All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Awarded Northwest Automotive Press Association's ‘Northwest Family Green Vehicle of the Year’

June 26, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) named the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid as the Northwest Family Green Vehicle of the Year at its annual Drive Revolution green vehicle competition.
 
Members of NWAPA and journalists from across the nation recently gathered in Portland, Oregon – known for being a green vehicle hub – and tested 19 of the most energy-efficient and technically advanced vehicles on the road. The NWAPA Drive Revolution field included gasoline-electric models, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric vehicles and a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.
 
“With its 33-mile electric-only range, the Pacifica Hybrid has plenty of range for most drivers’ daily commutes, plus ample room for families and all the stuff that they carry,” said NWAPA President John Vincent. “Journalists overwhelmingly picked the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid as the Northwest Family Green Vehicle of the Year, recognizing the first hybrid minivan’s exceptional fuel economy as a groundbreaking way to extend family budgets.”
 
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 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 84 MPGe in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range. 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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