2021 Chrysler Pacifica / Pacifica Hybrid Fact Sheet

August 31, 2020 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -  The Chrysler brand continues to set the pace for the minivan segment with the new 2021 Chrysler Pacifica. The first-ever minivan to offer both gas and hybrid powertrains, Chrysler is elevating its minivan game to new levels, creating a new top-of-the-line Pinnacle model in the segment, offering all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability paired with Pacifica’s class-exclusive Stow ‘n Go seating, more standard safety features than any vehicle in the industry, new FamCAM interior camera, wireless charging, next-generation Uconnect 5 connectivity, an athletic new look, and loads more creature comforts and interior storage for the 2021 model year.

The Pacifica Hybrid, the first hybrid minivan, delivers more than 80 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, an all-electric range of more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles.    

The Chrysler Pacifica continues to hold its status as the most awarded minivan four years in a row with more than 135 honors and industry accolades. As the first company to introduce the minivan and through six generations of the vehicle, FCA has innovated 116 minivan firsts, including nearly 40 minivan-first features on the Pacifica. The company has sold more than 15 million minivans globally since 1983, twice as many as any other manufacturer over 37 years.   

New for 2021:
  • New AWD (gas-powered models only):
    • Power transfer unit (PTU)
    • Three-piece drive shaft
    • Rear drive module
    • Front suspension/rear suspension
    • Brakes/hub and bearing/knuckles
    • Self-sealing tires: 18-inch and 20-inch
    • AWD badging
  • New for Pacifica — Pedestrian Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Advanced safety features (standard):
    • Pedestrian AEB (new and standard)
    • Forward Collision Warning-Plus (previously optional, now standard)
    • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go (previously optional, now standard)
    • LaneSense Lane Departure Warning-Plus (previously optional, now standard)
    • Lane Keep Assist (previously optional, now standard)
    • Rain-sensing wipers (previously optional, now standard)
    • Auto high beams (previously optional, now standard)
  • New Safety Sphere Package:
    • 360-degree Surround View Camera
    • ParkSense Parallel/Perpendicular Park Assist
    • Front Park Assist
  • New front fascia (standard)
  • New grille (standard)
  • New LED headlamps (standard)
  • New LED fog lamps (standard)
  • New LED rear taillamp (standard)
  • New black Chrysler wing badge insert (standard, except for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle)
  • Six new wheel designs/various finishes:
    • New 20-inch polished with Baltic Gray pockets (Pinnacle)
    • New 20-inch machined face with Baltic Gray pockets and Foreshadow (S Appearance)
    • New 18-inch full polish and Foreshadow (S Appearance)
    • New 18-inch Fine Silver
    • New 18-inch polished and Foreshadow (S Appearance)
    • New 18-inch polished with Baltic Gray pockets (Pinnacle)
    • 17-inch Silver Litho (new finish)
    • 17-inch machined with Baltic Gray pockets (new finish)
  • New exterior paint color: Fathom Blue 
  • New top-of-line Pinnacle model features:
    • Platinum Chrome exterior trim/wheels
    • Suede headliner
    • Quilted Caramel Nappa leather seats
    • Two quilted lumbar comfort pillows for second-row captain’s chairs
    • Satin Chrome plated seat controls and sliding door handles
    • Pinnacle model offers best-in-class total storage of 227.6 liters — enough to store 60 gallons of milk
  • Two new integrated interior consoles:
    • Pinnacle Ultra console
    • Limited premium console
  • Two new Hydro bezels:
    • Mid-century Timber (Pinnacle)
    • Brushed (Limited)
  • 7-inch digital cluster and soft touch instrument panel with accent stitching (now standard)
  • Available new Premium & Safety Sphere Group and Uconnect Theater Family Package bundles
  • New Uconnect 5 system with 10.1-inch touchscreen (standard):
    • Pacifica’s the first North American vehicle to feature new Uconnect 5 system
    • New 10.1-inch touchscreen is the largest standard touchscreen in its class
    • More connected services and features that are easier to search and navigate 
    • With the current Uconnect skill for Alexa, customers with Alexa-enabled devices at home can easily ask Alexa to start the car, lock/unlock doors and more
    • Uconnect 5 brings Amazon Alexa directly into the vehicle itself, giving occupants the freedom to interact with Alexa just as they do at home or on a personal device 
    • With built-in Alexa, occupants can ask Alexa to play music, podcasts and audiobooks; add items to their to-do list; check news, weather, traffic, sports and other real-time information; and access tens of thousands of Alexa skills
    • Processing speeds five times faster than previous generation, using Android operating system
    • Home screen can be personalized to fit up to six different user profiles with individual feature preferences for music, seat settings, comfort and vehicle operation and the ability to change in-vehicle climate controls with the push of a button based on user profiles
    • Ability to connect two phones simultaneously with Bluetooth capability
    • New TomTom navigation experience
    • Maps updates available over-the-air (OTA) as well as Firmware (FOTA) system software updates
    • SiriusXM with 360 XL now offered free for six months as standard on Pacifica, letting owners customize their listening experience
    • New wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Enhanced Hybrid Electric Pages and Smartphone Control 2.0 provide support for up to three customer-defined charging schedules (weekdays, weekends, etc.)
  • New FamCAM interior camera
  • New segment-first USB Type-C ports
  • New wireless charging
  • New 10-inch rear quarter trim Harman Kardon subwoofer
  • New Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment games: Concentration, chess, Chrysler Says (late availability) and backgammon (late availability)
  • S Appearance Package features new Anodized Ink exterior accent finish and Foreshadow wheel finishes
  • Exterior side mirrors now auto-fold in Park (Limited and Pinnacle)
  • Pacifica models now differentiated from Voyager by front and rear exterior appearance, interior styling and content
  • Hybrid is now a powertrain option:
    • Content aligned for all four Pacifica models — Touring, Touring L, Limited and Pinnacle — for both gas and PHEV
    • Content exceptions for PHEV: third-row power-folding seats, Stow ‘n Go, Stow ‘n Vac, eight-passenger seating, spare tire, trailer tow, heated second-row seats, AWD

  • AWD now available on Pacifica across all gas-powered models (first time available in Chrysler minivan since 2004):
    • Chrysler Pacifica is America’s most capable minivan with AWD and America’s only minivan to offer AWD with Stow ‘n Go seating
    • System engages seamlessly at any speed, without any activation required by the driver
    • If any of the wheels lose traction, Pacifica’s AWD system automatically activates transfer of all available engine torque to the wheels with more traction, with limited slip to control steering in all road conditions
    • Enhanced traction in range of driving conditions: dry pavement, snow, non-paved roads
    • When drivetrain detects AWD is not needed, disconnects power-transfer unit and rear drive module automatically to stop drive shaft from spinning, reducing driveline drag, improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions — class-exclusive in the minivan segment
    • Engages automatically based on a variety of sensor inputs when enhanced traction is beneficial
    • Pacifica offers AWD and has best-in-class towing capacity (3600 lbs.), reinforcing its credentials as the most capable minivan with AWD
    • AWD system available across all four gas-powered Chrysler Pacifica models: Touring, Touring L, Limited and Pinnacle
  • Pacifica has the most standard safety features in the industry, including standard LED lights and standard new Pedestrian AEB:
    • Pacifica offers 14 new-as-standard safety features, 97 total standard safety features and 116 standard and available safety and security features
    • Pedestrian AEB offered as standard for the first time in the class
    • New LED exterior lighting featured as standard for the first time in the minivan class
    • 2021 Pacifica offers LED headlamps, daytime running lamps (DRL), fog lamps and taillamps as standard – the only manufacturer to offer LEDs as standard in the minivan segment
    • Exceptional new LED headlamps light up the night with a balanced beam of light that minimizes glare to oncoming traffic
  • Exterior refresh of grille, front fascia, headlamps, fog lamps and taillamps reimagines Pacifica lineup as more athletic and aggressive, with utility-vehicle-inspired styling cues:
    • Boldly styled and deeply sculpted presence begins to take shape with more “heroic” 3D diamond-styled grille, delivering unmistakable visual jump from current vehicle
    • Pacifica is given a “UV-esque” look with prominent, sporty grille accented with painted Gloss Black upper grille textures and new Bright Chrome grille surround (chrome surrounds change for Pinnacle model and S/Red S Appearance Packages)
    • Modern face sculpted to feature more dominant upper grille; slimmer lower grille mirrors the 3D diamond-style and Gloss Black appearance of upper grille portion
    • New headlamps result in a more aggressive, linear design and new standard LED headlamps standout with DRL-lit appearance
    • Larger and more deeply sculpted LED fog lamp bezels are more visually energizing and add to sportiness of overall design
    • New LED taillamp provides a lit appearance and transforms the visual feel by running the entire width of the rear
  • Two new integrated front center consoles available for Pacifica: Ultra console (Pinnacle model) and Premium console (Limited model) 
  • New top-of-the-line Pinnacle model features most luxurious interior in its class:
    • Pinnacle Ultra console is the most functional front center console in its class
    • Pinnacle model offers best-in-class total storage of 227.6 liters – enough to store 60 gallons of milk
    • Elite Pinnacle model includes premium quilted Caramel Nappa leather seats on all three rows
    • Unique set of movable lumbar pillows for second-row captain’s chairs, suede headliner and Platinum Chrome exterior/Satin Chrome interior trim
  • Pacifica – the most technologically advanced minivan in its class – will feature first North American application of all-new Uconnect 5 system, which delivers:
    • Largest standard radio touchscreen in its class with a 10.1-inch high-definition touchscreen that is nearly 20 percent larger than the previous system
    • Can be personalized with profiles of up to six drivers
    • Expands capabilities of Alexa virtual assistant for an in-vehicle application
    • Can be connected to two phones simultaneously, with Bluetooth capability
  • Drivers can keep watch on rear seats with new FamCAM interior camera that delivers best-in-class, high-definition image and segment-exclusive features, including a view of rear-facing child seat occupants, split-view display and unique “zoom to seat” feature
  • The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is the first minivan ever to offer USB Type-C ports, allowing devices to be charged up to four times faster than standard USB outlets, and the Pacifica doubles the available USB ports from the current model.
  • Wireless charging available for two new integrated consoles featured in Pacifica Limited and Pacifica Pinnacle models
  • For audiophiles, available new Harman Kardon Premium Audio Group adds a 10-inch rear quarter trim subwoofer with 19-speaker system (PHEV uses carryover 20-speaker system)
  • New Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system games — Concentration, chess, Chrysler Says (late availability) and backgammon (late availability) — keep both adult and child passengers entertained
  • New Uconnect Theater offerings join nine existing games, including Are We There Yet and the License Plate Game, to provide the most built-in games in the industry, without the need of Wi-Fi or a subscription
  • FCA engineers worked to improve the already “vault-like" cabin with improved fitments for door and glass seals for all price classes
  • Pacifica Hybrid is still first and only plug-in hybrid minivan and achieves more than 80 MPGe, has an all-electric range of more than 30 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles
Model Lineup
For 2021 the Chrysler Pacifica lineup consists of four models available in both gas-only and hybrid powertrain options:
  • Touring
  • Touring L
  • Limited
  • Pinnacle (NEW)
Available Exterior Colors:
  • Fathom Blue (NEW)
  • Ceramic Grey
  • Billet Silver
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black
  • Granite Crystal
  • Luxury White
  • Maximum Steel
  • Ocean Blue Metallic
  • Velvet Red

Available Interior Colors:
  • Caramel Nappa leather (NEW – premium leather, exclusive to Pinnacle model)
  • Alloy (cloth, leather, premium leather)
  • Black (cloth, leather, premium leather)
  • Deep Mocha (premium leather)
  • Rodèo Red (premium leather)
  • Toffee (cloth, leather)

More Information
Please visit the Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid newsrooms for the latest product information, photography, videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents.
Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, and advanced innovation and technology since the company was founded in 1925. Chrysler continues to build on that nearly 100-year legacy of creating ingenious products and technologies for mainstream customers, moving forward on an electrified transformation that will launch the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle in 2025 and an all-electric portfolio in 2028.

The Chrysler Pacifica continues to reinvent the minivan, a segment Chrysler created 40 years ago. The Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid symbolizes the brand’s electrification evolution, representing the first electrified minivan in the segment and achieving 82 MPGe, an all-electric range of 32 miles and a total range of 520 miles. Chrysler Pacifica delivers the most standard safety features and most advanced available all-wheel-drive system in its class and is also the most awarded minivan over the last seven years with more than 175 honors and industry accolades since its introduction as a minivan.

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