Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Electric Car
About the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Electric Car
Outside of being America’s first and only hybrid minivan, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid offers many Class-Exclusive features that are designed to make family life a whole lot easier. With second-row Easy Tilt Seating, families can easy access the third row—even with a child seat in the second row. Got your hands full? Don’t worry, just swing your foot under the available hands-free power sliding door. Keep the kids entertained with the most advanced seven-passenger hybrid entertainment system that comes with available Uconnect® Theater.
And with the available Tri-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, you can take the kids out at night to watch the stars. These are just a few of the advantages that the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has over the competition.
What is the range on the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid?
The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has an all-electric range of 32 miles. And when it’s fully charged and has a full tank of fuel, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will deliver a total driving range of up to 520 miles. You'll go far in the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.
How do the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid technology systems work?
It’s a pretty complex system, but we’ll try to simplify it for you. The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid utilizes two electric drive motors, a planetary gear set and a one-way clutch internal to its transmission. Each electric drive motor has a primary function. One motor is used for charging the HV battery and starting the gas engine while the other is used solely for electric drive operation. The Pacifica Hybrid is unique in that given the one-way clutch, the charging/starting motor can also be used in dual motor electric drive. This additional functionality improves efficiency and also allows for increased all-electric drive vehicle speed. The V6 engine is seamlessly integrated into the powertrain and contributes toward HV battery charging or vehicle propulsion automatically based on driving
conditions. There is no need for the driver to select modes, no matter what speed or environment.
What are the fuel requirements for the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid?
The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid requires unleaded regular gasoline having a posted octane number of 87. The use of higher octane premium gasoline is not required. Do not use E85 fuel or other ethanol blends greater than 15% in this engine.