2018 Chrysler Pacifica  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#4 of 2018 Minivan/Vans

#63 of all 2018 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. The Pacifica has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. 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. Chrysler offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9571Chevrolet TraverseDodge Grand CaravanChrysler PacificaNissan PathfinderFord ExplorerKia SedonaMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoHonda PilotVolkswagen AtlasToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 95. The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is safer than the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse and less safe than the 2018 Kia Sedona, the 2018 Honda Odyssey, the 2018 Toyota Sienna, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2018 Honda Pilot, the 2018 Dodge Durango, and the 2018 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan and the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder.

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