2017 Chrysler Pacifica receives new Touring Plus model

Article by Christian A., on June 4, 2017

2017 Chrysler Pacifica began sales in dealerships about a year ago. And now, the company is introducing an animal-friendly trim for those who want more features of the model without having to sit on animal skin.

The Touring Plus, also known as the sixth trim for the Pacifica lineup, falls in between the Touring and the Touring L trims. The package offers more standard (and optional) features without being stuck with those hot leather seats.

The comfy minivan will be given premium features such as a power lift gate and a new front fascia. Finished in a gloss black paint, the exterior gets a mesh lower fascia and new fog lights like the higher trim levels. There will be projector headlights on the front while the rear gets LED taillights. For a more comfortable ride, it will come with a three-zone automatic temperature control, as well as second- and third-row sunshades, and lets not forget the universal garage door opener.

Optional features that customers can choose from include: blind spot monitoring, rear parking sensors, a 3G Wi-Fi hotspot and a larger 8.4 inch touchscreen (in place of a standard 5 inch screen). For those who want to upgrade to an 8.4 inch Uconnect infotainment center to your Touring Plus trim and a set of 18-inch wheels, that will give you an additional balance of $995, that includes a free second-row overhead DVD player.

With the same engine power as the rest of the trims, the Touring Plus will be equipped with the same 3.6 liter V6 that yields 287 horsepower (214 kilowatts).

Head of Passenger Car Brands, Tim Kuniskis said that when the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica was released last year, it brought a lot of new minivan buyers, and it resonated with some of the old minivan owners. So the release of the Touring Plus trim to the Pacifica lineup is some sort of a celebration of the success the 2017 model brought - giving customers more options amongst the range of minivans.

Now, the Chrysler Pacifica will be available in the following trims: LX, Touring, Touring-L, Touring-L Plus, and Limited, and lets not forget the Pacifica Hybrid with a hybrid V6 producing 260 horsepower (193 kilowatts).

The Touring Plus is priced at $32,360, which is just a little more than the Touring trim (at $30,995), and less than the Touring L trim (at $34,995). The prices stated above do not include the $1,095 destination fee just yet. Some of you might have already been waiting for this trim. And the wait is over because the higher content Chrysler Pacifica with cloth seats are available now.

Press Release

Chrysler Expands 2017 Pacifica Lineup With Addition of Touring Plus Model

Chrysler announced today the addition of the Touring Plus model to the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lineup, extending the appeal of the all-new minivan to more customers.

“The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica arrived in dealerships a year ago, and in that time, it has both resonated with our current minivan customers and brought new minivan buyers to the brand,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat, FCA – North America. “The addition of the new Touring Plus model to the Pacifica lineup builds on this success, delivering another option to meet the needs and price point of more customers.”

The Pacifica Touring Plus model includes features like a power liftgate, three-zone automatic temperature control, premium fascia, projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, fog lamps, second- and third-row sunshades and universal garage door opener.

The Pacifica Touring Plus has a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $32,360, excluding $1,095 destination. Customers who order 18-inch wheels and the 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen system on their Touring Plus receive a single overhead DVD player ($995 value) at no charge.

The Chrysler Pacifica Touring Plus is available in dealer showrooms now. With the addition of the Touring Plus model, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lineup consists of six models: LX, Touring, Touring Plus, Touring-L, Touring-L Plus and Limited.

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling. Re-engineered from the ground up on an all-new platform, the Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to the minivan segment. With more than 100 available safety and security features, the all-new Uconnect Theater rear seat entertainment system, and a full array of comfort and convenience technologies, the Chrysler Pacifica is a no-compromises minivan ideally suited for today's families and has earned its spot as the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017.

Source: Chrysler

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