The Pacifica offers an enticing blend of performance, style and comfort that any midsize family is sure to find appealing but a rash of repair issues on early models prevents it from getting our full recommendation.
by aheflin on Jul 28, 2014 Vehicle: 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring AWD 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
We fell in love with our Pacifica when we first got and would probably still love it if we did not keep having issues with it. First it was in the shop, free of charge, for most of the first 30 days we had it. The check engine light came kept coming on every 3 days after we bought it. After that we put in a new alternator. Now it needs new tie rods and ball joints. I was told we did not buy a lemon but a bad make/model. I am now trying to decide if we should put more money into it or buy a better make/model. I
was told that the next issues could be struts and transmission. Oh, and the electronic seats and passenger air bag are messed up due to a one time change in positions.
by ckuhn55 on Nov 20, 2012 Vehicle: 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring AWD 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
Bought in June 2005 in New Jersey, and only major expense has been catalytic converter needed to be replace. Just change my oil every 5,000 otherwise no problems. Driven across the USA from Boston to San Francisco twice. Thats 4 trips at 3000 each way. Gas mileage 23 hw 18 (all wheel drive) city. Note: cracked alum tire rim parking, need to replace full rim, very difficult to find. Car is discontinued, so premium for replacement approx $285.
Still searching for better price new or used. Great car
by freddie22m on Nov 8, 2011 Vehicle: 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring AWD 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
i have a 2005 chrysler pacifica i have had nothing but problems with it well the brakes to start with i have had them changed so many times. now the motor mounts and they said its normal for the car well i have a kia which has more miles on it and it has never had anything wrong with it. my pacifica only has 85,000 miles on it the dealer said it was going to be around 1,000 dollars to fix it which is crazy i would never get another chrysler again i should have listen when people told me that the car was a crapsler.....
by nike on Oct 13, 2010 Vehicle: 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring AWD 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
Bought this veh aug 2010 I've had it 3 month just made 3rd payment and it has been the shop now 4 going on 5 time for same noise they've fixed everything but that noise I really like the car drives nice but this is getting ridiculous that they can't find that noise and fix it I know now I will never buy another one
by krissy on Aug 16, 2010 Vehicle: 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring AWD 4dr Wagon (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
I accidentally stumbled upon this car at my 3rd dealership of car shopping. The sales guy said "lets just take it for a test drive. I wasn't planning on liking the car, and was just going to test drive the car for kicks, and then I was gonna leave, and go on to the next lot. And after I drove it, I fell in love with it. Although I had to replace the rotors and one brake pad, and a tire, (hopefully that will be it) I love the feel of the car, and there is so much more room than that of my Toyota Camry. I feel like I walked away with a great car. Hopefully I can say the same thing about it in 2 years. I will write more then! :)
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