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Vehicle 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 Extended Wheelbase FWD 1SB 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
125-Amp Alternator Yes No
1 Front Power Outlet Yes No
3.16 Axle Ratio No Yes
3.5-Liter, V6, 12-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 200@5200, Torque Of 220@4400, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
3 Front Power Outlets and with 1 Inverter No Yes
4-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
6050-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode No Yes
7000-lb Gross Combined Weight Rating No Yes
730-Amp/Hour Battery No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 6.5-In. Yes No
Alloy Wheels Front 17-in. X 6.5-in. and Rear 17-in. X 6.5-in. No Yes
All-Speed Traction Control Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 506-Watts, Seek, Scan and 9 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; SiriusXM Satellite Radio No Yes
AM/FM Radio With Seek/Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 8 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player Yes No
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic/Delayed Locking No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Dusk Sensor Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Time Delay No Yes
Automatic Load-Leveling Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors On Passenger Seatbelts Yes No
AUTOSTICK Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Battery Yes No
Battery Gauge Yes No
Battery Saver Yes Yes
Body Color Grille, Body Color Body Side Moldings, Cladding and Body Color Exterior Door Handles No Yes
Brake Assistance No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedowns No Yes
Cargo Net Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes No
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk No Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Door and Sliding Van Doors Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located on Rear Doors No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Compass No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Dash Yes No
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Courtesy Light Yes No
Delayed Power Retention No Yes
Delayed Power Retention Operates Audio and Power Windows Yes No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Driver Side Sliding Van Door Yes No
Dual Black Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Dual Sunvisors Yes No
DVD Player Located In Second Row With Screen Located In Overhead Console Yes No
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Extended Service Interval Spark Plugs and Engine Coolant Yes No
Exterior Rails Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge No Yes
Flexible Fuel 3.6-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 283@6400, Torque Of 260@4400, Alloy Block, Alloy Cylinder Heads; Runs On Ethanol/Gas Mixture With Up To 85 Percent Ethanol (Primary Fuel Economy With 100% Gasoline Is 17-City, 25-Highway and 20-Combined; Secondary Fuel Economy With 85% Ethanol Is 12-City, 18-Highway and 14-Combined) No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes Yes
Front and Rear Outboard and Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear P225/65SR17 BSW All-Season Tires No Yes
Front and Rear Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes Yes
Front And Rear Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags No Yes
Front and Second Row Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Armrests No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Headrests, Fold-Down Center Armrests and Driver Power Adjustable Seat Height Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Front Foglights No Yes
Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 297-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 300-mm X 12-mm Vented Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power 302-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 305-mm Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Pretensioners Yes Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Front Tinted Glass Yes No
Front Vanity Mirror No Yes
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Hard Drive with 28GB total; No Yes
Hill Start Control No Yes
Illuminated Entry Doors No Yes
Independent Front Suspension With MacPherson Struts and Coil Springs Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type No Yes
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit No Yes
Inflator Kit Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes Yes
Interior Conversation/Observation Mirror No Yes
Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper/Washer Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes No
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Lockable Glovebox No Yes
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate No Yes
Maintenance Interval Indicator For Tires and GM Oil Life System(TM) Oil Quality Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Memory Device Reader No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry, Panic Alarm and Power Sliding Door (If Equipped) Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm and Perimeter Lighting No Yes
Oil Cooler No Yes
Oil Pressure and Temperature Gauge No Yes
OnStar(R) Personal Calling Hands-Free Telephone Yes No
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Tracking Yes No
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Service Plan Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Concierge Services, E-Mail, Emergency Response, Internet Services, Personal Calling, Remote Unlocking, Roadside Assistance, Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, and Vehicle Diagnostics Yes No
OnStar(R) Vehicle Location System Yes No
OnStar(R) Virtual Advisor E-Mail Access Yes No
OnStar(R) Virtual Advisor Internet Access Yes No
Overhead Console Storage Yes Yes
Panic Alarm Flashes Vehicle Lights and Sounds Horn Yes No
ParkView Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Camera No Yes
Passenger Airbag No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking No Yes
Power Dual Side Sliding Van Doors No Yes
Power Liftgate Lock/Unlock Via Remote Keyless Yes No
Power Passenger Sliding Side Van Door Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Side Vent Window No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Privacy Glass/Deep Tinted Glass No Yes
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes No
Radio Data System Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Rear Heating and Air Conditioning Ducts Yes No
Rear Heating and Air Conditioning Unit Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts No Yes
Rear HVAC Unit No Yes
Rear Quarter Power Side Vent Windows Yes No
Rear Removable Convenience Center Yes No
Rear Seat Heating and Air Conditioning Controls Yes No
Rear Seat Heating and Air Conditioning HVAC Controls No Yes
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Step Up Bumper No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Fixed Wiper/Washer No Yes
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 36-Months, 36,000-Miles No Yes
SBRP225/60R17 OWL, All-Season Touring Tires Yes No
Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Seat Type=captain No Yes
Seat Type=fixed No Yes
Second Row Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Second Row Folding Removable Bucket Seats With Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Second Row Sound Controls For Audio and DVD Yes No
Second Row Storage Box Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry Yes No
Semi-Independent Rear Suspension With Twist Axle and Trailing Arms With Performance Ride Type Yes No
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side-Folding Utility Tray In Front Row Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Solar-Ray(R) Mid-Side, Rear-Side and Rear Deep Tinted Glass Yes No
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telephone Antenna Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Theater Style Rear Seating Yes No
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Third Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Third Row 50/50 Split Folding Removable Bench Seat With Outboard Headrests Yes No
Third Row 60-40 Split Reclining Folding Hideaway Bench Seats With Headrests No Yes
Third Row Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Third Row Split-Bench Hideaway Seat No Yes
Third Row Split-Bench Reclining Seats No Yes
Third Row Split-Bench Stowft.n Go Folding Seats No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management No Yes
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer No Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light No Yes
Twin Complex Surface Halogen Headlights No Yes
ULEV II Emissions No Yes
Underbody Tire Carrier Yes No
Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
Valet Lockout No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via PASS-Key(R) III Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For E-Mail, Internet, and Phone Yes No
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure No Yes
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Oil Low Yes No

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