2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring is a new minibus. In effect, however, it is the replacement of the previous Town & Country minivan, which Chrysler has discontinued. The Pacifica also incorporates some cool new optional features, including a two-stroke rear suspension system, automatic braking accelerator, built-in vacuum cleaner and automatic parallel and perpendicular parking system. Also interesting is the new Pacifica Hybrid variant. It’s the first hybrid minibus on the market (plug-in or otherwise) and Chrysler says you can drive it 30 miles on pure electric power only before switching to regular gasoline / electric hybrid power.
2019 Chrysler Pacifica Touring Features
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring adds to a power boost, roof rack, fatter outerwear, fog lights, engine remote, rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear traffic warning, LED rear lights, a security alarm, automatic climate control three zone), leather seats, heated front seats, second and third row sunshades and added storage space for the first row floor console.
2017 Pacifica Touring features include the above-mentioned plus upgraded headlights, an eight-way passenger seat, an upgraded driver information screen, a darker rearview mirror, an interior light, heated steering wheel, heated second row seats, upgraded upholstery, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, a 13-speaker audio system and a second rear entertainment system with dual 10-inch touchscreens, a Blu-ray player, a 115-volt power jack and additional USB and HDMI inputs.
2019 Chrysler Pacifica Touring Engine
Every 2017 Chrysler Pacifica comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 that develops 287 horsepower and 262 pounds of torque. That power is sent to the front wheels by means of a nine speed automatic gearbox. Automatic engine stop-start functionality (to help save gas when, for example, you do not move at stop lights) will be added halfway through the model year. In performance test, the Pacifica accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds, a few tenths faster than rivals. EPA-estimated fuel economy control in combination with 22 mpg (18 city / 28 highway). This is an average number for the minibus segment.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2017 Pacifica includes traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, curtain airbags, front-seat airbags, driver and front knee airbags, and rear-view camera. The antilock braking system also features a few extra features, including periodic brake rotor dry in rainy conditions and automatically securing the brake pads to the rotors when the driver suddenly fires the gas.
Behind the parking sensors, blind spot monitoring and the rear traffic warning are optional for the LX and Touring (SafetyTec Group package) and standard on all other Pacificas. If you are backing in a Pacifica, the rear parking sensors have automatic low speed brake functions that can be applied when an object is detected and the driver does not do anything.
The optional Advanced SafetyTec group package is optional for Touring-L Plus and Limited. These include automatic wipers, automatic headlight control, lane departure warning, lane deviation intervention, forward collision warning, automatic brake braking, adaptive speed control, a 360 degree top-down camera system and an automatic parking system (parallel and perpendicular) .