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Pacifica: SUV of the Year finalist

by Bill Cawthon on

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is now one of three finalists for the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, along with the Jaguar F-Pace and Mazda CX-9.

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The winner of the prestigious award will be announced at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January.

Allpar has just posted a test drive of the hybrid and gasoline Chrysler Pacifica, with hybrid pricing.

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for just-auto.com, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.


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