December 6, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Experts at Car and Driver have named the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica to their “10Best Trucks and SUVs” list, recognizing 2017’s best trucks, SUVs and crossover vehicles with base prices under $80,000.

An expansion of the 10Best franchise, which has awarded the 10 best cars on the market in each January issue for the past 35 years, the 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards are organized around segments and recognize one honoree from each segment.
 
According to Car and Driver, “The Pacifica’s independent rear suspension allows a low cargo load floor while improving ride quality and rough-road handling sophistication. Most Pacificas come with a strong, 287-hp 3.6-liter V-6 engine, nine-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, a combination that returned an impressive 31 mpg during our 200-mile, 75-mph highway fuel-economy test. Chrysler also offers a plug-in-hybrid variant that’s EPA-rated to travel 33 miles on battery power alone.”
 
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 the year.
 
The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative advanced and class-exclusive hybrid powertrain. It’s 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.

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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. Chrysler is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.

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