• (4.4) 77 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,876$14,180
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 173-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2012 Chrysler 200

Our Take on the 2012 Chrysler 200

Chrysler introduced the 200 to the competitive midsize-sedan segment for the 2011 model year.  It's offered as a five-seat sedan and a four-seat convertible and is available with four-cylinder or V-6 power. Competitors include the Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord and Toyota ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Brakes
  • Dated multimedia interface and controls
  • Ride comfort (convertible)
  • Small trunk
  • Undersized backseat (convertible)
  • Lackluster four-cylinder
  • Insufficient front-seat travel (sedan)

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Sedan or convertible
  • Convertible offered with a power-folding hardtop or a soft-top
  • Standard automatic transmission

2012 Chrysler 200 Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

The 2012 Chrysler 200 and I got off to a rough start. It stole 45 minutes of quiet time — courtesy of my napping daughter — while I tried installing her child-safety seat in the midsize sedan. After a few choice words and frustration that ended in tears, I still couldn't get the car seat installed. My husband also tried to install it, with no success. He declared that if we&a... Read full review for the 2012 Chrysler 200

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VERY happy with this car

by hogan from Louisiana on May 8, 2014

We have only had the car for a month, But we have made several 200+ mile road trips in it. The car was very comfortable on the trips. Ride was great. I wasn't tired after the long drives. Gas mileage ... Read Full Review

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2012 Chrysler 200 Safety Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chrysler 200 LX

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Chrysler 200 LX

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2012 Chrysler 200.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,000 per year.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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