The only engine available for 2011 is a new 3.6L Pentastar V6 that produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. A new 'Fuel Economizer' mode helps make engine and powertrain adjustments to maximize fuel efficiency. The high performance V6 is mated to the 6-speed automatic transmission and drives new premium, lower-rolling resistance tires, low friction bearings and other technology to further improve fuel economy. Even with the added horsepower, the 2011 Chrysler Town & Country is rated at an estimated 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Even the suspension received major upgrades for the 2011 model year resulting in drivers enjoying an agile, confidence-inspiring experience.
A complete redesign of the interior includes beautifully crafted high-quality materials that are soft to the touch. Features include smart storage, a beautiful wood-surfaced console and flexible seating options. Optional UConnect technology brings touchscreen and voice command for convenient control of multiple media sources, navigation and handsfree phone operation. An available Dual DVD entertainment system can show two children two movies with headphones or deliver SIRIUS Backseat TV. SIRIUS satellite radio and SIRIUS Travel Link are also available.
The Town and Country's standard safety equipment includes front, side and knee air bags as well as active head restraints for all three rows. All-speed electronic stability control is also standard. Optional safety equipment includes a tire pressure monitor along and an accident avoidance feature with blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-path detection and a ParkView backup camera. The sunroof and windows feature an auto-reverse system to prevent accidental pinching. An Enhanced Accident Response System that turns on interior lighting, flashes hazard lights and shuts off fuel flow after a collision.
Comfort features include heated mirrors, power-adjustable seats, a smart-key system, a garage-door opener, dual-zone climate control and a remote start system. There is an available heated steering wheel, rain-sensitive windshield wipers and roof rack crossbars that rotate and store in the side rails to reduce aerodynamic drag. LED taillights and a rear light bar help make the Town and Country more visible no matter the weather conditions.