2012 Chrysler 200 Limited

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2012 Chrysler 200 Limited – Car Review by Lauren Fix, The Car Coach

The 2012 Chrysler 200 Limited is stylish with a comfortable ride. Lauren Fix, The Car Coach, takes a closer look.

Make / Model — 2012 Chrysler 200 Limited.

MPG — 20 city /31 hwy mpg.

Engine – 2.4L 4-cyl. or

3.6L V6 flex-fuel engine

Price — starts at $21,370

The 2012 Chrysler 200 is available in four trim levels — LX, Touring, Limited and S models. The Chrysler 200 drives down the road with poise. The suspension provides a comfortable, well-controlled ride and its handling is better than that of many other midsize sedans.

Performance with the 2.4-liter 4 cylinder engine is acceptable and adequate for most drivers. The 3.6-liter V6 is quite energetic. A more robust engine, it delivers strong acceleration without a tremendous sacrifice in fuel economy.

Standard Features:

MP3 Player

Satellite radio

Side/Curtain Airbags

Stability and Traction Control

Navigation System (Optional)

Bluetooth (Optional)

Competes with:

Hyundai Sonata

Volkswagon Passat

Ford Fusion

Chevy Malibu

Toyota Camry

KIA Optima

Mazda 6

Honda Accord

Nissan Altima

Likes-

Balanced look inside and out

Strong, smooth V-6

Minimal road noise

Smooth highway ride

Great technology and entertainment features

Dislikes-

Cramped interior

Torque steer in V-6 models

Standard equipment is less than that of competition

Small trunk

The 2012 Chrysler 200 Limited offers comfort and performance. It’s a top safety pick that is also stylish.

Remember, when shopping for a new car, test drive as many vehicles as you can in the class you are looking in to make sure you find the car that is best for you.

For more information visit www.chrylser.com and www.transitowne.com.

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Aired: 12/20/2011