If you’re planning on taking a road trip this summer, Autoblog author Steven Ewing lists several reasons why the 2015 Chrysler 200 is a great choice for the drive, even if you’re planning a 10-hour plus journey through the back roads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
- The redesigned Chrysler 200 looks great. As Ewing traveled from Detroit to New York City, he mentioned meeting interesting people along the way. Almost all of them, he said, took special notice of his highly equipped 200S test vehicle.
- An absolute must for long road trips, the 2015 Chrysler 200 is equipped with more than enough space for the driver and front passenger and adequate room for leggy backseat passengers. In addition, Ewing lauded the interior’s refinement, no cheap plastics anywhere to be seen or felt.
- Ewing was also impressed by Chrysler’s convenient and responsive technology. With its blind spot monitoring system picking up on nearby horse-and-buggies and the navigation system providing succinct directions, the sedan’s award-winning Uconnect® infotainment and safety systems made the road trip one of ease.
- Kudos to the 200’s engaging nine-speed transmission and powerful powertrain, but it was the active AWD that left the biggest impression on Ewing. The all-wheel drive system is engineered to improve fuel efficiency by disconnecting the rear axle when only front-wheel drive is necessary. The system automatically reconnects to the rear wheels when all-wheel drive is needed.
“…it’s far above par for the course, plus it’s sleek and offers compelling technologies not found elsewhere in its class. In the highly contested midsize sedan segment, this well-rounded package is certainly a thing of greatness,” Ewing praised.
And after more than 10 hours spent driving one way in the 2015 Chrysler 200, we think he should know.
Ewing’s fully-loaded Chrysler 200S was priced at just $34,465; and we at Cronic Chrysler have even better deals on the all-new sedan, which will be arriving any day now!