2012 Chrysler 200 is the ability to look fancy without paying an arm and a leg.
The phoenix has risen. Out of the ashes of the Sebring arises the 2012 Chrysler 200. Many improvements have been made to this model of car within Chrysler; a mid-sized sedan that was a lower model to the popular Chrysler 300. Finally, Chrysler has hit the mark. Car owners now have the choice of driving a stylish family vehicle that they won’t be paying off until retirement.
The 2012 Chrysler 200 is the formidable duo of style and functionality. The interior and exterior are luxurious looking. Sleek lines, bold chrome, rich materials and functional centre console ensure you will enjoy every minute that you have to spend in this car. Actually, take that back, if you have a team of screaming volleyball players, you may not enjoy the entire ride.
When it comes to family, there is nothing but the best to ensure their safety. Four-wheel Disc Antilock brakes (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Advanced Mulitstage Air Bags, Side-Curtain Air Bags and Child Seat Anchor System are just a few features keeping you and your passengers out of harms way.
A six speed automatic transmission is standard with the Pentastar engine and offers plenty of gusto to get you from point A to point B. In fact, the Pentastar provides an 11% increase in performance and an extra 1.17 L/100 km (2 mpg) in efficiency, compared to the four-speed automatic transmission. The 2012 Chrysler 200 is available in an LX, Touring, Limited and S models.
There are a few engine options depending on what kind of performance you want to get out of your family’s mode of transportation.
|2.4 L DOHC VVT I-4 ENGINE||173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque|
|3.6L PENTASTAR VVT V6||283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.|
|SIX SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION||Standard with the Pentastar™ and optional with the I-4 engine, which provides a smooth ride because you don’t notice the car shifting.|
2012 Fuel Economy
|Fuel Economy- (MPG)||City||Highway|
|2.4L DOHC VVT I-4 ENGINE||29||42|
|3.6L PENTASTAR VVT V6 ENGINE||26||42|
Overall the 2012 Chrysler 200 is a great choice in the mid-sized sedan market. It is also backed by the Chrysler 5-year or 100,000-kilometre fully transferable Powertrain Warranty with $0 deductible, plus 24-hour roadside assistance.