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2004 Chrysler Pacifica

Midsize SUV
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  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    P
1
Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats (standard beginning with 2007 models, optional in 2004-06 models)
2
Driver inflatable knee bolster: a separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes
3
Electronic stability control (beginning with 2007 models)
4
Antilock brakes
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2008
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2006
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
P
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2004-08 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Chrysler Pacifica was introduced in the 2004 model year and discontinued after the 2008 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. After the dummy moved forward into the airbag, it rebounded into the seat without its head hitting any stiff structure that could cause injury.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2004 Chrysler Pacifica 4-door 4wd
Weight 4,696 lbs.
Side airbagshead curtain airbags for all three rows of seats
Wheelbase116 in.
Length199 in.
Width79 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings17 mpg city / 22 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)16
Left (cm)20
Center (cm)16
Right (cm)14
Brake pedal (cm)13
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)-5
Right (cm)-6
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)2
Rearward (cm)7
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)2

Driver injury measures

Test ID
Head
HIC-15168
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm)26
Maximum Nij 0.26
Chest maximum compression (mm)36
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)3.8
Femur force - right (kN)1.5
Knee displacement - left (mm)4
Knee displacement - right (mm)1
Maximum tibia index - left0.61
Maximum tibia index - right0.45
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.8
Tibia axial force - right (kN)1.9
Foot acceleration (g)
Left61
Right49

Applies to 2004-08 models

Overall evaluation
P
Dynamic rating
P
Seat/head restraint geometry
A
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

All seats

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)80
Distance below top of head (mm)45
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)9.9
Head contact time (ms)109
Force rating3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)277
Max neck tension (N)716

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