If you are seeking a spacious and techy minivan, the upcoming 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is perhaps the right model for you. This minivan offers excellent design and seating for seven or eight occupants.
The cabin is refreshed and is equipped with all features that you need for everyday use. Like before, the new Chrysler Pacifica remains to shares its habitat with rivals like the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, and Kia Sedona. Unfortunately, some small mechanical changes are happening under the hood and Pacifica continues to be offered with the same 3.6-liter V6 powertrain. Besides this powertrain, Pacifica also offers a hybrid variant.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Refreshments
Among many minivans, 2021 Chrysler Pacifica hols up very well. The refreshed exterior reveals a more soft-edged look that is distinctive. On top of that, the manufacturer added a new grille, better LED headlights/taillights/fog lights, plus new designs for the alloy wheels. The base trim includes 17-inch alloy wheels, while the Limited model has 18-inch alloys. Pinnacle trim that is new this year includes bigger 20-inches wheels.
Pacifica Hybrid is also available. This model will depart from its regular counterpart. Aside from the “hybrid” logo, the most noticeable thing about the hybrid model is a fuel door on the left front. Also, buyers can get all-new Fathom Blue paint that looks awesome.
Cabin Is the Most Equipped in Segment
Anyone who has the opportunity to see this model inside, has only positive reactions. The new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica remains to be one of the most equipped minivans in its class. Very popular among large families, the Pacifica offers excellent comfort inside for seven or eight occupants.
All seats are comfortable and supportive. The standard model is equipped with more standard features than before. Buyers of the base model will get a new infotainment system of 10.1-inch touchscreen plus Amazon Alexa compatibility. Chevrolet Pacifica also includes 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, tri-zone automatic climate control, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration. Cargo space is acceptable in both regular and hybrid models. From the latest information, cargo is ranging from 32.3 to 140.5 cubic feet. However, in the same segment is Honda Odyssey with better voluminous.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Under the hood
Two engine options power the upcoming 2021 Chrysler Pacifica minivan. Like before, the first engine under this famous model is a 3.6-liter V6 powertrain that is matched to a 9-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain makes 287 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque.
Pacifica also uses a start/stop system that cuts engine power and saves fuel consumption when you are in the idle. The next engine is a plug-in hybrid. Interestingly, this model uses a 3.6-liter V6/dual-electric motor and 16-kWh battery. It produces 260 total system horsepower and it can provide a range of 32 miles in electric mode with a full battery.
Release Date and Cost
The forthcoming 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is a very popular minivan among large families. This model offers a great design and even better cabin. The 2021 Pacifica is starting at $35,500, before a $1,495 destination fee. However, jumping to the Pacifica Hybrid price will rise to $40,000. Loading this model full of equipment, it can easily reach $50,000.