Minivan – The Absolute Family Vehicle
Minivans are designed to move big families around, and there are very few vehicles on the market that can claim to do that better than a Minivan. They may not be the best looking vehicles, but they are practical, comfortable, kid friendly, and can accommodate a large number of passengers without problems. In addition to that, they generally have better fuel economy ratings compared to other types of vehicles that also offer seating for a lot of passengers, like SUVs and Crossovers. Below, you will find a list of all the available options for 2014.
2014 Dodge Grand Caravan
The 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan is the most affordable choice available, with a base price of $20,595. All three available trims come with a 3.6 liter engine that makes 283HP. Its strong points are the Super Stow ‘n Go seating and storage system that has been praised by reviewers, and of course the low price. According to the EPA, the Grand Caravan gets a fuel economy of 17city/25highway MPG.
2014 Kia Sedona
The 2014 Kia Sedona is the second most affordable Minivan on the market. It is available in two trims, the LX and the EX with starting prices of $25,900 and $30,900 respectively. Kia has equipped this Minivan with a 3.5L V6 engine that makes 269HP and has a fuel economy of 17city/24highway. Its main advantages are the spacious and comfortable interior, and the extensive list of standard features.
2014 Nissan Quest
Next in our list is the 2014 Nissan Quest. Potential buyers can choose between 4 different trims with base MSRPs starting at $26,220 and going all the way up to $42,870. Under the hood you will find a 3.5 liter V6 engine matched to a CVT transmission. The power output of this combination is 260HP and the fuel economy rating is 19city/25highway. The main advantage of this vehicle is the stylish and well built interior.
2014 Toyota Sienna
The 2014 Toyota Sienna is available in 5 different trims. The MSRP of the base L model is $26,920. The engine powering the Sienna is a 3.5 liter V6 engine which produces 266HP. All models come standard with FWD, however, it is the only Minivan that offers optional AWD.
Below, you can find an infographic that provides the basic features and specifications of the 2014 Toyota Sienna (via).
2014 Honda Odyssey
The 2014 Honda Odyssey is available in 5 different trims. It is the second most expensive option of this list with a starting price of $28,825. It is equipped with a 3.5liter engine that makes 248HP. The Odyssey, has an impressive fuel economy rating of 19city/28highway.
Below you can find an infographic about the 2014 Honda Odyssey (via).
2014 Chrysler Town & Country
Finally, the last vehicle on this list, and the one with the highest starting price is the 2014 Chrysler Town & Country. You can choose between 4 different trims with base MSRP ranging from $30,765 to $41,995. It is equipped with the same engine as the Dodge Grand Caravan and as a result it has the same horsepower and fuel economy ratings. The difference in price can be attributed to the large number of standard features.