The 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V is a stripped model of the passenger van intended for commercial purposes. For 2009, the front-wheel drive Grand Caravan is upgraded with improved brakes. Powered by a 3.3L V6 engine producing 175 hp and 205 lb-ft of torque, teamed with a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, the Caravan cargo van is known primarily for its utilitarian capabilities for transporting cargo. EPA-estimated fuel economy stands at 17 mpg city/24 mpg hwy and 19 mpg in combined driving. Dodge Grand Caravan C/V standard safety features include traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes and full-length side curtain airbags, all of which helps the cargo van achieve good safety scores. The Dodge Grand Caravan C/V has a surprisingly quiet interior, even at highway speeds, and is famous for handling loads of cargo for commercial and industrial work purposes, while achieving decent fuel efficiency and safety. For a work-oriented cargo van, the Caravan remains a solid choice.