More Than 14.6 Million Families in a Fold: FCA US Celebrates Minivan Leadership With 35th Anniversary Edition

Posted on 05. Feb, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

February 4, 2019

, Windsor, Ontario

FCA US is celebrating a 35th Anniversary of a minivan as a begetter and heading dignitary in a shred it combined in 1984.
 
New for 2019, a 35th Anniversary book is accessible on Chrysler Pacifica, Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan models, featuring new badging, an all-black interior with Cranberry Wine accent stitching and upgraded content, in serve to a already endless list of customary equipment.

The initial complicated minivan rolled off a Windsor Assembly Plant (WAP) line on Nov. 2, 1983, sparking a new shred of people movers that rose in recognition really quickly, transporting millions of moms, dads and kids, and apropos partial of their families. WAP stays a usually plant production Chrysler Pacifica, Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan.
 
FCA US minivans are now appealing to a new generation. Kids who used to float in a second quarrel are now in a driver’s seat, creation memories with families of their own.
 
After 35 years, FCA US continues to lead a shred with some-more than 14.6 million minivans sole globally given 1983, offered twice as many minivans as any other manufacturer over a past 35 years, and stays a personality with 54 percent marketplace share in Canada in 2018.
 
“We combined a minivan segment, we’re unapproachable of a place in it and we will continue to innovate like we’ve finished with a initial hybrid minivan, industry-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating, Uconnect Theatre with 10-inch touchscreens in second quarrel and many more,” pronounced Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Car Brands, Dodge//SRT, Chrysler and FIAT – FCA North America. “More than 14.6 million families have combined durability memories in their minivan via a past 35 years, by home projects, highway trips, soccer practice, we name it. There is no improved approach to commemorate a anniversary of a people inciter that does it all, than by introducing an edition that offers even some-more value to today’s families.”
 
FCA US invented a complicated minivan in 1984 with a Dodge Caravan and Plymouth Voyager. The initial oppulance minivan, a Chrysler Town Country, debuted in 1989. The association still leads a approach with a best and many innovative car to pierce people and things – 115 minivan-first innovations and 14.6 million minivan sales later. Through all 6 generations of a minivan, FCA US has continued to broach versatility, functionality, reserve and record in any and each generation. 
 
Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid 35th Anniversary Edition
Celebrating a standing as a many awarded minivan of a past 3 years, with some-more than 100 awards, a Pacifica revolutionizes a minivan shred by charity class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains and scarcely 40 new minivan-first features.
 
Available on Pacifica Touring-L (gas/hybrid), Touring-L Plus (gas) and Limited (gas/hybrid) models, a 35th Anniversary book comforts a 35th Anniversary badge and a Liquid Chrome Chrysler Wing badge with a Gloss Black insert on front fascia grille and back liftgate.
 
The luxuriously allocated all-black interior comforts Cranberry Wine accent stitching on McKinley and Nappa leather seperated seats, steering wheel, doorway trim, bezels on IP and doorway handles, and a 35th Anniversary festooned trademark on front building mats.
 
35th Anniversary Pacifica models feature:

  • Touring-L: Memory driver’s seat, eight-passenger seating, Mopar beyond DVD, 18-inch wheels
  • Touring-L Plus: Memory driver’s seat, eight-passenger seating and dual-pane sunroof (new)
  • Limited: 20-inch wheels

35th Anniversary Pacifica Hybrid models feature:

  • Hybrid Touring-L: Premium Audio Group with 13 Alpine speakers, Uconnect 4C NAV with 8.4-inch touchscreen, 17-inch wheels
  • Hybrid Limited: 18-inch wheels

The S Appearance package can be combined to any 35th Anniversary book Pacifica or Pacifica Hybrid for an even sportier, blacked-out, customized exterior.
 
The 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is accessible in 10 extraneous colours: Billet Metallic, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl, Bright White, Dark Cordovan, Granite Crystal Metallic, Jazz Blue Pearl, Luxury White (new), Maximum Steel Pearl (new), Ocean Blue Metallic and Velvet Red Pearl.
 
Dodge Grand Caravan 35th Anniversary Edition
As Canada’s best-selling minivan ever, a Dodge Grand Caravan delivers extensive value. The 35th Anniversary book includes 17-inch tech china aluminum wheels, 35th Anniversary buffer badge and a Bright grille.
 
Inside, an all-black interior comforts Cranberry Wine accent stitching on seats, steering circle and doorway trim, a Piano Black console and IP accent and a 35th Anniversary festooned trademark on a front building mats.
 
35th Anniversary Grand Caravan indication is formed on a Premium Plus trim turn and features:

  • Exterior:  17-inch aluminum wheels, body-colour mirrors, haze lamps, chrome belt moulding, splendid roof rack, ParkSense back park assist
  • Interior:  Torino leather seats with suede insert (front row), energy 8-way motorist seat, Super Console, black accents, 6.5-inch touchscreen radio, Uconnect handsfree with Bluetooth, SiriusXM satellite radio with one-year subscription included, remote start, energy second-row windows and energy third-row vented windows and many more

For combined comfort and convenience, a 35th Anniversary Premium Option package can be added, that includes power-sliding doors and liftgate, second-row sunshades, exhilarated front seats and steering circle and Garmin navigation.
 
The 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan is accessible in 6 extraneous colours: Billet Silver Metallic, Black Onyx, Granite Crystal, IndiGo Blue, Octane Red and White Knuckle.
 
Orders open in a spring, with 35th Anniversary Editions nearing in dealerships this summer – only in time for family highway trips.
 
About Chrysler Pacifica/Pacifica Hybrid
The Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid reinvent a minivan shred with an rare turn of functionality, versatility, record and confidant styling. Re-engineered from a belligerent adult on an all-new platform, a Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to a minivan segment. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this insubordinate car a step serve with a innovative, modernized hybrid powertrain. It’s a initial electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves fuel economy as good as 2.7 Le/100 km in electric-only mode in city driving, an all-electric operation of 51 kilometres and a sum operation of 835 kilometres 

With some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence features, a Uconnect Theater rear-seat party system, accessible 4G Wifi and a full array of comfort and preference technologies, a Chrysler Pacifica has warranted a mark as a many awarded minivan given 2016, with both a Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid portion as no-compromise minivans ideally matched for today’s families.
 
About Dodge Grand Caravan
The Dodge Grand Caravan continues a tradition of charity business style, flexibility and combined comforts during an superb value. Since FCA US LLC invented a minivan shred 35 years ago, a innovative Grand Caravan has introduced scarcely 80 shred firsts, including ParkView back backup camera, Stow ‘n Place roof shelve and selectable fuel economizer mode. One creation that continues is a Grand Caravan’s industry-exclusive Super Stow ‘n Go seating, that can be simply operated with one hand, permitting users to modify from carrying 7 to hauling load in a matter of seconds. The Grand Caravan is versed with some-more than 55 accessible safety, confidence and record features.
 
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In serve to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.  
 

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