NEW FOR 2012:

- Standard electronic stability control and traction control
- New S trim line
- Exterior colours: Crystal Blue Pearl Coat and Deep Auburn added
- Interior colour: Limited convertible adds Black trim with Royale leather-faced pearl seating

An all-new model for 2011, the Chrysler 200 undergoes only minor changes for 2012. Electronic stability control and traction control, optional on the base model for 2011, are now standard. A new top-line S trim level is added, and there are new colours.

The 200 comes with a 2.4-litre four-cylinder or 3.6-litre V6. The four-cylinder uses a four-speed automatic that can be optioned to a six-speed automatic, while the V6 uses the six-speed automatic exclusively. The LX sedan uses the four-cylinder; the Touring comes with the four-cylinder but can be optioned to the V6; and the Limited uses the V6. The LX convertible uses the four-cylinder, while the Touring and Limited use the V6.

Features on the LX sedan include 17-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, keyless entry, security alarm, cruise control, power windows, power trunk lid release, heated mirrors, manual driver’s seat height adjustment, tilt and telescoping steering wheel with audio controls, ambient LED lighting, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, and 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks.

The Touring sedan adds 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, heated seats, eight-way power driver’s seat, remote starter, electronic vehicle information centre, trip computer, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Sirius satellite radio and tire pressure monitoring display.

The Limited sedan adds 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, dual exhaust with bright tips, leather-faced seats, bright exterior mirrors and door handles, Uconnect voice command with Bluetooth connectivity, auto-dimming rearview mirror, iPod connector, auto up/down front windows and garage door opener.

The S sedan adds 18-inch polished aluminum wheels with black painted pockets, Boston Acoustics sound system, CD/DVD/40GB hard drive touch-screen stereo, leather-faced seats with suede inserts, perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, body-colour mirrors and door handles, unique black grille, black headlamp surrounds, black front and rear fascia inserts, and unique Chrysler badge.

Features on the LX convertible include 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, power-operated cloth top, keyless entry, security alarm, cruise control, power windows, power trunk lid release, heated mirrors, CD/MP3 stereo, tilt and telescoping steering wheel with audio controls, ambient LED interior lighting, cloth seats, LED taillights and tire pressure warning lamp.

The Touring convertible adds 18-inch polished aluminum wheels, automatic climate control, power top operation on the key fob, electronic vehicle information centre, trip computer, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, six-way power-adjustable heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual exhaust with bright tips, remote starter, Sirius satellite radio, tire pressure monitoring display, hard tonneau cover and front and rear tinted solar glass.

The Limited convertible adds leather-faced seats, CD/DVD/MP3/40GB hard drive touch-screen stereo, Uconnect voice command with Bluetooth connectivity, auto-dimming rearview mirror, iPod connector, bright exterior mirrors and door handles, garage door opener and windscreen.

The S convertible adds 18-inch polished aluminum wheels with black painted pockets, Boston Acoustic speakers, leather-faced seats with suede inserts and silver accent stitching, perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, body-colour mirrors and door handles, unique black grille, black headlamp surrounds, black front and rear fascia inserts, and unique Chrysler badge.

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