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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD LX 23 36 $21,700 $21,800
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 23 36 $22,925 $23,585
4-Door Sedan FWD S 23 36 $24,077 $24,825
4-Door Sedan FWD C 23 36 $25,472 $26,325
4-Door Sedan AWD S 18 29 $27,983 $29,025
4-Door Sedan AWD C 18 29 $29,378 $30,525
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S PZEV S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S PZEV S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof 20 28 $28,448 $29,665
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Snrf/Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium 20 28 $32,860 $34,265
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Snrf/Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual TDI SE 31 43 $25,582 $26,675
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof 30 40 $27,500 $28,675
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav 30 40 $29,130 $30,375
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SEL Premium 30 40 $32,026 $33,395
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic Wolfsburg Ed 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV Wolfsburg Ed 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL Premium 24 34 $30,011 $31,295
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV SEL Premium 24 34 $30,011 $31,295
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic S 24 34 $21,189 $22,095
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic Wolfsburg Ed 24 34 $23,194 $24,185
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE 24 34 $24,815 $25,875
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE w/Sunroof SE w/Sunroof 24 34 $25,601 $26,695
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof 24 34 $25,601 $26,695
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE w/Sunroof & Nav 24 34 $26,752 $27,895
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof & Nav 24 34 $26,752 $27,895
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual S 24 35 $20,134 $20,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV S 24 35 $20,134 $20,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual SE 24 35 $23,759 $24,775
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV SE 24 35 $23,759 $24,775
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S w/Nav 22 31 $21,332 $22,245
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV S w/Nav 22 31 $21,332 $22,245
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual Sport 24 35 $25,390 $26,475
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic Sport 24 34 $26,541 $27,675
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV Sport 24 35 $25,390 $26,475
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV Sport 24 34 $26,541 $27,675
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV Wolfsburg Ed 24 34 $23,012 $23,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Chrysler 200 can fetch a premium for its style and its horsepower--but rear-seat room and handling are better bargains elsewhere. The 2014 VW Passat gains a good new four-cylinder, while it keeps its grip on TDI economy, excellent interior room, and top-notch crash-test scores.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4 102
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.3 191.6
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 61
Wheelbase (in) 108 110.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.6 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16 15.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12 12.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 36.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code TKE NA
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code TKE NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3473 3166
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 140
Engine
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.5 L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6250 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-5
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4600 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code ED6 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.27
Trans Type 9 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.81 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.12
Trans Order Code DFH NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.70 3.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.65
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Chrysler 200 Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.4 (Est) 6.9
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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