The 2011 Chrysler 200 is a midsize luxury car that offers its riders a stylish and comfortable ride as well as decent performance and fuel economy. Available either as a sedan or a convertible, it is designed to replace Chrysler’s Sebring. Compared to the Sebring, the Chrysler 200 includes an exterior makeover, as well as improvements in the engine, suspension, steering, and interior.
Body styles: sedan, convertible
Engines: 2.4-liter four-cylinder, 3.6-liter V-6
Transmissions: six-speed shiftable automatic
Models: Chrysler 200 LX, Chrysler 200 Touring, Chrysler 200 Limited, Chrysler 200 S
The 2011 Chrysler 200 suspension has been improved from its Sebring predecessor. It now offers better handling and more responsive steering. It also receives a complete, more refined and contemporary exterior re-design.
The 2011 Chrysler 200’s exterior has been changed to look different from the Sebring. It has a more refined appearance and a much sleeker look to its headlights and taillights. LED light pipes give the headlights a modern look in nighttime driving. Standard exterior equipment includes painted 17-inch steel wheels, heated power mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, and a rear defogger. The LX convertible model seats four and has ample rear seat room. The convertible offers the option of a power cloth soft top or a retractable steel hard top, which can be lowered in 30 seconds.
The 2011 Chrysler 200 offers a power driver seat, automatic climate control, a trip computer, a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions, an AM/FM/CD/MP3/Satellite audio system with six speakers, driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support and height adjustment, cloth upholstery, split-folding rear seatback, center armrest with storage, power steering, power brakes, power door locks and windows, cruise control, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions, air-conditioning, tachometer, external temperature display, heated front seats, optional leather upholstery, Bluetooth capability, and an AM/FM/CD/MP3/Satellite premium audio system with touchscreen interface voice controls. A navigation system and sunroof are optional.
The Chrysler 200 S model, the sportiest of the bunch, offers all the Limited trim level standard equipment, including sport front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and an AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3/Satellite premium audio system with Boston Acoustics speakers.
The Chrysler 200’s interior is small. Rear seating can feel cramped and cargo space is limited.
Performance & Handling
The Chrysler 200’s entry-level LX is equipped with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that mates to a four-speed automatic transmission. The Touring model is equipped with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that is paired to a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The Limited is equipped with a 3.6-liter, flexible fuel, V-6 engine with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
The 2011 Chrysler 200’s standard safety equipment includes, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency braking assist, ventilated front disc and solid rear drum brakes, stability control, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, and tire pressure monitoring. The 2011 Chrysler 200 received a ""good"" in government crash tests.
EPA Fuel Economy
Chrysler 200 LX: 21/30 mpg city/highway
Chrysler 200 Touring, Limited: 20/31 mpg city/highway
Chrysler 200 S: 19/29 mpg city/highway
- Competitive pricing
- Excellent performance
- Unmatched service
You Won't Like
- Cramped interior
- Small cargo area
Great all-round car.
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