The Chrysler 200 is a mid-size sedan, produced and sold by Chrysler. It is a four-door car, which was first introduced to the market in 2010. The name, 200 has first appeared on the Chrysler 200C model, which is a hybrid variant that was unveiled at the North American Intercontinental Motor Show held in 2009 in Detroit. The 200C concept vehicle was designed to accept a conventional petrol, electric, or hybrid powertrain. For the next year, Chrysler is going to refresh the current model and the 2017 Chrysler 200 will be the leading model in its class, with sharp and attractive looks, outside and inside. This five-passenger model will be released in four trim levels that include LX, which is the base model, S, and Limited, which are the midrange models, and C model, which is the higher end model.
2017 Chrysler 200 Changes
The all-new Chrysler 200 2017 is expected to come only with a few external changes, as it was redesigned only in 2015. It is expected to come with a stylish, downy and crisp outside look that allows it to be noticeable from the rest of its class competitors. Accordingly,
The base model LX comes with automatic headlamps and a set of 17-inch alloy wheels as standard. Whereas the Limited model comes with standard external features, such as heated external mirrors, a sunroof, and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels.
On the other hand, the Limited trim will be offered with heated external mirrors, a sunroof and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels as standard.
Buyers who opt for the S model will have some additional features like: plus LED fog lights, front-door glass and audio windshield, heated mirrors, sport-tuned suspension system and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels.
The optional external features that buyers can get in the Limited and S models include externally heated mirrors and rear air channels.
The top end model, 200C comes with a set of 18-inch alloy wheels as standard.
When comes to external colors, the new Chrysler 200 2017 comes with five stunning colors that include:
Black Clear Coat.
Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat.
Bright White Clear Coat.
Velvet Red Pearl Coat.
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat.
The external dimensions of the new model Chrysler 200 will be 192.3 inches long, 73.6 inches broad, and 58.7 inches high. The wheelbase of the vehicle will be 108 inches long and 3473 pounds (1579 kg) will be the curb weight.
New Chrysler 200 2017 Interior
When comes to the interior of the new 2017 Chrysler sedan, the automaker has taken much effort to make the vehicle vie competently with its class competitors by providing it with lots of upscale technologies. Some of it are: soft-to-touch materials, and with the latest version of the infotainment system, which will be both simple-to-use and user-friendly. Furthermore, each model of the new Chrysler 200 comes with a bounty of internal features, according to the tastes and needs of modern day buyers.
The base model LX comes with standard internal features that include:
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
Keyless start and entry.
Premium sound system with four speakers.
Physically height-modifiable seats in the front.
Auxiliary acoustic input.
Five-inch touch-screen display.
Bluetooth auditory and phone connectivity.
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On the other hand, the Limited trim have some standard internal features, such as a sound system with six speakers, a rearview camera. Also, there are leather-covered tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a compass and an eight-way power seat for the driver. In addition, it gets some exclusive features, such as an 8.4-inch touch-screen interface, a sunroof, and special ground mats.
Buyers who choose the S model would get all the internal features of the Limited model, plus:
Leather-covered tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
Leather or textile sports seats in the front.
Eight-way power seat for the driver.
Improved inside trim.
HD and satellite radio.
Some of the optional internal features that buyers can get in the Limited and S models include:
Steering wheel heating.
Seats heating in the front.
HD and satellite radio.
Dual-zone automatic climate control.
Smartphone app incorporation.
Advanced instrument panel.
8.4-inch touch-screen interface.
Finally, the higher end model 200C have some cool stuff, like a six-way power seat for the driver and the passengers, an 115-volt domestic-styled power outlet. Also, driver memory settings, an 8.4-inch touch-screen display, and leather upholstery.
This time, the cabin of the 2017 model comes with the passenger volume of 115.9 cubic feet and with the cargo volume of 16.0 cubic feet.
All trims of the all-new 2017 Chrysler 200 comes equipped with a four-cylinder power unit with the displacement of 2.4 liters(base engine). Through this powertrain, all models would get the power output of 184 horsepower and the twist of 173 lbs per foot.
All trims, except the base model, will also be offered with an optional engine. This will be a V6 power unit with the displacement of 3.6 liters. This power unit offers the models the highest power output of 295 horsepower and the maximum twist of 262 lbs per foot.
All models of the new vehicle will be offered with a nine-velocity mechanical transmission system and the front-wheel-drive system as standard and the four-wheel-drive pattern as an option.
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The V6 powertrain gets the Sports mode to offer those models somewhat a heavier steering exertion and to improve the engine and transmission responses.
Regarding acceleration, the S model of the new 2017 Chrysler 200 accelerates to the speed from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds, whereas other models attain the same speed in 8.4 seconds. However, the maximum velocity attained by all models will be 118 mph.
When comes to gas mileage, all the models of the new vehicle offers the 23 mpg when they are driven within the city limits and 36 mpg when they sprint on the highways. All the models offer the combined mileage that ranges from 23 mpg to 28mpg.
Base price and the date of release
Although the base cost and the date of release of the 2017 Chrysler 200 are not yet revealed by the automaker, from the credible resources, it is learned that the new vehicle will not be released for sale earlier than the first quarter of 2017. Similarly, the base cost of the new model Chrysler 200 is estimated to be $21,995.
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