The Northstar, introduced in 1993 as the first to offer an in-floor ramp system, is the flagship of the VMI lineup. The 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan with the VMI Northstar Conversion and the Chrysler Town & Country with the VMI Northstar Conversion are now available. The 2010 offers more headroom, more wheelchair maneuverability, more safety and new styling.
Additional specifications are below:
This conversion has an improved door height of 55 1/2", a significant increase from the 2007 Dodge/Chrysler conversions with the VMI Northstar
This vehicle incorporates an 11" lowered floor, increasing headroom with no deterioration in ground clearance
Maximized front seating area accommodates the largest new power wheelchairs in either the driver or passenger positions
The lowered floor area has been increased over 9% (450 square inches) compared to the 2007 Dodge/Chysler Northstar conversions, substantially improving wheelchair maneuverability
SURE DEPLOY™ is standard on the 2010 Dodge/Chrysler Northstar conversions. SURE DEPLOY™ is a primary backup system that provides a simple way to operate the VMI Northstar ramp when the standard electronic control system has failed
Maximum floor drop is 11"
Vehicle ground clearance is 5 1/2"
Door opening height is 55 1/2"
Door opening width is 30 5/8"
Ramp length is 49"
Usable ramp width is 29 1/2"
Ramp capacity is 600 LBS
Ramp angle with PowerKneel™ is 8 degrees
Overall floor length is 88"
Length from back of seats to kickplate is 60"
Floor width at front doors is 60 1/2"
Interior height at center position is 58 1/2"
Interior height at drivers & passengers position is 58" (without sunroof)
Steering wheel bottom to floor is 29 1/2"
Measured down from front edge of steering wheel to front kick-up is 16 1/4"
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