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2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible Limited Review


Elegant Hardtop Convertible

A three-quarter rear view of a 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible Limited

In short: A stylish and comfortable hardtop convertible.

As the drop-top cousin of the excellent Chrysler 200 sedan, this cool convertible combines elegant styling with a comfortable interior and a reasonable price that belies its luxury leanings. A 283-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 and 6-speed manumatic shifting make the 200 convertible great for a joyride on a sunny summer day, while roomy rear seating means that your friends can join in on the fun, as well. Create the perfect playlist for your pleasure cruise and upload it to the available Uconnect media center, which can store thousands of songs, videos, photos and more.

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Warranty/Service: Three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty; five-year/100,000-mile rust warranty; unlimited year/unlimited mile drivetrain warranty; three-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $31,770 / As Tested: $35,310

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel drive, 4-passenger, 2-door convertible
Engine: 3.6-liter V6 engine with VVT
Horsepower: 283 hp @ 6,400 rpm
Torque: 260 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic with AutoStick manumatic shifting

Curb weight:
4,000 lbs
Wheelbase: 108.9 in
Length/Width/Height: 194.8/72.5/54.9 in
Turning circle: 37.7 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: MacPherson strut front; multi-link rear

Traction: electronic stability control with all-speed traction control

Top Speed: 120 mph (governor limited)
0-60 mph: 7.5 seconds

EPA City: 19 mpg
EPA Highway: 29 mpg

multi-stage front airbags; front seat-mounted side airbags


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