Whenever we talk about large family vehicles, we mostly talk about the crossover SUVs that have almost taken over the entire market of this segment. But to keep the old trend alive, brands like Chrysler continued to manufacture minivans, which rose to popularity a decade back. The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica is one such minivan that offers you everything that a large family vehicle is ought to provide, bypassing the crossovers.
As per the New Buffalo Chrysler dealer, the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica continues to be one of the ideal family-haulers, and it does so with an inherent pride.
Improvements Done for the 2020 Model
2020 model year begets the Chrysler Pacifica a handful of positive changes or rather say improvements that helped it keep fresh and updated when compared to its closest rivals. One of such advancements done to the lineup is making available the option to drive with all-four-wheels.
There’s also a new Red S appearance on the list that means you can drape your Pacifica model with a shimmering red leather interior that will be stitched with grey piping and black exterior finishing touches. It will also include 20-inch wheels and a 20-speaker Harman Kardon audio system in addition to a rear seat entertainment system. It will make the interior room freshened up with the tri-pane panoramic sunroof.
The 2020 year also sees the Voyager trim return replacing the L and LX trims. It is brought back probably to add more value to the lineup while offering a better fleet-oriented travel option. The 2020 year lineup of Chrysler Pacifica counts a Hybrid version as well that completes the circle of perfection, when the criterion is building up a dynamic lineup series.
Power to Handle
The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica starts its engine lineup with a 287-horsepower making 3.6-liter V-6 engine which is paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain is set as front-wheel drive. This combination can return an overall 22 mpg of mileage as rated by the EPA.
Next comes a plug-in hybrid powertrain that makes good use of a 3.6-liter Atkinson cycle V-6 engine in collaboration with an electric motor to crank an overall 260 hp.
Both the engines offer more than expected amount ofacceleration punch. Handling is taut in each of them while the driving components show eager responsiveness, which is rare to find for such a large minivan.
Seating and Travel Comfort
Chrysler keeps all the Pacifica cabins highly customizable to allow as much elasticity of the available space as possible. After making relaxed seating space for 8 adult passengers, it offers 32. 3 cubes of space for the cargo which can be further extended to a maximum stretch of 140. 5 cubic feet, if you tumble down both the second and third rows of seats.
Making its mark as an IIHS Top Safety Pick just the last year, the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica is still on a commanding position with all its current safety features offered along the lineup, informed the staff of Chrysler New Buffalo dealership. The standard list of features includes blind-spot monitors that works in tune with rear cross-traffic alert all deriving the required data from a rearview camera. The available list of safety options counts automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and a surround-view camera system making it being regarded as one of the safest family vehicles on the road.