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2023 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2022 Ford Transit Connect Review

Picture of the 2023 Chrysler Pacifica

2023 Chrysler

MSRP*: $37,020 to $56,780
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2022 Ford
Transit Connect

MSRP*: $29,365 to $32,540
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 2 seats
Cargo Space 140.5 ft3 Info not available
  • 287-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 162-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 287 hp 162 hp
Exterior Length 204.3 in 174.2 - 190.0 in
Exterior Width 79.6 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 38.4 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.0 - 39.6 in
Front 46.9 in
Rear info not available

*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

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

The Chrysler Pacifica requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Transit Connect, making it more convenient to drive.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Transit Connect, which has a much lower MSRP.

Since the Chrysler Pacifica is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chrysler Pacifica, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

The Chrysler Pacifica has the same turning radius as the Ford Transit Connect, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler Pacifica greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Due to its much higher torque, the Chrysler Pacifica does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chrysler Pacifica more than the Ford Transit Connect, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.