The 2011 Chrysler Town & Country—Chrysler’s luxury minivan—underwent a redesign for the 2011 model year. It receives a new engine along with a more finely tuned suspension, vastly improving the overall drivability when compared to previous models.
Known for its handling and well-appointed interior, the Chrysler Town & Country offers room for up to seven passengers and, with multiple rear seat configurations, it offers ample cargo space for families who are busy lugging sporting equipment or luggage for vacation.
The 2011 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is designed for busy families that need the passenger space and cargo room to transport people and equipment. The Town & Country offers a smooth ride and well-appointed interior to make it an excellent choice when buying a luxury minivan.
Body Styles: minivan
Engines: 3.6-liter V-6
Transmissions: six-speed automatic
Models: Chrysler Town & Country Touring, Chrysler Town & Country Touring-L, Chrysler Town & Country Limited
For the 2011 Chrysler Town & Country Chrysler makes changes to the exterior, including a new grille, new taillights and trim, 16-inch wheels, and subtle changes to the front end. Interior changes are more obvious; a new dashboard includes stylish instrumentation and more high-quality materials. The trim materials are more stylish and refined, too. Additional changes include:
- A new V-6 engine
- A more finely tuned suspension
Standard equipment in the Touring includes variable intermittent wipers, a rear window wiper, a rear defogger, power rear quarter windows, a roof rack, and a power rear liftgate.
In addition to the Touring trim, the 2011 Chrysler Town & Country includes Touring-L and Limited trim levels. The Touring-L comes equipped with 17-inch wheels, variable intermittent rain-sensing wipers, a manual rear window and rear side window sunshades, and a power sunroof.
Additional features available on the Limited include 17-inch alloy wheels, dusk-sensing headlights, xenon HID (High-Intensity Discharge) headlights, and rear parking sensors.
Overall, the interior of the Town & Country is roomy and offers many conveniences. Standard equipment includes eight-way power driver and front-passenger bucket seats, leather upholstery, folding rear seatbacks, reclining rear seats, manually folding split-bench third-row seats, rear ventilation ducts with fan control, adjustable pedals, a front console with storage, and cup holders in each row of seating. It also features power steering, power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, heated mirrors, a universal remote transmitter, three power outlets installed throughout the interior, a tilt/telescoping leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions, and an AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3/Satellite audio system with six speakers. The air-conditioning includes air filtration and three-zone climate control.
In addition to the Touring, the Touring-L features a power driver’s seat with power-adjustable lumbar support, height-adjustable driver and front-passenger seats, rear parking sensors, Super Console, second-row bucket seats, third-row stow seats, and an AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3/Satellite audio system with six speakers.
The Limited includes a heated steering wheel with leather and wood trim, turn signals in the mirrors, memory settings for two drivers, a rear DVD player and video monitor, and an AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3/Satellite audio system with nine speakers.
Performance & Handling
The 2011 Chrysler Town & Country draws power from a 3.6-liter V-6 that puts out 283 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It uses front drive and a six-speed automatic transmission. The new suspension also improves the driving experience of the 2011 model.
Safety features on the 2011 Chrysler Town & Country include four-wheel ABS; front, rear, and third-row head airbags; dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency braking assist, ventilated front disc and solid rear disc brakes, an engine immobilizer, fog lights, stability control, traction control, and electronic brakeforce distribution.
EPA Fuel Economy
Chrysler Town & Country: 17/25 mpg city/highway
- Seating configurations
- Cargo and passenger capacity
- Interior appearance
You Won't Like
- Less refined than the competition
A good family minivan.
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