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Chrysler itself calls the 2016 200 both elegant and luxurious. It remains a leader within the segment with a great blend of technology, performance and don't forget safety. There is doubt why this vehicle does so well and is a fresh and bold take on what is out there currently. The 200 will not follow any kind of playbook, demands respect and contends admirably. The 200 is great with fuel efficiency and acceleration. The lineup this year includes: The Chrysler 200 LX model, Chrysler Limited model, Chrysler 200S model and the premium Chrysler 200C.
Under the 200's Hood
There is a couple of choices for powertrain systems on the Chrysler 200 this year. Both of the engines come with a spectacular nine speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly and gets you the power when you need it. If it is power, you want then the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 is most likely what you are wanting. This engine is a previous award winner and packs 295 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel efficiency checks in at 19 miles per gallon city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway. This engine also gives you the ability to upgrade to all-wheel drive if you would like it. This comes in handy during weather events and when negotiating tricky terrain. With the all-wheel drive the fuel efficiency is 18 miles per gallon city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. The other option is a 2.4-liter inline 4 cylinder that produces 184 horsepower and 173 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine gets 23 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway. The driving and handling on both of these is quite enjoyable and helpful.
Design of Chrysler 200
The 2016 Chrysler 200 resembles a couple from a profile view with smooth lines and the new style Dodge logo that appears to be floating in the grille. The 200 Limited is the nest step up from the base level and comes with halogen headlights, media screen with touch capabilities, rear backup camera, Bluetooth, compass gauge, power windows and more. The 200S is designed for those drivers who value a sporty driving experience. It has a sport tuned suspension, power front seat, black cloth seats, dual exhaust tips, hands-free technology with a speaker in the rearview mirror, acoustic windshield glass, leather steering wheel with audio controls, 18-inch aluminum wheels and more. The top line of trim is the amazing 200C which offers the finest amenities available and still remains within a price zone that a good deal of consumers would still find value in. This vehicle takes the 200S and adds to it with painted aluminum wheels that are 17 inches tall, a six-way power passenger seat, 4-wheel independent suspension, quality leather seats, full color driver info screen measuring 7 inches, heated steering wheel, heated seats, remote start, hidden exhaust tips, lights in the foot wells and much more.
For the model year the Chrysler 200 brings to the table many safety features to help keep both the driver and passengers safe in any sort of unexpected situation. Some of the equipment includes, rain sensing wipers, multiple airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control brake assist. The crash test ratings through the NHTSA and IIHS are both out and this vehicle received great marks in both. There is also some advanced safety equipment that is offered which takes advancements in technology and uses them for occupant's benefits like: Rear Cross Path Detection, Full Speed Collision Warning, Safety Tec package and LaneSense lane departure warning systems.