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Test Drive Review: 2015 Chrysler 200S V6 AWD

Test Car Information

2015 Chrysler 200S AWD
3.6L naturally aspirated V6, 295 hp @ 6,350 RPM, 262 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
9-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive
Options: Comfort Group, Navigation and Sound Group I, Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, Premium Lighting Group, 19×8-in Hyper Black Aluminum Wheels
MSRP as tested: $35,295 (including $995 S&H charge)


Platform and Chassis

The current Chrysler 200 is based on FIAT’s C-Evo platform. The C-Evo platform, which is firstly used on the 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta, utilizes 84% high-strength steel and 4% aluminum. The front/rear suspension also extensively uses aluminum. Therefore, the C-Evo is an advanced platform.


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2015 Fiat 500X Is Fiat’s Answer to the US SUV Market

We all know that people here in the US like SUV’s more than any other places in the world (arguably). Almost all auto makers doing business in the US have their own SUV models (even Tesla is making the SUV-like Model X).


Is the 2015 Fiat 500X Really Fiat’s Answer To the US SUV Market?

This is not the case for Fiat previously – the Fiat 500 series products are all small hatchbacks (or hatchback-like models), which Fiat saw less than satisfactory sales performance and needed to do something about it.

Therefore, Fiat now provided their answer to this issue, by introducing the 500X today in the 2014 LA auto show – a compact SUV based on the same platform as the Jeep Renega...

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Chrysler: Plans for the Next 5 Years

As you may have already known, lots of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles company news come out today. While most of them promises “new models” comes out at xxxx year. Here are some of the information (plus a little bit insider news) I consider being important.


1. New Town and Country minivan launched at 2016. The new T&C will have 3 seats for the second row (the center one can be removed; also stow and go is available too), makes the minivan an 8-person vehicle; Also a hybrid version will join the lineup, making it the first hybrid car in this segment;

2. New model: Chrylser 100,  both 1.4L turbo and 2...

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