Chrysler has methodically improved their minivans to ensure that they remain competitive with popular alternatives from Honda and Toyota. All Town & Country models now equip a 3.6l V-6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission, which has greatly simplified the model lineup. Although three trim levels are offered (Touring, Touring-L, Limited), a long list of standard equipment makes the Town & Country the best value in the segment. The base Touring model includes upgrades like heated leather seats, power sliding side doors, power operated rear tailgate and a standard 9 inch rear entertainment system. These features alone would run $4000-$5000 more on the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. Chrysler minivans include a feature called Stow 'n Go seating which allows the second row bucket seats to fold forward in to large storage wells in the floor. While the storage bins are handy, the seats are undersized and lack the flexibility of 2 and 3 passenger second row seating options from Toyota and Honda. Higher trim levels can be upgraded to more luxurious second row bucket seats. The third row seat folds flat in the rear storage well, but also features an intermediate rear-facing tailgating position. The EPA estimates fuel economy at 17 / 25 (city / highway) which is a bit low for the segment.
|Model/Trim/Package ||Engine || || ||MPG
|Town & Country LX ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$29,995|
|Town & Country Touring ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$31,875|
|Town & Country S ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$34,145|
|Town & Country Touring-L ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$35,845|
|Town & Country Limited ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$38,445|
|Town & Country Platinum ||3.6l V6 (283-bhp) ||A6 ||FWD ||17 / 25 / 21 || ||$40,645|