2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible Offers Open-air Freedom, a Responsive, Agile Driving Experience and an Amazing Value
• The 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible is a true mid-size convertible that provides comfortable seating for four adults, elegant craftsmanship inside and out, the choice of a power soft or hardtop and an improved, fun and refined driving experience
• With an improved, lively driving experience, technology that is intuitive to use and loads of standard content the 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible, is fun to drive car at a value customers appreciate
September 1, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich.
• Safety is standard – every available safety feature is standard equipment on every model of the 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible
- For 2013, the Chrysler 200 Convertible provides consumers a fun, open-air driving experience featuring elegant craftsmanship inside and out, an extraordinary level of standard content, innovative technology at a price that is pleasing to the wallet and improved ride and handling dynamics resulting in a lively, responsive driving experience. The Chrysler 200 Convertible is an exciting alternative for customers who want the benefits of a coupe and the true open-air freedom of a convertible, all at a surprising value.
New for 2013, the Chrysler 200 Convertible sports an upgraded suspension resulting in a responsive, lively driving experience and three new exterior colors: Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, True Blue Pearl Coat and Cashmere Pearl Coat.
The 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible is unique in the standard specialty segment as a true mid-size convertible that comfortably seats four adults and has room in the trunk, even when the power top is dropped. Consumers can choose from two automatically latching, power tops, a body-color painted steel, retractable hardtop, or a cloth soft top, both of which can drop with the press of a button on the key fob.
With clean, sleek lines, the signature Chrysler grille and winged badge, LED light pipe accents in the front projector headlamps, LED taillamps, a well-crafted interior including a one-piece instrument panel, 'soft-touch' armrests and instrument panel and premium touch points throughout the vehicle, the 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible delivers a design with purpose and attainable luxury.
The 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible provides drivers a fun, confident, handling performance in all driving situations, whether it's commuting to work or a weekend adventure on scenic roads. The 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible offers the choice of two powertrains: the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, which provides outstanding V-6 horsepower and exceptional fuel economy, or the proven 2.4-liter World Gas Engine. Both are mated to the 62TE six-speed automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)
The 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine produces 283 horsepower (211 kW) and 260 lb.-ft. (353 N•m) of torque and has an estimated Ú.S. EPA fuel economy rating of 19 miles per gallon (mpg) city and 29 mpg highway. The 2.4-liter I-4 World Gas Engine produces 173 horsepower (129 kW) and 166 lb.-ft. (225 N•m) of torque and has an EPA fuel economy rating of 18 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The 200 Convertible has a 5-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and every available safety feature is standard on every model.
Engine : 2.4 L., 4-cylinder
Power: 173 hp
Torque: 166 ft-lbs
Engine : 3.6 L., 6-cylinder
Power: 283 hp
Torque: 260 ft-lbs
Key for 2013 model year, the 200 Convertible sports an upgraded suspension, which results in a responsive, lively driving experience. For better balance and more controlled roll, the front stabilizer bar was increased from 25mm to 27 mm, rebound spring was added to the front struts and damping rates were revised. In addition, the rate for the front springs were increased from 180 pounds per inch to 201 pounds per inch.
At the rear of the 200 Convertible a new rear jounce bumper, revised shock damping (coupled with the change in 2012 of shock body that is 10 mm longer) and rear spring rates that were increased from 220 pounds per inch to 270 pounds per inch all contribute to more controlled body roll and a smoother, more connected drive. Last but not least, tuning to the springs, dampers and sway bar was revised for better ride and motion body control. Drivers of the 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible will feel connected to the road and enjoy the open air experience with a responsive, comfortable ride.
The 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible is available in three different models in the Únited States – the Chrysler 200 Convertible Touring, the 200 Convertible Limited and the Chrysler 200 S model. All are packed with an exceptional level of standard content, exquisite style, safety and a dynamic, open-air driving experience at a surprising value. 2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible Touring Model
The Chrysler 200 Convertible Touring model is powered by the 2.4-liter I-4 World Gas Engine mated to the 62TE six-speed automatic transmission which has an EPA Fuel Economy rating of 18 City and 29 highway . Standard equipment includes: power cloth top, advanced multistage driver and front passenger air bags, supplemental front-seat mounted driver and passenger air bags, active head restraints, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability control, traction control, Sentry Key engine immobilizer, illuminated keyless entry, security alarm, speed control, power locks, power windows, power top down via the key fob, rear window defroster, power trunk lid release, acoustic laminated front windshield glass, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), universal garage door opener, bi-functional halogen headlamps, automatic headlamps with turn off time delay, power heated exterior mirrors, 17-inch aluminum wheels, automatic temperature control, six-way power driver and front passenger seats, Media Center 130 CD/MP3 radio, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-wrapped shift knob with chrome accent, tilt/telescoping steering column, ambient LED interior lighting and premium cloth seats.
Available equipment for the Touring model includes the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine – one of Ward's '10 Best Engines' - which produces 283 horsepower (211 kW) and 260 lb.-ft. (353 N•m) of torque, retractable, body color steel hard top, windscreen, a cold-weather group with heated front seats and remote start, 18-inch aluminum polished wheels, Úconnect Voice Command with Bluetooth and the Úconnect Media Center 430 CD/DVD/MP3/40GB hard drive with 28 GB of available storage and a 6.5-inch touchscreen radio.2013 Chrysler 200 Convertible Limited Model
The Chrysler 200 Convertible Limited model offers the standard features the Touring model offers as well as: 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, dual bright exhaust tips, leather seats, Media Center 430 CD/DVD/MP3/40GB hard drive with 28 GB available storage and a 6.5-inch touchscreen, Úconnect handsfree phone, iPod connector, fog lamps, bright exterior mirrors and door handles, 18-inch aluminum wheels, express up/down key fob, remote start and windscreen.
Optional equipment includes: retractable, body color hardtop, Boston Acoustics speaker system and Úconnect 730 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/navigation media center with 6.5-inch touchscreen display, Úconnect voice command, remote ÚSB port and Bluetooth streaming audio.2013 Chrysler 200 S Model
The Chrysler 200 S model offers the standard features of the Limited model plus: Premium Boston Acoustic speakers, 'S' heated, leather front and rear seats with suede inserts, perforated leather-wrapped 'S' steering wheel, 18-inch aluminum 'S' wheels with black painted pockets, body color mirrors and door handles, 'S' Grille with black painted bars, 'S' headlamps with black background,
'S' fog lamp bezels and a unique Chrysler winged badge with black inlay.
Available equipment on the S model is the Úconnect 730 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/navigation media center with 6.5-inch touchscreen display, Úconnect Voice Command, remote ÚSB port and Bluetooth streaming audio.
The 2013 Chrysler 200 sedan is available in the following exterior colors: Billet Metallic Clear Coat, Black Clear Coat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Crystal Blue Pearl Coat, Deep Auburn Metallic, Tungsten Silver Metallic, True Blue Pearl Coat (late availability) and Cashmere Pearl Coat (late availability).The 200 Convertible is built in the Únited States at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich.Source - Chrysler