First of Many – Chrysler Town & Country

The 2012 Chrysler Town & Country is, above all, a great value. It’s the latest iteration of a long line of award-winning Chrysler minivans, and it continues Chrysler’s legacy of segment advancements. Since Chrysler invented the minivan in 1983, the Town & Country has been a leader in minivan innovation. Here are a few of the many “firsts” that we’re most proud of.

1991: First minivan with child safety locks on sliding door
1994: First minivan to meet California 1997 Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) certification
1996: First minivan in U.S. market to offer driver-side sliding door (fourth door)
1998: First minivan to offer Flexible Fuel Vehicle availability, ethanol/gasoline
2000: First minivan to offer 6.4-inch LCD screen for in-vehicle entertainment system
2001: First minivan to offer power-up and power-down liftgate
2001: First minivan to offer engines with power over 210 horsepower
2004: First minivan with Stow ‘n Go® seating and storage system
2007: First minivan with a six-speed transmission
2007: First minivan to offer ParkView™ rear back-up camera
2009: First to offer SmartBeam ® headlamps
2011: First minivan with an integrated “super” console for first and second row passengers

Our industry and segment “firsts” cover the full spectrum – technology, safety, design, and luxury – but the dedication that our engineers and designers have for creating the ultimate family vehicle is singular. The 2012 Chrysler Town & Country is the realization of that focus – a minivan for real people.

Visit for more on the ultimate family vehicle and test drive a 2012 Chrysler Town & Country at a dealer near you.

*vehicle shown is the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 

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