2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The Chrysler Pacifica is a minivan, that some experts rank better than crossovers. This vehicle could spoil the dominance of SUV class.Especially with fast development and so many new features. For upcoming season, we will see new trims. There will be the L minivan as entry-level vehicle. Besides exterior styling and update of infotainment system, this minivan will introduce additional plug-in versions. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will be available in Touring Plus trim, as well as Platinum. However, the minivan is the leading car in few segments. Its interior space is hard to match. On the other hand, layout is not so great, and it is the major lack of Pacifica hybrid.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid drivetrain

Under the hood of the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a 3.6-l V-6 drivetrain. For base unit, this engine can deliver 290 hp and it is using a 9-speed auto transmission. Plug-in version is adding a battery and two electric motors. With this combo, hybrid model can make up to 260 horses,which go to front wheels, through the same transmission as for standard unit. Advantage of the plug-in is high fuel economy rating. Also, another good thing is fast charging. Electric battery will take two hours to charge on 240 V outlet. If using 120 V, then process is delayed to 14 hours.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid drivetrain
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid changes

A lot of modifications are ahead of 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. Its fans will be happy to hear that some new features are coming, although previous edition suffered big redesign.For example, new model will bring new trims. Existing levels are coming again, while some versions are available for Hybrid minivan. Infotainment is getting updates. The Uconnect will now offer more connectivity options, both for Apple and Android systems. Outside, new wheels’ design and colors are major change. These are Ocean Blue Metallic and Copper Pearl Coat.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid interior
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid price

Base units of the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will cost around $40,000. Nevertheless, there are now more trim levels than before, which are available for higher cost. Platinum model will carry a price tag of $43,000. We will see if Limited edition will be available for Hybrid version.

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