1946 Chrysler Town & Country 

  • built in USA
  • 1946-1948
  • 135 HP 5.3L
 
The revamped suspension provides excellent road manners, with precise steering.
by KBB (May, 2013)
Standard power front seats are supportive yet supple, and Chrysler's Stow 'n Go second-row bench remains the industry benchmark, with easy folding and under-floor storage when the seats are in use.
by KBB (May, 2013)

Data points Key details of the Chrysler Town & Country

Horsepower

Town & Country
135 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

Engine size

Town & Country
5,309 cc
GT 86
2,000 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc

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Powertrain

The engine and transmission work fairly seamlessly, never feeling overburdened or indecisive, and the dash-mounted gear selector is easy to master.
by KBB (May, 2013)
With no changes to its class-leading flexibility or to its powertrain, the Chrysler Town & Country is back for the 2013 model year with some new features and options that also keep it in the hunt for the title of most entertaining minivan.
by The Car Connection (Aug, 2012)
In addition, the Pentastar is Flex Fuel-compatible, meaning it can run on a combination of gasoline and E85 ethanol.3.6-liter V6283 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm260 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpmEPA city/highway fuel economy: 17/25 mpg (gasoline), 12/18 mpg (E85).
by KBB (May, 2013)

Transmission

Its 2011 makeover added the new wave-form chrome grille and jeweled headlights, and 17-inch alloy wheels are standard across the board.
by KBB (May, 2013)
Available in Touring, Touring L or Limited trims, the 2013 Chrysler Town & Country offers the longest list of standard features in its class.
by KBB (May, 2013)
The standard roof rack features clever Stow 'n Place crossbars that fold into the side rails when not in use.
by KBB (May, 2013)

Interior

If you are unwilling to surrender luxury and driving enjoyment in exchange for utility and necessity, choosing the 2013 Town & Country will undoubtedly leave you satisfied with your decision.
by KBB (May, 2013)
Both the Touring and Touring L trims offer a Driver's Convenience package that includes a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, keyless access with push-button start and advanced voice recognition for controlling various multimedia and hands-free features.
by KBB (May, 2013)
Highlights include 8-way power front seats, Stow 'n Go second-row seats, power-sliding side doors, a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, leather seating and a 6-speaker audio system with a 6.5-inch touch-screen display.
by KBB (May, 2013)

Engine

The Pentastar is easily Chrysler's most enjoyable V6 to date and leads the class in terms of horsepower.
by KBB (May, 2013)
The V-6 delivers better acceleration by a wide margin, but fuel economy hasn't lost ground in adopting more horsepower.
by The Car Connection (Aug, 2012)
A 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission is the sole drivetrain offered on the 2013 Chrysler Town & Country.
by KBB (May, 2013)

Manual

With standard Stow 'N Go seating system, the Chrysler minivans lead the minivan pack in flexibility.
by The Car Connection (Aug, 2012)
With safety weighing heavily on the minds of every parent, Chrysler gave the 2013 Town & Country a full suite of airbags, a standard backup camera with on-screen guides and an available blind-spot monitor with a cross-path alert function to notify the driver of approaching traffic when backing out of a parking space.
by KBB (May, 2013)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chrysler
Type of car Production car
Year 1946-1948
Highest auction price $119k, January 2013

transmission

Shift system Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 121.5 in

power & handling

Maximum hp 135 HP @ 3,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,309 cc
Fuels Gas

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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