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Unique Features of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica isn’t just a completely new minivan with stylish designs, phenomenal standard features, and great additional add-ons for which you’ll want to opt.

Many of the features that we’ll be looking at are available on higher trim models of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, however many great features are standard on this re-imagining of the minivan. With a starting MSRP of $28,595*, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica LX is a highly-equipped and affordable addition to your garage.

The top of the line 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited offers many of the following features as standard.



Built-in Vacuum

Standard on the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited is a Stow ‘n Vac integrate vacuum system, positioned conveniently for easy use near the driver-side sliding door. It has a 4-foot extension hose so it will stretch to every corner of the Pacifica.

The vacuum delivers 50 air watts of suction and can operate on battery along for 10 minutes, but an indicator light will let you know when its time to turn on the Pacifica so the battery doesn’t drain all the way.

An air filter and the vacuum receptacle are located behind the third-row seat, near where the extension hose resides.



Stow’n Go seating

All models of 2017 Chrysler Pacifica come with second- and third-row Stow ‘N Go seating that can fold flat into the floor. When the second-row bucket seats aren’t being stowed, the areas where they go can be used as storage bins!

At the press of a button, the front-drivers’ seat will move forward so that the second-row seats are easily stowed. Press the button again and the driver’s seat will return to its original position. If the system detects an obstacle, it will automatically stop.

Limited models get automatic second-row passenger seat assist. When pressing the same button, not only will the front passenger seats move forward, but the second-row seats will stow into the floor automatically. Press it again, and the seats will return to a sitting position.


2017 Chrysler Pacifica (left) and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (righ

Hybrid Technology

Later this year, the first hybrid system in a minivan will be hitting dealership showrooms and it’s in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica! This system mates the 3.6L V6 engine with a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery and electric motor.

You’ll be able to drive an entire 30 miles on EV power alone, and afterwards the engine will kick in to power the wheels or charge the battery. The specially adapted 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine in the hybrid system has been specially-engineering to allow it to work in tandem with the electric motor.

If a hybrid system isn’t your thing, you can also equip the 287-horsepower, 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with 262-lb.ft. of torque. It also offers an incredible 28 mpg on the highway, according to Chrysler.



Hundreds of Safety and Security Features

Airbags, of course, are standard across models, as is LATCH safety systems, the ParkView rear back-up camera, sliding door alert warning, and more. While blind spot and cross-path detection are optional on the LX, they’re standard on higher models.

The Limited has optional full speed forward collision warning, lane departure warning plus lane keep assist, the parallel and perpendicular park assist featuring stop, ParkSense front and rear parking assist with stop, and a surround view camera.

There are also systems that don’t get seen, such as the structural support systems or crumple zones, or visible but unnoticed safety features such as laminated glass between the glass panes to protect against break-ins.



Great for Techy Parents

The Limited has a standard 7.0-inch TFT display in the driver’s console, first-row heated and ventilated seats, and heated second-row seats.

A standard infotainment has 6-speakers with a Bluetooth-enabled, Uconnect 5.0 infotainment system with 5-inch touchscreen and active noise cancellation to void unwanted sounds and enhance powertrain and infotainment sounds.

As an option on Touring models, you can have a 13-speaker Alpine audio system with a 506-watt amplifier, and the Uconnect 8.4 system.

The Limited has a standard Uconnect 8.4 with navigation, 13 Alpine speakers as standard (upgradable to 20 Harmon Kardon speakers), 5-years of Sirius XM Traffic and Travel Link services, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, the Active Noise Control system featuring a module in the infotainment system that helps filter frequencies in cabin, and more!

Limited models also have the option for the rear seat Uconnect Theater package with a power outlet, Blu-Ray and DVD player with USB port, and 10.1-inch HD touchscreens mounted to the back of the front seats. Your rear seat occupants will be able to watch videos, stream movies, play built-in or externally-sourced video games, or even surf the internet! Wireless headphones are even included so you don’t have to listen! When you’re done with the system, simply fold it back up and out of the way.


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With all the unique features of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, you’d be regret it if you didn’t head down to your local AutoNation Chrysler dealership to test drive one today!


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
**Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Your mileage will vary depending specific vehicle trim, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

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