2011 Chrysler 200 S Debuts

2011 New York Auto Show


  • 2011 Chrysler 200 Picture

    2011 Chrysler 200 Picture

    The high-line 2011 Chrysler 200 S model debuts at the 2011 New York Auto Show. | April 19, 2011

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2011 New York Auto Show

Just the Facts:
  • The 2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan starts at $26,790, including a $750 destination charge.
  • The 200 S convertible comes in at $32,490; both arrive at showrooms later this spring.
  • Chrysler says both S models are aimed at customers who want "a little bit of attitude."

NEW YORK — The 2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan and convertible models debuted on Tuesday just ahead of the 2011 New York Auto Show press days. Both will arrive in showrooms later this spring.

The 2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan will start at $26,790, including a $750 destination charge. The 2011 Chrysler 200 S convertible will start at $32,490, including a $750 destination charge.

Both 200 S models come equipped with the 283-horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine linked to a six-speed automatic transmission. Look for it to achieve 19 mpg city/29 mpg highway EPA fuel economy ratings.

The 2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan costs $500 than a 2011 200 Limited with the optional V6 ($26,290). Similarly, the 2011 Chrysler 200 S convertible is $500 more than the 2011 Chrysler 200 Limited convertible, which starts at $31,990, and has the V6 as standard.

The S models are designed for customers who want "a little bit of attitude," said Chrysler in a statement.

To that end, the 2011 Chrysler 200 S sedan gets a front grille with a Chrysler winged badge with a black background; body-color mirrors and door handles; black-background headlights; 18-inch aluminum wheels with black detailing on the spokes and "S" badging. The cabin gets a perforated leather steering wheel, leather front seats with suede inserts and an embroidered "S" on the front headrests, a black headliner, suede door trim bolsters and a standard Boston Acoustic sound system.

The convertible model gets a power top and the same appearance package as the 200 S sedan.

Edmunds.com says: Oh, you wanted attitude with your Chrysler 200? That'll be another 500 bucks. — Anita Lienert, Correspondent

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