2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Offers A Reduction in Global Warming Potential

Jan 13, 2017 07:45 PM EST | Hem Cervantes

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid conveys 31-percent reduction in Global Warming Potential. The most efficient minivan offers a shade of green performance. Chrysler Pacifica delivers over 31 perfect compared with the previous-generation.

Emissions-reduction over the prescribed travel distance equivalent to the average annual CO2 output of 22 American households which means that Pacifica Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient minivan. It holds the rating of 84 miles per gallon (MP Ge).

The Global Warming Potential considers the environment impact of fuel production along with the implications of the car's own fuel consumption. The calculations are based on 120,000 miles of operations. It is being measured in the contrasting emission of the greenhouse gas (GMG). The CO2 emission signifies the amount of CO2 that would have the equivalent effect on global warming.

The previous Chrysler Pacifica had traveled the prescribed distance that could account for a 21-metric tons reduction in CO2 emissions. The Head of Product Development Phil Jansen unveiled that Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has the emissions' major milestone for the auto industry.

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid offers a 31 percent reduction in Global Warming Potential which approximately 650 pounds in a curb weight compared with its gasoline-powered stable mate. The Pacifica Hybrids' powertrain offers an award-winning 3.6-liter V-6 engine which mated to a dual-motor transmission.

The 24 miles per gallon is equivalent to 566 miles on a full tank and full electric charge. It takes almost two hours with a 240-volt charger and in 110-volt outlet just 14 hours. The new Pacifica Hybrid can automatically switch between electric power and hybrid power. It works impeccably with the engine to deliver optimal efficiency.

The new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will start selling in the first-quarter of 2017 and pricing starts as low as $43,000. It will be the first hybrid minivan to be sold in the US which is $35,000 cost plus the $7,500 federal tax credit for the plug-in. 


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