Chrysler Will Heavily Update the Pacifica As It Temporarily Becomes a One-Model Brand


chrysler will heavily update the pacifica as it temporarily becomes a one model brand

Chrysler’s vehicle lineup has dwindled to the point that the automaker is left with a single horse in its stable: The Pacifica minivan. However, despite the contraction in its product offerings, the automaker isn’t going away, and neither is its van. The minivan pioneer has big plans for its family hauler, and company CEO Christine Feuell recently told journalists that it would roll out a mid-cycle update for the vehicle soon.

Chrysler has been making minivans for 40 years and, more recently, electrified the Pacifica with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Though we’re calling this a mid-cycle refresh, Feuell noted that it would be a more significant overhaul.

“We’ll be doing a refresh on the Pacifica, and it will be more than just a moderate refresh. It will be pretty significant. I’m not at liberty to say what year that will come out. It will be some point after we launch the first new Chrysler BEV product.”

The automaker’s first EV is due in 2025 and will be based on the Airflow concept it showed off last year. Until then, the company is content leaning on the Pacifica as its only model. The 300 recently ended production, following the Dodge Charger and Challenger. The van is offered in gas and plug-in hybrid formats and is a solid option in the segment, though its age is starting to show.

[Image: Chrysler/Stellantis]

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