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Pacifica starts vacuuming awards

by David Zatz on

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has started to vacuum up awards, even though the built-in suction system is only available as an option in the top trim.

First, the new Chrysler is now the only IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus of any minivan. having gotten the top rating in each IIHS test along with a five-star NHTSA safety rating.  IIHS simulates a side impact with a large SUV, moderate-offset and small-offset frontal impact, rollover simulation, and rear collision.

Other awards include Best New Large Utility by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, one of the Car and Drive Ten Best, a Canadian Car Guide Best Buy, Consumer Digest Best Buy, Ruedas ESPN Vehicle of the Year, Hispanic Motor Press Auto of the Year, Family Car of Texas, Ward’s Ten Best Interiors and Ten Best User Experiences lists, cars.com Best Minivan,

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304


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