2019 Chrysler Pacifica vs 2019 Kia Sedona
Posted on July 31, 2020
As you search for a family minivan, the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica and 2019 Kia Sedona are two popular options to consider. With an abundance of similarities, it's easy to think that there isn't much separating these two. We here at Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram would like to point out some differences which could greatly impact your decision.
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You might not think performance matters when looking for a minivan, but it actually does. After all, once you load in people and cargo, you don't want whatever you choose to struggle climbing a steep mountain pass or merging into freeway traffic. There are some real differences between the two options when it comes to this area.
Packing a 3.6-litre V-6 engine, the Chrysler Pacifica comes with more horsepower and torque than the Kia Sedona. Adding even more to quicker performance, the Chrysler Pacifica weighs less. That leads to a sportier driving experience and less stress when you're behind the wheel.
In addition, you get a 9-speed automatic transmission with the Chrysler Pacifica, versus and 8-speed automatic transmission for the Kia Sedona. With one extra gear, the Chrysler Pacifica can keep engine RPMs in a more ideal range, boosting both performance and fuel efficiency.
If that's not enough, the Chrysler Pacifica outdoes the Kia Sedona on towing capacity. Whatever you need or want to bring along for a trip, you have greater freedom by choosing the Chrysler Pacifica.
Having a minivan means you enjoy plenty of interior space. Not only do you get three-rows of seats, there's also a large cargo area in the back, which is quite nice.
Just know that with the Chrysler Pacifica, your passengers will appreciate the superior third-row legroom, plus second- and third-row headroom. You'll enjoy greater front legroom in the Chrysler Pacifica, versus the Kia Sedona.
You're busy and need a minivan that will accommodate that kind of lifestyle. With features like sliding doors and a large rear tailgate, both the Chrysler Pacifica and Kia Sedona can help accommodate that. There are many other conveniences you can enjoy with these minivans.
Living in Canada, a block heater is something that helps greatly when you first start up your car in the morning. It's also a feature you can get for the Chrysler Pacifica, but isn't even an option for the Kia Sedona.
You also get a remote start option with the Chrysler Pacifica, thanks to SiriusXM Guardian. That allows you to heat up or cool down the interior before anyone has to climb inside, which is a great way to stay comfortable. Such a feature isn't available for the Kia Sedona.
Now that you know why the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica is a better minivan, it's the perfect time to take one out for a test drive. Contact Caledon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today to make an appointment.