Fuel economy is an important part of today’s automotive market, and the numbers are in for the new 2015 Chrysler 200.
The most efficient version of the car is fit with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is rated to return 23 mpg in the city and 36 on the highway for a combined 28 mpg. Bump up to the available 3.6-liter V6 engine, and the fuel economy falls to 19 mpg city, 32 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined.
When fitted with all-wheel drive, the V6-powered 200 is good for 18 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined. Every new Chrysler 200 is fitted with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
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In comparison, the four-cylinder 200 falls short of the competition in most cases, many of which offer hybrid powertrains. The Fusion Hybrid is rated at 47 mpg highway, while the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is rated at 40 mpg highway.
Even taking hybrids out of the equation, the Mazda6 bests the 200 with 38 mpg highway and 30 mpg combined, while the Toyota Camry falls just short on the highway with 35 mpg combined, but still ties the 200 with 28 mpg combined.
The 2015 Chrysler 200 carries a base price of $22,695.
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