The all-new Chrysler Pacifica for 2017 model year was recently showcased at the International Auto Show in Detroit. It is an all new minivan because the guys from Chrysler developed a brand new architecture from ground up so that means that everything is new. The main focus point was to increase the overall body stiffness, torsional stiffness to improve ride and handling while also to be extremely quiet, all this are the attributes that are lagging behind in the minivan segment an they improved it all. They also introduced the plug-in hybrid version and with the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the Town & Country are going extinct.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Exterior
The exterior look of the new Pacifica is extremely stylish with a sweep back roof line and windshield, the visibility is better with a added window next to the exterior mirror. Up front the grille have a similar look to other Chrysler products. They are claiming that it is the most aerodynamically efficient vehicle in it’s class.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Interior
The interior of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is as they are claiming the most spacious in it’s class with almost 200 cubic feet of space. The instrument cluster features a seven inch information screen while on the center stack an eight point four touchscreen or “radio screen” is mounted. Also you can choose a rear seat infotainment system with a two 10-inch touchscreens. Also the three-plane sunroof is optional that is mounted over all three rows. It is also equipped with an integrated vacuum.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Engine
Under the bonnet of the Pacifica sports the company’s familiar 3.6-Liter Pentastar V6 that is been upgraded to run on a higher combustion cycle, higher compression ratio and to produce about 287 horsepower and 260 pound feet of torque. This Pentastar is mated to a first in the class nine speed automatic gearbox that have three gears more than its competitors which helps it make a promised high fuel efficiency. The hybrid features dual electric motors and a special clutch that is making available to the electric engine to also be a driving motor or a generator.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Price and Release date
The brand new Pacifica will go on sale in the spring of this year with a plug in hybrid follow on in the second quarter. The prices are announced at this point but we are expecting that the will stay close to the current generation prices.