November 23, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2017 Chrysler 200 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The front-wheel-drive (FWD) version merits five stars. The all-wheel-drive Chrysler 200 has not been rated.

Five stars is the highest possible safety rating given by NHTSA.

The mid-size sedan also scored five stars in each of the crash test tests conducted by NHTSA. They simulate:
  • A frontal collision
  • Side-impact in a two-vehicle collision
  • Side-impact in a single-vehicle collision with a pole or tree

These latest test results complement the Top Safety Pick+ rating given to the 2016 Chrysler 200 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

“The Chrysler 200 remains an outstanding value for many reasons, most notably its superior performance in various safety tests,” says Bruce Velisek, Director - Chrysler brand marketing, FCA US.

Passive safety systems, such as a vehicle’s body structure, help mitigate the effects of a crash. More than 60 percent of the Chrysler 200’s body structure consists of high-strength steel, which helps the vehicle maintain its integrity during collisions.

Active safety systems, such as Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus, help drivers avoid crashes. Among the Chrysler 200’s 60 available safety and security features, Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus benefits from sensor-fusion technology, which combines a  camera with a radar sensor to deliver greater object-detection precision.

Similar systems on competitive vehicles use a single technology.

Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus provides alerts, autonomous braking and, under certain circumstances, slows or brings the 2017 Chrysler 200 to a full stop when a frontal collision appears imminent.

The 2017 Chrysler 200 starts at $22,115, excluding destination.
 
About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology since the company was founded in 1925.
 
The Chrysler Pacifica continues to reinvent the minivan, a segment Chrysler invented, with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling. The Pacifica Hybrid takes this revolutionary vehicle a step further with its class-exclusive, innovative plug-in hybrid powertrain. It’s the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment and achieves 84 MPGe in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range. The Chrysler 300 lineup delivers on the brand’s promise of iconic and elegant design executed with world-class performance, efficiency and quality – all at an attainable value.
 
Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand continues to raise the bar by integrating class-leading, high-tech features into its products, including the Uconnect 4 system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Uconnect Theater with available streaming, the plug-in hybrid powertrain in the Pacifica Hybrid, the industry-exclusive Stow 'n Go seating and storage system on the Pacifica, and the segment’s most advanced all-wheel-drive (AWD) system available on all Chrysler 300 V-6 models, as well as the most powerful V-8 in its class with the 300C’s 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine.

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