(4.5) 54 reviews
MSRP: $1,280$8,552
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19-21
Engine: 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5-6
2005 Chrysler Pacifica

Our Take on the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica

Our Take

When the Pacifica debuted as an early 2004 model, Chrysler wanted it to be unlike anything else on the market. Developers sought a vehicle that didn't conform to the traditional proportions of a car, sport utility vehicle or minivan, yet featured the best attributes of each. Chrysler branded... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise during hard acceleration
  • Automatic-transmission operation
  • Instrument readability
  • Hard to judge while parking

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6 engines
  • AutoStick automatic transmission
  • Easy-entry &quot
  • chair-height&quot
  • seats
  • New base five-passenger model


Our Expert Reviews

I have a theory that most minivan moms are cat people, while SUV moms are dog people. Now, that may be a gross generalization, but follow me on this for a minute: If the Pacifica can bridge the gap between SUVs and minivans, maybe it can also bridge the gap between dog and cat lovers. That, my fellow parents, could be a starting point for making the world a better place.I admit my theory is a s... Read full review for the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica

Consumer Reviews


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Best car I've owned

by Very happy camper! from Birmingham, AL on September 25, 2012

Purchasing a Pacifica was the culmination of a search that would replace a Suburban (for towing trailer, which I sold) and a Baby Benz 380SL. I'm used to some luxury, needed haul space (I am a lady wo... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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