NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced that its Bridgestone-brand Turanza tires are featured on select models of the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which has been designed to be the most technologically equipped vehicle in its class.
Designed for minivan drivers who want a smooth, sedan-like driving experience, the Bridgestone Turanza EL440 tire is standard on the Limited model and optional on the Touring-L Plus model of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Bridgestone Turanza tires absorb road noise and provide a smooth, quiet and reliable ride in wet and dry conditions. Engineered for Pacifica owners demanding versatility, Bridgestone Turanza tires provide all-season capability, including snow traction, as well as great handling and long tread life.
"Bridgestone is committed to engineering the next generation of innovative tire solutions for drivers looking to get the most out of their vehicles," said Mike Martini, president, original equipment, U.S. and Canada Consumer Tire Sales, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. "The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, re-engineered from the ground up, is a revolutionary leader in its class and the perfect vehicle to showcase the Bridgestone Turanza EL440 tire's dependability, adaptability and year-round performance."
The Bridgestone Turanza EL440 is original equipment on the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica in size 235/60R18. The vehicle will be available in dealer showrooms in spring 2016, with the Pacifica Hybrid arriving in late 2016.
To learn more about the complete Turanza line of tires from Bridgestone, visit bridgestonetire.com/tire-brand/turanza.
About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.:
Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The BSAM family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.
SOURCE Bridgestone Americas