Minivan console Organizer

Minivan console Organizer

A few years ago, I made the mistake of letting my husband pack our car for vacation. We had only been on the road half an hour when my youngest asked for a drink. “The cooler is in the back, ” my husband said. So I had to instruct my daughter how to climb in the back of the station wagon, move a few items and dig out a drink. Not only was this unsafe, but it was messy. When the next child asked for a snack, I told him to look in the grocery bag by his feet, unfortunately, there …

Minivan to Camper Conversion

Minivan to Camper Conversion

This picture gives an idea how i had the underbed storage set up. On the left is a sideways milk crate that held our cooking kit, mugs, a drawstring bag for cutlery, etc - the kitchen crate . On the right is a small butane stove; the crate behind that held canned and boxed goods. I think the final crate count on this one was seven: see the diagram for more detail. Heavy lines indicate closed sides of crates. Obviously the back two corners couldn t hold anything you needed easy …

List of Ford minivans

List of Ford minivans

For families with larger hauling needs, passenger space is paramount. But for some moms — and maybe you re one of them — the idea of shopping for a minivan holds about as much appeal as buying a new refrigerator. While the practicality of minivans is indisputable, they aren t your only option for transporting your big family (or your carpool, gymnasts or hockey players). In fact, there are many great alternatives that provide more capability and style. And a few really haul tail …

Lamborghini minivan

Lamborghini minivan

A 455-hp V-12 from the Countach Quattrovalvole? A pair of gullwing doors? Minivans may be more boring than watching paint dry, but every rule has an exception. This is it. It is easy to view Lamborghini as nothing more than the quintessential Italian supercar manufacturer, a Ferrari for people in tracksuits with a penchant for cocaine and Day-Glo colors. That couldn t be further from the truth. Even though a certain Lamborghini pioneered the notion of the modern supercar, Ferruccio …

Floor Mats for minivans

Floor Mats for minivans

Whether it’s coffee, mud or pet stains, we have all experienced the headache of a dirty vehicle interior. Our wide selection of floor mats fight to protect your floorboards from these stubborn substances and more. Find the personalized style you want while keeping your car’s interior protected and looking fresh. With materials such as carpet, rubber and vinyl, you can find a floor mat to fit your car, SUV or truck. Eliminate the hassle of searching through mats that don’t fit …

Minivan VS crossover SUV

Minivan VS crossover SUV

At the same time as we were conducting our Ultimate Minivan Challenge with our friends from PBSMotorWeek,we brought along a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse and asked our judges (and our test family), which is best? During the Challenge, they compared the Traverse to the minivan competitors, and here s how they fared: No. 1: 2015 Kia Sedona, 740 points No. 2: 2015 Toyota Sienna, 736 points No. 3: Honda Odyssey, 664 points No. 4: Chevrolet Traverse, 582 points No. 5: Dodge Grand Caravan …

Minivan Caravan

Minivan Caravan

Overview: The sleek new Chrysler Pacifica may be getting all the attention lately, but its maker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, isn’t quite ready yet to put all its minivan eggs in one basket. And so the Dodge brand is hanging on to its own minivan offering, the Grand Caravan—mechanical twin to the Pacifica’s predecessor, the now defunct Town & Country minivan—for at least another year. Last redesigned for 2008, the Grand Caravan is getting old, and it is now being positioned …

Minivan with table

Minivan with table

A clean-sheet redesign aims to counter the stale image of the previous-generation Chrysler minivans including a name change. Starting this spring, the successor of this ubiquitous all-American family mobile is to be known as the Chrysler Pacifica. Good-bye fuddy-duddy Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and near-forgotten Plymouth Voyager. Chrysler hopes that abandoning the Town & Country name will help recast the minivan’s image, aided by a shapely, modern body …

How to convert minivan into camper?

How to convert minivan into camper?

Living in a van is pretty simple. But if you want to take your game to the next level, check out this tutorial video for ideas on making your ride more livable. 1. Choosing the Right Vehicle Consider choosing a van or pickup with plenty of space. You should be able to remove the seats or it should come gutted like an ex-electrician vehicle. Diesels are great options because of fuel efficiency. 2. Designing the Interior Camping in your vehicle is often a cramped activity, so designing …

Town N Country minivan

Town N Country minivan

Outside noise shouldn’t be a concern when riding in the 2016 Town & Country, as the cabin stays quietly isolated even at cruising speed. The front seats offer plenty of room all around, and kids can easily fit in the last two rows. The second- and third-row seats, however, have deeply reclined seatbacks that may be uncomfortable for adults on longer trips. If you regularly shuttle adults in the back rows, the Honda Odyssey is the best choice in the class. The Town & …

Minivan or SUVs for family of 6

Minivan or SUVs for family of 6

CARS.COM — A little over two years ago, I was pregnant with my second child and shopping for a new family car. Seeing our obviously growing family, the well-meaning salesman brought us over to a minivan. The second those power doors slid open, I quickly corrected him: No, no. This is only my second baby. I am not driving that. Fast-forward two years and two babies later, and I m now driving a minivan; I ve jumped the fence from No way, no how to No, really; it s awesome …

Ford Hybrid minivan

Ford Hybrid minivan

The Ford C-Max Hybrid is a tall wagon that seats five and offers an impressive amount of passenger space. Although its hybrid drivetrain and resulting high mpg ratings are the main draws, the C-Max is also quite practical for family use thanks to its interior layout and wide array of convenience features. Furthermore, its seating position feels more like an SUV than a conventional wagon and offers the resulting commanding view of the road that many consumers desire. There are …

Minivan Camper plans

Minivan Camper plans

A camper inside a Honda Odyssey minivan has some distinct advantages to its behemoth RV cousins: (1) manageable gas mileage, and (2) a stealth that allows you to camp almost anywhere. With a few relatively simple adjustments, you ll be able to take care of almost all your basic needs within the confines of your Honda van. You ll need the most basic of building skills to get the job done and be on your way to your first camping adventure. Remove the seats from the rear of your …

Stow away seats minivan

Stow away seats minivan

Pull the carpet that is in front of the seat upwards with both of your hands, and place it to the side. It s preferable to place these carpets outside the vehicle when you do so, but after a few times, you ll be able to determine just how much space you ll need to use to be able to find a place to put these. Pulling up the carpeting, will expose the cabinets that will later hold your seats. Ensure that both headrests are down. If there is a lever or pull-cord to fold these headrests …

Leasing a minivan

Leasing a minivan

Here are the lease deals currently listed on their manufacturers websites at or near $199 per month. Although all were featured as of March 2, 2017, some aren t available in all regions of the United States. For comparison s sake, we ve calculated the total cost of each lease to completion and further calculated the cost per mile, assuming that you ve used the full mileage allowance. Keep an eye out for additional charges, such as unaccounted acquisition and lease-end disposition …