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2021 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris Review

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2021 Chrysler
Pacifica

MSRP*: $35,820 to $54,095
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
Metris

MSRP*: $31,390 to $35,580
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Invoice* $34,756 to $51,935 $29,350 to $33,267
MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 2 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 140.5 ft3 97.3 - 199.0 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Rear-wheel
Horsepower 287 hp 208 hp
Towing Capacity 3,600 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 202.4 - 211.4 in
Exterior Width 79.6 in 75.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 35.8 in
Rear 35.8 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.0 - 39.6 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Chrysler Pacifica will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler Pacifica as you will with the Mercedes-Benz Metris, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chrysler Pacifica is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler Pacifica is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Chrysler Pacifica is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Chrysler Pacifica has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz Metris, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is clearly the choice over the Chrysler Pacifica for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler Pacifica greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chrysler Pacifica and the Mercedes-Benz Metris are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Warranty
The Chrysler Pacifica comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz Metris.