2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date, Interior, Price

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date, Interior, PriceEven minivans that were once popular find it challenging to keep their share of the market with 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date SUVs and crossovers dominating. Although crossovers offer less cargo and passenger space than SUVs, many customers are willing to make this trade-off to not be considered “uncool” when driving a minivan. Chrysler wants to reverse the minivan decline by giving customers a reason not to buy crossovers. Therefore, it has updated its Pacifica model for 2022.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Redesign

Exterior Design

It is not easy to create a beautiful minivan. Although the shape of the Pacifica isn’t ideal for beautiful design, 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date designers managed to find a way to make it look good. First, the standard LED headlights to give the Pacifica a premium look. In addition, the facelifted Pacifica is more SUV-like, thanks to a more prominent grille and a new bumper. The Pacifica offers 17-, 18, and 20-inch wheels. In addition, an optional S Appearance package gives it a sporty look with black accents and dark wheels. We believe this is the most appealing design of any minivan.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Exterior

Interior Design

The interior is where the Pacifica’s most significant improvements are, with the introduction of Uconnect5 infotainment. All trims now have a 10.1-inch touchscreen. This screen is 20% larger than the old 8.4-inch screen and runs five times faster. Although we would have preferred to spend more time with it, the system was very intuitive in our short driving time. Drivers can create multiple profiles and have quick access to the most used features. It’s similar to a smartphone.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Interior

Smartphone owners now can pair two Bluetooth devices at once and wirelessly use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These Uconnect improvements help the Pacifica achieve the highest level of infotainment excellence, even among luxury brands.

The interior is also exceptional. The Pinnacle’s top trim level was our test vehicle. It features Caramel leather with gloss wood trim and diamond stitching. Pinnacle trims also include a new ‘Ultra” center console, which feels more SUV-like. Although there is plenty of storage, buyers looking for maximum practicality might prefer the ‘Super’ center console in lower trim levels. Front-seat passengers on the Pinnacle have access to two cupholders and a wireless charger. There are also multiple USB-A/USB-C ports.

We wish that the Pinnacle’s captain chairs could be positioned further back in the back seat. However, they offer sufficient legroom and leather-wrapped throw cushions to support your lumbar. Optional Uconnect Theatre includes two seats-mounted touchscreens that can be used as media inputs or integrated gaming features. It is easy to crawl into the third row. The excellent FamCAM interior camera allows drivers to check on all the children’s backs. It shows the second and the third rows of the infotainment screen.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Engine

The 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date has a lot of new features, but the powertrain options are mostly the same. With 287 horsepower and 262 pounds-feet of torque, the standard Pentastar V6 offers plenty of smooth passing power. The smooth-shifting, nine-speed automatic transmission sends power to the front-wheel or optional all-wheel-drive systems via a smooth-shifting 9-speed manual transmission. We had plenty of opportunities to test the AWD system’s capabilities, as it was pouring rain while we were on the Pacifica.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Engine

The Pacifica was not affected by the rain, and it barely blinked even in heavy puddles. Chrysler claims it has tuned the AWD system to function automatically, without the driver having to press any buttons or set any modes. If it detects slip, it can send as much as 100% of the engine’s torque back to the rear axle. Many crossover buyers may feel that AWD was a barrier to their purchase of a minivan. Chrysler is now offering AWD on the Pacifica.

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Price and Release Date

The price for the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Release Date starts from $35,045 in the Touring trim. AWD brings the price up to $38,040. The Touring L is priced at $38,145 (41,140 with AWD). It includes heated leather seats, a heated steering wheel, and a Super Console with illuminated cupholders. Only the Pinnacle and Limited trims come with AWD at $53,390 and $48,390, respectively.

The upper trims include luxury features like heated and ventilated seating, a panoramic sunroof, and wireless charging. In addition, Pinnacle elevates the interior to luxurious levels. It features quilted Nappa leather, throws pillows, a rear entertainment system, and the FamCAM interior cam system.

You can choose the hybrid drivetrain on any trim level for $2,000-$3,000 less than an AWD equivalent. In addition, the hybrid is eligible for federal tax credits up to $7500, making it more affordable than gasoline-powered.