Chrysler completely redesigned the Chrysler 200 midsize sedan for the past year, transforming it into a legitimate contender in one of the most demanding and highly disputed market segments. A characteristic of effective information and entertainment nine-speed transmission and high technology, comfort and safety reinforce its appeal, but is 200 beautiful exterior and well-crafted cabin that really set it apart.
Outside, the Chrysler 200 is distinguished by an elegant curly hood and headlamps that integrate with expertise in a narrow grill. A graceful, coupe roo-fline integrated spoiler look and spice to the rear, as taillights similar to the corporate sibling of 200, the LED Maserati Quattroporte. There is also a touch of Italian style found in the interior, where unique design elements mixed with numerous features of technology to create a modern, upscale atmosphere. The centerpiece of the cabin is a sloping center console that integrates the climate controls and shift lever unusual twist in one convenient place. Below is a step cubicle accessible to both the driver and front passenger – with a rubber mat that represents the Detroit skyline.
Chrysler 200 Interior
Another intelligent storage solution comes in the form of cup-holders center console that can slide fore and aft to provide either a place for drinks or a container junk. In particular, the console includes USB and AUX inputs with an opening to allow cables to reach the electronic devices in the pass-through compartment mentioned. Chrysler 200C shaped top model, the sedan is decked with handsome fit genuine wood, fine leather upholstery and luxuries such as heated and ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control and self-parking system that runs at one point, while the driver controls the gas, brake and shifter.
The Chrysler 200 Uconnect infotainment system user-friendly access Chrysler is also available. Most music and navigation functions integrates Chrysler 200 in one unit. A 8.4-inch touch screen mounted on the dashboard is the central component of the system but redundant buttons and knobs for the climate and audio volume and tuning are also included. Uconnect Access has a voice command system that allows drivers to make phone calls, use the sound system, navigation destination entry and more without taking hands off the wheel. Other highlights of the system include the ability to function as an access point Wi-Fi via a 3G network for an additional monthly charge – and downloadable, such as Bing search applications. Mid-range models have a small touchscreen of 5.0 inches with a simpler version of Uconnect.
Chrysler 200 Engines
The Chrysler 200 attractions in a stretched version of the platform derived from Alfa Romeo to the Dodge Dart compact sedan is based. It is available with the buyer’s choice of four- or six-cylinder engine and front wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The standard engine is a 2.4-liter “Tigershark” four-cylinder that produces 184 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels. Those looking for more power can opt for the 3.6-liter V6 “Pentastar” Chrysler 295 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.
Both motors are moving through the first nine-speed automatic transmission of the segment, which provides a wide ratio for accelerating diffusion and optimum efficiency. Front wheel drive is standard on all 200s, while the V6 models can be optioned with winter-winning all-wheel drive. The EPA classifies the four-cylinder 200-23 mpg city and 36 mpg. The FWD V6 gets 19/32 mpg, while the V6 AWD is good for 18/29 mpg.
Chrysler 200 Trims Levels
Chrysler offers 200 LX, Limited, 200S and 200C trim levels. The Chrysler 200 LX comes standard with A/C, power windows and locks, cloth upholstery, a prox, audio controls mounted on the steering wheel, LED ambient lighting inside, a four-speaker AM / FM stereo with AUX and USB , Uconnect infotainment system with a 3.0 inch screen, auto on / off headlights, taillights and steel wheels 17 inch LED hubcaps. For these features, the Limited adds or substitutes a command functionality touchscreen and 5.0-inch Uconnect voice, Bluetooth connectivity, upgraded sound system with six speakers, expanded outside chrome trim, a compass, and aluminum wheels 17 inches.
Chrysler 200 Limited can be upgraded with Convenience Group, which includes a power driver’s seat adjustment, leather steering wheel, heated outside mirrors, sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The 200S brings everything in the Group of convenience rather the combination cloth / leather upholstery, sport seats, upgraded interior trim with black chrome, a sport suspension, cams change direction mounted transmission on the steering wheel, laminated acoustic glass front door, glossy black exterior finish, dual exhaust tips, fog lamps and alloy wheels 18 inches.
Both Chrysler 200 Limited and Chrysler 200S are available at the Comfort Group, which meets Confort Group adds heated front seats, heated steering wheel control, dual-zone automatic climate, A / C rear vents A, a humidity sensor and a system of remote start. The top model Chrysler 200C Comfort Group also includes leather upholstery, power passenger seat adjustment, “Highline” door panels, a TFT screen dashboard seven inches, a universal door opener garage and a Auto-dimming rearview mirror, a suspension “ride and handling” to establish a rearview camera,
The Chrysler 200S and Chrysler 200C can be optioned with navigation and sound and lighting Group I Premium Group. The First Navigation and Sound Group adds a 8.4-inch touch screen and navigation functionality Uconnect a nine-speaker, 506-watt premium sound system, HD radio, SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link. Premium Lighting Group includes LED daytime running lights, fog lights LED and HID headlights.
Exclusive to the 200C are Premium Tech Group and Security Group. Prima Networks Group upholstery leather of high quality, real wood and bronze chrome interior accents, ventilated front seats, heated two-tone leather steering wheel, radio, driver seat memory and climate, and socket 115 volt current. The Tech Safety Group adds adaptive cruise control, a system of advanced collision warning with brake assist, blind spot and cross path detection, lane change warning more, parallel and perpendicular to help, wipers with rain sensor and automatic high beams.
Chrysler 200 Safety
All Chrysler 200 models are equipped with full-length double front side curtain airbags, front side, front knee and also traction and stability control. Chrysler 200C trim level can be made more secure even with the optional Security Tech Group, which provides a system of forward collision warning that alerts the driver impending accidents and can apply the brakes to prevent or mitigate the impact; a warning system with blind spot detection system path cross that warns the driver of oncoming traffic backup situations; and lane departure warning system that provides more alert if the 200 starts to wander in an adjacent lane and may actually drive the sedan back on the course.
Chrysler 200 Competitors
The Chrysler 200 midsize sedan goes head to head with some of the most rounded and most popular models on the market. These include the refined Accord, Honda efficient, The elegant and full Ford Fusion technology, curvilinear, economical and fun to drive fuel-Mazda Mazda6 and sensible Chevrolet Malibu.