The MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4. A MINI that isn’t mini, and a plug-in hybrid small crossoverish thing that’s less efficient than a giant minivan.
For about 5 months I had the pleasure of driving a brand new Chrysler Pacifica Limited about 17,000 miles. And by driving, I mean letting the Radar cruise control and the ultra smooth suspension do all the work a large portion of that time. Here are my thoughts on the big blue minivan.
I mean, it probably drives decently enough (I haven’t driven one, though). But, well, take a look at the efficiency.
So, yesterday, I went to the Detroit Auto Show, and... now I kinda want a minivan. I don’t even have a use for one, and I doubt I’d like the driving dynamics, but I still kinda want one. Well, a specific one, anyway.
I think naming their new van the “Pacifica” is banking on the fact that people have forgotten about these monstrosities.
So according to a reply to one of my tweets to Chrysler Canada, the Dodge Grand Caravan will still be produced for the Canadian market, where it is a leader.
Cannot un-see kissy face (thanks, handle placement)
No need to get all fancy on me with bolded print or itemized info, just show me a car and why you think people are gonna regret not keeping them. My theory is, with 3-D Printing becoming easier and cheaper by the day and the aftermarket getting ever more clever, at some point we're just gonna throw out the rulebook on…