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Chrysler 200 Is Detroit's New Midsize Sedan Star

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Four-wheel drive is only available with the larger 295 horsepower 3.6 liter V6. The standard engine is the 2.4 liter four-cylinder with 185 horsepower. Fuel economy is relatively typical for the latest non-electrified/hybrid cars of this class today: 23 miles per gallon city and 36 mpg highway for the four-cylinder, but falls to 19/32 for the six-cylinder versions. Four-wheel drive drops those to 18/29.

If you are not looking for a diesel, hybrid or some form of plug-in car -- in this size and price segment -- I think the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 rises to the top of the game. While I prefer the plush suspension of the Ford Fusion, it pales in importance to the richness and ease-of-use of Chrysler's class-leading interior.

Unless you have too big of a problem with the front seat comfort or frequently have passengers too tall to fit comfortably in the back seat, it is hard not to recommend the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200. The center stack controls, overall luxury and tasteful design of the interior, plus availability of four-wheel drive, make it a top pick among conventional gasoline engine cars in this price range.

There is a new king in the volume midsize sedan competitive game, and his name is Chrysler 200. This is a great example of going from dead last in the class to becoming the leader. America is a country of upward mobility and now it's just a matter of the reputation to catch up.

Chrysler's most important and iconic car is the Town & Country minivan. It is one of my absolute favorite cars of all time. Driving the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 makes me optimistic for what we can expect of the all-new Town & Country that shouldn't be more than a year away. Sign me up!

At the time of publication the author had no position in any of the stocks mentioned.

This article represents the opinion of a contributor and not necessarily that of TheStreet or its editorial staff.

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