Chrysler Town&Country minivan went to history and it was replaced by Pacifica model. We are now expecting to see all new 2018 Chrysler Pacifica. Chrysler will again offer same lineup as before: LX, Touring, Touring L, Touring L Plus and Limited trim. New Pacifica will be also offered as hybrid version in two different trims: Premium and Platinum. 2018 Pacifica exterior styling will be carried over from 2017 model. Inside the cabin, Pacifica can accommodate seven or eight passengers, while hybrid model is designed only for seven people. Stow ‘n Go second-row seating is offered in all version except in hybrid models. Pacifica equipment will include Uconnect4 system, rear-view camera, power driver seats, power-sliding side doors, automatic headlights, satellite radio, heated seats, leather upholstery, blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic detection and three zone automatic climate control. Highest equipped models will get Nappa leather upholstery, built-in vacuum, panoramic moonroof, rear entertainment, rear-obstacle detection, hands-free open liftgate and side doors, 360-degree camera, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning and 13-speaker Alpine sound system.
2018 Chrysler Pacifica fuel economy and engine specs
2018 Chrysler Pacifica engine lineup will most probably carry over from 2017 Pacifica. Base engine is 3.6-liter V6 unit with ability to generate 287 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. This V6 engine comes in combination with 9-speed automatic transmission. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid engine is modified 3.6-liter V6 in combination with 16kWh battery. Power output for this hybrid is set at 260 horsepower. Hybrid also comes with continuously variable transmission (CVT). Using electric driving mode only, Pacifica hybrid can go up to 33 miles. Pacifica main advantage is very fast charging, which is only 2 hours on 220V charging station, as well as regenerative braking system. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica fuel economy specs are rated at 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, averaging 22 mpg in total. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid is rated at 84 MPGe.
2018 Chrysler Pacifica release date and price review
2018 Chrysler Pacifica price range will go from $30,500 for the LX, up to $44,500 for the Limited model. Pacifica Touring will sell for $32,500, Touting L for $36,500 and Touring L Plus for $39,500. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid price is set at $43,500 for the Premium and $46,500 for the Platinum. Best rivals on the road will be Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona and Honda Odyssey. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica release date is expected by the end of 2017, probably in fall.