2017 Pacifica Named Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

September 20th, 2016 by

Offering still more evidence of FCA US LLC’s commitment to families and their safety, the pioneer of the minivan segment can claim yet one more accolade for the innovative 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. Thanks to is implementation of Advanced High-Strength Steel and a front crash prevention system that earned a rating of superior, the 2017 Pacifica was recently named a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

“Having sold more than 14 million minivans since inventing the segment in 1983, we know what’s important to minivan buyers,” says Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – FCA North America. “The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the sum of all the knowledge we’ve accumulated about minivans and the people who are proud to own them. Among the things we know – safety is one of the most important purchase reasons and achieving the Top Safety Pick+ rating helps to establish Pacifica as the segment leader.”

This recent recognition comes fresh on the heels of Pacifica earning a spot on WardsAuto’s list of 10 Best User Experiences for 2016. Through the first five minivan generations, FCA US LLC added 78 innovations to the segment. The arrival of the 2017 Pacifica added another 37 segment firsts, bring the total to an impressive 115.

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