2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs 2017 Honda Odyssey In Milwaukee, WI

Do you want a minivan that's as versatile as you are? How important is safety and technology to you? Is fuel efficiency important? In comparing the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and the 2017 Honda Odyssey our team took every important aspect into consideration when comparing the two popular minivans side-by-side. One model managed to stand out, while the other didn't have nearly as much to offer. Read on to learn which new minivan makes the most sense for your growing family.

For our analysis, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica LX edition, starting at $28,595 MSRP, will be compared to the 2017 Honda Odyssey LX edition and its $29,850 starting MSRP.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Honda Odyssey: Storage & Seating Capacity


There are vital questions that prospective minivan owners have to ask in regards to the seating and storage of a new model they are considering. The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica does a better job of providing drivers with more storage and seating solutions than the 2017 Honda Odyssey. Key differences between the two popular minivans are as follows:

2017 Chrysler PacificaModel2017 Honda Odyssey
Up to 8 passengersMax. Seating Capacity7 passengers
Stow 'n Go® 2nd & 3rd row seatsSeating Storage System3rd row foldingseats only
243Possible ConfigurationsLess than 100
13Cup Holders12

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Honda Odyssey: Safety & Technology


Developed to be one of the safest new minivans available in the Milwaukee area, the new Chrysler Pacifica offers safety features, even at the base trim package, that the similarly priced Honda Odyssey simply doesn't offer. Adaptive driver aids and protective systems included with the Pacifica include:

  • Available ParkSense® Rear Park Assist with Stop function
  • Driver and front passenger knee-bolster airbag
  • Optional Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection
  • Sliding Door Alert Warning

In addition to the vital differences in safety, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica offers greater connectivity and infotainment features that the whole family can enjoy. Connect to music and make calls through the 5.0-in. touchscreen display included with the Uconnect® 5.0 system in the new Pacifica. Additional connected features include:

  • Bluetooth® streaming audio
  • Media hub with iPod® mobile device integration and USB port
  • Integrated voice commands
  • Speed-adjusted volume

2017 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2017 Honda Odyssey: Fuel Efficiency & Towing


Does capability and efficiency really matter for a new minivan? Any driver who has taken the family camping will tell you, "Absolutely." Being able to tow and haul, without worrying about gas mileage provides greater peace of mind, especially when taking the family for a long weekend. The Chrysler Pacifica is engineered to provide greater fuel efficiency and more power than the new Honda Odyssey, and the differences really couldn't be more apparent.

2017 Chrysler PacificaModel2017 Honda Odyssey
3.6L V6 VVTEngine3.5L V6 SOHC i-VTEC®
262 lb.-ft.Torque250 lb.-ft.
3,600 lbs.Towing Capacity3,500 lbs.
18 MPG city/28 MPG highwayFuel Efficiency19 MPG city/27 MPG highway

Do you still have questions about the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, or why it's a superior option to the new Honda Odyssey? Stop by Griffin Chrysler in Milwaukee and see it for yourself during a test drive. Schedule an appointment by calling the team at our Chrysler dealership at (888) 378-5237 or using our test drive scheduling form.

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