Why the Chrysler Pacifica is the Most Awarded Minivan Three Years Running

August 30th, 2019 by

With so many vehicles on the market, it can be difficult to know which one is best for your family’s needs. That’s why it’s important to rely on awards given by industry leaders. One family-friendly vehicle that continues to receive accolades is the Chrysler Pacifica. Find out why this minivan that seats seven passengers comfortably has been winning awards for the past several years.

High-End Cabin
Thanks to its high-end and quiet cabin, the 2019 Pacifica was named a finalist for Best Minivan for the Money and Best Minivan for Families by U.S. News and World Report. With a cushioned ride, you and your passengers can traverse over uneven pavement without feeling all the bumps along the way. If you need additional space, you can easily use its Stow n’ Go Seating and Storage System, which lets you fold the second and third rows down with the press of a button. Other minivans in its class require you to manually remove the seats.

Quality Technology
The Chrysler Pacifica’s extensive list of standard technological features adds to its plush interior. You will enjoy Chrysler’s UConnect infotainment paired with a 7.0-inch touch-screen display, USB port, Bluetooth compatibility, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Its infotainment system’s responsive display and easy-to-read layout make it one of the best in its class. There are also plenty of upgrades available, including parental controls, two 10-inch touch-screen displays for the rear-seat passengers, a rear-seat DVD player, and a 4G Wi-Fi hot spot.

Stellar Gas Mileage
Although the Pacifica only has one engine option, it’s still plenty powerful. The 287-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. With this engine, the minivan attains up to 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint further, there’s a hybrid version that achieves a stunning 84 MPGe. You can drive up to 33 miles by using pure electric energy and achieve a range of 566 total miles on one charge.

Excellent Safety Features
To keep you and your passengers safe, the 2019 Pacifica comes with numerous standard features and a plethora of available safety features. It comes standard with a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. Upgrades include automatic parking, lane departure warning, automatic high beams, a surround-view camera, and adaptive cruise control.

Because of these safety features, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2019 Pacifica a perfect five-star overall safety rating. It also gave the minivan five stars in front and side crash tests as well as four in the rollover test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named this minivan as a Top Safety Pick. It gave the vehicle the highest rating in five crash tests.

To learn more about the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, or to schedule a test drive, contact the experts at Derrow Automotive LLC. You can get behind the wheel and experience for yourself what this stunning minivan has to offer and why it continues to receive awards.