If a minivan is a mainstay of your business transportation needs and you're looking to trade it in for a new model, consider two domestics and an import loaded with upgrades.
Chrysler Voyager loyalists will appreciate a base price under $20,000 and some new extras: a choice of regular or extended wheelbase; front- or all-wheel drive;142.3 cubic feet of cargo space; a variety of equipment options; and the standard 2.4-liter, 150-horsepower, inline four-cylinder engine. Mileage: 20/24 mpg city/highway.
Honda's revamped Odyssey is the most popular minivan in America in several surveys. The 2002 version, starting at $24,250, sets a high standard with a 3.5-liter, 240 horsepower V-6. A new five-speed automatic transmission is standard in all Odyssey models. New side air bags protect in crashes, and