The all new Pacifica from Chrysler will be joining the run on the roads in 2017 as a family minivan with innumerable safety technologies, luxurious and serene interiors and exotic features. The 2017 launch will see the debut of a new base model Pacifica LX with a starting price of $27,000.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Engine
A 287 hp V6 engine coupled with a nine speed automatic transmission will be powering the vehicle under its hood, delivering the power to the front wheels. The minivan is expected to deliver a satisfying fuel efficiency of 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on highway. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is being offered in many trims: Base LX, Touring, Touring L, Touring L Plus and the range topping Pacifica Limited. A plug-in hybrid model is also available.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Styling
interior and Exterior
The body styling is fancy with use of roof rails, sliding doors, power liftgate which all contribute effectively to make it an easy-to-operate minivan. The 2017 Pacifica will be offering Panoramic sunroof, foglights, 17 inch alloy wheels, LED Daytime running lights, heated mirrors, tri-zone automatic climate control, remote locking and unlocking and push button ignition. The cabin is well designed ergonomically and functionally with extensive use of high quality materials and availability of enormous features. There is seating for seven or eight people. The front rows offer ample headroom and legroom, however, this space availability begins to reduce as one moves from first to second to third row. The third row can be easily occupied by kids, however, an adult may feel crampy out there. The cargo space as well is less in comparison to other vehicles of the same class. It is approximately 32 cubic feet with the rear seats up. This may be increased to 140 cubic feet with both the middle and last row down. The power folding third row seats and a hands free power liftgate makes the use of cargo area much easier and effective. A built in vacuum cleaner is also available in the highest trim of 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. The 2017 Pacifica features a Uconnect infotainment system with a 7 to 8.4 inch touchscreen, two 10 inch rear seats touchscreens, Bluetooth, Satellite Radio, USB port, AUX, Apple CarPlay connectivity, Android Auto Connectivity and Navigation.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Safety Features
Chrysler has especially taken thorough care in upgrading its safety features for the 2017 Pacifica because of its being a family minivan. There is Traction Control, Stability Control, Antilock Disc Brakes and Advanced Airbags System. Along with this, there are Pretensioners to hold the occupant tightly in case of a collision. Additionally, there are Rear Parking Sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Brake Assist, Automatic Wipers, Automatic High Beam Headlight control, Lane Departure Warning System, Forward Collision Warning System, Adaptive Cruise Control, A 360 degree top-down camera system and an automated parking system.
How many airbags in 2017 Chrysler Pacifica?
The Airbags System comprises of Side Curtain Airbags, Front Seat Side Airbags, Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags and Overhead Airbags.
Crash Test Rating – Safety Score?
The 2017 Pacifica was awarded a ‘Good’ rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in all its main crash tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted an overall ‘5 star’ rating with a ‘5 star’ rating in Frontal Crash and Side Crash but a ‘4 star’ rating in Rollover.