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If it's a V6 its probably the valve guides leaking , have them replaced, or add a oil supplement like STP or Hi-tach to temporarily slow the oil burning . I used Hi-tach in my own voyager for over 2 years with no problems 1/2 quart per oil change worked for me.

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