Posts from ‘Minivans’
If I may be allowed to overgeneralize, allow me to suggest that American car buyers appreciate utility, but would rather a given vehicle not look too utilitarian.
Miles driven: 350
Fuel used: 18.2 gallons
When the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica debuted last spring, it brought a new level of family-friendly features and all-around refinement to the minivan category. Now, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is set to arrive in dealerships as the first redesigned minivan to hit the market in the Pacifica’s wake… and based on our preview test drive of a top-line Odyssey Elite model, it’s clear that Honda has done a little bar-raising of its own.
Blame the minivan. Prior to the 1984 arrival of the first minivans–the ground-breaking Dodge Caravan and Plymouth Voyager–the vehicle options for a family of six were fairly limited.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
Class: Comericial Vehicles
Miles Driven: 451
Fuel Used: 18.09 gallons
Chrysler’s Pacifica minivan debuted to rave reviews all around last year, bringing a new level of style and family-friendly features to the minivan category. At the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Chrysler unveiled its partnership with world-leading wheelchair-lift and wheelchair-vehicle manufacturer BraunAbility to create a wheelchair-accessible Chrysler Pacifica.
DETROIT—Honda unveiled the next-generation of its Odyssey minivan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2018 Odyssey is fortified with a host of new family-friendly features that should help it do battle in the suddenly-more-competitive minivan market.
When it goes on sale early next year, Chrysler will break new ground by offering the first hybrid minivan to be sold in the U.S.