March 10, 2016 , Windsor, Ontario – The all-new, made-in-Canada 2017 Chrysler Pacifica delivers unparalleled levels of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling – all from a starting MSRP of $43,995.
“FCA Canada has been the leading seller of minivans for 30-plus years while holding on to 70 per cent of the market share. With nearly 40 innovations not offered by any others in its class, the all-new Chrysler Pacifica is the new benchmark in the segment that we invented,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, FCA Canada. “The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica includes a price that is $1,200 lower than the outgoing Town & Country, with over $2,600 of additional see and sell content with standard leather-faced seats, heated front seats, remote start, hands-free communication and Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push-button start.”
Built at the award-winning Windsor Assembly Plant (WAP), the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lineup features three highly-equipped models: Touring-L, Touring-L Plus and Limited.
Production of the highly successful Dodge Grand Caravan continues at WAP, alongside Pacifica. With a starting MSRP of $28,995, Dodge Grand Caravan continues to offer Canadians an entry-level price position. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica takes over for the outgoing Town & Country, in a more premium position and with additional exclusive available features and content.
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica will be available in dealer showrooms in spring 2016, with the Pacifica Hybrid arriving in the second half of 2016.
Standard interior highlights include leather-faced seating with heated front seats, Stow ’n Go seats, Stow ‘n Go Assist (driver side), 12-way power driver’s seat including 4-way power lumbar adjust, Active Noise Cancellation, six-speaker sound system, Uconnect 5.0 multimedia centre with hands-free communication and SiriusXM satellite radio with one-year subscription. Other standard features include tri-zone automatic temperature control, fog lamps, ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, Keyless Enter ’n Go with proximity entry and push-button start, power dual sliding doors and liftgate, automatic halogen headlamps, 17-inch aluminum wheels, active grille shutters and capless fuel filler.
Touring-L Plus (Canadian MSRP of $46,995) also adds convenience and technology features including leather-faced seats with perforated inserts, heated second-row seats, heated steering wheel, power 12-way front passenger seat including 4-way power lumbar adjust, Stow ’n Go assist front passenger seat, Uconnect 8.4 multimedia centre with 8.4-inch touchscreen, 13 amplified speakers with 506-watt amplifier, premium instrument panel with 7-inch full-colour customizable in-cluster display centre, Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Path Detection, Park-Sense Rear Park Assist System and bright side roof rails.
Chrysler Pacifica Limited (Canadian MSRP of $52,995) is loaded with premium features including Nappa leather-faced seating with perforated inserts, accent stitching and piping, two-mode ventilated front seats, power-folding third-row seat, hands-free power liftgate and dual sliding doors (late availability), two-tone luxury steering wheel with chrome accent ring, Uconnect 8.4 NAV multimedia centre with premium navigation, Stow ’n Vac integrated vacuum powered by RIDGID, Tri-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, LED daytime running lamps and LED fog lamps.
About FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 91st anniversary in 2016. FCA Canada Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FCA US LLC, a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and markets Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes Alfa Romeo models and Mopar products. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development center in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”
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