The Drivetrain Features of the All-New 2015 Chrysler 200 Blow Away the Competition

The 2015 Chrysler 200 will have a long list of features that will help it stand out in a very competitive midsized sedan segment, but the incredible drivetrain lineup is what will really help the next generation 200 blow away the competition.

When the engineering team responsible for the 2015 Chrysler 200 began to work on the drivetrain options of the new midsized sedan, they had a variety of features that they wanted to implement that would allow the new 200 to have a comparative advantage over pretty much every car in the segment. They wanted to offer incredible fuel economy, class leading power, a sure-footed all wheel drive system and a suspension setup that provided both a smooth ride and an inspiring driving experience. Fortunately, advancements in Chrysler brand’s engine program, an industry exclusive transmission, one of the most advanced all wheel drive systems sold in America, a sport tuned suspension package and one of the most functional Sport modes in the industry have allowed the engineering crew to make the 2015 Chrysler 200 everything that they had hoped.

First off, the 2015 Chrysler 200 will feature a pair of newish engines that will make this one of the most efficient options in the midsized segment while also being the most powerful. The standard engine across the entire 2015 200 lineup is the new 2.4L MultiAir Tigershark 4-cylinder engine that was introduced under the hood of the Dart GT. This mill sends 184 horsepower and 173lb-ft of torque to the wheels, putting it in the middle of the segment in terms of power output. More importantly, this engine is expected to offer at least 35 miles per gallon on the highway when the official EPA fuel economy figures are announced.

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The optional engine for the 2015 200 is the 3.6L Pentastar V6 that was featured in the current Chrysler 200 but for the next generation, Chrysler has bumped the power to 295 horsepower and 262lb-ft of torque – making it the most powerful option in the class. This engine isn’t new, as it has been used for the past few years in almost every Chrysler Group vehicle from the Dodge Grand Caravan to the Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Ram 1500, but the version found under the hood of the 2015 200 is the most powerful iteration of the Pentastar V6 that we have seen outside of the Dodge Challenger. 295 horsepower makes the new 200 more powerful than any of the competitors in the segment while still offering a very respectable 31 miles per gallon on the highway.


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35 mpg on the highway isn't that impressive anymore by the standards of the rest of the class...Mazda6, Accord, Camry, Altima, Sonata are all equal or better. But the combination of power and economy from the V6 is not bad. The 9-speed transmission will probably need some refinement since it's so new, but I am looking forward to this redesign and hope it lifts the 200 up from the bottom of the pack.
Those cars don't get that mileage with V6 engines. This also is available with a 4 that is competitive if you want the higher mileage.
Can't wait to test drive one!
Awesome car and that color is beautiful !
Where is the image to unlock the change to win? It says "The image above..." but there is no image there.
If there is no image, just click the empty space (your mouse pointer will change to a pointing hand indicating a hyperlink).
no hyperlink is show, I have clicked everywhere in the blank space and my mouse pointer does not turn at all.
Try a different browser, it didnt work for me in Chrome I had to use IE
I also had to switch to IE to see image - normally use Firefox - it apparently only works in IE
love it
What I find interesting is that the line seems to be building upward from the dart. Cool.
Its based on the Dart platform that's been widened and elongated and with all new suspension and other fun. I am very excited about this car.
Gorgeous vehicle.
I want a 200 so bad, I am shopping right now hope to be driving one soon.
There is no image above to bring you to the entry page. I've tried clicking on everything.
It leaves me the way very hard to do! Its Stunning all the way around!
I would love to be able to drive this vehicle for the next two years.
Great looking car, would love to win it so I could have a dependable car for a short time
This is a great dependable car!
295 horsepower and 262 LB-FT of torque!! Smokin!! The lime green look prettiest!! Match for shamrock/ Spring COOL!!
I want one so badly. I'll take a blue or maroon one!
I love the Chrystler 200 limited!!
I would love to drive in this car! Pick me.
Just got a 300 in jan. a green rag top 200 would look great sitting next to it.
enter me 2 win the 2yr lease on the 2015 Chrysler 200
nice contest
Would really like to win. Thank you for the chance.
I have been driving a 1997 Ford seems like forever...anything different will be a dream car.
This is a great driving car, the Chrysler, we rented one for a road trip and Loved it!!
love my Chrysler 200 love to win the 2105