Styling

The overall shape of the Town & Country hasn't changed much for 2011, but there are a number of different styling cues, some more subtle than others. If you're familiar with the van, one of the first things you'll notice is its updated nose, which features Chrysler's new slatted grille and revised lower-bumper styling. Apart from maintaining the family resemblance to the 200 and 300 sedans, the new grille just looks better than the old design. The taillights and side and rear trim are also new.

Given the utilitarian nature of minivans, their styling is unlikely to make or break them. Some competitors, like Nissan with its Quest, have tried to make unique design a minivan focal point, but it's refreshing to see a cleanly styled minivan like the Town & Country. Its designers know what it is and are all right with it.

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