AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents magazine and Edmunds have named the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the "Best Minivan" on their list of the "10 Best Family Cars of 2017."
"If you're looking for the perfect family vehicle, the Chrysler Pacifica is tough to beat," said Ed Hellwig, Edmunds senior editor. "It has more than enough room for kids and cargo along with unique family friendly features and top-notch safety scores."
For the 10th consecutive year, experts from both Parents magazine and Edmunds examined and assessed hundreds of vehicles, narrowing down the list to the 10 models that offer the best combination of value, performance, safety and family-friendly features.
The "10 Best Family Cars of 2017," including the Chrysler Pacifica, will be featured in the July issue of Parents magazine, available on newsstands June 7, as well as online at www.parents.com/best-family-cars.
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling. Re-engineered from the ground up on an all-new platform, the Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to the minivan segment.
With more than 100 available safety and security features, the all-new Uconnect Theater rear seat entertainment system, and a full array of comfort and convenience technologies, the Chrysler Pacifica is a no-compromises minivan ideally suited for today's families and has earned its spot as the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017.
The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative hybrid powertrain. The Pacifica is the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode and 33 miles of all-electric range.
About Meredith Parents Network
The Meredith Parents Network is a collection of parenting brands targeting millennial women — Parents, FamilyFun, Ser Padres, Parents Latina, and Fit Pregnancy and Baby as well as Parents.com, FitPregnancy.com, and Parenting.com — reflecting the multifaceted experience of what it means to be a mom today. The brands reach moms through dynamic media platforms that engage them in ways they can personally relate to in the moments, places, and languages that are meaningful to them. The Meredith Parents Network reaches a combined audience of more than 30 million readers, while the digital properties reach more than 11 million unduplicated unique monthly visitors and have a social reach of more than 5 million followers.
About Edmunds, Inc.
Edmunds is the leading car information and shopping platform, helping millions of visitors each month find their perfect car. With products such as Edmunds Your Price, Your Lease, and Used+, shoppers can buy smarter with instant, up-front prices for cars and trucks currently for sale at more than 13,000 dealer franchises across the U.S. Edmunds' in-house team of unbiased car-shopping experts provides industry-leading vehicle reviews and shopping tips, as well as welcomes all car-shopping questions to the free Shopper Advice line at 1-855-782-4711, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, via text at ED411, and on Twitter and Facebook. The company is regarded as one of America's best workplaces by Fortune and Great Places to Work. Edmunds is based in Santa Monica, California, and has a satellite office in downtown Detroit, Michigan.
About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology all at an extraordinary value since the company was founded in 1925.
Whether it is the family-room-on-wheels functionality of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan, the groundbreaking, bold design of the Chrysler 300, or the simple elegance and extraordinary driving experience of the Chrysler 200, Chrysler brand vehicles reward the passion, creativity and sense of accomplishment of its owners. Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand has incorporated thoughtful features into all of its products, such as the innovative center console with pass through storage and sliding cup holders in the Chrysler 200, the industry-exclusive Stow 'n Go seating and storage system on the Chrysler Pacifica and the fuel-saving Fuel Saver Technology in the Chrysler 300.
The Chrysler brand's succession of innovative product introductions continues to solidify the brand's standing as the leader in design, engineering and value. The premium for the Chrysler brand is in the product, not the price.
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