2016 Chrysler 200 Release Date, Msrp, Price, Specs – The release date of the stunning and magnificent 2016 Chrysler 200 hasn’t been made public yet, but we expect the details in the coming weeks. The new vehicle comes completely redesigned on most parts of its exterior and interior aspects.
The stylish design of this vehicle according to rumors is going to be quite striking considering is price range, and without a doubt going to usher a fresh Chrysler design language. The cabin now comes with creature comforts, top-notch materials, and an upgraded infotainment system.
Furthermore, the 200 comes with new safety features that include forward collision system and blind spot monitoring, which consequently put the vehicle on an equal footing with other leaders in its class. That said, the 2016 model will certainly represent a major facelift over the previous model.
According to industry rumors, the new Chrysler 200 is set to use an enlarged version of the platform architecture, which is already in use by Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Dart. Its framework now comes structurally rigid than ever before. Also, it’s quieter and has better driving dynamics as well. Sadly, given the fierce competition in its segment, the 2016 Chrysler 200 will definitely have to battle it out with other sedans. Alternatives include Mazda 6, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, and Honda Accord.
Exterior Changes & Interior Colors – 2016 Chrysler 200
The new 2016 Chrysler 200 midsize sedan according to credible sources comes in four trims: base LX, mid-trims Limited and S, and the top-of-the-line C. It is quite apparent that the 2016 Chrysler 200 comes with the same variants as last year’s.
Some of the standard features and equipment to expect on the base 2016 Chrysler 200 LX include air conditioning, USB/iPod integration, tilt steering wheel, keyless ignition, 17” wheels, premium audio system, telescopic steering wheel, auxiliary audio input, keyless entry, CD player, cruise control, 60/40 steering wheel, and adjustable front seats. Additionally, the LX should come with an optional package known as Uconnect. The package bundles 5” touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and premium audio system.
Moving up the trim ladder is the 2016 Chrysler 200 Limited, which comes equipped with all the above feature list plus a rearview camera, front heated seats, alloy wheels, a leather wrapped steering wheel, a sunroof, satellite radio, 18” wheels, heated mirrors, premium audio system, upgraded exterior trim, automatic climate control, and remote ignition.
The 2016 Chrysler 200S comes equipped with a sporty flavor that comes fitted with all of the Limited’s feature list plus 18” wheels, a rearview camera, cloth/leather seats, front door glass, sport-tuned suspension, and upgraded interior trim. Moreover, the S comes with several packages which include Sound Group and Navigation. The packages add 8.4” touchscreen system, 19” wheels, perforated front seats, premium audio system, a navigation system, a blind-spot warning system, rear-cross traffic alert, a panoramic roof, text-to-voice capability, smartphone integration, leather upholstery, and xenon headlights.
Lastly, at the top of the trim food chain is the luxury-themed 2016 Chrysler 200C, which comes with all of the above amenities and features plus 17” wheels, power front passenger seats, leather upholstery, and softer suspension. Option include SafetyTec package that includes lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, driver memory settings, heated steering wheel, 115V power outlet, frontal collision warning, and automated parking system.
Engine Specs – 2016 Chrysler 200
All trims comes fitted with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine capable of generating 184 horsepower and 173 pounds of torque. However, optional for the 2016 Chrysler 200S & Convertibel trims is a 3.6L V6 able to crank 295 horsepower and 262 pounds of torque. The engines come paired to a standard 9-speed auto transmission system. The FWD system is standard across the entire line-up, while an AWD system is optional with a V6.
Unfortunately, the EPA ratings for the new 2016 Chrysler 200 haven’t been released as yet and as such we are going to rely on the previous year’s ratings. The EPA ratings for the 2015 Chrysler 200 was 23/36/28 mpg in the city/highway/combined with the base engine, and 19/32/23 mpg for the all-wheel-drive V6.
Furthermore, the 2015 Chrysler 200S was able to hit 60 mph from standstill in 6.2 seconds, while the 2015 Chrysler 200 did the same run in 9.0 seconds.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 0 in. (108 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 0.3 in. (192.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 1.6 in. (73.6 in.)
Passenger volume: 115.9 cu.ft.
Cargo volume: 16.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3473 lbs.
Top Speed: 118 mph
0-60: 8.4 sec
MPG: 23/36 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Velvet Red Pearl Coat…
Towing Capacity: N/A
Price & Release Date – 2016 Chrysler 200
No one is sure when the new Chrysler 200 SRT for 2016 is going to debut. As for the price, expect the vehicle to set you back by around $22,500.