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2013 Chrysler 200 S Special Edition Mid-size Sedan – Review

Chrysler and Hamilton Carhartt have developed a special edition 200 S together and the model will get unveiled at the 2013 New York Auto Show. Priced at $28,870, the production will go in full swing by the second quarter of 2013. Redesigned and introduced, 200 S is an affordable midsize car with options of two excellent engines, with 6-speed manual-automatic transmission each. This special edition comes loaded with standard features.

Read the 2013 Chrysler 200 S Special Edition review to gain more information.

Exterior and Interiors

2013 Chrysler 200 S - Exterior

The outsides of the 200 S Special Edition exhibits several gloss black with chrome insertions. Those unique exterior features will make it easy to recognize the model on the streets. You will notice the grille collar in platinum chrome on the new glossy mesh grille in black. There is a lower fascia in platinum blacks and chromes for the fog lights. On the rear, there is a platinum chrome light bar and a deck-lid spoiler plus special ‘S’ and black “200” badges. The car rests on 18-inch aluminum wheels and a sporty suspension. Carhartt joins hands in tweaking up the inferiors that come in the same black and gray themes in water-resistant fabric. The seats armrests and center console get the triple stitching accents that are a signature of Carhartt. You see the same Black paint is sued for gear shift, air vents and steering wheel buttons.

2013 Chrysler 200 S - Interior

Engine and Performance

Look under the hood on 2013 Chrysler 200 S Special Edition and what you see is the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that has been in the list of the ’10 Best Engines for 2012.

Coupled with 62TE six-speed automatic transmission, you get 29 mpg fuel economy on the highway. The power and the feel of driving are good and one should prefer four-cylinder and six-speed automatic which is a strong and refined combination.

2013 Chrysler 200 S - Performance

Safety features

Some of the safety and security features offered in 2013 Chrysler 200 S is the best and innovative. It comes equipped with standard advanced airbags for added protection to all the occupants. The car is built of high-strength steel and specially designed to help absorb any energy due to impact and transmit it away from passengers.

Pros

  • Great value for price
  • Superb interiors
  • ample technology
  • strong optional V6
  • convertible with hard or soft top

Cons

  • trunk  and  back seat are smaller than average
  • okay fuel economy
  • crude base 4-speed automatic transmission

2013 Chrysler 200 S - Rear

Get ready for a smoother ride, greater gas mileage and you will love that solid feel in the new 2013 Chrysler 200 S Special Edition. This affordable midsize car from Chrysler is smooth and quiet and offers exceptional value. Its main rivals are Nissan Altima and Ford Fusion. 200 S Special Edition will successfully attract more buyers due to its unique design and standard features and affordable price of $28,870. The most memorable is the driving experience with an energetic thrust from the optional V6 and the lightness in the steering.

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Published on: March 29, 2013

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