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Will Chrysler/Dodge Build A Hybrid Minivan?  
User currently offlineaf773atmsp From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2834 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1953 times:

Toyota and Ford are beginning to develop hybrid minivans that will be on the U.S. market by next year. So will Chrysler/Dodge follow suit and build their own hybrid minivan for the Chrysler Town & Country and/or the Dodge Caravan. I think the hybrid minivans will be very popular in the U.S. The problem with Ford's hybrid minivan is that it only seats five and it looks more like a mini SUV (doesn't have the sliding doors like most minivans).

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User currently offlineStuckInCA From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 2028 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1946 times:

Is the Toyota minivan you speak of the Prius based one? If so, it think it'll share some problems with the ford (and the Mazda5 and CMax). If your objective is to haul people, they're great. If your objective is to have a car that can take your family places then they start to fall short.

Fit two adults and 3 car seats in one of those things and then tell me where you're going to fit more than about two days worth of groceries.

User currently offlineJetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3125 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1935 times:

In my opinion, this would have been a far better route for Chrysler to take...


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User currently onlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 16740 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1925 times:

They already built an electric minivan in the 1990s. To say it was bad is an incredible understatement. We're talking like 70 mph top speed and $120,000 bad.

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User currently offlinetristarenvy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2265 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

A minivan has to go the distance, hauling adults, kids, and luggage, plus have the A/C blowing full tilt, and a Disney movie going to entertain the ankle biters. I suspect a steam powered van would make more sense, as a electric one MIGHT make it to the end of the block before running out of juice....

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