Its second- and third row seats accommodate two people each, unless you get the base five-passenger model. Unfortunately, there are still some compelling reasons to avoid it — namely that its gas mileage, ownership costs and interior quality are not up to the standards set by competitors like the Saturn Outlook, Honda Pilot and Ford Freestyle. Their gritty textures are reminiscent of late-'90s Chryslers, and even the analog clock looks cheap and plasticky. Not surprisingly, the car was heavily marketed toward women. Keep the underside clean, since these can rust if not cared for.
The 2008 model, for instance, had a 4. Engineered to cut emissions and improve performance. In six-seat Pacificas, the second-row bucket seats are manually adjustable. Both forward and all-wheel drive were available. The Chrysler Pacifica pioneered the large crossover segment among American car companies -- but it's getting the axe after the 2008 model year. Side air curtains and stability control are standard equipment on all models; a knee-blocker airbag is also standard, as is dual-zone air conditioning. Since 1987, Davico has specialized in manufacturing hard-to-find catalytic converters for the automotive aftermarket.
Large bumps can leave lingering bounciness. Those six seats are comfortable and offer plenty of surrounding leg and head room. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. My test car had leather seats and suede inserts, which were about minivan-quality — durable but not very luxurious. I love these cars so much that I drove my 2004 for 11 years before foolishly selling it in 2015. It is a nearly seamless blend of.
In its three years on the market, the Pacifica has earned poor reliability scores from Consumer Reports, which sites the 2007 model's predicted reliability as below-average. Show full review Editor's note: This review was written in March 2007 about the 2007 Chrysler Pacifica. Unfortunately, there are still some compelling reasons to avoid it — namely that its gas mileage, ownership costs and interior quality are not up to the standards set by competitors like the Saturn Outlook, Honda Pilot and Ford Freestyle. And where it lacks in roominess, i. Ultimately, the Pacifica didn't meet the expectations of either consumers or Chrysler-DaimlerBenz and may have even contributed to the dissolution of the two car companies' brands. Fold both rows of seats, and maximum cargo volume measures 79. An electronic stability system with traction control is all-new, and it's standard across the line.
This expensive car turned out to be tiring to drive with it's flat, hard seats and harsh ride. The 2007 and 2008 models are generally considered to be the best of the series, as the 3. The accommodations become a bit tight with the seats moved forward, but that gives the third row enough space for the kids to horse around. That's about 7 cubic feet less than the Pilot and Freestyle, while the Outlook beats the pack with a cavernous 117. The front seats come with standard power adjusters, but they don't have a great deal of range for tall drivers. In standard configuration, the Pacifica seats five, with a three-passenger bench as a second row.
We also found the visibility limited by narrow windows and wide roof pillars. I can't help but hope that my Pacifica's previous owner has a better experience with his new car. The optional third-row folding seat allows eight adults to ride comfortably. The Basics The Pacifica comes in base, Touring and Limited trim levels, as well as various seasonal editions staggered in between. I love the Infinity sound system! It is no wonder then that this 2008 Chrysler performed well in both frontal and side-impact crash tests, scoring five stars. I love that you can move a ton of stuff in it, as it is quite capable as a 7 passangerand a cargo van when required.
The resident car enthusiasts at TheCarConnection. Four-wheel-disc antilock brakes are standard. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. The Pacifica is comfortable, luxurious, and easy to drive. Unless you're a real lead-foot, you might want to consider something else. In stark contrast to the poor fittings and cheap controls, the electroluminescent gauges and door-mounted seat controls feel genuinely upscale.
Pacifica in the Market As far as crossover virtues go, the Pacifica checks all the boxes. A six-passenger vehicle derived from Chrysler's last-generation minivans, the 2008 Chrysler Pacifica still has its virtues. I found the simulated wood and aluminum trim in my test car inoffensive. All Pacificas are equipped with five airbags, including a driver's knee airbag and side curtain airbags that extend to all rows. These 48-State Legal direct-fit catalytic converters are specifically designed to fit your vehicle with a no-hassle installation — no cutting, welding, or bending required.