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2015 Chrysler 200

2014 Volkswagen Passat

  2015 Chrysler 200 2014 Volkswagen Passat Sport
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Invoice $21,605 $19,990
18/36 20/43
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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. Read Full Review 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. Read Full Review
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  • Smooth, sophisticated look
  • Stunning interior design, details
  • All-wheel drive offered on most of the lineup
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Well equipped in most trim levels


  • Rear seat is tightest in the segment
  • Handling is above average--but only slightly
  • Gas mileage can't compete with hybrids, plug-ins
  • Can it escape the last 200's reputation?


  • Expansive rear seat
  • Excellent turbodiesel fuel economy
  • Minimalist styling that should endure
  • Ride and handling a cut above
  • Strong safety scores


  • Dull base engine
  • Still some grainy plastic trim
  • Road and wind noise are noticeable
  • Gaps in the features and options lists
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