2018 Chrysler Pacifica

Although company kept the name of discontinued crossover, 2018 Chrysler Pacifica will be something completely new from American car maker. This model came just recently as 2017 model year, and it is a luxury minivan. It came as some kind of replacement for Chrysler Town and Country, but it comes with plenty of completely new design solutions that aren’t in any kind of relation with previous minivan. This model features completely new design, characterized by plenty of advanced technologies and design solutions. When it comes to powertrain, it comes not only in conventional gasoline variant, but also as a hybrid. Since it came just recently, we don’t expect any change for 2018 Pacifica.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica redesign and features

2018 Chrysler Pacifica front viewAs we already mentioned, 2018 Chrysler Pacifica will come for the second year of production of company’s new model, which came several months ago. It is a luxury minivan, which comes with plenty of new technologies. If features completely new body, with massive use of light materials. The result is significant weight saving. Compared to its predecessor Town and Country, it is for about 250 pound lighter, despite the fact that features larger overall dimensions. It completely follows latest design language of the brand and features plenty of hi-tech features. Exterior look is very attractive, despite the fact that we talk about minivan. Interior is even better, and you will find there plenty of luxury, hi-quality materials, advanced technologies and other things. Comfort is on a highest level and there are also plenty of entertainment systems.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica interior2018 Chrysler Pacifica engine

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica comes with familiar 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine, which outputs 250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque in this configuration. It comes in pair with 9-speed automatic transmission. This combination provides average fuel economy around 28 miles per gallon in combined drive. There is also a hybrid version of this minivan. This model features the same gasoline engine, which comes in combination with electric motors and 16kWh lithium-ion battery. Transmission for this version is CVT. Fuel economy goes up to at least 80 miles per gallon. These batteries can be recharged in just two hours, while all-electric range is over 30 miles.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica rear view2018 Chrysler Pacifica release date and price

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica should come somewhere in the second half of next year, but we still don’t know exact date of launch. Base model will go around 28.500 dollars.

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