2021 Chrysler Pacifica  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#4 of 2021 Minivan/Vans

#80 of all 2021 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 Chrysler Pacifica has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The Pacifica provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The Pacifica has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Chrysler offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 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 2021 Chrysler Pacifica has a score of 80, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0414% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.7277%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0414% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.7277% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Chrysler Pacifica include: Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking & Pedestrian Automatic Emergency Braking System and Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM).

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Standard side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9776Chrysler PacificaKia SedonaChevrolet TraverseBuick EnclaveVolkswagen AtlasDodge DurangoMazda CX-9Honda OdysseyFord ExplorerSubaru AscentHonda PilotKia TellurideComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 97. The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is less safe than the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2021 Buick Enclave, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2021 Dodge Durango, the 2021 Kia Telluride, the 2021 Honda Pilot, the 2021 Subaru Ascent, the 2021 Ford Explorer, the 2021 Honda Odyssey, and the 2021 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2021 Kia Sedona.

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