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Toyota Sienna 25 Years
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Toyota Marks 25 Years of the Sienna

How do you mark 25 years for one of your most enduring models? By developing a commemorative edition and limiting…

2022 Kia Carnival
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The Kia Carnival May Have You Rethink Minivans

MPV life as a Kia Carnival. The modern minivan movement launched in the 1980s with the debut of the Plymouth…

 5 Comments on Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid
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Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid

The Toyota Sienna is hybrid-only as it starts its fourth generation. The minivan segment is shrinking, but the remaining players…

 6 Comments on Introducing the Kia Carnival MPV
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Introducing the Kia Carnival MPV

Kia offers a fresh take on a tired segment. It’s out with the old and in with the new for…

 4 Comments on Next-Generation Sedona Minivan Will Be Renamed the Kia Carnival
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Next-Generation Sedona Minivan Will Be Renamed the Kia Carnival

An established nameplate gives way to global model. Model names come and go, but there are some strong exceptions. Indeed,…

 5 Comments on Buying Guide: 2020 Kia Sedona
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Buying Guide: 2020 Kia Sedona

The Kia Sedona is a minivan, one of just a handful of models in a shrinking segment Although most shoppers…

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Highlights of the 2020 Toyota Sienna

The Toyota Sienna is a multipurpose vehicle, better known as a “minivan,” although it certainly isn’t diminutive. The Sienna is…

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Introducing the 2020 Chrysler Voyager

  The Chrysler Voyager is back, a model name first used by the long-defunct Plymouth brand. When Plymouth was discontinued…

 6 Comments on Highlights of the 2020 Kia Sedona
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Highlights of the 2020 Kia Sedona

The 2020 Kia Sedona returns unchanged this year. The 2020 Kia Sedona launches the sixth year of this third-generation model,…

 5 Comments on Chrysler’s Versatile Pacifica Minivan
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Chrysler’s Versatile Pacifica Minivan

Chrysler calls its Pacifica minivan a multipurpose vehicle and that’s not an inaccurate assessment. Indeed, this vehicle not only holds…

 9 Comments on All-Wheel-Drive Exclusive: Toyota Sienna
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All-Wheel-Drive Exclusive: Toyota Sienna

The last time the industry sold 1 million minivans was in 2006, just ahead of the recession and during the…

 12 Comments on Family Efficiency: 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
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Family Efficiency: 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The only plug-in hybrid minivan. The once dominate minivan segment continues to shrink as consumers embrace crossovers. In reality, the…

 4 Comments on Chrysler: Out With the 300,
In With the Portal?
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Chrysler: Out With the 300,
In With the Portal?

An end of an era as the Chrysler 300 finishes its final model year. Sixteen years is a long time…

 1 Comment on Waymo Expands Commitment to Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
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Waymo Expands Commitment to Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Waymo nears deployment of its self-driving vehicle fleet. The minivan segment continues to contract with Nissan the latest manufacturer to…

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Greenlighted: Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept Microbus

VW’s beloved bus is coming back. One of the most iconic vans in automotive history is the Volkswagen Bus or…

 6 Comments on Second Look: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
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Second Look: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler’s award-winning minivan continues to attract new customers. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. When crossover utility vehicles began…

2017 Toyota Sienna
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Improved Powertrain Moves the 2017 Toyota Sienna

The capable Toyota Sienna receives an important update ahead of its next major change. As far as minivans go, the…

2016 Nissan NV200.
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Tiny Cargo Transporter: 2016 Nissan NV200

A small cargo van for a niche market. Did you know Nissan has a burgeoning commercial vehicle business? This Japanese…

2017 Chrysler Pacifica.
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Class Act: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

The Chrysler Town & Country is gone, replaced by the all-new Pacifica minivan. The Chrysler minivan is back. Not that…

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Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Throws Down the Gauntlet

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica arrives this spring. If you thought the minivan segment was in its death throes, you…

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Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan With a New Purpose

New Chrysler Pacifica minivan may give the males amongst us one less reason to avoid a minivan. No doubt, the…

2016 Kia Sedona
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Minivan Surprise: 2016 Kia Sedona SXL

The minivan segment may be ailing, but the Kia Sedona has breathed fresh life into it. If you’re looking for…

 2 Comments on Poor Minivan Crash Test Results for Three Models
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Poor Minivan Crash Test Results for Three Models

IIHS assigns poor ratings to Nissan, Chrysler and Dodge models. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put four…

 2 Comments on The Highly Unlikely Acura Minivan
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The Highly Unlikely Acura Minivan

No boxy people mover for Acura. An Acura minivan? Really?! It seems that prior to any major auto show —…

Chrysler Town & Country
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How Many Miles Per Gallon Does a Minivan Get?

The modern minivan movement began in 1983 when the Chrysler Corporation brought the Plymouth Voyager and Dodge Caravan to the…

 7 Comments on Hauled It: 2014 Nissan NV200 Cargo Van
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Hauled It: 2014 Nissan NV200 Cargo Van

Driving the little van that could. Cars, trucks, utility vehicles and vans have come and gone, but there has been…

 6 Comments on Man Van: 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
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Man Van: 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T

The Dodge Grand Caravan is the antithesis of a sports car, a wholly practical vehicle that has dutifully served as…

 3 Comments on Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept
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Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept

First ever diesel hybrid showcased by VW. Since the late 1990s, we have seen a slew of hybrid vehicles enter…