August 31, 2017,
Auburn Hills, Mich.
As the most technologically equipped vehicles of their kind, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid continue to live up to this claim with the debut of available 4G LTE network connectivity in the upgraded Uconnect 4C NAV system with 8.4-inch display.
"For 35 years, our Chrysler minivans have led the segment we created, and that continues in 2018 with the Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid now adding 4G LTE Wi-Fi with unlimited data plans for $20 per month," said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands - Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat, FCA - North America. "The Pacifica's new, faster 4G LTE network speed creates an in-vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot that keeps everyone in the family connected with up to eight mobile devices, making it easy to browse websites, check email and stream video. Passengers can also make the most of the class-exclusive Uconnect Theater system by utilizing the 4G hotspot to stream content via HDMI connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast or Apple TV."
For 2018, Chrysler Pacifica Touring Plus, Touring L, Touring L Plus and Limited models, and Pacifica Hybrid Touring Plus, Touring L and Limited models, offer several different data plans from AT&T, including:
- Standalone unlimited plan offers unlimited data at $20 per month1
- Add your vehicle to your existing Mobile Share Value or Advantage plan, receive 1 GB of data, for $10/month2
- Day pass offers 250MB at $5
- An included trial of AT&T Wi-Fi is available on properly equipped vehicles3
An included trial of SiriusXM Guardian connected services also is available on properly equipped vehicles. These real-time services include a monthly vehicle health report, vehicle health alert, a smartphone app that enables owners to remotely lock, unlock or start their vehicle, locate their vehicle and more, and SOS Call and Assist Buttons on the rearview mirror, which will connect vehicle owners to help at the push of a button.
“As our Uconnect systems continue to advance, the boost of 4G LTE Wi-Fi technology showcases our commitment of keeping our customers conveniently connected while on the road,” said Tricia Hecker, Global Head of Connected Services, FCA Global. “Our goal is to provide consumers with a variety of ways to stay connected and explore the efficiency and convenience that our services and features have to offer.”
On-demand 4G Wi-Fi hotspot capability is also available in select model-year 2018 FCA US vehicles equipped with the Uconnect 4C or 4C NAV system with an 8.4-inch display. More information can be found in the 2018 Uconnect
The Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling. Re-engineered from the ground up on an all-new platform, the Pacifica delivers class-leading gasoline and hybrid powertrains to the minivan segment.
With the Pacifica’s class-exclusive Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system, passengers can watch movies, play built-in games and connect personal devices to surf the Internet via two high-definition 10-inch touchscreens. Passengers can select from a variety of devices to connect to Uconnect Theater, including smartphones, tablets and gaming devices, via USB and HDMI ports. For supported Android devices, content can now be streamed wirelessly to the Uconnect Theater screens.
With more than 100 available safety and security features, the Uconnect Theater rear-seat entertainment system, and a full array of comfort and convenience technologies, the Chrysler Pacifica is a no-compromises minivan ideally suited for today's families and has earned its spot as the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017.
The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative hybrid powertrain. The Pacifica is the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode and 33 miles of all-electric range.
Launched in 2003, Uconnect systems are FCA’s in-vehicle connectivity centers, designed to keep consumers connected, entertained and, most importantly, focused on the road.
Each FCA vehicle comes equipped with a Uconnect system that provides drivers with a range of available communication, navigation, entertainment features and connected services, including:
- Handsfree calling or texting solutions that keep drivers productive, talking and connected
- Entertainment and audio options that include AM, FM, HD radio or SiriusXM, Bluetooth streaming audio, CD Player, USB and AUX Port
- Navigation options that help provide a stress-free commute with easy access to points of interest, well-designed maps and turn-by-turn directions that are broadcast over the vehicle’s audio system
An included trial of SiriusXM Guardian connected services is available on vehicles equipped with the Uconnect 4C or 4C NAV systems with an 8.4” Display. The Uconnect with SiriusXM Guardian connected services include a monthly vehicle health report, vehicle health alert, a smartphone app that enables owners to remotely lock, unlock or start their vehicle, locate their vehicle and more; SOS call and Assist Buttons on the rearview mirror that will connect vehicle owners to help at the push of a button.
Vehicle owners can access and control their Uconnect system’s features and services by using voice recognition technology, steering wheel controls, touchscreens or traditional knobs and buttons.
About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology all at an extraordinary value since the company was founded in 1925.
Whether it is the family-room-on-wheels functionality of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan, the groundbreaking, bold design of the Chrysler 300, or the simple elegance and extraordinary driving experience of the Chrysler 200, Chrysler brand vehicles reward the passion, creativity and sense of accomplishment of its owners. Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand has incorporated thoughtful features into all of its products, such as the innovative center console with pass through storage and sliding cup holders in the Chrysler 200, the industry-exclusive Stow 'n Go seating and storage system on the Chrysler Pacifica and the fuel-saving Fuel Saver Technology in the Chrysler 300.
The Chrysler brand's succession of innovative product introductions continues to solidify the brand's standing as the leader in design, engineering and value. The premium for the Chrysler brand is in the product, not the price.
1 AT&T Connected Car Unlimited Plan: After 22GB of data usage, AT&T may slow speeds. Req's eligible vehicle and eligible wireless svc. Plan charge per vehicle. Limit 3. Stream Saver not avail. Cov’g and svc. not avail. everywhere. Taxes, fees, other charges, add’l usage & other restr's apply. Subject to General AT&T Wireless Service Terms.
2 Mobile Share Value:(MSV) Overage charges may apply. See rate plan terms for your overage rates. Mobile Share Advantage (MSA): Requires plan charge (min.$30/mo. for 1GB of shared data) plus $10 per month access charge per vehicle. After high-speed data plan allotments used, data slowed to max of 128Kbps for rest of bill cycle. Cov’g and svc. not avail. everywhere. Taxes, fees, other charges, add’l usage & other restr’s apply. Subject to General AT&T Wireless Service Terms.
3 3 months or 1GB, whichever comes first.