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Compare 2016 Chrysler 200 vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat

2016 Chrysler 200
2016 Volkswagen Passat
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4-Door Sedan C AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
200 4-Door Sedan C AWD 18 29 $30,889 $31,785
200 4-Door Sedan C FWD 23 36 $26,926 $27,570
200 4-Door Sedan C Platinum AWD 18 29 $30,889 $31,785
200 4-Door Sedan C Platinum FWD 23 36 $26,926 $27,570
200 4-Door Sedan LX FWD 23 36 $22,008 $22,115
200 4-Door Sedan Limited FWD 23 36 $24,143 $24,610
200 4-Door Sedan Limited Platinum FWD 23 36 $24,143 $24,610
200 4-Door Sedan S AWD 18 29 $29,121 $29,905
200 4-Door Sedan S FWD 23 36 $25,159 $25,690
200 4-Door Sedan Touring FWD 23 36 $22,008 $22,115
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4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic R-Line
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic R-Line 25 38 $22,993 $23,975
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic R-Line PZEV 25 38 $22,993 $23,975
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic R-Line w/Comfort Pkg 25 38 $23,736 $24,750
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic R-Line w/Comfort Pkg PZEV 25 38 $23,736 $24,750
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic S 25 38 $21,520 $22,440
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic S PZEV 25 38 $21,520 $22,440
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE 25 38 $25,203 $26,280
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE PZEV 25 38 $25,203 $26,280
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE w/Technology 25 38 $27,245 $28,410
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SE w/Technology PZEV 25 38 $27,245 $28,410
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL 25 38 $29,245 $30,495
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL PZEV 25 38 $29,245 $30,495
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL Premium 25 38 $32,865 $34,270
Passat 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic SEL Premium PZEV 25 38 $32,865 $34,270
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG R-Line 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG R-Line w/Comfort Pkg 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG S 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG SE 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG SEL 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI DSG SEL Premium 30 42 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI Manual R-Line 30 44 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 2.0L TDI Manual R-Line w/Comfort Pkg 30 44 N/A N/A
Passat 4-Door Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium 20 28 $35,325 $36,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,889
$22,993
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,785
$23,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$530 / month
$400 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chrysler 200 stands out for style, safety, and V-6 power—but rear-seat head room is its downfall. The 2016 Volkswagen Passat gets a little more excitement in its features and details, while staying safe where it counts.
TCC Likes
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 102
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.3 191.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
P235/45VR18 P235/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TSU NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P235/40HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TSU NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3802 3263
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 140
Engine
Displacement
3.6 L/220 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6350 170 @ 4800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4250 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 25
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.56
Trans Type
9 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.37
Trans Order Code
DF5 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.04
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.87
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
8.0 6.1 (Est)
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
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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