Top-Rated Minivans in the 2018 Initial Quality Study
To help consumers research and shop for their next new vehicle, J.D. Power has developed a system of user-friendly Power Circle ratings based on IQS findings to provide an easy-to-use graphic for overall initial quality.
2018 Dodge Grand Caravan
An original family hauler dating back to the 80s, the current 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan offers economy, space for 7-8 passengers and folding Stow’n Go seating in four value trims. New for 2018 is a fun color: IndiGo Blue. All 2018 Grand Caravans include backup camera and infotainment system with 6.5-in. touchscreen. A Blacktop appearance package, captain’s chair configuration, Bluetooth connectivity and aluminum wheels are added options.
The 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan receives an initial quality Power Circle Rating of 5 out of 5.
2018 Kia Sedona
Seating for 7-8 is standard for the 2018 Kia Sedona, which earns a Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Although there are few changes from the 2017 model year, automatic emergency braking is a new optional feature as is an infotainment system with smartphone connectivity. Second-row Captain’s Seats also are available.
The 2018 Kia Sedona receives an initial quality Power Circle Rating of 5 out of a possible 5.
2018 Toyota Sienna
Cargo space expands to 150 sq. ft. in the 2018 Toyota Sienna minivan, which is powered by a more energetic V-6 that generates 296 horsepower. The 2018 Toyota Sienna also is available with all-wheel drive (AWD). Standard equipment this year features Toyota’s suiteof advanced safety systems, including forward collision warning, adaptive cruise and navigation plus 5 USB ports. Also new for 2018 is an optional rear seat entertainment package with fold-down video screens for passengers on long trips.
The 2018 Toyota Sienna receives an initial quality Power Circle Rating of 4 out of 5 , which is better than most.