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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited long-term test: not just a passenger hauler
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited long-term test: not just a passenger hauler

Minivans are dual-nature vehicles—as adept at transporting humans as they are cargo. I recently tested the latter in our long-term 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited by packing up many of my childhood memories, a 6-foot-tall tool chest, and a nearly 20-year old Specialized Stumpjumper mountain...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
Chrysler plumps up 2017 Pacifica with new value-oriented Touring Plus

Chrysler has added a little more meat to its 2017 Pacifica minivan with a new, feature-packed Touring Plus trim level. At $33,455, the Touring Plus adds a power tailgate, triple-zone automatic climate control, projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, a universal garage door opener, and sunshades for...Read More»

Waymo self-driving prototype
Live in Phoenix? Take one of Waymo's self-driving cars to work (or school, or the mall)

Back in December, just a few days after Google's self-driving car project became known as Waymo, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it was partnering with the new company to build a test fleet of autonomous vehicles. According to the agreement, FCA ponied up 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids, and...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited long-term road test: gas mileage update

Spring has shaken out its living-room rug here in Georgia, and Mother Nature has something against our long-term Chrysler Pacifica minivan. It's been a few thousand miles of fighting her tooth and nail. In the first month in our driveway, the Pacifica sat under a vengeful flock of crows. It took...Read More»

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Another lawsuit filed over shifter used in Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep models

Good product design is easy to overlook. When a product is truly well crafted, the design becomes invisible because it's so intuitive. We think, "Well, of course it looks like that. How could it look any other way?" On the other hand, bad design--or sometimes, a radical redesign--can often...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited long-term road test: the kickoff

The Car Connection picks one or two cars each year to road-test and review for more than the usual week. We grab long-term vehicles when we spot a car, truck, minivan, or SUV that deserves more time behind the wheel, and a more thorough explanation of why we recommend it. In recent years, that...Read More»

Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show
Chrysler's Portal concept is a connected room on wheels

Hidden behind its don't-call-me-a-minivan form, the Chrysler Portal concept unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas shines as a beacon of hope for an automaker, and a division in particular, that has idly watched rivals pass it by. At its core, the Portal is an electric...Read More»

Waymo self-driving prototype
Waymo & FCA are building 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans

For years, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been searching for a partner--a company to help FCA develop and build tomorrow's cars. He first tried hooking up with General Motors and Ford, both of which shot him down. Then in April, he hit up Google. By early May, it was clear that...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Chrysler 200 vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu: Compare Cars

The 2017 Chrysler 200 and the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu are sleek, affordable, and full of features—but which one is better for you? Both of these four-doors are targeted at the heart of the mid-size sedan market. The 200 was redesigned three years ago and 2017 may be its last model year as...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
What's New for 2017: Chrysler

It has been mighty quiet in Chrysler's showrooms lately, but there's one especially good reason to make you way to one: The Chrysler Pacifica, a model we named as our Best Car to Buy 2017. Really, the rebooted Chrysler minivan (which discards its Town & Country nomenclature) is that good. It's...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
Chrysler Pacifica: The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2017

Each year, The Car Connection's editors drive hundreds of vehicles, over thousands of miles, to rate and rank every new car. We travel around the country and around the world to be among the first to sample new cars. We drive our friends and families around in our hometowns with weekly test drives...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
Chrysler Pacifica: The Car Connection's Best Minivan to Buy 2017

The minivan market is shrinking, in the number of models and in the number of buyers. The minivan itself? It's still big, and big business, especially at Chrysler. Chrysler builds the best minivan on the road today, and we'll be among the first to call the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica the Best Minivan To...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
Chrysler Pacifica: The Car Connection's Best Family Car to Buy 2017

Families once loved minivans so much that there was a lengthy waiting list for the original people-carrier—and Chrysler is optimistic that they'll rediscover the comfort, efficiency, and (gasp!) style of a minivan once again with the 2017 Pacifica. We think they're onto something, so much so...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
2017 Chrysler Pacifica aces federal crash test

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been awarded the government's top rating for its crashworthiness, the NHTSA announced today. Five stars overall is a big honor for the reboot of Chrysler's minivan, which is one of our Best Car to Buy 2017 nominees. The IIHS gave the Pacifica five stars for frontal...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Best Car to Buy 2017
2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Best Car to Buy Nominee

Just when it felt like Chrysler had given up on the minivan—the car that automotive historians will remind you helped save the company about three decades ago—out of nowhere comes the Chrysler Pacifica. It revives a forgotten nameplate once attached to a bloated crossover-like vehicle...Read More»

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Today's high-tech safety systems can't quite handle car washes

Modern cars come with a huge array of safety systems to keep drivers and passengers safe. These systems are good at spotting obstacles like pedestrians and other vehicles, but some things confuse them--things like car washes, for example. That might sound like an absurd shortcoming, but if you look...Read More»

2017 Kia Sedona
2017 Kia Sedona vs. 2016 Chrysler Town & Country: Compare Cars

With only seven minivans from which to choose, shopping for one is relatively uncomplicated. But be sure to include some of the newest entries with a foot in both passenger- and commercial-duty worlds. The Kia Sedona is one of those traditional picks and a long-running nameplate for the brand. The...Read More»

2017 Toyota Camry
2017 Chrysler 200 vs. 2017 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

While sedan shoppers all want a car that looks distinctive and stylish, they also want one that doesn’t stray too far from an established formula—comfortable ride, spacious interior, good safety and plenty of features. Both Chrysler's 200 and Toyota's Camry check all those boxes, and...Read More»

2017 Chrysler Pacifica
IIHS calls 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan Top Safety Pick+

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica earned the highest marks from the IIHS in crash safety for any minivan yet, the insurance-funded agency announced Tuesday. The Pacifica earned the coveted Top Safety Pick+ award, the first rating for the new minivan from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ALSO SEE: Sorry, Lyft...Read More»

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