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Chrysler Pacifica vs. Hyundai PALISADE

When comparing the Chrysler Pacifica to the Hyundai PALISADE, the Chrysler Pacifica has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Hyundai PALISADE has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Chrysler Pacifica and Hyundai PALISADE have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Chrysler Pacifica versus the Hyundai PALISADE, the Chrysler Pacifica is a better car than the Hyundai PALISADE.

Chrysler Pacifica versus Hyundai PALISADE Pricing

A used 2023 Chrysler Pacifica ranges from $38,818 to $69,478 while a used 2023 Hyundai PALISADE is priced between $43,095 to $57,216. For a new model, the Chrysler Pacifica's price is between $40,986 and $54,938, with the Hyundai PALISADE priced between $41,016 and $55,515.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Chrysler Pacifica’s base engine makes 287 horsepower, and the Hyundai PALISADE base engine makes 291 horsepower. Both the Pacifica and the PALISADE are rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 532 and 508 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Chrysler Pacifica, a minivan, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Hyundai PALISADE, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room, rear head room and rear leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Chrysler Pacifica and the Hyundai PALISADE have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Chrysler Pacifica

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,986 - $54,938

Used Asking Price:

$38,818 - $69,478

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,016 - $55,515

Used Asking Price:

$43,095 - $57,216

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

6.1 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 7
4 / 7

Minivans with Best Resale Value

4 / 7
4 / 7

Most Reliable Minivans

5 / 7

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 31
12 / 25

Midsize SUVs with Best Resale Value

16 / 25
18 / 31
18 / 25

SUVs with 3 Rows with Best Resale Value

22 / 31
24 / 61

Crossover SUVs with Best Resale Value

51 / 61
53 / 61

Summary Review

The Chrysler Pacifica was a large crossover SUV during the 2000s before Chrysler brought it back as a minivan. Our coverage here is dedicated to the minivan that started production in 2016 as a 2017 and later model year vehicle.

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

  • Unique plug-in hybrid powertrain available
  • All-wheel-drive available on new models
  • IIHS Top Safety Pick (2017-2020)

  • AWD and the plug-in powertrain cannot be combined

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Minivan

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Limited, Pinnacle, Touring, Touring L

Trim Levels

Calligraphy, Limited, SE, SEL, XRT

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

287 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

262 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.063 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

291 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

262 foot-lbs @ 5200 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.070 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 28 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

361 / 532 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.8 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 27 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

357 / 508 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

63.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

63 inches

Cargo Space:

32.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

87.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

197.3 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

60.8 inches

Cargo Space:

18 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

86.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

173.3 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4521 lbs

Width:

90.4 inches

Height:

69.9 inches

Length:

204.3 inches

Wheelbase:

121.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4171 lbs

Width:

77.8 inches

Height:

68.9 inches

Length:

196.7 inches

Wheelbase:

114.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

235/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/60R18