4 Best Features of the 2017 Pacifica Hybrid
A multi-award winning minivan in only its first year of production, the Chrysler Pacifica made a huge impact on the automobile world when it first came out. The Pacifica Hybrid takes everything good about the gasoline model and reduces its dependency on petrol, providing a more eco-friendly option. Read on for the best features of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.
The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the first minivan of its type to hit American roads. The included powertrain combines an electric motor and a gasoline engine to offer superb total driving range of 530 miles, perfect for those weekend getaways with your family. Powered by a lithium-ion battery, the electric motor delivers up to 33 miles of driving on a single charge using the available 240-volt charger. After the electric motor does its job, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s reliable 3.6-liter V6 engine kicks in to continue your journey, giving you a total of 32 mpg on city and highway roads combined.
The Chrysler Pacifica comes with the Uconnect infotainment system, which is one of the most user-friendly in-car entertainment suites on the market. Drivers can access the easy to navigate menus via a high-resolution 8.4-inch touchscreen display unit. USB ports come as standard, allowing for easy connectivity of smartphones. For those of you who prefer the wireless route, Bluetooth technology is also available. The Uconnect system comes with its own smartphone integration software, allowing you to access important phone functions right from the touchscreen display. You also get a rearview camera as standard in addition to voice control for phone calls and audio functions.
With a vehicle marketed towards families, safety is of paramount importance. Thankfully, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers an abundance of great features to keep you and your family safe. The Chrysler Pacifica received a 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ designation, becoming the only minivan to get this title. Standard safety features include antilock brakes, stability control, and an advanced airbag system. Also available are a slew of advanced active safety features, including forward collision warnings with active braking, parking assistance, and adaptive cruise control to maintain a safe distance with cars in front. Lane departure warnings and a blind spot monitoring system complete the available safety features.
A nifty center console storage unit allows you to store large water bottles, soda, or some snacks. There are pockets spread everywhere throughout the car with cup holders and space for magazines and newspapers. Drivers get an impressive 32.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, which is ample space for most of your stuff. Active noise-cancellation technology provides one of the quietest cabin experiences on the road, making the Pacifica Hybrid a pleasant vehicle for long journeys. Available ventilated front row seats give both the driver and front row passenger exceptional levels of comfort.
As a minivan that delivers in terms of fuel economy, technology, excellent safety, and great practicality, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is one of the best family cars on the market.
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