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What makes a minivan a minivan?

What Makes a Minivan a Minivan?

The world was introduced to minivans in 1983 by Chrysler. Saving Chrysler from financial doom wasn’t the only success for the minivan–its creation created a whole new category for the family-friendly vehicle. A minivan isn’t a full-sized van or a truck or even a wagon. So, what makes a minivan a minivan? A minivan is …

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Are There Any Hybrid Minivans?

Are There Any Hybrid Minivans?

If you are an environmentally conscious minivan lover you are probably wondering if there are any hybrid minivans. With many hybrid crossovers and SUV’s on the market, minivans seem to fall short of widely offering the hybrid feature. Yet, one minivan stands above the rest to provide us with a hybrid model. Chrysler’s Pacifica is …

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Do Any Minivans Have 4WD?

Do Any Minivans Have 4WD?

Minivans have been around for decades providing comfortable, roomy cabins and flexible passenger space. Modern minivans are all based on front-drive platforms, and almost every van on the market uses front-wheel drive. Do any minivans have 4WD (four-wheel drive)? The minivan market does not have a vehicle equipped with 4WD. The Toyota Sienna, however, is …

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How Long is a Minivan?

How Long is a Minivan?

You might be wondering if that new minivan you have your eye on will fit in your garage or parking space. After all, these are big vehicles with tons of space on the inside – they are bound to be longer than most regular cars, right? Well, we are here to help you answer that …

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