The Truth About Cars » chrysler minivans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Minivan Sales Down By Half Over Last Decade, But All Is Well? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/minivan-sales-half-last-decade-well/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/minivan-sales-half-last-decade-well/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271577 Minivan sales in America fell 8 percent to only 513,000 units in 2015, less than half the number of MPVs sold in the United States a decade ago. Yet the number of sales produced by the three biggest players, across four nameplates, are more than healthy enough to suggest Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is wise to reinvest […]

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Minivan sales in America fell 8 percent to only 513,000 units in 2015, less than half the number of MPVs sold in the United States a decade ago. Yet the number of sales produced by the three biggest players, across four nameplates, are more than healthy enough to suggest Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is wise to reinvest […]

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U.S. Minivan Sales – March 2015 YTD – Cain’s Segments http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/u-s-minivan-sales-march-2015-ytd-cains-segments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/u-s-minivan-sales-march-2015-ytd-cains-segments/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:56:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1043866 Minivans accounted for only 2.7% of the U.S. auto industry’s new vehicle volume in March 2015, a sharp drop from the 3.5% achieved by the category one year earlier. First-quarter sales of minivans in 2015 were down 12%, and the segment’s share of the industry’s new vehicle volume tumbled to 2.8% from 3.4% in the […]

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Minivans accounted for only 2.7% of the U.S. auto industry’s new vehicle volume in March 2015, a sharp drop from the 3.5% achieved by the category one year earlier. First-quarter sales of minivans in 2015 were down 12%, and the segment’s share of the industry’s new vehicle volume tumbled to 2.8% from 3.4% in the […]

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Cain’s Segments: Minivan Sales In America In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/cains-segments-minivan-sales-america-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/cains-segments-minivan-sales-america-2014/#comments Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:25:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=974018 Refreshed for MY2015, the Toyota Sienna was America’s best-selling minivan in December 2014, the second consecutive month in which the Sienna topped its category. • Chrysler’s vans are the two top-selling minivans • Minivan sales hit six-year high But 2014 was not the year of the Sienna, nor was it a year in which the Honda […]

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Refreshed for MY2015, the Toyota Sienna was America’s best-selling minivan in December 2014, the second consecutive month in which the Sienna topped its category. • Chrysler’s vans are the two top-selling minivans • Minivan sales hit six-year high But 2014 was not the year of the Sienna, nor was it a year in which the Honda […]

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Chart Of The Day: U.S. Minivan Market Share In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/chart-day-u-s-minivan-market-share-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/chart-day-u-s-minivan-market-share-2014/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=909258 Minivan sales in America have grown 6% this year even as last year’s top seller, the Honda Odyssey, has suffered a 4.5% year-over-year volume decline. A slight uptick in Toyota Sienna volume has helped, but decreased sales from the Nissan Quest and now-cancelled Mazda 5 haven’t helped. Minivan volume from Chrysler and Dodge, however, has […]

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Minivan sales in America have grown 6% this year even as last year’s top seller, the Honda Odyssey, has suffered a 4.5% year-over-year volume decline. A slight uptick in Toyota Sienna volume has helped, but decreased sales from the Nissan Quest and now-cancelled Mazda 5 haven’t helped. Minivan volume from Chrysler and Dodge, however, has […]

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Cain’s Segments July 2014: Minivans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/cains-segments-july-2014-minivans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/cains-segments-july-2014-minivans/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:48:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=893514 The Toyota Sienna was America’s best-selling minivan during the month of July 2014, although Chrysler’s minivan duo combined to own a far greater portion of the market. 44.8% of all July minivan sales went Chrysler and Dodge’s way, up from 38.1% a year ago. The Grand Caravan/Town & Country twins rank first and second in the […]

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The Toyota Sienna was America’s best-selling minivan during the month of July 2014, although Chrysler’s minivan duo combined to own a far greater portion of the market. 44.8% of all July minivan sales went Chrysler and Dodge’s way, up from 38.1% a year ago. The Grand Caravan/Town & Country twins rank first and second in the […]

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Auto-Biography 23: Caravan of Love http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/06/auto-biography-23-caravan-of-love/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2007/06/auto-biography-23-caravan-of-love/#comments Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:51:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=4038 92grandcaravan.jpgUnless you live under a highway, an empty box has no intrinsic value; it’s what’s inside that counts. The Dodge Grand Caravan we bought in 1992 was little more than a big dumb box on wheels. But by the time I got rid of it fifteen years later, I’d filled the Caravan with a lifetime of family memories.

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92grandcaravan.jpgUnless you live under a highway, an empty box has no intrinsic value; it’s what’s inside that counts. The Dodge Grand Caravan we bought in 1992 was little more than a big dumb box on wheels. But by the time I got rid of it fifteen years later, I’d filled the Caravan with a lifetime of family memories.

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