Category Archives: minivans

2022 Kia Carnival – Drive Report

The 2022 Carnival replaces the Sedona in Kia’s lineup. It’s entirely new. Kia defines it as a multipurpose vehicle that goes beyond the typical minivan. The Carnival is stylish with unique design cues and a wagon-like profile. It offers lots … Continue reading

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2021 Honda Odyssey – Drive Review

Honda says the Odyssey is America’s best retail-selling minivan for 10 years running. American consumers have purchased more than 1.1 million Odyssey minivans during that time. The Honda Odyssey has been refreshed for 2021 with numerous updates to styling, along … Continue reading

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica – Minivan v. SUV

Although popular thinking has it that a utility vehicle is the thing to have, that may not always be the case. It might just be that a minivan is better suited for your driving needs. Read my thoughts on that … Continue reading

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle AWD – Drive Review

For 2021 Chrysler Pacifica now offer a new, elite Pinnacle model. It’s a premium people mover, loaded with luxury features and content, including quilted Caramel Nappa leather seats in all three rows and unique matching lumbar pillows in the second-row … Continue reading

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica All-Wheel Drive – First Drive

On the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica minivan you’re now able to get an all-weather capable, seamless and fully automatic all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.  The Pacifica AWD system is quite smart. It engages automatically, based on a variety of sensor inputs that signal … Continue reading

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Make a getaway in the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica

My wife and I recently did what many American families are doing this summer, we drove and did not fly to a getaway vacation home.  For the six hour drive from our Chicago home to the northern reaches of Michigan’s … Continue reading

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2019 Chrysler Pacific Hybrid – Drive Review

In celebration of 35 years of minivan leadership, the 2019 Pacifica Hybrid is offered in a 35th Anniversary edition that’s available on Pacifica Touring L Hybrid and Limited Hybrid models. This special edition features new badging, an all-black interior with … Continue reading

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2019 Chrysler Pacifica – What’s New

For 2019 the Chrysler Pacifica gets some new packages, colors and equipment upgrades. Read a bit more about the Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid for 2019, right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid – Drive Report

For 2017, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is offered in Premium and Platinum models, starting at $41,995. With the available $7,500 federal tax credit, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid pricing theoretically starts as low as $34,495, not including any additional state or local … Continue reading

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid – First Drive

The world’s first and only hybrid minivan is here from Chrysler. With seamless and automatic power coming from two electric motors and a 3.6-L V6, the 7-passenger 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid may just eliminate stops at the gas station. Or, … Continue reading

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