2016 Chrysler 200 Specs
Chrysler has a 90-year history, and despite their longevity, their model line up is small and after this year, it is getting even smaller. The 2016 is the last production year for the Chrysler 200, which was introduced to consumers in 2011. Though the all-new Chrysler Pacifica was added to the Chrysler lineup this spring, it is replacing the Chrysler Town & Country.
Since production began in 2010, there haven’t been many major changes made to 200 model, and that includes the 2016 model year. Though a short life, the Chrysler 200 has been a great four-door sedan for consumers and young professionals. Not only is the vehicle safe and fuel efficient, but it’s attractive, too.
Engine and Trims
The base engine for all of the Chrysler models is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and an automatic nine-speed transmission. This engine combination pumps out 184 horsepower and has an average fuel economy of 23 city mpg and 36 highway mpg. A 295 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine is also an available engine option The 3.6-liter V6 engine gets 19 city and 32 highway mpg.
The 2016 model year Chrysler 200 vehicle is available in seven different trims and they all come standard with front-wheel-drive. These trims vary based on interior and technology features.The trims come standard in front-wheel drive but are also available with all-wheel drive.
The Chrysler 200’s interior is spacious and has a luxury feel. Each trim varies in interior colors, but there are a total of five different colors used in the lineup. Available interior features include eight-way power adjustable seats, heated front seats, a huge 16 cubic ft. trunk, and a convenient memory feature for the two front seats, which means if there are multiple drivers for the car each person can set their own seat preferences.
Technology features set each trim apart. One technology feature that is standard on all 200 models is keyless Enter ‘n Go. Other available technology features include an 8.4-inch UConnect display screen with SiriusXM, voice command, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7-inch drive display information screen that includes navigation and vehicle status information.
Each trim has different color options. The LX has five standard color options, while the Limited, 200S, and 200C have nine different color options.
Unique exterior features for the 2016 Chrysler 200 include a “slim horizontal grille”, slanted headlights positioned within the grille, 17-inch wheels, dual exhaust pipes, and LED taillights.
Available features include: LED fog lamps, and LED daytime running lamps. The 200s and 200C trims are available with the premium lighting package, which includes High-Intensity Discharge headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps and LED fog lamps. 18-inch and 19-inch wheels are available options on various 200 models.
The NHTSA gave the 2016 Chrysler 200 an impressive five-star overall safety rating. Some of the many standard safety features include emergency braking assist, auto delay off headlamps, a post-collision safety system, stability control, and traction control. All trims (with the exception of the 200 LX) are equipped with a rear backup camera.
The Car Connection gives the 200 a 4.9 out of 5 rating. Reasons for this rating include safety, performance, comfort, fuel economy, features, and styling. Reviewers say they appreciate the styled interior, smooth exterior, and available AWD.
Price and warranties
Pricing for the base LX model begins at $21,995 and pricing for the 200C trim starts at $27,550.
Warranties on the 2016 Chrysler 200 include a 3-year or 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.