Highlights of the 2019 Pacifica
The Chrysler Pacifica is the minivan that is changing everything. Not only has Chrysler created the first hybrid minivan, but Chrysler has continued to improve the Pacifica, especially in the 2019 model year. There are many features that come standard, there are new features that have never been offered with this minivan before, and there is a standard and powerful engine that gets you where you need to go. In reality, there truly is no downside to the Pacifica, especially if you want a minivan that looks as cool as it feels. To learn more about the highlights of the upcoming 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, then keep reading down below!
What engine options come with the 2019 Pacifica?
As previously mentioned, the Pacifica is a minivan that is offered with a regular gasoline engine and a hybrid option. The base engine is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, which can produce around 262 pound-feet of torque and 287 horsepower. This engine has the pleasure of working with a nine-speed automatic transmission. That TorqueFlite transmission is a segment-exclusive. The second engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that is paired with a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery. You can get about 33 miles just solely based on the battery power, and with the entire system combined, you can get about 84 MPGe. Some of the impressive technology behind this hybrid system is an eFlite single-electrically variable transmission, which has two electric motors that drive the wheels. These two powerful systems offer a minivan that can live up to any task, and both of them offer excellent fuel efficiency.
What kind of technology comes with the 2019 Pacifica?
If you’re looking at a minivan, then two things are certain–you are looking for a vehicle that can help keep your family safe while entertaining them. The safety features you might find include a 360-degree surround view camera, forward collision warning-plus, ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go. As for entertainment, there are many different systems offered to help propel this minivan into including state of the art technology. Some of the available features include a 7-inch or 8.4-inch touchscreen, an available Uconnect Theater entertainment system that has two 10-inch seatback touchscreens, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a standard six-speaker audio system, a few premium audio systems, and a 7-inch full-color driver information display. For those who are looking to take advantage of the internet while on the go, you can also add 4G Wi-Fi.
Has anything with the Pacifica been re-engineered?
From the ground up, the Pacifica has been re-engineered. This includes a brand new platform, in order to help create a smoother ride. Not only has the ride changed, but there is also a reduction in harshness, vibration, and noise. The body of the Pacifica has changed, too, as it is now both stiffer and lighter. This means that is more responsive with an enhanced agility that absorbs and distributes road inputs and offers lower levels of body roll.
As we wait for the 2019 Pacifica to roll onto lots, check out our 2018 Chrysler Pacifica inventory! The Pacifica is a minivan that gives you power, entertainment, and safety. This is a vehicle you can always depend on.