2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Red

Chrysler Pacifica

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan Red

Dodge Grand Caravan

There are a variety of different kinds of minivans on the market, the real question of which one will best suit your needs? With vehicles like the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and the 2016 Dodge Caravan, drivers have the opportunity to pick and choose features that work best for them. In this comparison, we will go over the most important parts of each vehicle and show you which each one can offer you.


When it comes to performance, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan are almost identical. Both vehicles offer a 3.6L V6 engine that is able to provide enough power to form the base of a very versatile minivan. The Pacifica is able to get 262 hp, 287 lb-ft of torque, and 8.4 L/100km on the highway. The Grand Caravan is able to pull very similar numbers with 260 hp, 283 lb-ft of torque, and 9.4 L/100km on the highway.

Even though they have similar base engines, the Pacifica does offer one thing that the Grand Caravan does not: a hybrid engine option. So, for those families looking to really cut down on trips to the gas station they can select a hybrid engine that is able to get 2.0 Le/100km on the highway.


Much like with the engine options, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and the 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan have many similar features that they can provide families with. For example, they each have cargo room within feet of the other, with 140.5 cubic feet on the Pacifica and 143.8 cubic feet on the Grand Caravan. They also have a lot of other overlapping standard and available features to choose from, though the Pacifica does have a few more features and some more upgraded features than the Grand Caravan.

Which is Better?

In this scenario, there is no better or worse, each vehicle offers their own set of pros. The choice comes down to what exactly you’re looking for in a vehicle. While the Pacifica can offer a hybrid engine for better fuel economy, the Grand Caravan can offer very similar features as the Pacifica, but at a lower price point. If you’re looking for the whole package, then the Pacifica is a great choice for you. If you’re searching for a vehicle that can provide you with great fuel economy, space to spare, and innovative features, then the Grand Caravan is a better choice.

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