The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring

Guarantee you could have all of the leg and luggage room you want and lease a minivan with Sixt. Each conventional-measurement minivan lets you stow its third row of seats in a rear cargo well (besides the Quest, which requires you to fold its third row forward), and the Odyssey is not any totally different besides for a way simple the method is. Honda’s One-Movement Magic Seat is break up 60/40, and you may flip every part rearward into its stowed place by pulling on a single strap.

Good noise isolation and a well-controlled trip further make a case for the Odyssey’s consolation, whereas special features just like the extremely-large leisure system screen and distinctive integrated vacuum assist it stand aside from most minivans.

This is because of things just like the extra slippery shape of some minivans, a lack of all-wheel drive (the Toyota Sienna is the one minivan that offers AWD), and gasoline-saving technology such because the Odyssey’s capacity to run on fewer than six cylinders when cruising alongside.

At this yr’s LA Auto Show, Chrysler launched the Hybrid model, which also plugs in for charging and uses a sixteen-kWh lithium-ion battery pack netting a pure electrical vary of 30 miles (48km) (and a total of 260 hp/194kW), making it the world’s first plug-in hybrid minivan.

And since the designs of the Chrysler minivans and the Nissan Quest demand that their second row of seats be capable to stow away or fold flat, these fashions provide solely two captain’s chairs in their second rows, thus proscribing seating to a maximum of seven, whereas the Odyssey can seat up to eight for when the grandparents are in town.

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