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People-mover Milestone: FCA Marks 15 Millionth Minivan Sold

November 20, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

FCA is celebrating 15 million minivans sole and counting given a really initial minivan — a Plymouth Voyager — rolled off a line during Windsor Assembly on Nov. 2, 1983. Today, FCA continues to lead with some-more than half of a minivan shred in a United States, with a 54 percent share, offered twice as many minivans as any other manufacturer over some-more than 35 years.   

“Reaching 15 million minivans sole isn’t usually about attack a number, it’s about a memories families have done and a children who have grown adult driven to propagandize or use or on a family highway outing in a Chrysler Pacifica or Pacifica Hybrid, Dodge Caravan or Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town Country or Voyager over a past 3 and a half decades,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “We continue to lead and innovate to keep a stream minivan lineup a comprehensive best during hauling people and things and assistance this era of owners make memories that will final a lifetime.”

As a initial association to deliver a minivan and by 6 generations of a vehicle, FCA has innovated 115 minivan firsts — facilities that continue to make life easier for owners and their whole families and pull a shred into a future. FCA firsts embody a class-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating and storage system, Uconnect Theater, hands-free shifting doors and a usually hybrid electric powertrain in a segment.

Today’s FCA minivan lineup includes a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Chrysler Voyager and Dodge Grand Caravan.

The Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid continue to change and reinvent a minivan segment. The Pacifica Hybrid is America’s initial and usually hybrid minivan and is among a tip 5 best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in a industry. Pacifica Hybrid achieves 82 miles per gallon homogeneous (MPGe) in electric-only mode, has an all-electric operation of 32 miles and a sum operation of some-more than 500 miles. 

New for 2020, a award-winning FCA US minivan lineup expands with a serve of a Chrysler Voyager, that offers even some-more value for those who find a quintessential family vehicle. Designed with budget-friendly family and swift business in mind, a Voyager delivers an well-developed pushing experience. Voyager is also a latest Chrysler code minivan to acquire a five-star altogether reserve rating from a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), recently fasten Chrysler Pacifica in a five-star category.

As America’s best-selling minivan ever, a Dodge Grand Caravan continues a decades-long story of charity families style, flexibility and useful facilities during a extensive value. The Grand Caravan has introduced scarcely 80 shred firsts, including a industry-exclusive Super Stow ‘n Go seating, that can be simply operated with one hand, permitting users to modify seating for 7 to a atmospheric load bed in seconds.  

FCA Keeps Minivan Segment Fresh With Chrysler Pacifica Red S Edition
FCA’s stream lineup continues to browbeat and innovate in a minivan shred with vehicles such as a new Chrysler Pacifica Red S Edition. The Chrysler Pacifica Red S Edition will be on vaunt during AutoMobility LA 2019 during a Los Angeles Convention Center Nov. 20-21 and will continue on arrangement during LA Auto Show 2019, that will be open to a open on Nov. 22-Dec 1.

With a distinguished flush appearance, a Chrysler Pacifica Red S Edition brings a new demeanour and a outrageous detonate of opinion and tone to Pacifica’s already class-leading organic interior. The disdainful Red S interior facilities Rodèo Red reward Nappa leather two-tone seats accented by Light Diesel Grey stitching and piping and an “S” trademark on a seatbacks. Silver Metal Brush hydro bezels overstate a instrument row and doorway trim.

Exterior finishes embody a Red S liftgate badge and Black Noise Chrysler wing badges with Velvet Red inserts. The Pacifica Red S Edition rides on 20-inch wheels (18-inch on Pacifica Hybrid) with a Black Noise finish. The package is dull out by customary Advanced SafetyTec, featuring some-more than 100 reserve and confidence features, 20-speaker Harman Kardon reward audio and KeySense.

The Red S Edition will be accessible in a operation of 6 extraneous paint tone options, including a new-for-2020 Ceramic Grey Clear Coat, as good as Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Billet Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat and Maximum Steel Clear Coat. 

The new Red S Edition package is accessible on both Pacifica Limited gas and hybrid (late availability) models. Ordering for a package is now open for gas models during Chrysler dealerships during a U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $3,995 for a Red S Edition package.

A Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid S Appearance Package will also be on arrangement in LA. One out of each 3 Chrysler Pacifica models sole facilities a renouned S Appearance Package, that facilities black accents inside and out, formulating a customized, jaunty look. The package includes 18-inch wheels with a Black Noise finish and badging, Gloss Black accents via a extraneous and an all-black interior with black seats with Light Diesel Gray accents and a “S” logo

Employee Pricing Available On 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Starting Nov. 20
Starting Nov. 20, business can take advantage of a special inducement to assistance move home a new 2020 Chrysler Pacifica (gas-powered indication only). All consumers (non-FCA employees/retirees) can squeeze or franchise an authorised FCA vehicle, including a Chrysler Pacifica, during a special Employee Price inducement from a participating dealership underneath a program.

The Employee Price inducement is accessible for authorised 2020 model-year vehicles from Nov. 20 by Jan. 2, 2020.

15 Fun Facts For 15 Million Minivans Sold

  • The strange minivan judgment was referred to within Chrysler as a “T-115”
  • The initial minivan, a Plymouth Voyager, rolled off a public line on Nov 2, 1983 (as a 1984 indication year vehicle)
  • FCA has been a No. 1 offered minivan manufacturer each year given inventing a minivan segment
  • FCA has constructed adequate minivans to expostulate a whole race of some-more than 100 countries, including Zimbabwe (14 million+), Belgium (11 million+) and Greece (10 million+)
  • The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica is a sixth era of a complicated minivan
  • One out of each 3 Chrysler Pacifica models sole facilities a renouned S Appearance package
  • Chrysler Pacifica has warranted some-more than 120 honors and attention accolades, creation it a many awarded minivan over a final 3 years
  • FCA has innovated 115 minivan firsts
  • First oppulance minivan (1990)
  • First minivan to offer integrated child chair (1992)
  • First minivan with Stow ’n Go seating and storage complement (2004)
  • First minivan to offer twin back chair video complement means to play opposite media during same time (2007)
  • First minivan to offer Blind Spot Monitoring System (2009)
  • First and usually electrified minivan with a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (2017)
  • The Pacifica Hybrid ran a EPA exam cycle but dipping into a gas tank 

About a 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 and usually electrified car in a minivan shred and achieves some-more than 80 miles per gallon homogeneous (MPGe) in electric-only mode, has an all-electric operation of some-more than 30 miles and a sum operation of some-more than 500 miles. 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 FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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