The Chrysler 200 Has Some Surprisingly Powerful Aftermarket Options

Mopar

This sedan can be so much more than a rental.

Since production started on its secondgeneration in May 2014, the Chrysler 200 has done a lot to step up its game. Agreater sense of refinement in the car comes from the work of Cristian Farcas,who designed a completely revised interior. Not all owners flocked to the 200simply for appearances, however. Starting at a base price of $21,995, the caralso serves as a fantastic platform for further aftermarket appearance andperformance modifications.

Mopar, for example, offers an interior lightingpackage that lets you choose eight different types of ambient lighting insideyour vehicle. For $370, Mopar also offers an accent panel and rear fascia. Thisaftermarket parts manufacturer and K&N also make high-performance airintake systems for the car, while Magnaflow offers full aftermarket catbackexhaust systems that can lead to respectable gains in horsepower. If you’relooking for bigger horsepower numbers, Kraftwerks sells a few superchargers forthe car that range from about $2,000-$3,000. Single turbos are even moreaffordable, starting at $124 for a Spectra Premium unit. Cooling fans for theChrysler 200 can be found for less than $60.

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Install a Dorman sway bar yourself or upgrade to betterbrakes on Mopar’s website for better handling, and you’ve made a veritableperformance machine with the already sleek and refined styling of the Chrysler200. Sure, we still like the idea of a Chrysler 200 two-door, but that doesn't mean the contemporary sedan can't beat a lot of its segment competition in terms of performance and design. The current 200 was a formidable competitor against the Kia Optima in one of our Sedan Showdowns. We've also noted in the past how difficult it is to get in a deadly accident in the car, which can never be a bad thing.

For the 2016 model year, there's a vast array of options if you're looking into a Chrysler 200. If you want to step up from the previously mentioned base model, which is priced at $21,995, then you'll also be taking a step up from the 184 hp rating on the base LX trim level. The midsize sedan is a fuel sipper, too, pulling 23 mpg in the city and up to 36 on the highway. The top-of-the-line Chrysler 200 for the 2016 model year is $31,785. For the extra cash on this trim level, the C 3.6L AWD puts out 295 horses. The car's power plant can be either a 2.4L four pot or a 3.6L naturally aspirated V6. All new 2016 models come with a 5 year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty.

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