The six-passenger Pacifica is very carlike for an SUV. Essentially a tall wagon, it provides a comfortable ride and nimble handling. We generally liked its interior versatility, but with only two seats in the second row, passenger capacity is reduced to four if you fold the third-row seat to carry cargo. Five-passenger versions with three seats in the second-row were added for 2005.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"The car has plenty of acceleration for the way I drive."

Anonymous, TX (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Since doing the main of timing belt/water pump kit/ A Trans fluid/filter change , thus car drives great. Acceleration and handling are like new The only issue is I will go back to the Michelin mxv4 next time. The tires I bought are louder and harder (yeah they were cheaper. Got what I paid for))"

Anonymous, NY (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"2005 is under powered."

Philip C., CA (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say


Anonymous, WA (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"This is a very comfortable car - seats are comfy and heated; can be easily adjusted in numerous positions. This is especially appreciated on long road trips"

Anonymous, MD (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Car is NOT too low to ground. Easy in and out appreciated the older I get."

Anonymous, AL (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"It's the perfect height to slide in and out of. No bending down or climbing up and seat controls are great. Love that you actually can sit straight up and raise and lower seat straight up or down without reclining, instead."

Anonymous, CA (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Has a large premium interior that is quiet and comfortable"

Anonymous, NJ (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"The Limited model offers comfort, quiet and smoothness that rivals much more expensive cross-over vehicles."

Steven R., CA (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Thus car is old but still runs like new. We did the main of timing belt (with water pump) this year. But it is still like a new car (except some scratches and wear to dash buttons)"

Anonymous, NY (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Best riding and quietest car we have ever owned! Wish they still made this vehicle as an SUV."

Anonymous, MO (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"This model was designed during Daimler-Chrysler period, so there are Mercedes-grade design features, such as numerous Drivers Seat adjustments, including lumbar support and heating"

Michael E., CT (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Defrosting in the Winter time takes a long time to clear the windshield."

Anonymous, SD (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"This vehicle came with lifetime oil changes and all wheel drive and brand new for 35k"

THOMAS T., IL (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"The car was inherited, but I kept it when it could have sold. I have been pleased with the overall utility of the car."

Anonymous, TX (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"Chrysler discontinued... Need I say more. They knew there were problems, but cheaper to pay occasional warranty claims than to redesign"

JAMES R., MI (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)


How it looks inside and out

What Owners Say


Anonymous, WA (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)

"It was ahead of its time when we bought it and we loved it then and now"

GLEN A., TX (2005 Chrysler Pacifica)
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Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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