January 17, 2019
, Montreal, Quebec
FCA Canada announced currently that a Canadian-made Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has been named Best EV in Canada for 2019 by a Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) in a annual Canadian Car and Canadian Utility Vehicle of a Year awards program.
The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a initial and usually electrified minivan. It takes Chrysler brand’s already segment-leading family car a step serve with a innovative, plug-in hybrid powertrain, achieving adult to 3.0 Le/100 km in electric-only mode in city driving, some-more than 50 kilometres (31 miles) of all-electric operation around a 16-kWh lithium ion (Li-ion) battery and a sum operation of some-more than 800 kilometres (497 miles).
Proudly done in Windsor, Ontario, a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid overcame 4 rivals to take AJAC’s 2019 Best Electric Vehicle crown, including full-electrics and other Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs).
AJAC is a long-running and reputable inhabitant organisation of automotive reporters who exam expostulate and news on new vehicles for several media outlets opposite a country. The annual Car and Utility Vehicle of a Year Awards module is an constituent partial of a association, providing consumers with consultant recommendation and information to surprise their car shopping decision. This year, 65 member reporters submitted 1,575 ballots on 55 authorised vehicles, generating around 50,000 information points.
“We’re really unapproachable to accept this homegrown endowment for Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid from a consultant members of AJAC,” pronounced Reid Bigland, President and CEO, FCA Canada. “It is a third AJAC win in 3 years for a game-changing minivan and highlights a Hybrid’s disdainful multiple of a cutting-edge, highly-efficient powertrain, modernized connectivity, safety, comfort and family-focused utility. With over 110 awards given a debut, Chrysler Pacifica stays a many awarded minivan in a marketplace.”
Previously, AJAC famous a Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid as Canadian Utility Vehicle of a Year in 2018 and Best New Large Utility Vehicle in 2017.
As a Best EV in Canada for 2019, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is now authorised to be named 2019 Canadian Utility Vehicle of a Year during a Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Feb 14, 2019.
2019 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 adult to 3.0 Le/100 km in electric-only mode in city driving, some-more than 50 kilometres (31 miles) of all-electric operation and a sum operation of some-more than 800 kilometres (497 miles).
With some-more than 100 accessible reserve and confidence features, a Uconnect Theatre rear-seat party system, accessible 4G Wi-Fi 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 and have warranted their spots as a many awarded minivans of a year.
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 further 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.