The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica reached another new milestone by earning a rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and in doing so, claimed the top spot on the U.S. News & World Report’s minivan rankings list on Sept. 20, 2016.
The IIHS rating for the entirely new Pacifica, which achieved the highest possible ratings for its Forward Collision Warning-Plus system and the five tests used by IIHS to evaluate crashworthiness, boosted the all-new Chrysler Pacifica to the top spot on the on the U.S. News & World Report list.
It now bests every other minivan in the market.
“The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the sum of all the knowledge we’ve accumulated about minivans and the people who are proud to own them,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat – FCA North America. “Among the things we know, safety is one of the most important purchase reasons and achieving the Top Safety Pick+ rating helps to establish Pacifica as the segment leader.”
To determine the rankings, U.S. News & World Report based the score on categories including critics’ rating, performance, interior, safety and reliability.
Here’s how the Pacifica scored:
Critics’ Rating: 9/10
“Based on our analysis of expert reviews and data, the Pacifica is also stylish and surprisingly satisfying to drive, thanks to its powerful V-6 engine and poised handling.,” U.S. News wrote about the Pacifica. “If you’re in the market for a 3-row vehicle and haven’t considered a minivan in a while, you owe it to yourself to check it out.”
The all-new Chrysler Pacifica brings an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility and technology to the minivan segment. In addition to the more than 100 standard and available safety and security features, the Pacifica features an all-new Uconnect Theater rear seat entertainment system, and a full array of comfort and convenience technologies.
To learn more about the Pacifica minivan, visit the official website of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.