Minivan Dads rejoice. The all-new, made-in-Canada 2017 Pacifica is priced $1200 less than the outgoing 2016 Chrysler Town & Country and with over $2,600 in added content, for a total value of $3,800 over Town & Country. So, a better van with more modern features at a lower price point is never a bad thing for families looking to get into a proper chariot.

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2017 Pacifica Price and Trims

Price

The 2017 Pacifica will start at $43,995 MSRP CAN, compared to the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan starting at $28,995. Pricing for the three trims are below, with the highest level Chrysler Pacifica Limited starting at $52,995 CAN.

Trims

Chrysler Pacifica Touring-L:

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring-L offers a bunch of standard features at a starting price lower than the outgoing 2016 Chrysler Town & Country. The cabin includes leather-faced seating with heated front seats, Stow ’n Go seats, Stow ‘n Go Assist (driver side), 12-way power driver’s seat including 4-way power lumbar adjust, Active Noise Cancellation, six-speaker sound system, Uconnect 5.0 multimedia centre with hands-free communication and SiriusXM satellite radio with one-year subscription.

Chrysler Pacifica Touring-L Plus:

The Touring-L Plus has a Canadian MSRP of $46,995 and adds convenience and technology features including leather-faced seats with perforated inserts, heated second-row seats, heated steering wheel, power 12-way front passenger seat including 4-way power lumbar adjust, Stow ’n Go assist front passenger seat, Uconnect 8.4 multimedia centre with 8.4-inch touchscreen, 13 amplified speakers with 506-watt amplifier, premium instrument panel with 7-inch full-colour customizable in-cluster display centre, Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Path Detection, Park-Sense Rear Park Assist System and bright side roof rails.

Chrysler Pacifica Limited:

The all-new Chrysler Pacifica Limited has a Canadian MSRP of $52,995 and for those families who wish to Minivan it in style. The Limited adds premium features including Nappa leather-faced seating with perforated inserts, accent stitching and piping, two-mode ventilated front seats, power-folding third-row seat, hands-free power liftgate and dual sliding doors (late availability), two-tone luxury steering wheel with chrome accent ring, Uconnect 8.4 NAV multimedia centre with premium navigation, Stow ’n Vac integrated vacuum powered by RIDGID, Tri-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, LED daytime running lamps and LED fog lamps.

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica will be available in Canadian dealer showrooms in spring 2016, with the Pacifica Hybrid arriving in the second half of 2016.

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