The freshly announced 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will arrive next year and it will bring some upgrades. The current Pacifica is one of the best minivans on the market right now. Like the previous model, the new one will continue to be offered with the AWD system as the optional. Furthermore, with this system the buyers will get better handling and ride quality will be way better.
The exterior of the new one model will be updated and it will provide more attractive design and styling. Also, we can expect some improvements in the cabin and some high-tech features. Under the hood, the powerful V6 engine remains to be the standard option. Furthermore, the hybrid system will be also available, alongside the new engine that is still a mystery.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Exterior
The exterior design of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will get mid-cycle refreshments. However, don’t expect anything significant. The current model is one of the best on the market, and the manufacturer decides not to change that. According to some speculations, the upcoming minivan will come with the almost same dimension as the current one. However, the front fascia will get some changes. We can assume to come with a more sharper look, reshaped bumpers, and the new pair of headlights that will be LED powered.
The AWD system is optional, and this minivan will bring better 20-inch alloy wheels that are looking way better than before. The body of this model will use more aluminum materials this year and we can expect to be lighter and stronger. The rear end will also get some improvements that will include a wider bumper and better-shaped taillights.
Interior Rumors and Updates
The interior on the previous model has been updated and the manufacturer offered many new techs inside. With the new model, we cannot expect too many changes and updates. The current model looks already stylish and comfortable. However, some update may happen and this will include a better and more responsible infotainment system. Also, there will be more standard features. Like the previous model, the new one will offer great space inside and rooms for seven passengers.
The new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica minivan will get numerous safety features that will include a blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert and rear parking sensors.
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Under the Hood
The new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will keep some previous engines under the hood according to the latest report. However, the manufacturer will also introduce the new hybrid system. Under the hood, there will be two or three different engine options. A 3.6-liter V6 engine will be based one for sure. This one engine is capable of producing 287 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. However, we don’t have the exact numbers of the new one. But it might be boosted to gives more power.
The second option is the new hybrid system. According to some sites, the hybrid drivetrain will be available with two electric motors. Both motors will be paired to the 3.6-liter engine. Furthermore, with this combination, we can expect great mileage and power. The third engine is rumored that will be more powerful than both above. However, the manufacturer keeping this one secretly. Both options are using a 9-speed automatic transmission. The AWD system this year will be available on all models as standard.
Price and Release Date
The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica will get some updates that will slightly increase the price. According to the news, the base model will start at around $33,000. However, the AWD version adds to this price $2000 more.
At the price of $40,000, buyers will get the hybrid system. The new Pacifica model will arrive sometime in 2020 and it will continue to compete with the model Toyota Sienna.