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Commercial plates! Park in a yellow zone for 1/2 hr or as long as posted!
"Grand" in Grand Caravan is well deserved. Seats 7 with plenty of room to spare for luggage. Has stow and go seats - you can fold all 5 rear seats flat into the floor. A sheet of 4' x 8' plywood can lay flat in the back when the seats are down. It'll even take 10-12 foot beams up the middle. Interior dimensions behind the front seat are 90" long, 54" tall, and 64" wide. Seats are configurable in lots of ways. Please read the instructions about how to put the seats down!
Long enough to hold bikes or skis easily
Note that this van is not new. People move all sorts of things in it! Sometimes there is sand from a beach trip, or it's a bit wet inside from being in the snow. You might be getting it after a few rentals and before I can get back to it and vacuum it out. I usually manage to vacuum it once a week. It's a utilitarian vehicle that doubles as a people-mover - please accept it for what it is.
The Grand Caravan is surprisingly big. A sheet of plywood can lay flat in the back when the seats are down. Load a bike or two, or three no problem, even with the 2nd row seats up seating 4 adults comfortably. When the seats are up there is still a large amount of space in the very back. 14 cubic feet of bonus storage in the seat wells which close and hide stuff nicely under the floor. Sliding doors on both sides.
Good sound system (no aux jack though). CD player is not working.
Nice for long trips as well as errands and it lives for Ikea runs. Has 2 12V outlets.
No smoking please. Pets are ok as long as you VACUMN :)
It goes 12-15 mpg in town and up to about 24mpg highway. There is a very handy Chevron station at 6th and Harrison just a couple blocks from where the car usually is. If it's not full when you return it you'll pay the gas plus $10 filling fee
If you go over a toll bridge, please pay cash. If you can't, tell me - there is a $4 processing fee if you tell me, and it's $25 if you don't tell me. If you go over the golden gate bridge you can pay in advance or within 48 hours of going over - please be considerate of my time and pay in advance! https://www.bayareafastrak.org/en/guide/GGBridgeToll.shtml Thanks!
Snow tires or chains
Parked on the street. Even though SF is not easy, where it's parked in SOMA there are spots virtually every day in the afternoon and evenings are no problem at all. The only exception is Monday night because of street sweeping. I know the streets around here very well, so ask me - I can help you find a spot. Text me if you have questions or need help. If you have to return in the morning you can park in the lot at 40 Oak Grove St. If it's late morning (11am or later) most days during business hours I can allow you to park at a 2 hr spot or at a meter - but only by arrangement via text.
Pets ok but you MUST clean up after them. NO EXCEPTIONS! I will charge you if there is pet hair because it's really bad for the next renter.
2007 Dodge Grand CaravanCaravan154.524
I was able to rent CJ's minivan on Xmas Day after another Turo rental I had scheduled fell thru at the last minute because of mechanical problems.. Minivan was bigger than I needed but it ran fine. CJ was very helpful and cooperative. Highly recommend this van if you're moving stuff around town.
I only rented this van for a day trip. The communication with Cj was very smooth. He responded my texts quickly. Had a splendid time with my friends using this van.
Here are some comments about this car: although he did vacuum the day before, doggy hair was all over the seats. Its just the previous users fault, however, I had to clean them all before going off the street. Also the wheel alignment needs to be done.
CJ was very quick to respond and helped us out with a sign up issue.
Collecting the car was a piece of cake. CJ unlocked it remotely and we just drove it away.
The car was perfect for our needs! It was exactly as described, basic but serviceable.
We would definitely borrow this car from CJ again.
CJ's van was perfect for my weekend trip around town with friends. It was in great mechanical shape, had functional features and was convenient to pickup and drop-off. A great value as well, would highly recommend!
This is a good, versatile van. The back-most seats fold into the floor, which makes lots of room in the back if you need it. It seems to be a bit of a gas guzzler in the city. That might not be the case on the highway, but you'll have to see for yourself. I'd definitely recommend it if you need a bigger vehicle with more room.
Car was really a bit old and missing most of the seats, but it worked reliably. The dropoff would have been easier if I didnt have to look for street parking, but CJ was responsive and came to meet me and pick up the car. I was satisfied with my rental.
This was my first time renting a vehicle on Turo and C.j. made the experience a smooth one. We didn't meet in person, but everything from pickup to return was coordinated clearly via text. Thanks again!
Very comfortable and surprisingly, good gas mileage! We had 2 toddlers, one 3-month old and 3 adults, plus our luggage and still had extra room for shopping bags when necessary. I will rent it again when my kids come out to visit.