Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Now Qualifies For Canada Tax Rebate:

Canadian-Made Hybrid Makes The List For $5,000 Rebate...

Its been a tough few weeks for the employees at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Windsor Assembly Plant. The plant is home of the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan. With the sales of the Chrysler Pacifica at an all-time low, FCA and Unifor (the general trade union in Canada) have been doing what they can to boost sales of the Canadian-made Chrysler minivan, and it looks like it worked.

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. (Chrysler).

The Chrysler Pacifica now qualifies for the Canadian federal government’s zero-emissions rebate program. Initially, when the federal budget was released back on March 19th, the original provision included a $5,000 (all dollar figures are in Canadian) rebate for any zero-emission vehicles under $45,000. However, the plug-in Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid did not qualify for the program, due to its starting price of over $51,000.

Unifor members, the Windsor Member of Parliament (MP), and several Windsor citizens protested the decision not to include the only Canadian manufactured product that could have made the list. Now the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains announced late last month that the program would include the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. (Chrysler).
The Government of Canada program website, now list the Pacifica Hybrid on the official rebate list. Hopefully, this tax break will help the Pacifica get a boost in the Canadian market, where it only sold 304 units in March, while the much older Dodge Grand Caravan was the second best-selling FCA vehicle during the same time with 3,370 units leaving dealer showrooms.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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