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Chrysler Pacifica Earns Back-To-Back Top Pick Titles

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Photo: FCA Media

The most awarded minivan this year and last is taking home another distinction, and this specific award is very near and dear to the Chrysler’s heart.

“To have Chrysler Pacifica win back-to-back awards from the judges is further validation of the innovation and leadership we maintain in the minivan segment,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, FCA Canada. “We are proud of how our minivans, including the segment-first Pacifica Hybrid, continue to raise the bar in terms of the style, versatility and technology possible in a vehicle that is perfectly suited for Canadian families.”

Check Out: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

According to FCA, the Chrysler Pacifica, along with its competitors, was evaluated in 14 categories by’s journalists to determine their 2018 Top Pick for Minivan.

“Now with added plug-in hybrid capability, the Chrysler Pacifica is not only the most attractive and feature-rich minivan on the market, but the most environmentally friendly as well,” said Managing Editor, Michael Bettencourt. “For its ability to haul the family without using their weight in fuel, the Chrysler Pacifica is a natural choice for Top Minivan.”

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is available at six trim levels: L, LX, Touring Plus, Touring L, Touring L Plus, and Limited, which features a 3.6-liter V6 24-valve VVT with ESS engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The Pacifica’s powertrain generates 287 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica comes equipped with standard safety features including Electronic Stability Control, ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera, Hill Start Assist, advanced multistage front airbags, a tire pressure monitoring display, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, supplements side-curtain airbags in all rows, Keyless Enter-N-Go®, Remote Keyless Entry, LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System, and driver and passenger inflatable knee-bolster airbags.

Check Out: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Drivers have three Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid trims to choose from—Hybrid Touring Plus, Hybrid Touring L, and Hybrid Unlimited. All three trims are equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 hybrid engine that is mated to an eFlite Si-EVT Transmission, which earns a total driving range of 911 km.