According to Chrysler, the brand is about enter the electric vehicle marketplace, with several all-new EVs in development. The initial release is likely to be the 2024 Chrysler Airflow, which will probably be based on the brand’s Airflow concept. While it may not carry the Airflow name, we expect it to be a luxurious midsize SUV delivering outstanding performance. Changes are minimal for 2023, and that’s fine by us. Chrysler models continue to provide what buyers are looking for. We’ll examine the new Chrysler lineup and explain the merits of each model.
The Chrysler 300 is a popular member of the 2023 Chrysler lineup in Michigan and across America, thanks to its powerful engines, smooth transmission, and ample passenger space. The 300 is available in four trim levels: Touring, Touring L, S, and a limited-edition 300C.
The standard engine under the hood of the 2023 Chrysler 300 is a 3.6-liter V6 engine developing 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque in the Touring and Touring L trims and 300 hp and 264 lb-ft in the S. An available 5.7-liter V8 puts out 363 hp and 394 lb-ft. The 300C variant is powered by a 6.4-liter V8 good for 485 hp and 475 lb-ft. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available on the Touring and Touring L trims. Transmission duties are handled by an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
For 2023, the SafetyTec Plus Group is now available in the base Touring trim.
The 2023 Chrysler Pacifica is a family-friendly minivan with a composed ride and handling, an excellent infotainment system, and a long list of standard features. The second-row seats can be tucked into the floor to create more cargo space.
The Pacifica seats seven and is offered in four trim levels: Touring, Touring L, Limited and Pinnacle. It employs a 3.6-liter V6 engine generating 287 hp, and 262 lb-ft, coupled to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard on all trims, and all-wheel drive is available.
The 2023 Chrysler Pacifica carries over from 2023 with no changes.
The 2023 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a plug-in hybrid version of the gas-powered Pacifica. It’s currently the only plug-in hybrid minivan on the market.
The Pacifica Hybrid is available in Touring L, Limited and Pinnacle trim levels. It’s equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 that works in tandem with two electric motors, powered by a 16 kWh battery. The 2023 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid can travel 32 miles on battery power alone, with a total range of 520 miles.
Like its standard Pacifica sibling, Pacifica Hybrid gets no changes for 2023.
The 2023 Chrysler Voyager is basically a lower-priced version of the Pacifica offered for sale to fleet buyers. It comes with the same 3.6-liter V6 powertrain as the Pacifica, and skips some of the amenities found in the Pacifica, such as leather seating and driver-assistance features.
For 2023, the Chrysler Voyager carries over essentially unchanged.