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Old 04-08-2006, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default Thinking about getting a Chrysler Town and Country

No worries, the Bonneville ain't going nowhere

Comments? Flames? Bans? Let'* hear it.

Here'* my though process:

GM minivans ==> never been a fam, seem to be cheaply made, and most sport the horrendus 3.4L
Ford minivans ==> umm, I don't think so
Odyssey, Sienna ==> I could by 2 T&C'* for that price
Sedona ==> I just can't do that

If you beg to differ let'* hear it!
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Like, new? I dunno about those, but a friend of my moms had a 97 Dodge that was a pretty good van.
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Like, new? I dunno about those, but a friend of my moms had a 97 Dodge that was a pretty good van.
Yeah, leaning towards new or gently used... either '05 or '06
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they are better than gms I think. or so I hear from the old people I work with with 3 dozen kids.
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I dunno. When I got my old 93'. The woman said her husband "made" her buy a 2000 T&C. This was in 03' BTW. She didn't like the T&C because of "rattles" inside. She also said it was slower than the 93' 88, which is pretty bad. I rode in it and it was wisper quiet mechanicaly but did squeek a bit inside. Seats where comfy. She literally cryed when she handed me the keys to the 88.
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Hans...remember....everyone doesnt live in Idaho and have three dozen kids...
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I have a feeling I'm going to get flamed for this comment, but the newer Kia minivan really doesn't look all that bad and has gotten a lot of good reviews. And, being that it'* a Kia, you can prolly pick one up pretty cheap.
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trannys are still weak in them until recently

the 3.3 is a workhorse engine same as the 3.0 but idk about the 3.8
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not too bad of a vehicle IMO, but I have to ask why you need a mini-van?
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not too bad of a vehicle IMO, but I have to ask why you need a mini-van?
For convenience more than anything... it is a pain to get my son in and out of the carseat in the Lumina.. seems that a minivan is probably more practical than an SUV... and the Lumina will probably die eventually. Eventually we will probably have two kids in carseats and that would be easiest in a van.
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