Chrysler Teases 2011 200 Sedan

By John Beltz Snyder

September 15, 2010

Chrysler has released teaser images and information about the 2011 Chrysler 200 mid-sized sedan.

With the 200, Chrysler promises craftsmanship, refinement, content, and value from it’s new 200, which will arrive in dealerships the fourth quarter of this year. The base car will be powered by a 2.4-liter, inline four-cylinder engine, mated to either a four- or six-speed automatic. The more powerful engine will be the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, providing 283 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

According to Chrysler, the 200 will provide improved ride and handling, thanks to stiffened body mounts, new rear sway bar, and new tires. Acoustic laminated glass will help to improve NVH.

Scroll down for more details in the press release.

Chrysler Brand Releases Information Regarding New 2011 Mid-sized Sedan, the Chrysler 200

September 14, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -

Chrysler Group LLC today announced details of the new 2011 Chrysler 200 mid-sized sedan. Offering consumers exceptional craftsmanship inside and out, a refined and spirited driving experience, innovative technology, an abundance of standard safety features and an extraordinary level of standard content, the 2011 Chrysler 200 is an exciting alternative for customers that want style and substance, all at a surprising value.

Virtually every system in the sedan is new or upgraded for 2011, giving the Chrysler 200 its own identity and space in the highly competitive mid-size sedan segment.

The Chrysler 200 gets a new powertrain lineup featuring the 2.4-liter I-4 World Gas Engine mated to either a four-speed or six-speed automatic transaxle, or the new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine which produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque mated to a six-speed automatic transaxle; improved ride and handling tuning which includes stiffened body mounts and softer ride rate, improved suspension geometry with a raised roll center, a new rear sway bar, and new tires and an extensively upgraded treatment for the reduction of noise, vibration and harshness including acoustic laminated glass for the windshield and front door windows.

The new 2011 Chrysler 200 provides drivers a beautifully inspired sedan that doesn’t compromise safety or practicality and offers the best value in its class. The Chrysler 200 will be built at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. and will arrive in dealerships in the fourth quarter 2010.