Fiat Chrysler Says New Pacifica Minivan Is ‘Monumental Leap’

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DETROIT (AP) – Thirty-three years ago, Chrysler invented the minivan. Now, it’s reinventing it — with styling reminiscent of an SUV, high-tech options and a first-ever hybrid model that Chrysler hopes will make minivans in style again.

Minivans are priced within the $22,000 to over $40,000 range. The most expensive models have lengthy rosters of equipment, corresponding to second-row captain’s chairs, a power-operated sliding doors and rear hatch, broad (and typically a number of) rear leisure screens, and even built-in Wi-Fi. The rear-seat entertainment methods, whether or not installed at the factory or by the seller, can add significantly to the worth.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Is The New Start For Minivans

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Many individuals claim to fret in regards to the setting, however proceed to drive their exhaust polluting automobiles through a thick layer of smog. Our energy resources are struggling a terrible blow and so few people are truly willing to do something about it. One answer to contemplate is the usage of a hybrid automobile. They emit less air pollution that a typical oil burning type and provide much less fuel used per mile! Imagine the financial savings. However that’s not the one purpose it’s best to consider a hybrid.

And Chrysler is altering the minvan’s hallmark function, the sliding doors: They will be aluminum and hands-free, opening routinely if the motive force waves a foot below them. The car can also mechanically carry out parallel and perpendicular parking, and the rear-seat entertainment system has two ten-inch touchscreens that let passengers play games, watch films or surf the Internet.

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