Monday, October 20, 2008


2009 Chrysler Town & Country

2009 Chrysler Town & Country

Compiled by Motor Matters

The 2009 Chrysler Town & Country raises the bar in safety by adding two minivan-first safety features to the more than 40 available safety features already on the award-winning fifth-generation minivan.The Chrysler Town & Country is first in the minivan segment to feature Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path advanced safety systems.

BSM detects a possible unseen vehicle when changing lanes. The Rear Cross Path System aids the driver any time the vehicle is in reverse and warns if any traffic is moving toward the vehicle. Both systems utilize dual ultra-wideband radar sensors that notify the driver via an audible chime and a visible icon on outside mirrors.

The 2009 Town & Country improves passenger safety with SmartBeam headlamps and rain-sensing wipers. SmartBeam automatically optimize high-beam brightness when possible and reduce brightness in and around traffic. Rain-sensing wipers adjust wiper speeds in order to keep the windshield clear during storms.

The flexible seating system Stow 'n Go is standard on all Chrysler Town & Country models, giving customers 2nd and 3rd row seating that quickly and conveniently folds into the floor.

The 2009 Town & Country offers three powertrains: a 251-hp 4.0-liter V-6; 175-hp 3.3-liter Flex Fuel V-6; 197-hp 3.8-liter V-6.

Base model estimated mpg: 17/25 n Estimated starting price: $25,730

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