Specs

Research 1996 Dodge Caravan specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base 3dr Base 113" WB

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.84 X 2.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.03 X 0.94
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 49.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.3

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 685
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

Engine Order Code EFA
Engine Order Code EDZ
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl
Displacement 3.0L/181
Displacement 2.4L/148
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 176 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 167 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 186.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.3
Liftover Height (in) 23.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.8
Height, Overall (in) 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 36.6
Second Head Room (in) 40.0
Front Hip Room (in) 57.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Passenger Capacity 7
Third Hip Room (in) 49.7
Third Hip Room (in)
Third Shoulder Room (in) 62.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
Third Leg Room (in) 35.8
Third Leg Room (in)
Third Head Room (in) 38.1
Third Head Room (in)
Second Hip Room (in) 63.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Steering Type Power
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.84
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.14
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.6

Summary

Body Style 3 Door
Vehicle Name Dodge Caravan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Rigid Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Front Iso-Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Parallel Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.9
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 31.9

Tires

Spare Tire Size P205/75R14
Rear Tire Size P205/75R14
Front Tire Size P205/75R14
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code TBB
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 3
Trans Order Code DGA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.98
Clutch Size (in)

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3545.0

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0

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