The Chrysler 200 is a relatively new vehicle to join the mid-size sedan market.
First introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit back in 2009, the Chrysler 200 has been wowing the American public ever since. The first generation of the vehicle ended in 2014, with the all-new redesigned 2015 version marking the beginning of the sedans second generation.
The new generation of the Chrysler 200 immediately gained national attention with the complete redesign, featuring both interior and exterior changes to the mid-size car. Whether drivers are looking for a basic vehicle that performs well, or a luxury sedan that fits within their budget, the 2015 Chrysler 200 has a trim level for each.
Regardless of what exactly the redesign of the Chrysler 200 entails, critics and consumers are both enamored with the new vehicle, and the awards and accolades bestowed upon it prove that it is a worthy competitor in the mid-size car segment.
From the redesigned exterior, to interior improvements, to what sits beneath the hood, the 2015 Chrysler 200 has received updates in every area.
Drivers will notice immediate improvement on the sleek, sophisticated exterior look, and upon further investigation, the entire Chrysler 200 proves to be a car worth noticing. Each section of the 2015 Chrysler 200 was completely revamped for the start of its second generation, and each one of the areas listed below was built to impress
Out with the drab, in with the fab. The redesigned exterior of the 2015 Chrysler 200 is nothing like the bland sedan it once was, and the purposeful design also works to make the vehicle more efficient overall. By increasing the aero-efficiency of the sedan, the 2015 Chrysler 200 generates a low 0.27 coefficient of drag. In simple terms, the incredibly sleek new design is working to lower the vehicle’s profile, and increase its MPG rating.
Inspired purely by “class, thoughtful, American design,” Chrysler worked hard to come up with an interior cabin that utilizes luxury materials, all while keeping the cost affordable. The difference in interior quality from the 2014 Chrysler 200 to the 2015 model year is striking.
Aside from offering a quieter overall driving experience, the completely updated cabin also features the following:
A complete overhaul of a vehicle can’t happen without incorporating the latest and greatest technological advances. Chrysler went above and beyond to bring the 2015 200 into the future.
Check out a sampling of standard and available upgrades below:
Power and Performance
Drivers can choose between a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 4-cylinder option delivers 184-horsepower, and is new to the 200 lineup. Both options utilize a 9-speed automatic transmission, and achieve between 22 and 28 miles per gallon combined, depending on drivetrain.
New for 2015, drivers are also able to choose an all-wheel-drive option, that was not previously an option. The 2015 Chrysler 200 also features new electric steering technology that is designed to eliminate torque steer, and pull drift, making for a more focused driving experience.
Drivers who choose the Chrysler 200C model, can opt for the SafetyTec package that includes the following advanced safety technology:
The 2015 Chrysler 200 received a major overhaul in every way, including what its different trim levels offer consumers. With four different trims to choose from, drivers are able to uniquely conclude which one is the perfect match for their lifestyle and budget. Check out each one of the trim levels below.
200 LX: Starting at just $22,695, this option is the most basic of the four trim levels, and features the following.
200 Limited: The second tier on the trim level cake, the Limited option has the same engine as the LX, and starts slightly higher with an MSRP of $24,250.
200S: Starts at just $25,490, the 200S offers more features on top of what the LX and Limited already offer.
200C: This top-of-the-line trim level starts at just $26,990, and is packed with interior luxury amenities, and is available in an AWD trim level.
The 2015 Chrysler 200 isn’t just impressing drivers, it is also gaining the attention of critics and institutions throughout the United States.