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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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Chrysler Petrol Engine Get Direct Injection and Turbocharging, Finally

Chrysler Engines Gets A Boost, Finally

Vehicles from the Chrysler Group are looking good these past few years, and also have powerful engines with reasonable pricing. For example, you can buy the highly acclaimed 700hp+ Dodge Challenger/Charger SRT Hellcat for less than $70k.

The careful reader may notice one thing from Chrysler: its engines are missing some modern key technologies: direct injection and turbocharging. The reason for this is: it takes an auto maker a lot of knowledge reserve and R&D to make direct injection and turbocharging production-ready. And it seems the day is finally coming for Chrysler now.


According from a report from Automotive News, Chrysler i...

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