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Cons: blind spots in the rearvery reliable, tons of features, great family vehicle with room to spare
Pros: reclining rear seats
Cons: small foot room around pedals. But then I'm 6'4
Advice: Dodge Journey for 09 is good updated less expensive version of same vehicle.More room, comfort and features, an upgrade from our Jeep GC. Especialy for back seaters. Better milage..24 on hwy with 4.0 v6. Only driven one week so can't say about reliability. We actually got the Dodge Journey but are driving a Pacifica until it comes in.
Pros: Smooth ride
Cons: THe seats are kinda hard to fold down to get to the third row seats.
Advice: There is a rather big blind spot in the rear of the vehicle. Be cautious backing up and changing lanesVery smooth drive, very room, nice with dual a/c. All leather bucket seats and everything is electric, even the hatchback. I would recommend this vehice to anyone who has a fomily and is looking for an elegant, roomy, comfortable and smmoth vehicle. My kids love it. I could not have asked for a better car for the price and quality. Great family vehicle.
Pros: Being able to go in/out as in a minivan.
Cons: Dried break fluid tends to be found in the lower part of the car.
Advice: If you need room for only four or five people and you like a roomy vehicle consider it.If I had just read Consumer Reports I would have never purchased this vehicle. The vehicle is really for people that appreciate lots of room while moving down the road. In the case of my wife, she just wanted to accommodate her rather long legs. I can see this car to be excellent to anyone weighing over 225 lbs. One of the supposed drawbacks of the engine is the noise. If the vehicle is driven as a sports car I could consider that a problem, but for normal driving there is no problem. I truly don't hear the engine. I purchased a 'low-end' vehicle but it has power seats for both driver and passenger side and A/C control for the second row (?). Some basic car.
Pros: road stability, supremely responsive handling, fabulously comfortable interior
Cons: gas mileage is pretty average for a 6 cylinder car of this class...about 15 mpg in the city
Advice: don't overlook this gem because it's an american car.Recently, our Mercedes E class car was involved in a wreck. While it's being repaired, we were given a Pacifica Touring. Boy was this car a surprise. It's elegant and classy, with nice lines and an extremely comfortable interior. I also have a Lexus RX 300 and this car equals that in every respect. The handling is terrific and the road stability seems exceptional. I live in San Francisco and this car is agile in tight, aggressive traffic, offers terrific control on the hills, and is easy to parallel park in very tight spaces (often with only a few inches to spare). As an average sized woman of 5'4', I feel 'on top' of the road. I feel as though I have a good sense of the traffic around me in all directions (very important in city driving). This is in direct contrast to the Mercedes, which has me feeling like I'm not quite seeing everything around me. (No,I was not driving when it was wrecked!) I haven't taken this on the highway yet but if it feels so luxurious on pot-hole ridden city streets, it must be like riding on air on the freeway. I am seriously considering selling my Mercedes to buy one of these.
Pros: 3rd row seat, cloth seats, woodgrain accents, analog clock
Cons: trunk space (not too big), and fuel economy (about 18 mpg is kinda low...)
Advice: order the curtain airbags. (extra safety)We have a 2005 touring pacifica and are very, very, happy with it. We have 4 kids, all of which are comfortable in all the seats. The woodgrain accents and analog clock are soo classy. The ride is soo comfortable and it handles like a car. The cloth seats are like a couch! We also feel very safe due to the 5 star government ratings. Will buy again! GO OUT AND TEST DRIVE ONE!!!
Pros: the third row seat
Cons: 3-row side air bags should be standard
Advice: pay the extra for the leather seatsMy husband and I recently purchased this 2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring edition and are beyond thrilled with our decision! This vehicle has everything we were looking for...third row seats, aesthetically pleasing exterior and a very luxe interior. Chrysler learned a great deal from Mercedes with this SUV...it has the feel of a luxury vehicle without the over-the-top price tag. We opted for the leather seating with the comfort package that included heated seats--ahhhhh. I was also insistent that the supplemental 3-row side curtain airbags be included. The vehicle has a 5 star safety rating all around, but I like the security of having that extra level of safety for my family.