1st Generation (2004—2008) Pacifica Problems

Pacifica owners with a 2004—2008 model year have the most problems with the body (31%), engine (25%), and the interior (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rusting Frame and Subframe 32 complaints at an average of 133,826 miles in the 2004 Chrysler Pacifica.
  2. Motor Cradle Rusted/corroded 44 complaints at an average of 124,154 miles in the 2006 Chrysler Pacifica.
  3. Rusted Out Engine Cradle 34 complaints at an average of 127,291 miles in the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica.

What Pacifica Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chrysler model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 30 0 27 9.3
2007 92 0 33 27.78
2006 180 1 35 39.03
2005 208 2 67 45.82
2004 101 2 85 31.33

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