Compare 2015 Chrysler 200 vs 2014 Volkswagen Passat

2015 Chrysler 200
2014 Volkswagen Passat
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4-Door Sedan FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD LX 23 36 $21,885 $21,995
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 23 36 $23,504 $23,950
4-Door Sedan FWD S 23 36 $24,650 $25,170
4-Door Sedan FWD C 23 36 $26,018 $26,625
4-Door Sedan AWD S 18 29 $28,598 $29,370
4-Door Sedan AWD C 18 29 $29,966 $30,825
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4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S PZEV S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual S S 22 32 $19,990 $20,845
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV S 24 35 $20,134 $20,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual S 24 35 $20,134 $20,995
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S PZEV S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S S 22 31 $21,045 $21,945
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic S 24 34 $21,189 $22,095
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV S w/Nav 22 31 $21,332 $22,245
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic S w/Nav 22 31 $21,332 $22,245
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV Wolfsburg Ed 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic Wolfsburg Ed 22 31 $22,532 $23,495
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Manual SE 22 32 $22,963 $23,945
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV Wolfsburg Ed 24 34 $23,012 $23,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic Wolfsburg Ed 24 34 $23,194 $24,185
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV SE 24 35 $23,759 $24,775
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual SE 24 35 $23,759 $24,775
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE 22 31 $24,017 $25,045
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Sunroof 22 31 $24,785 $25,845
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE 24 34 $24,815 $25,875
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual PZEV Sport 24 35 $25,390 $26,475
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual Sport 24 35 $25,390 $26,475
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual TDI SE 31 43 $25,582 $26,675
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 SE w/Sunroof 24 34 $25,601 $26,695
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic PZEV SE w/Snrf/Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Automatic SE w/Snrf/Nav 22 31 $25,888 $26,995
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV Sport 24 34 $26,541 $27,675
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic Sport 24 34 $26,541 $27,675
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV SE w/Sunroof & Nav 24 34 $26,752 $27,895
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE w/Sunroof & Nav 24 34 $26,752 $27,895
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof 30 40 $27,500 $28,675
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof 20 28 $28,448 $29,665
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav 30 40 $29,130 $30,375
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic PZEV SEL Premium 24 34 $30,011 $31,295
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL Premium 24 34 $30,011 $31,295
4-Door Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SEL Premium 30 40 $32,026 $33,395
4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium 20 28 $32,860 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,885
$19,990
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$20,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$347 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.8
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
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 62.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12.3
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.8 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3473 3166
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 330
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
173 @ 4600 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
ED6 NA
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
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
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chrysler 200 Volkswagen Passat
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 (Est) 6.9 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
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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