Fact Sheet on the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid
The Chrysler Pacifica and the Pacifica Hybrid continue to reinvent and revolutionize the minivan segment. They deliver unprecedented levels of technology, functionality, safety, bold styling, and versatility. It holds the status as the most awarded minivan since 2016 with more than 100 honors and industry honors; the Pacifica offers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains.
The Pacifica Hybrid is the only, and the first minivan, in America to carry the Hybrid badge. It’s the fourth best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV), and there are 30 PHEVs available in the market. The Pacifica Hybrid achieves more than 80 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in the electric-only mode; it has an all-electric range of more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles.
It has 100 available safety and security features, and there is also the Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system, the available 4G Wi-Fi, exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating, storage, and an array of convenience technologies and comfort. The Chrysler Pacifica is a no-compromise minivan, which is ideally suited for today’s families and with six generations of the vehicle, FCA has innovated over 115 minivans first. Chrysler has sold more than 14.6 million minivans globally, twice as many as any other manufacturer.
Inspired by the fashionable blacked-out look of the S Appearance Package, the new Red S Appearance Package on the Pacifica Limited (gas/hybrid) features a striking, class-exclusive interior with Rodèo Red Nappa leather seats with Light Diesel Gray stitching and piping. The Silver Metal Brush hydro bezels on the door trim and instrument panel. The Red S liftgate badge and the Black Noise Chrysler wing has Velvet Red insert and Gloss Black exterior finishes including 20-inch wheels (18-inch on Pacifica Hybrid) with a Black Noise finish, 20-speaker Harman Kardon premium audio, Advanced SafetyTec, and KeySense.
Also included are the Uconnect Theater, eight-passenger seating and trailer tow (on Pacifica models); and tri-pane panoramic sunroof (on Pacifica Hybrid models) and the Red S Appearance which comes available in six exterior paint colors. The colors include Granite Crystal Metallic Coat, Ceramic Grey Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Billet Metallic Clear Coat, Maximum Steel Clear Coat, and Bright White Clear Coat. The Honeycomb grille pattern now comes standard on Pacifica Hybrid models, and the interior design elements come available in Ceramic Grey Clear paint color, also new Nova Black bezels on the instrument panel and door trim.
There is dual-pane panoramic sunroof option now available on all Pacifica gas models. The Pacifica Touring L and Touring L Plus models include standard driver seat memory, the Pacifica Hybrid Touring model adds second-row sunshades, a standard universal garage door opener, and also have an available Stow ‘n Place roof rack. It also has Pacifica Hybrid Limited now features second-row, one-touch windows.
The highlights on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan features two powerful, efficient and advanced powertrains that you can choose. The first hybrid vehicle delivers more than 80 MPGe (Miles per gallon gasoline equivalent) in the city. The original dual-motor eFlite electrically variable transmission (EVT) is paired with a notably altered performance of the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 gasoline engine.
The next generation of the Pentastar V-6 gas engine is mated to a segment-exclusive TorqueFlite nine-speed automatic transmission, also delivers 287 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque. The Pacifica Hybrid also has an all-electric range with more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles. It’s the fourth best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) from the 30 PHEVs that are available in the market; it’s also the #1 seller among the 20 vehicles that offer PHEV.
It’s designed to offer a seamless driving experience, in electric or hybrid mode for city and highway driving, and there is also no need for the driver to select styles. It features an Atkinson cycle combustion system for improved efficiency without compromising vehicle performance. The hybrid-electric motors work in tandem with the engine for increased all-electric drive vehicle speed.
The Hybrid uses a one-way clutch which allows the motor, typically used only as a generator to deliver torque to the wheels, result in increased efficiency. It is equipped with a regenerative braking system by transforming its kinetic energy, while using the brake, to available energy which can be used immediately or stored until it is needed at a later time. The Hybrid may be fully recharged via the 6.6-kWh onboard charger in as soon as two hours using a 240-volt (Level 2) charger, which is only available from Mopar through the dealers.
Re-engineered from the ground up with an all-new platform, Chrysler Pacifica delivers reduced noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and exceptional ride and handling. The body structure is light and stiff, which makes it more responsive with lower levels of body roll and the enhanced agility to absorb and distribute the road inputs. Chrysler Pacifica includes a ParkSense Parallel/ Perpendicular Park Assist, 360-degree Surround View Camera, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go and Forward Collision Warning-Plus.
The Pacifica is a technologically equipped vehicle, offering a class-exclusive Uconnect Theater entertainment system with two 10-inch seatback touchscreens and 7-inch full-color driver information display. There is the Uconnect App, and other features, including the Uconnect 4 systems with a standard 7-inch or available 8.4-inch touchscreen, available 4G Wi-Fi, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Messages, Apple Maps and Apple Music through Siri Voice control.
Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google Voice Search. There is also Google Play Music, which can be accessed via the Uconnect touchscreen or steering wheel controls and Google Maps. The Uconnect 4 system includes vivid imagery, a fast startup time, enhanced processing power, sharp graphics, and high resolution. The Pacifica has standard active noise cancellation on the Touring and Touring L and six speakers, and there’s also a 13-speaker Alpine system that comes standard on the Limited and the Touring L Plus.
These models come loaded with a lot of fantastic features! Features that include the available Stow ‘n Vac on the Chrysler Pacifica Limited, Touring L, Touring Plus and LX and it has integrated vacuum powered by RIDGID. There is also Stow ‘n Go seating and storage system with Stow ‘n Assist, segment-first hands-free sliding doors, Easy Tilt, and liftgate that open with the kick of a foot in the Touring L, Touring Plus and the Pacifica LX.
The 35th Anniversary Edition is available on the Pacifica in the gas version on the Touring L, Touring L Plus, Limited and on the hybrid Touring L, Limited models through year-end of 2019. It features commemorative badging, an all-black interior with Cranberry Wine accent stitching on McKinley and Nappa leather perforated seats, plus additional upgraded content. The van delivers more usable all-electric range than most other plug-in hybrids.
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