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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Recognized as Best Car and Best Hybrid Vehicle to Buy

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It’s shaping up to be the most wonderful time or at least the most awarded time of year for Chrysler. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has been recently recognized as the “Best” by two different media outlets. Additionally, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica earned a “Best” nod as well.

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Green Car Reports, which focuses its reporting on electric cars, fuel-efficient vehicles, and automotive manufacturers focused on creating environmentally-friendly and “green” vehicles, has deemed the vehicle its “2018 Best Car to Buy,” while The Car Connection has recognized the Pacifica Hybrid as the “2018 Best Hybrid Vehicle to Buy.” The “2018 Best Minivan to Buy” title according to The Car Connection, goes to the Chrysler Pacifica.

“The Chrysler Pacifica wins because it’s a one-of-a-kind vehicle: the sole seven-seat minivan with a plug-in hybrid powertrain sold in the U.S. this year,” said John Voelcker, senior editor at Green Car Reports. “Not only does it offer all the virtues of the well-received Chrysler Pacifica, it offers substantial real-world electric range—30 miles or more in most cases—and much better fuel economy when operating as a hybrid.”

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid combines incredible versatility, advanced technologies, and impressive fuel efficiency, and its positive attributes have not gone unnoticed. According to Chrysler, it’s “the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017.”

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The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is available at three trim levels: Hybrid Touring Plus, Hybrid Touring L, and Hybrid Limited. All three trims feature a 3.6-liter V6 hybrid engine, which is expertly paired to an eFlite Si-EVT transmission. This powertrain achieves an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 84 mpg combined.

Standard safety features include a ParkView® rear back up camera, sliding door alert warning, tire pressure monitoring system, pedestrian warning speaker and advanced multistage front airbags.

Featuring the latest infotainment technology, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid offers drivers standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, integrated voice command with Bluetooth® connectivity, Sirius XM® Satellite Radio with one-year subscription, and Uconnect® 4 with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display.