2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Wins Top Honors From Automotive Science Group

Posted on 04. May, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

May 3, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Announced today, a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a leader of a Best Environmental Performance and Best All-around Performance awards from a Automotive Science Group (ASG) in their 2018 Automotive Performance Index™ (API) study.
 
“With 84 MPGe, a Pacifica Hybrid reveals new possibilities for fuel economy gains and glimmer reductions, earning a Pacifica Hybrid ASG’s desired Best Environmental Performance award,” pronounced Colby Self, Managing Director of ASG. “The Pacifica Hybrid, with a 33-mile all-electric pushing range, leverages a increasingly cleaner U.S. energy grid as a fuel source to significantly urge a environmental advantages of a PHEV powertrain in 2018, and opposite destiny years.”
 
The Pacifica Hybrid warranted a class-leading environmental opening rating in ASG’s Study, outperforming a normal car in a shred by 34 percent, thereby producing 34 percent reduction CO2-e emissions over a initial 6.5 years in a life cycle. When looking during all 823 minivans, crossovers and SUVs assessed in ASG’s 2018 Study, a Pacifica Hybrid confirmed a 24 percent smaller CO footprint than a normal vast car accessible to North American consumers in 2018.

ASG’s annual investigate found a Pacifica Hybrid to offer a best all-around value and opening in a category for a second uninterrupted year, earning ASG’s many absolved eminence as a Best All-around Performance endowment leader in a class. To this end, a Pacifica Hybrid establishes a new benchmark for opening and value, earning ASG’s renowned honors in 2018.
 
ASG’s environmental opening investigate is a extensive data-driven life-cycle assessment, examining environmental factors from tender element descent and car prolongation by any vehicles’ operational life. Using a singular multiple of car information inputs that embody required specifications, as good as environmental, amicable and mercantile opening indicators, a 2018 API assessed 823 crossover/SUVs by examining a healthy capital, a amicable and tellurian capital, and a mercantile efficiencies embodied within any car to get their genuine marketplace value relations to other rival offerings.
 
About Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid
As a strange creator of a minivan 35 years ago, FCA US LLC continues to renovate a shred with firsts, notching 78 innovations by a initial 5 minivan generations. With a introduction of a Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid, FCA US adds 37 minivan firsts to a portfolio for an rare sum of 115 innovations in a segment, including a industry’s initial minivan accessible as a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.
 
The Chrysler Pacifica – a many awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017 – reinvents a minivan shred with an rare turn of functionality, versatility, record and confidant styling. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this insubordinate car a step serve with a class-exclusive, innovative plug-in hybrid powertrain. It’s a initial electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves 84 miles per gallon homogeneous (MPGe) in electric-only mode and 33 miles of all-electric range. With some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence features, a Uconnect Theater back chair party complement and a full array of comfort and preference technologies, a Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid are no-compromise minivans ideally matched for today’s families.
 
The Chrysler Pacifica lineup is expanding for 2018 with a serve of a S Appearance Package, that offers a customized, jaunty demeanour featuring black accents inside and out. The Chrysler Pacifica also receives additional updates for a 2018 indication year, including customary SafetyTec opposite all gas and hybrid models, and upgraded Uconnect 4 systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

About Automotive Science Group
The Automotive Science Group (ASG) is a investigate organisation founded by Eco-innovations, LLC, an environmental process consultancy determined in 2007. ASG is changing a approach we conclude value in today’s automotive marketplace by providing life-cycle data-driven commentary that assistance consumers make purchasing decisions that are ecologically sustainable, socially estimable and economically viable. 
 
About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler code has gay business with particular designs, craftsmanship, discerning creation and record all during an unusual value given a association was founded in 1925.
 
For 2018, a Chrysler Pacifica continues to reinvent a minivan shred with an rare turn of functionality, versatility, record and confidant styling. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this insubordinate car a step serve with a class-exclusive, innovative plug-in hybrid powertrain. It’s a initial electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves 84 MPGe in electric-only mode and 33 miles of all-electric range. The 2018 Chrysler 300 lineup delivers on a brand’s guarantee of iconic and superb pattern executed with world-class performance, potency and peculiarity – all during an receptive value.
 
Beyond only unusually designed vehicles, a Chrysler code has incorporated class-leading, high-tech facilities into a products, including a plug-in hybrid powertrain in a Pacifica Hybrid, a industry-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating and storage complement on a Chrysler Pacifica, and a Chrysler 300’s Uconnect 4 complement with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with softened facilities and an award-winning interface.

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