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2011 Chrysler Town & Country Touring

Meaningful Updates Rekindle A Once Top Competitor If you woke up today hoping to read a minivan review, then it's your lucky day. We know that sliding doors and third-row seating aren't the most exciting traits, but the minivan needs love, too. In fact, the entire minivan segment was all but ignored for nearly a decade as automakers responded to our fevered clamoring for more sport utility vehicles and crossovers. The good news is the minivan is back, and every option in the segment has been completely redesigned or updated within the past two years, including the Chrysler Town &... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.6L V6
Power:
283 HP / 260 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$33,800 (as tested)
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    Los Angeles: 2013 Chrysler Town and Country S adds a dash of cool to your schoolhouse run
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    Bringing the Chrysler "S" treatment to the Town and Country minivan does not – let us be clear – make the thing any more formidable to drive. But, kicking in the cool factor for its bread-and-butter grocery-getter might just convince a few more moms and dads to pull the trigger on buying a new family ride. The Town and Country S trim ...

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    Official: 2013 Chrysler Town and Country S is the van in black
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    Chrysler previously brought us the "man van" with the Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, but now it's apparently rolling out its its "mean van," with this sinister 2013 Town and Country S. Joining similar packages available on the 200 and 300 sedans, this new Town and Country trim replaces most of the standard car's shiny bits with dark accents, giving the minivan ...

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    Report: These cars are headed to the Great Crusher In The Sky
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    It happens every year. We bid adieu to some cars and trucks that will be missed, and say good riddance to others wondering how they stayed around so long. Whether they're being killed off for slow sales or due to a new product coming along to replace them, the list of vehicles being discontinued after 2012 is surprisingly long and diverse. CNN Money has ...

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    Report: Marchionne confirms Compass, Town & Country to die; Dart to get SRT version
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    Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has shed a little light on the future of a few Chrysler products, including the Jeep Compass, Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Dart. While speaking at the Chrysler Belvidere Assembly Plant, Marchionne said both the Jeep Patriot and Compass will continue to be build at the facility through 2014, at which point it ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling 471 minivans over liftgate issue
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    Chrysler has already sold over 84,000 minivans this year, but an unfortunate few were built with defective liftgate sensors. The 471 vehicles with the bad parts include both Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models, all of them 2012s built in March, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall report. The power ...

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    Report: Chrysler CEO votes for keeping Town & Country if minivans merge [w/poll]
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    If you believe the gossip around Detroit, one of the Chrysler Group's minivan twins is fixin' to be killed. This is not news. In fact, it's now been over one year since we first reported that either the Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan will likely get the axe by 2013. What's still unknown, however, is exactly which of the two minivans ...

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    Report: One-off Mercedes 500K barn find discovered in South Central, LA salvage yard
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    Being agriculturally inclined to build barns in the country, we don't expect barn finds to turn up in the middle of a high-turnover metropolis. Yet that's been happening more regularly of late, and writer Michael Mraz has found another example in South Central, Los Angeles: a one-of-one Mercedes-Benz 1935 Caracciola 500K built especially for Silver Arrows ...

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    Report: Streamlined Chrysler minivan lineup to get different branding in U.S. and Canada
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    The Detroit News reports that while Chrysler is only expected to offer one minivan going forward, the vehicle will carry two different names depending on where it's sold. The Dodge Grand Caravan is expected to carry on in Canada while American buyers are likely to continue to be able to buy the Chrysler Town and Country. Reid Brigland, the head of the ...

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    Report: Man buys used Chrysler minivan from Thrifty, finds $500K in cocaine
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    I once rented a 2001 Mustang Convertible from Hertz in Nebraska. When placing the rental paperwork in the glove box I found a crisp $5 bill, which I promptly exchanged for a Big Mac and fries. That was lucky, but the following story is not. Mercury News reports that Charles Preston, a doctor in Santa Clara, California, purchased a used 2008 Chrysler Town ...

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    Review: 2011 Chrysler Town & Country Touring
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    Meaningful Updates Rekindle A Once Top Competitor If you woke up today hoping to read a minivan review, then it's your lucky day. We know that sliding doors and third-row seating aren't the most exciting traits, but the minivan needs love, too. In fact, the entire minivan segment was all but ignored for nearly a decade as automakers responded to our ...

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    Five minivans earn IIHS Top Safety Pick award
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    If there's a vehicle segment where safety matters most, it's the minivan. So the good news for soccer moms and dads is that the best selling minivan in the U.S. has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award. By virtue of acing its roof strength test, the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country joins the Honda Odyssey and Toyota ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls 300,000 minivans for airbags that could spontaneously deploy
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    Chrysler has announced that it is recalling 299,178 minivans for a potentially dangerous HVAC fault. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2008 Chrysler Grand Voyager, Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models could have air conditioning systems that leak condensation onto the occupant restraint control module. ...

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    Chrysler recalling 11,000 new vehicles over steering concern *UPDATE
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    Chrysler has issued a recall that spans across its family lines. A missing or incorrectly installed rivet on the steering column could result in a loss of control. The recall affects the following 2011 model year vehicles: Chrysler 200 Chrysler 200 convertible Chrysler Town and Country Dodge Avenger Dodge Caliber Dodge Grand ...

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    Report: Next-gen Chrysler minivan to see return of all-wheel drive, spawn second model
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    Sergio Marchionne has reportedly confirmed that the next Chrysler Town & Country minivan will be available with all-wheel drive. According to The Detroit News, Marchionne has also confirmed that this vehicle will continue to be a traditional minivan, but the company also plans to spin off a crossover-style people mover as well, a model that which ...

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    Cars.com performs ultimate minivan shootout. Guess who won...
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    Cars.com rounded up the year's crop of new minivans for a comparison, the rare thrill being that minivans from every major maker are completely fresh for 2011. The entrants were the Nissan Quest (pictured), Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Town & Country, Volkswagen Routan and Dodge Grand Caravan. The testing format was also novel, in that ...

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    Lancia brings rebadged Chrysler models to join facelifted Delta in Geneva
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    Once upon a time, it used to be that an automaker would debut one, maybe two new products at a car show. Then Lotus came along and blew 'em all out of the water with five new concept cars. Now Lancia is preparing to roll across the Alps and into Geneva with – how many? – six new debuts. Is the quasi-premium Italian automaker following the ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler planning hybrid minivan for 2013
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    Aside from the hydraulic minivan test program we heard about earlier, there is more hybrid minivan news out from Chrysler, the automaker at the forefront of the minivan movement back in the 1980s. Turns out, the company is seriously rethinking its family-hauler business. As we reported earlier, Chrysler will be scrapping one of its two minivan twins by ...

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    Marchionne: Chrysler planning hybrid minivan for 2013
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    Chrysler, the automaker at the forefront of the minivan movement back in the 1980s, is seriously rethinking its family-hauler business. As we reported earlier, Chrysler will be scrapping one of its two minivan twins by 2013, making room for a smaller micro-van to launch within the next few years – a vehicle that will compete with the likes of the ...

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    Top ten most and least expensive cars to insure in 2011
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    With the calendar year changing from 2010 to 2011, insurance adjusters have recompiled their actuarial tables and that means a new list of the cheapest and most expensive vehicles to insure for the new year. In this case, Insure.com recently conducted a survey of the nations six top insurance carriers and complied a list of 40 vehicles that take top ...

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    Chrysler's Marchionne says only one minivan per brand, C-Max competitor coming
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    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says the automaker plans to only offer one minivan in the future, eliminating either the Chrysler Town and Country or Dodge Caravan by 2013. Additionally, the company is working on a smaller "people mover," that will go to whichever marque doesn't retain the minivan. "If our Project Genesis [a plan to have all ...

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