FCA refuse Pacifica crossover in favor of a minivan

FCA refuse Pacifica crossover in favor of a minivan

Alliance Fiat 2018-2019 Chrysler Automobiles abandoned plans to produce a crossover based on the 2018-2019 Chrysler the Pacifica .


According Autoline publication with reference to Auto Forecast Solutions, the model had to proceed on the conveyor corporate enterprises in Windsor in 2018, but those plans had to be abandoned in order to preserve the possibility to produce in the factory minivan the Dodge Grand Caravan the Grand , until mid-2019.

Recall that the announcement of the full-size crossover took place in , the code was announced the development of a spiritual successor SUV the Aspen .

The model was positioned as a competitor to the Buick Enclave’s , the Ford Explorer , the Nissan the Pathfinder and the Toyota the Highlander .

Then 2018-2019 Chrysler SUV refused to call the technical specifications, but confirmed plans to release a hybrid version.

“Green” version of the SUV had to get a unit with 3.6-liter V6 engine with Atkinson cycle, as well as two electric motors and a CVT.

Battery – Li-Ion to 16 kW / hour.

As part of Pacifica Hybrid, the system has a power reserve of 50 kilometers on pure electric.

Also note that, according to 5-year plan, the 2018-2019 Chrysler is also going to release a mid-size SUV to compete with the Chevrolet the Equinox , the GMC the Terrain and the Ford the Edge .


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