2018 Chrysler Pacifica AWD Release Date
The row of Pacifica vehicles are most known as a minivan rather than a crossover. Making a launch at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, the forthcoming Pacifica will replace the current Chrysler Town & Nation. The next upgrades and revamps on the minivan are focused on presenting the brand new design customization and the engine as well. As rumored, the newer Pacifica is going to set up the plug-in hybrid mode. The company is quite optimistic as the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica could gain a noticeable success in the dealerships knowing the car development since 1984, it has built up a huge fans basis throughout the world.
Being released as modern vehicle, the intact outlook of Pacifica will be refreshed to have a more aggressive and stunning appearance. Aimed to present the better performance and better fuel efficiency, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is going to be constructed based on the strong and lightweight materials. According to Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, the upgraded version will enhance the brand new platform. In comparison to the ongoing model, the new Pacifica could reduce the overall weight at 250 pounds lighter. The changes on the external side are embodied to the new revised grille and LED technologies for the base headlights, HID for the higher one. The new sliding doors without opening system button are now available.
Shifting to the inside, there appear several high-tech features installed. Along with the roomier cabin, we could see a 10-ich touchscreen display with the center controlling to accommodate the infotainment and entertainment system. To offer the comfy feeling for the passengers, the car seats are upgraded to receive the latest technologies on folding operations.
The most possible engine configuration for the new Pacifica might be relied on the version of a 3.6 liter V6 that could generate the power output of 250 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission to power the front wheels. Enhancing a start-stop engine altogether with the lightweight materials, the overall performance of Pacifica is boosted and fuel is more efficient as it reaches 28 MPG. The most awaited innovation is the application of a plug-in hybrid system. Powered with the same engine package, two-motor system, a CVT gearbox and 16-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion-batteries, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is recorded to achieve at 80 MPG and 30 MPG on electric system.
The price and premiere date of Pacifica has not been officially announced. According to the latest predictions, the beginning price if 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is estimated to go over $30,000. The availability of minivan for the dealerships is anticipated at the half end of 2018.