hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,084 miles

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problem #7

Dec 042018


  • 84,000 miles
The car accelerates and if I hit a bump or anything in the road my car will start to sway back and forth and has actually spun me around in a 360 motion on more than one occasion. Sometimes you dont even have to go over a bump or anything it just shakes and sways. It does it on any roadway, any condition. Its a death trap. I have almost been in very bad accidents 3 times because I lost comtrol because of the swaying. Once was a near head on with and 18 wheeler. Chrysler need to do something about these cars.

- Hardin, TX, USA

problem #6

Jan 072017


  • 118,066 miles
Lost power - car suddently stopped on I5 la to sacramento on the freeway and happened multiple times driving on the freeway...had to pullover. Car lost power. Thank god nobody hit me. Very scary.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #5

May 232017


  • 66,588 miles
"takata recall" my car currently has 66,000 miles. I was driving in the mountains and the engine light and ets light lit up. More importantly my speed was affected. Since then, this has happened over 6 times. 2nd, was wet highway conditions. 3rd, and 4th on the highway with perfect weather, driving at 75 mph both engine and ets lights came on as well as parking brake light and car reduced speed to 55 mph before I could speed up. 5th, entering a street at a complete stop, turned right and sped up because of oncoming traffic. Speed reduced to 20 mph and I almost was rear-ended. After this near collision, I took to a Chrysler dealership. For two weeks, they could not replicate the problem and therefore had no solution. I drove the car with the tech and could not replicate the problem. That same evening I was backing up from a parking space and both lights came on and my speed was affected until my next stop. I stopped at a gas station and when I re-started the engine light remained on, but the ets light went out. My speed was no longer affected. The next morning 5/24/17 I started my car and neither light stayed on.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #4

Aug 062016


  • 119,000 miles
Pulling onto a major busy highway my car shut off completely and would not restart. After spending $533 dollars in June for a electronic throttle control sensor, I'm now being told I have to pay $1300 to have the totally intergrated power module replaced which afterwards I may have to replace a power sensor. Of course, they won't know if the 3rd part is need until they replace the 2nd.

- Chester, VA, USA

problem #3

Jul 232016


  • 31,841 miles
My 2011 200 gave no signs of having any problems, started right up on the first key turn, I went to go leave the parking lot of where I was but as I pulled out onto the busy road and started accelerating, the car stopped going faster and instead started to only rev as I pushed on the gas pedal. Cars were approaching behind me so I pulled over to the side of the road, just in time for my car to indicate it switched itself into reverse. At this point I start panicking unsure what was going to happen next. My car was at about 5 mph at this point when the engine just died. The electronics worked for a while, until the battery died, but the engine had no hope in being started, even with a jump. After being taken to the shop I was told the alternator had failed while I was driving and that the mechanic had burnt his hand while checking it. They also mentioned something about the ground not being in place. The car had only been on for minutes, and has less then 32000 miles on it. Knowing Chrysler had a recall on alternators in the past I contact them first but they gave me the run around, and still are giving me the run around, but I believe there is something else going on with my vehicle then they are letting me know as they mentioned the dealership had been emailing the engineers in regards to my car. I don't feel safe putting my 15 month old son in this car, let alone myself in this car. This car is only 5 years old and still has low mileage, and I've taken care of it like a baby. There were no warning signs of anything wrong, and no reason for anything to fail unless it was something internal and that leaves me unknowing if it will happen again, at any given moment.

- Farmingdale, NJ, USA

problem #2

Dec 022013


  • 46,000 miles
Unsafe for winter driving. 1st. Time driven on patchy ice on state highway car was erratic. Every time the car crossed an irregular uneven patch in the road (I.e. patch of ice or hard pack snow) car veers suddenly, violently left or right. Dealer suggested taking snow tires off and putting matched set of tires back on thinking the mismatched set affected the stability control. Result was same with matched tires. Chrysler 200 online forum shows many owners with same complaint. May be design flaw, rear wheel base wider than front wheels. Rear wheels will not track straight when encountering uneven patches of ice or snow. In my 35 years of driving in northern mich. It's the worst car I've driven in the winter. I just bought it, and now my wife is afraid to drive it.

- Kaleva, MI, USA

problem #1

Jan 252012

200 6-cyl

  • 4,094 miles
Check eng light on, traction control and antilock and cruise control inop.

- Manchester, NH, USA