AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
- In its 2017 model-year introduction, the Chrysler Pacifica was the first minivan to win Cars.com's 'Best of' Award – the top honor awarded to all-new or fully redesigned vehicles
- Chrysler Pacifica follows up on the top honor, winning Cars.com 'Family Car of the Year' for the second year in a row
- Cars.com honors vehicles that excel in three key criteria: quality, innovation and value
- The most awarded minivan of 2016, 2017 and 2018, the Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling
Cars.com editors announced today that the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is once again its 'Family Car of the Year.'
This is the second year in a row that the Chrysler Pacifica has earned the 'Family Car of the Year' title, building on its 2017 model-year introduction win of Cars.com's 'Best of' Award. Pacifica was the first minivan to win Cars.com's 'Best of' top honor, which is awarded to an all-new or fully redesigned vehicle.
According to Cars.com editors, "All minivans are tailored for families, but the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica takes that concept further than any other, proving to be the most comfortable, entertaining and versatile of the class. For hauling furniture, Chrysler's Stow 'n Go fold-flat seats are matchless. The optional built-in entertainment system Uconnect Theater features apps and games to keep boredom and arrival-time requests at bay. It'll even help with clean up; when snack time gets out of control, put the optional Stow 'n Vac vacuum to work. The Pacifica is the first minivan to offer a hybrid version of any kind; the Pacifica plug-in hybrid delivers an EPA-estimated electric range of up to 32 miles before reverting to an impressive estimated 30 mpg combined."
All winning vehicles are 2019 models, and each vehicle represented on the list excels in three key criteria: quality, innovation and value.
2019 Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid
The Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid reinvent 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. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain. It's the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves more than 80 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, an all-electric range of more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles.
With more than 100 available safety and security features, the Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system, available 4G Wi-Fi and a full array of comfort and convenience technologies, the Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid are no-compromise minivans ideally suited for today's families and have earned their spots as the most awarded minivans of the year.
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About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology since the company was founded in 1925.
The Chrysler Pacifica continues to reinvent the minivan, a segment Chrysler invented, with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling.
The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative plug-in hybrid powertrain. It's the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves more than 80 MPGe in electric-only mode, has an all-electric range of more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles. The Chrysler 300 lineup delivers on the brand's promise of iconic and elegant design executed with world-class performance, efficiency and quality – all at an attainable value.
Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand continues to raise the bar by integrating class-leading, high-tech features into its products, including the Uconnect 4 system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Uconnect Theater with available streaming, the plug-in hybrid powertrain in the Pacifica Hybrid, the industry-exclusive Stow 'n Go seating and storage system on the Pacifica, and the segment's most advanced all-wheel-drive (AWD) system available on all Chrysler 300 V-6 models, as well as the most powerful V-8 in its class with the 300C's 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine.
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