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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chrysler 200

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In 2011, Chrysler completely overhauled, updated, and remodeled their entire line, including the introduction of the new Chrysler 200. This reimagining of the old, boring Dodge Sebring sedan was already an exciting move for Chrysler, and the 2012 Chrysler 200 brings even more to the table.

Key Features

Instead of going with any old navigation system, Chrysler chose to include Garmin navigation radios in its 2012 Chrysler 200 models. This system is incredibly user-friendly, and it has a 6.5” screen so you can easily see information displayed for you without squinting or taking your eyes off the road for too long.

Add to that the new suspension system, which is much more active and far less spongy than the one in the Sebring, and you have an entirely different vehicle.

Changes for 2012

Upgrades to the 3.6-liter V6 engine option make it much more fuel efficient and more responsive, as well. Other than this, there were really only minor tweaks made from 2011 to 2012.

What We Like

The 2012 Chrysler 200 accelerates quickly, so you’ll never have trouble getting around slower moving vehicles or getting up to highway speeds. It’s also quiet and extremely comfortable.

What Concerns Us

Honestly, the rear seat is not as roomy as other models in its class. If your kids are getting older or you drive adult passengers around fairly frequently, things could get a little bit cramped.

Available Models

You can choose between two engines for the 2012 Chrysler 200, both of which have plenty of power and good fuel efficiency for a car of this class:

  • Engine – 3.6-liter V6

    • Power – 283 HP at 6400 RPM
    • Torque – 260 lb-ft at 4400 RPM
    • Fuel economy (MPG city/highway) – 19/29
  • Engine – 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder

    • Power – 173 HP at 6300 RPM
    • 166 lb-ft at 4400 RPM
    • Fuel economy (MPG city/highway) – 21/30 (4-speed automatic), 20/31 (6-speed automatic)

Major Recalls

Two major recalls affected the 2012 Chrysler 200. These resolved an issue with rod bearing failure and one with head restraints failing to deploy in an accident.

Common Issues

Some 2012 Chrysler 200 owners have complained that their vehicles have issues with stalling or rough idles, as well as jumping or lurching forward when idling. Others have reported batteries prematurely dying and problems with computer modules and sensors.

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