2018 Chrysler Pacifica vs. Its Competition

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Because there’s no other plug-in hybrid minivan on the market—or even conventional hybrid, for that matter—competitors for the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid are varied.

Both the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna minivans are its traditional competitors, with the Honda new for 2018 and the Sienna now by far the oldest competitor in the segment.

But neither of those offers a hybrid version this year, though one or both may appear down the road.

Among seven-seat plug-in hybrids, the only other one is the Volvo XC90 T8, a superb vehicle in its own right but offering only 19 miles of electric range, at a much higher price than the Chrysler.

The plug-in version of the smaller Mitsubishi Outlander SUV will finally reach the U.S.

in early 2018; it’s closer to the Pacifica Hybrid in price but far less capacious.

BMW and Mercedes-Benz also offer plug-in hybrid SUVs as well, but they’re as pricey as the Volvo and only offer five seats.

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Quick Specs
8.2
The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a winner, combining our favorite minivan with a fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain and useful 33-mile electric range
7.8
The redesigned 2018 Honda Odyssey is exceptionally well thought out, brimming with cool tech, spacious, comfortable, and well controlled on the road. Add in plenty of safety features, and it's a smart way to carry the family.
6.2
The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander is an affordable three-row crossover that deserves a look from those looking beyond the usual suspects.
6.3
The 2018 Toyota Sienna separates itself further from the pack with standard active safety features (great), available all-wheel drive (good), and a new face (uh).
7.2
The 2018 Volvo XC90 is the crossover success that brought new buyers into the brand. Its mix of good looks and excellent tech make it a major player now.
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Passenger Capacity    
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