2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Review
Families throughout Chicago, Skokie, Park Ridge, and Forest Park have lot of places to be, from taking the kids to school and sports games to going to work and the grocery store. With all that traveling, it helps to drive a minivan that lets you go longer without constantly stopping at the gas station to refuel.
One such option is the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, which is actually the country’s first hybrid minivan. To help you decide if it’s best for you and your driving needs, you’ll need to learn more about it—and this is why our team at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram created this 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review. We’ll go over everything you need to know to help you make an informed decision. Read all about this minivan below, and contact us if you have any questions.
The 2018 Pacifica Hybrid comes with a 3.6L gas/electric V6 engine, and can automatically switch between electric and hybrid power. Plus, a lithium-ion battery works effortlessly with the engine to deliver high fuel-efficiency. It can charge in about two hours, and will power the minivan for up to 33 miles on a single charge.
You also won’t need to worry about stopping at the gas station as often, as the vehicle can an achieve an EPA-estimated 84 MPGe when using both electricity and gas.* You’ll also be awarded a total driving range of up to 566 miles when utilizing gas and electricity.
The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid offers many advanced safety features to help prevent accidents from occurring. It has an available 360-degree Surround View Camera that uses four cameras to provide a bird’s eye view of the minivan. This is especially helpful when backing out of a driveway or a parking spot in a crowded lot.
Some of the other available safety features in the Pacifica Hybrid are…
- LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist: If you begin to unintentionally drift from your lane, the system will use corrective steering to get you back into the center of your original lane.
- Blind Spot Monitoring: If the system detects a vehicle in your blind spot, it’ll alert you with a lit-up icon on the corresponding exterior mirror.
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go: Uses sensors to maintain a set speed and distance from the car in front of you.
Technologies to Stay Connected & Entertained
The 2018 Pacifica Hybrid offers lot of cutting-edge technology features to help make your drives more enjoyable.
It comes standard with a Uconnect® 4C infotainment system. This displays all your media options on an 8.4-inch touchscreen, like music and phone settings. You can also connect your compatible smartphone to the vehicle through Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ to access your music playlists, podcasts, audio books, and more.
Plus, with the available Uconnect® 4C NAV system, you’ll get navigation with 3D graphics, as well as 5-year subscriptions to SiriusXM® Traffic Plus and SiriusXM Travel Link.
Backseat passengers will stay entertained, too, with the available Uconnect® Theater feature. It has dual 10.1-inch HD touchscreens located on the back of the front-row seats. It also has a Blu-ray™ player, wireless 3-channel headphones, Bluetooth® remotes, and downloadable games and apps.
Test Drive the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is an all-around impressive minivan that’ll let you travel farther for longer and enjoy the journey to your destination. In order to see if it’s right for you and your family, you’ll need to check out the vehicle in person.
If you live near Chicago, Skokie, Park Ridge, or Forest Park, and are ready to experience this vehicle in person, then schedule a test drive at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram today!
*EPA estimated miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent (MPGe.) Actual mileage may vary.