2011 Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
vs. 2011 Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

9.4

starting from

$55,520

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

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Has 3 rows of seats
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
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Folding rear seats
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Leather
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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

9.2

starting from

$29,630

Reasons to buy the Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

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Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
4 stars
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More airbags
6
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Good cargo space
143.8 ft3
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Good braking distance from 60mph
128 ft
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.5
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Winner: Tahoe LTZ
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  • Almost the same
Cost 8.8 vs 10.0
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Winner: Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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  • The best price we've seen is $25,890 cheaper (around 50% less), $29,630 vs $55,520
  • Gets more than 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 17 mpg vs 15 mpg
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Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Performance 10.0 vs -
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Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • Both come standard with roof rails
Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Tahoe LTZ
  • Neither offers satellite radio
Overall 9.4 vs 9.2

Luxury Features

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the Tahoe LTZ; the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew only offers cloth seats

Cost

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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MSRP $55,520 vs $29,630 The Grand Caravan Passenger Crew has a reasonable price, while the Tahoe LTZ is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 17 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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0-60 mph 8.4 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 144 ft vs 128 ft The Grand Caravan Passenger Crew has above average braking ability, but the Tahoe LTZ is quite bad
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1/4 mile 16.6 s s @ 86.0 mph mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs 0.67 g
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Safety Features

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Unknown
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Airbags 5 vs 6 The Grand Caravan Passenger Crew has a good number of airbags, but the Tahoe LTZ is just OK (missing Knee)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs Uconnect

Crash Test Ratings

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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Rollover resistance 3 stars vs 4 stars The better is 1.7x safer than the Tahoe LTZ
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Performance

Chevrolet
Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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Horsepower 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 283 HP @ 6,400 RPM The Tahoe LTZ is fairly powerful, but the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew is not far behind
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both offer an automatic transmission, standard for this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Unknown
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 18.4 lb/hp vs 15.9 lb/hp Both have OK performance
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive The Tahoe LTZ's drivetrain is well-equipped for driving off-road or in poor weather, but the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew is not
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 39.0 ft vs 39.1 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

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Tahoe LTZ
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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Passengers 8 vs 7 The Tahoe LTZ has lots of passenger seats and the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew is OK, too
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Highway driving range 546 miles vs 500 miles The Tahoe LTZ has good highway range and the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew is reasonable
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Cargo space 108.9 ft3 vs 143.8 ft3 The Grand Caravan Passenger Crew has lots of cargo room and the Tahoe LTZ is pretty good
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front seats 64.1 ft3 vs 59.7 ft3 The Tahoe LTZ has roomy front seats and the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew is OK
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The Tahoe LTZ's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Standard vs Standard Both come standard with roof rails
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navigation system Standard vs Optional The Tahoe LTZ's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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Cupholders 8 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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Tahoe LTZ
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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew Dodge
Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
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Number of speakers 10 vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Unknown
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entertainment system Optional vs Standard Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Tahoe LTZ

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 Dodge Durango Citadel Tahoe LTZ vs Durango Citadel
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 2011 Cadillac Escalade Tahoe LS vs Escalade
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT Tahoe LTZ vs Traverse LT
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Tahoe LTZ vs Grand Caravan Cargo
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2011 GMC Yukon Denali Tahoe LTZ vs Yukon Denali
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew 2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs Journey Mainstreet
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs Traverse LS
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew 2011 Ford Explorer Limited Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs Explorer Limited
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew 2012 Ford Flex SE Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs Flex SE
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew 2012 Kia Sedona LX Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs Sedona LX

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