2017 Chrysler Pacifica  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#4 of 2017 Minivan/Vans

#71 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Chrysler Pacifica
The Pacifica, part of Chrysler's lineup since 2004, is a three-row large minivan with seating up to 8. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Chrysler Pacifica has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The Pacifica has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. Chrysler offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.037%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.3%.

We estimate that the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0433% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9447%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0433% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9447% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9473Nissan PathfinderDodge Grand CaravanChrysler PacificaFord FlexKia SedonaChevrolet TraverseMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoHonda PilotHonda OdysseyToyota SiennaFord ExplorerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 94. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is less safe than the 2017 Kia Sedona, the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2017 Ford Explorer, the 2017 Toyota Sienna, the 2017 Honda Odyssey, the 2017 Honda Pilot, the 2017 Dodge Durango, and the 2017 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan and the 2017 Ford Flex.

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