This 2016 Chrysler 200 Limited Platinum, mid-sized cutie is ruffling the feathers of its European counterparts. At first glance it would be easy to mistake it for an import, but the native Michigander is a work of art. Sleek lines create an elegant persona. The little things like body-color power heated mirrors, chrome-framed honeycomb grille with the floating winged logo atop a lower grille and vents to the integrated rear spoiler and dual integrated exhaust tips add to the refined appeal of the 200.
The sexy five-seater is filled with luxurious appointments from the dashboard to the rear seat. Wood accents flanked by supple leather trim give the interior a high-end quality.
The floating center console is not only functional; it’s stylish as it offers extra storage space and an artistic design element. The Limited trim level (Limited Platinum Package 26k and Comfort & Convenience) offers an optional bold 8.4-inch Touchscreen Display (the largest in its class), Uconnect® (free for 6 months), a dial gear selector, heated leather bucket seats, 8-way driver and 6-way passenger power seats, heated steering wheel with mounted audio controls, Bluetooth connectivity, A/C Auto Temperature Control with Dual Zone Control, sexy ambient LED interior lighting, remote start and navigation.
The 200 Limited comes with a 3.6-Liter, V6 24 Valve VVT Engine paired with a 9-Speed Auto Transmission. The drive was comfortable and holds its own on the highways and city streets. The handling is tight as the road is gripped in every turn. Traction Control, paired with Anti-Lock 4-Wheel Disc Brakes and Electronic Stability Control also add to the secure and controlled ride. Rolling around in the 200 was a relaxed and comfortable experience. Offering up a combined 23MPG (19-city and
The safety factor of the 200 is filled with tangible and intangible life-saving features. Airbags (Advanced Multistage Front, Supplemental Side-Curtain Front and Rear, Supplemental Front Seat-Mounted Side and Driver Inflatable Knee-Bolster), Speed Control, Brake Assist, LATCH Ready Child Seat Anchor System and the ParkView™ Rear Back-Up Camera quell the concerns of most safety issues. While its not listed on the moroney, piece-of-mind is definitely a standard safety feature.
Filled with cutting-edge appointments and design cues, the 200 has a cross-generational appeal that can lure millennial and baby-boomers behind the wheel of the sexy four-door sedan.
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