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2020 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2019 Ford Transit-250 Review

New 2020 Chrysler Pacifica

2020 Chrysler
Pacifica

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New 2019 Ford Transit-250

2019 Ford
Transit-250

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MSRP*
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$34,045 to $44,795
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$34,085 to $40,365
Invoice* $33,062 to $43,168 $32,381 to $38,346
MPG - City 17 - 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Transit-250 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Chrysler Pacifica.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chrysler Pacifica is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Transit-250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chrysler Pacifica and the Ford Transit-250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler Pacifica is much slimmer than the Ford Transit-250, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chrysler Pacifica, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Transit-250.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chrysler Pacifica and the Ford Transit-250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Chrysler Pacifica has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Transit-250, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford Transit-250 is clearly the choice over the Chrysler Pacifica for pulling heavy loads. The Chrysler Pacifica has a little less horsepower than the Ford Transit-250.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chrysler Pacifica more than the Ford Transit-250, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Chrysler Pacifica has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Transit-250.

Warranty
The Chrysler Pacifica comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit-250.