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2018 Chrysler Pacifica S - Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K

The full-size Pacifica crossover wagon was first introduced at NAIAS'2002 in Detroit as a concept car and a lot of visitors were puzzled. It was not clear to which class the new product is attributed: the Pacifica has too little ground clearance for the Sport Utility, and the car is quite massive for an ordinary car (5049x1999x1689 mm, wheelbase 2954 mm). In short, it turned out the car, harmoniously combining the comfort and controllability of a full-size sedan, with a spacious interior and the spirit of an SUV.

The creators of Chrysler Pacifica dubbed their offspring Sport Tourer: loosely translated - "sports and tourist vehicle." And the car is 100% consistent with this name. Going on a trip on it is a sweet affair!

It is noteworthy that a model completely identical to the concept went to the conveyor, which happens very rarely. Mass production was started a year later, in January 2003, at a plant in Windsor (Ontario). To launch a new model, the company invested almost $ 460 million.

The car has a fairly European appearance, unlike other Chrysler cars. This is quite logical, because the design of the exterior was attended by the designers of the company Mercedes, as it is known now it is a single concern Daimler-Chrysler.

In the cabin there are three rows of seats, two in each, for six passengers, an interesting innovation that Chrysler is proud of. Landing is very convenient. Seats in the second row are no less comfortable than in the first. And so rather big interior seems even more because of the abundance of light - the roof of the Pacifica is almost completely glass.

Under the hood, the Pacifica has a 24-valve V6 engine with a 3.5-liter capacity and 250 horsepower, which is paired with an automatic transmission AutoStick with the possibility of sequential switching. Both that, and another is borrowed from a sedan Chrysler 300M. Pedal knot adjustable. Independent suspension self-leveling, front multi-link, rear - MacPherson. Wheels 255 / 50R19.

The versatile design of the Pacifica chassis allows you to equip it with both anterior and all-wheel drive transmission. In the latter case, the buyer will receive a comfortable six-seater car, equipped with a full set of airbags (including side curtains for three rows of seats and an airbag, protecting the driver’s feet), a sound system with a CD player, cruise control and light alloy wheels.

It is also worth noting that Chrysler Pacifica comes with a braking system with four ventilated disc brakes and an anti-lock system, a tire pressure monitoring system, and much more.

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The list of additional equipment includes a DVD system with a “sound around” effect, a changer for CD / DVD disks, a servo drive for lifting the tailgate, and a transparent roof.

In March 2006, an updated Chrysler Pacifica lineup appeared in US showrooms. The manufacturer offers several body options, various types of transmissions and package bundles. The car is produced in eight colors of the body.

The main feature of Pacifica is the layout of the interior versions of Touring and Limited according to the 2 + 2 + 2 scheme, and the basic version is equipped with a 5-seater interior. For the 2006 model year, two types of engines are offered - the base 3.8 L V6 12V (210 hp, 323 Nm) for the front-wheel drive versions and 3.5 L V6 24V (250 hp, 339 Nm) for the versions of Pacfica Touring FWD and all-wheel drive versions.

The equipment of the most expensive version of the Limited includes a system of automatically connected all-wheel drive, ABS and TC, expensive leather trim, wood panels, 19-inch chrome wheels, a multifunction steering wheel with a combined leather-wooden trim, 8 airbags, including side curtains, parking sensors, "double" sunroof.

By the 2007 model year, Daimler Chrysler has prepared an updated Pacifica with an improved and modified V6 engine of 4 liters and a new six-speed gearbox.

Power unit reaches 255 hp at 6000 rpm, the torque is 360 Nm at 4200 rpm. The new gearbox improves engine efficiency by 30%, increasing the speed of low engine speeds and allowing you to accelerate faster at the start. In addition to the new aluminum engine, the Pacifica received an independent suspension, directional stability, electronic throttle control, anti-skid braking system and parking sensors with a rear-view camera, as well as side airbags and curtains around the perimeter of the passenger compartment, two-chamber airbags in front and an additional airbag that protects driver's knees. In the NHTSA head-on and side-impact tests, the model received five stars, it was also given four stars for its resistance to turning over. As before, in the model range there is a Chrysler Pacifica Touring in the station wagon, cars are available in both front and all-wheel drive version and in various trim levels.

The exterior of the Chrysler Pacifica remains easily recognizable: traditional-shaped headlights, built-in foglights, a wide chrome lining on the front of the bonnet, three crisp lines on the grille and a winged Chrysler logo hovering above it. For the Chrysler Pacifica 2007 model year, the company has developed nine trendy body colors.

The immobilizer, a multifunction steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth training and an infrared port for voice-activated phones are included in various equipment packages. The seats are covered with leather or YES Essentials® patented material, whose fibers do not absorb odors, make it easy to remove stains, and do not electrify; the knob of the gearshift lever can be leather or wooden. Standard packages include heating, electric drive and adjustment of everything that can be heated, adjusted or shifted and the radio / MP3 / CD changer for 6 discs. Additionally, you can install 8 speakers, a subwoofer, a navigation system and a DVD player with 8-inch screens for passengers in the rear seats, as well as a tire pressure sensor, the data of which is displayed on the monitor.

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