Tag: minivans

Minivan (Sales) Magic to Commence Soon?

<img data-attachment-id="1660302" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="pacifica 35th anneversary rear" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1660302 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/pacifica-35th-anneversary-rear.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There was a flurry of speculation earlier this year about a traditional people hauler, with whispering […]

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQV: Who Needs an Electric Luxury Van?

<img data-attachment-id="1685640" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19C0643_036.jpg" data-orig-size="6430,4610" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Der neue Mercedes-Benz EQV – Exterieur, Bergkristallwei\u00df metallic, Black Panel-K\u00fchlergrill mit Chromlamellen;Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 27,0 kWh\/100 km; CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 0 g\/km*, Angaben vorl\u00e4ufig\n\nThe new Mercedes-Benz EQV \u2013 Exterior, Mountain crystal white metallic, black panel radiator grille with chrome fins;combined power consumption: 27.0 kWh\/100 km; combined CO2 […]

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In a Slowing U.S. Auto Market, Minivan Sales Are Falling 7 Times Faster Than the Overall Market

<img data-attachment-id="1685476" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="All 2019 Minivans Available" data-image-description=" Images: Manufacturers ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685476 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-610×407.jpg” alt=”All 2019 Minivans Available: Odyssey, Sienna, Pacifica, Grand Caravan, Sedona – Images: Manufacturers” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/All-2019-Minivans-Available.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The minivan as we […]

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Beleaguered Minivan Plant Granted a Reprieve

<img data-attachment-id="1660306" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary-.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="dodge grand caravan 35th anneversary" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1660306 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary–120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/dodge-grand-caravan-35th-anneversary-.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Home to the Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Pacifica, and now the lower-tier Chrysler Voyager, Fiat […]

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In Honor of Its 25th Birthday, Honda Cranks the Odyssey up to ’10’

Ten speeds, that is. While the 2019 Odyssey only offered a 10-speed automatic in the lofty Touring and Elite trims, for 2020 the tranny becomes standard across the range. What’s the occasion? Well, a quarter century of life, for one, but the continued decline of the once-hot minivan segment can’t be discounted. For buyers eager […]

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2020 Chrysler Voyager’s Price Undercuts Today’s Pacifica, but Only Just

It’ll be a different story when the 2020 model year arrives at Chrysler, at which point a large pricing gap will open up between the brand’s Pacifica minivan and the newly-arrived Voyager. The Voyager name, as you may recall, has been dusted off in order to serve as a stepping stone to the Pacifica. It’s […]

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Lee Iacocca Was a C.E.O. for the Television Age

Long before Lee Iacocca ran the Ford Motor Company and then the Chrysler Corporation, there were corporate leaders who captured the public’s imagination, like John D. Rockefeller, Walt Disney, Estée Lauder and Henry Ford. But Mr. Iacocca was among the first of the celebrity chief executives of the Andy Warhol era of quick corporate fame […]

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Now, Voyager: Fiat Chrysler Blows the Cobwebs Off an Old Minivan Nameplate

The Dodge Grand Caravan isn’t dead yet, but minivan buyers in the market for a low-end people mover will have a new option come 2020. Earlier this week, FCA announced the reintroduction of the Voyager — a nameplate that began life as a full-size Plymouth van in the 1970s before morphing into a front-drive minivan for […]

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