2016 Chrysler 200

Many people are waiting in baited breath for the release of the
new 2016 Chrysler 200. This middle sized sedan will be very
competitive in this highly competitive mid-sized market
segment. Chrysler has added a convertible version to the new
model which joins the current 4-door version. The new sedan
will be offered in four trims which are 200 Limited, 200 LX,
200 C, and 200S.

2016 Chrysler 200 Exterior

The outside of the new Chrysler will be elegant and luxurious.
The new vehicle will weigh 3,488 pounds.  On the front,
the vehicle will feature a new mesh grille with its signature
Chrysler emblem on it. The headlights have also been redesigned
to complement the front grille which results in a fine, stylish
look.

The rear also comes with new taillights that have a
trapezoid-like shape as well as new exhaust tips. The 2016
Chrysler 200 comes in standard mid-size sedan dimensions with a
length of 192.3 inches, 73.7 width and a height of 58.7 inches.

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2016 Chrysler 200 Interior

Sliding on the inside, you will be confronted with a black
themed interior. The 200LX and 200 Limited will feature
comfortable, premium cloth bucket seats while the 200C comes
with leather upholstery and heated front seats. The model also
features heat-vent cloth/leather seats as optional. The sedan
also comes with display screens with higher trims featuring a
7-inch LED display.

The dash will have a curvy, stylish design with a new trapezoid
instrumental panel between the two air vents. The interior will
also come with other features such as a blind spot monitoring
system, forward collision warning, an excellent audio system
with 9 speakers, Bluetooth connectivity and an optional
sunroof. For safety, the car comes with airbags, adaptive
cruise control, lane- departure warning, autonomous braking,
parking assist, forward collision warning and other optional
features like a rear view camera depending on the trim level.

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Engine, Specs and Performance

The 2016 Chrysler 200 will be offered in two different engine
variants. The 200LX and the 200 Limited trims will feature a
2.4L I4 Multi Air engine that will produce 184 hp with 173
lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the 200S and 200C will
feature a 3.6 L V6 engine that will produce 295 hp and 262
lb-ft of torque. All engines will be mated with a 9-speed
automatic transmission system.

Additionally, the Chrysler will be offered in front-wheel drive
mode as standard though the 200S and 200C will have all wheel
drive mode as an option. The sedan will move from 0-60 mph in
only 8.4 seconds. When it comes to fuel economy for the 2016
Chrysler 200, the base inline-4 engine will deliver 23 mpg and
36 mpg for city and highway drive respectively.

The V6 engine has ratings of 19 mpg and 32 mpg for city and
highway with front wheel drive mode while the all wheel drive
mode has ratings of 18 mpg and 29 mpg for city and highway
respectively.

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Price and release date

The auto maker has not released details on the 2016 Chrysler
price or release date. However, we expect the base trim to cost
around $ 22,000 and $ 35,000 for the top trim. We expect the
mid-size sedan to arrive in the first half of 2016.

Competition

Competition in the segment of mid-size sedan is very strong,
vehicles of similar characteristics are: Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion.

Update:

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has suspended production of the 200
and Dodge Dart in February 2016, and they were based on the
production of Jeep SUVs and Ram pickup trucks. The
remaining copies of Chrysler 200 are available at Chrysler’s
dealer showrooms.