The FCA will present 2021 Chrysler Pacifica at the upcoming 2020 Chicago Auto Show. The brand-new minivan delivers significant upgrades, new options, and refined design language. Moreover, the Pinnacle trim level will add some unique features to improve the premium luxury experience of the model. New Pacifica comes with a revamped front fascia, which features a 3D diamond-style front grille, and brand-new wheel design. Furthermore, the customers will notice new LED headlights and taillights, and an updated S Appearance package.
On top of that, the 2021MY will have all-wheel-drive with the new system option. This feature allows transferring all accessible torque to the rear wheels. or to the wheels, which offer more traction. With this feature, Chrysler’s minivan will be unique in the segment. Also, models equipped with the refined AWD system will include a rear sway bar and updated suspension tuning.
On top of that, the ride height will be increased a bit as well. The Pacifica offers four trim levels: Touring, Touring L, Limited, and a brand-new Pinnacle. The all-wheel-drive option will be available in all trims.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle
The new range-topping trim of 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will be known as Pinnacle. This version brings a premium luxury experience and unique features such as Caramel Nappa leather seats. Moreover, the passengers will enjoy the matching lumbar pillows for the second row. Also, piano black/satin chrome details and a black suede headliner are part of the premium interior as well. The most expensive model of the Pacifica lineup comes with a Satin Carbon front grille. In addition, Platinum Chrome bodywork detailing will enhance its appearance even further.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica minivan will be the company’s first model, which includes the brand-new Uconnect 5 infotainment system. This system works with a giant 10.1-inch touchscreen, and it delivers five times faster response than the previous generation system. Furthermore, Uconnect 5 adds more services, built-in Amazon Alexa, and wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto.
Also, the system allows customization of the home screen and the ability to personalize the display for six different profiles. On top of that, Pacifica adds a “FamCAM2 cabin camera. According to the FCA, the camera provides the best-in-segment HD image and exclusive features. The unique features are split-view, zoom-to-seat, and a view of a rear-facing child seat occupants. As for the rest of the standard equipment, Pacifica cabin includes USB Type C ports and a 10-inch subwoofer. The wireless charging with an LED indicator is available as well.
Moreover, the cabin will be much quieter than before, thanks to the refined glasshouse. This feature includes a standard acoustic windshield and thicker sliding glass. The ride quality is also improved, with an upgraded bow stiffness in the body frame, and the revised body sealing.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Engine Specs, Safety, and Release Date
Under the bonnet of the upcoming 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will be the Pentastar V6 engine. This mill generates 287 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque. The Pacifica Hybrid will provide an all-electric range of more than 30 miles the overall range is 500 miles. As for safety, the active safety range is improved as well. You’ll find systems like Pedestrian Automatic Emergency Braking, LED headlights with Automatic High Beams.
Also, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go, and LaneSense Lane Departure Warning-Plus with Lane Keep Assist will be available. These safety systems are part of the standard equipment on all trim levels. Therefore, the Pacifica one of the safest vehicles on the market. Sales of Chrysler’s minivan will start in the third quarter of 2020. However, the deliveries starts in the last quarter of the year. The entry-level starting price will be around $35,000.