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74Dodge, Toyota duking it out for minivan sales title

We know minivans aren't all that exciting, but automakers take the sliding door segment very seriously. Chrysler takes special pride in its minivans, which makes sense because Team Pentastar all but invented the segment. Toyota takes just as much pride in the Sienna, which continues to sell well in the face of months of parts shortages due to the Japanese earthquake.

83Report: Chrysler Town & Country set to reclaim minivan sales crown from Honda Odyssey

2011 Chrysler Town & Country – Click above to view high-res image gallery

52Chrysler plans to idle minivan plant in St. Louis

Click above high-res gallery of the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

8Big trucks not the only victims of $4 gas, minivans hurting, too

Somewhat lost last week among all the news of collapsing truck and SUV sales, was the continued decline of the minivan segment. Minivans have seen sales declines for years as their obvious functional advantages over SUVs has been overwhelmed by their image shortcomings. Unfortunately, the ease of getting rug rats in an out of a van also tends to bring with it a relative thirst for fuel. The Dodge Caravan with a 4L V6 is rated at 16/23mpg by the EPA, which is better than most SUVs but - if you do

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