Vans and minivans
Today’s minivans are utility kings, with more cargo and passenger space than full-size SUVs, but with a more car-like driving feel. They're not a penalty box either, with features and options that wouldn’t be out of place on a luxury brand.
Minivan too small? Full size vans come in different heights and lengths, with some offering a dozen or more seats and roofs tall enough for a six-footer to stand upright.
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The perfect choice for families looking for a spacious, comfortable, and efficient ride
Standard V6 Third-row folds into floor Prices range from $15k-$52k Standard hybrid model (2021 and newer) Removeable third-row Prices range from $16k-$60k Available hybrid model Second- and third-row fold into floor Prices range from $19k-$62k Standard V6 Second- and third-row fold into floor Prices range from $14k-$30k
Research van and minivan models
- Chevrolet Express 1500
- Chevrolet Express 2500
- Chevrolet Express 3500
- Ford E-350
- Ford Transit 150
- Ford Transit 250
- Ford Transit 350
- GMC Savana 1500
- GMC Savana 2500
- GMC Savana 3500
- Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 1500
- Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
- Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
- Nissan NV 1500
- Nissan NV 2500
- Nissan NV 3500
- Ram Promaster 1500
- Ram Promaster 2500
- Ram Promaster 3500
FAQs about vans and minivans
The biggest differences between vans and minivans is are that vans tend to be more utilitarian and larger in size.
Vans typically have either an open-back cargo area behind the front seats, or multiple rows of seats, and are primarily used for transporting cargo or passengers.
Minivans are more family-focused, with most all having three rows of seats, and better size for everyday use.
A lot of minivans offer flexible seating with the ability to fold the seats into the floor, though Stow 'n Go is registered trademark of Chrysler.
Stow n' Go, which enables folding the second and third rows flat into the floor, is available on Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Voyager, Chrysler Town and Country, and Dodge Grand Caravan models; however, it's not a standard feature on all models. Additionally, hybrid and all-wheel drive models do not offer the ability to stow the second row as the space under the floor is used by the added powertrain components.
Other minivans do offer the ability to fold the third row flat into the floor, with Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona, Kia Carnival, and Nissan Quest all offering this feature.
The Toyota Sienna Hybrid has an EPA-estimated rating of 36 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, making it one of the most fuel-efficient minivans on the market.
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