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The minivan is a vehicle that has now been around for a few generations. Chrysler has been in the segment since the start and has been a pioneer and a segment leader as the minivan has improved through the decades. With that said the newest addition to the industry and to the Chrysler family is the 2017 Pacifica. The Pacifica is a minivan for this generation. It has great things such as style and performance but also has a real focus on dependability, functionality and overall efficiency. The Pacifica takes a stance that is sportier than previous minivans along with the option for larger wheels as well as hybrid choices that are up and coming. Hybrid models will get a different grille pattern and unique wheel designs also. Speaking of hybrids, the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery pack and can go around 30 miles on electric power alone.
Under the Pacifica's Hood
The Pacifica enters its inaugural year with a single choice at power-train. This however, is a magnificent setup that comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 that is mated to a smooth shifting automatic transmission with nine speeds. The engine generates 287 horsepower and 252 lb.-ft of torque which are great numbers for a minivan. The Pacifica also has engine start/stop technology which is designed to help save fuel. How this system works is by shutting off the engine operation when the vehicle's brake is depressed like while at red lights or stop signs. When the brake is on the engine ceases operations while the vehicle maintains all other on board functions. This is designed to reduce fuel consumption and optimize performance.
Design of Chrysler Pacifica
The Chrysler Pacifica cruises into the year as the minivan with the lightest body structure on the market. This is a positive as it reduces the weight of daily operation along with decreasing drag. This newly constructed frame combined with other things like engine stop/start technology really do help with the amount of fuel that is used which is a huge positive to the vehicle overall. The Pacifica is proud to welcome a new theater system with UConnect operations, a 10-inch touch screen in the center stack, a 7-inch driver information display, Bluetooth capabilities and a very empowering and very safety first voice command system. The Pacifica has a much quieter interior than previous minivans along with a brighter and more welcoming interior. There is also an on-board vacuum to help keep your vehicle clean over the years and a dual pane moon roof that helps gives the passengers a more panoramic view of the vehicle's surroundings.
The fact that the Pacifica is positioned nicely as a family transportation vehicle carrying some very precious cargo the engineers over at Chrysler have made sure that their brand new minivan is full of systems and technology to help keep everyone on-board safe in most any situation. Right off the bat the Pacifica is a built on a new frame along with a new design made from premium materials that are designed to hold up and withstand. There is a new technology called Surround view that utilizes a four camera system to give the driver a full three hundred and sixty degrees of view around the vehicle at all times. . A ParkView camera gets mounted on the back of the vehicle which helps with vehicle backups as well as watching blind spots. There are parallel and perpendicular parking assist systems that work well in day to day functioning as well as increasing safety overall. It really is "hats off" to the new Pacifica design team for the safety and security coming standard on this new vehicle. The Pacifica can be yours today. Stop in today or give us a call.