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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    Opinions on the Christler Pacifica 2007?

    Opinions on the Christler Pacifica 2007? Anyone?

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    The Christler(sic) models might have you saying "Oh,Christ!" to much. Chrysler maybe.

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    Check Edmonds.com for complaints.
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    I'd say it's only slightly more attractive than the Pontiac Aztec. If you really need a car like that, you're better off with a wagon or a minivan.

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    Chrysler is a company in transition. I like to think they'll succeed but they are probably the weakest of the Big 3. Their products have been lagging behind the industry in terms of quality and stuff for a while now. I rented a Pacifica on a business trip last year. It was a nice enough vehicle. Comfy inside. Not sure about long-term reliability though.
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    The question is, would you feel comfortable working on the transmission in the kitchen??

    Seriously, though, why are contemplating purchasing?
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    It's not a bad looking car, however if you're looking for a vehicle with seating for 6, why not get a van?

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    hideous pile of mopar crap?
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    The view from the back seats of a Pacifica is abysmal at best, and after my experience with a Chrysler Concorde with the 2.7 litre sludge trap engine, not sure I will ever own another Chrysler product. Have someone drive you around in it, and see if you would want to spend much time in the back of it.
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    Don't buy a "Chrysler" under any circumstance.

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    Let me just give my professional opinion.
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    Put it this way. How many of them do you see around?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    Opinions on the Christler Pacifica 2007? Anyone?

    Thought I might give Foo a shot, you never know...
    It's an upmarket minivan. I've got a 2004 Dodge Caravan, bought used, which has been OK for the last couple years. It hasn't let me down except for the turn-signal stalk going south. That was a $400 repair.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    It's an upmarket minivan. I've got a 2004 Dodge Caravan, bought used, which has been OK for the last couple years. It hasn't let me down except for the turn-signal stalk going south. That was a $400 repair.
    It's a crossover, not a minivan. No sliding doors. (The Town & Country is the minivan with the Chrysler nameplate.)
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    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    I wouldn't hit it.
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    No bueno
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    There might be millions of them out there, but being a supergeneric minivan, you'd never notice.
    I thought it was more in the lines of a station wagon/suv type thing.
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    It's a minivan that got squished a bit.
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
    So many sayings, so little sig space.

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    It's ugly.
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    I just wish somebody would edit the title and correct the typo.
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
    So many sayings, so little sig space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy View Post
    I just wish somebody would edit the title and correct the typo.
    Not so fast Tex.Most "Christler" owners are found on the side of the road with the hood up saying,
    "Jesus Christ!"

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    I get the impression that the Pacifica's more Daimler than Chrysler, and that makes me nervous. My confidence in both car companies used to be boundless, but now, not.

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    I saw one of those things today. I maintain my status of, "I wouldn't hit it."
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
    "Stop Ruining my joke!", "No, a joke implies humor attached at no additional cost"
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    Stuff the Pacifica, go find an AMC Eagle Wagon:



    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMC_Eagle

    Probably about the same in terms of reliability.
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