. (4.41 cu. m)
164.9 cu. ft. (4.67 cu. m)
Cargo Volume Indexes
Aft of intermediate seat
45.6 cu. ft. (1.29 cu. m)
51.3 cu. ft. (1.45 cu. m)(a)
54.2 cu. ft. (1.53 cu. m)(b)
Aft of rear seat
15.3 cu. ft. (0.43 cu. m)
17.6 cu. ft. (0.50 cu. m)(a)
20.0 cu. ft. (0.57 cu. m)(b)
Seats removed
146.7 cu. ft. (4.15 cu. m)
167.9 cu. ft. (4.75 cu. m)(a)
167.9 cu. ft. (4.75 cu. m)(b)
(a) SE
(b) Sport, EX and ES

Body
2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan
Layout
Transverse front engine, front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive
Construction
Unitized steel with hinged front doors; sliding left and right side doors—power available; liftgate with temperature-compensated gas props—power available

Suspension
2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan
Front
Iso struts with integral gas-charged shock absorbers, coil springs, asymmetrical lower control arms, link-type stabilizer bar, urethane jounce bumpers, rubber-isolated cast aluminum crossmember—std.; stiffer springs, higher control shock absorbers
(Touring Suspension)—opt. Sport and ES
Rear
Rubber-isolated longitudinal single-leaf springs, tubular beam axle, track bar and gas-charged shock absorbers—std.; Revised spring rates and load-leveling shock absorbers—opt. SE, Sport and ES; stiffer springs, higher control shock absorbers (Touring Suspension)—opt. Sport and ES

Steering
2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan
Type
Rack and pinion, power-assisted
Overall Ratio
17.8:1
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb)
37.6 ft. (11.5 m) - Caravan
39.4 ft. (12.0 m) - Grand Caravan
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock)
3.14
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