(4.4) 33 reviews
MSRP: $1,942$8,630
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19-20
Engine: 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5-6
2006 Chrysler Pacifica

Our Take on the 2006 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

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

Notable Features

  • Standard 250-hp V-6
  • AutoStick automatic transmission
  • Easy-entry &quot
  • chair-height&quot
  • seats
  • Five- or six-occupant seating


Our Expert Reviews

My mom friends are evenly split between SUVs and minivans. Laurie constantly sings the praises of her van. It's easy to get into, has plenty of room for her three kids, and it drives very nicely. My friend Lisa, on the other hand, loves her SUV. She has lots of cargo room, sits up nice and high, and feels safe and confident as she drives in suburban traffic. I think this is true in your ci... Read full review for the 2006 Chrysler Pacifica

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 33 reviews

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Best SUV after 2 years looking

by 25 year old mother of 2 from Pennsylvania on August 23, 2006

My husband and I shopped for 2 years and drove about every vehicle out there made from 2000 and up. After several styles and makes we decided we are not van people. Then we happened to find our 2004 A... Read Full Review

6 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.


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