10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,950 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2016 Chrysler 200:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

Get free help with your lemon!
close ad
problem #75

Aug 212019

200

  • 11,993 miles
Doesn┐T start. Every light came on. Everything needed to be serviced air bags key fob not detected air bags needed service parking brake needs service. Check engine light on. Battery light on. Can only start with a charge once charge removed car doesn┐T start. The car was stationary. I recently found out that the car was on the recall list, but I never received notification from the car company.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #74

Sep 062019

200

  • 30,000 miles
I'm buying this car this week where there any recall issues I want to make sure the dealer repaired them

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #73

Aug 262019

200

  • 67,000 miles
My car is struggling with starting. Multiple times it has left me stranded. First trip to dealership, they stated it needed a computer update. The problem got worse after the computer update and begin happening more and more often. Gives me a "service transmission" message. It's only at 67,000 miles and I havent owned it a year. Very frustrated. It is going back to the dealership tomorrow!

- Harrisonville, MO, USA

problem #72

Aug 242019

200

  • 66,000 miles
Car suddenly died in traffic and wouldn┐T start back. Car has 66K miles. After getting a jump we got car home and hooked battery to a charger. Next time I went to drive it it died again and I was able to get it started back but the instrument panel blinks on and off and all of the warning lights start going on and off. Currently unable to drive it because it will just die while driving and with instrument panel blinking it doesn┐T show accurate speed. Please recall this car before it kills someone!

- Elkmont, AL, USA

problem #71

Aug 232019

200

  • 89,000 miles
Car keep stalling out

- Channelview, TX, USA

problem #70

Nov 232018

200

  • 30,000 miles
At times will not start. Engine dies while going down the highway. Transmission loses power then after resting it will go again then out of nowhere it stalls again.

- Whitney, TX, USA

problem #69

Aug 162019

200

  • 56,527 miles
Within 1 mile, my car shut off twice while coming to a stop. The screen on the dash said to 'shift to P to start┐. I did so, and then it sounded as if my car didn┐T want to start back up and took me three tries the first time and two the second time to get it started. Now looking into it these cars have a history of this same problem since the beginning of them being made, but nothing is being done about it.

- Manchester, TN, USA

problem #68

Aug 022019

200

  • 51,000 miles
Car shuts off without warning on the highway

- Loveland, OH, USA

problem #67

Jun 222019

200

  • 28,000 miles
The transmission will change gear unexpectedly. Cause my car to jerk shake and unusual long delay to accelerate at times even rev high while prolonged delay before accelerating. This has caused multiple situations that made the safety of driving this vehicle unpredictable and a hazard for me and other motorist.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #66

Jul 202019

200

  • miles
My car started turning off as I was trying to drive about 3 weeks ago, I was told to go to a nearby dealership which I did instead of the dealership changing my oil they gave me two quarts of oil. As of today 7-23-19 my vehicle is back at the dealership where I purchased it back in 11-2018 because they are not able to tell me what's wrong with my vehicle which is northland Chrysler in oak park,

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #65

Jun 292019

200

  • 67,000 miles
My 2016 Chrysler 200 stalls randomly in traffic on the highway. I was on my way home from ocean city, md when I hit traffic at the bay bridge. I was trying to switch lanes when I noticed my power steering was not working followed by a message on the screen stating to put the vehicle in park and restart the engine. Vehicle restarted but was not shifting correctly. Happened a second time in a similar situation. This is a major safety hazard. I don┐T even know where to begin looking for the problem because there is no check engine light indicating what is happening.

- Fallentimber, PA, USA

problem #64

Feb 182019

200 4-cyl

  • miles
My car have been given me problems for about 6months. Engine light is on. Car keep cutting off in the middle of traffic. I have taken the vehicle to the dealer, I know six times before my factory warranty ran out, and they could never fix it. Took it today and they told me my warranty is out, and now I have to start doing random work to it to find out what's wrong. The employee of Chrysler checked the car to see if it was as giving a code for what is wrong. She said it was not showing a code. The waited until warranty ran out, to make me pay for it. Congratulations hey could never find out what was wrong with it. I don┐T know what to do. I still owe $19000 on it. Please help. [xxx] 7/18/19 information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #63

Jul 062019

200

  • 63,873 miles
Stop and go traffic for about 20 mins, once I entered the intersection the vehicle completely stopped without warning. I could not locate the emergency release to place the vehicle in neutral. Car sat in the intersection got 1.5 hours.

- Winter Park, FL, USA

problem #62

Jun 242019

200

  • 90,000 miles
Starting in October 2018 this car has cut off on me for no reason at any given time. I will be driving and it will cut off and tell me to shift into park. Sometimes it cranks back up other times it doesn┐T. I have taken it to landmark Chrysler five different times. Each time I am told that it's a different problem. And each time the car does the exact same thing again. This has endangered my life and the life of my two year old son. After completing two different oil consumption test landmark(morrow, ga) still hasn┐T been able to diagnose the problem so the warranty company won┐T fix the car. They know that it's using too much oil but they claim they don┐T know why. This car is a safety hazard and nothing is being done about it. They just try to get you to trade it in for another car with a higher payment. This problem really needs to be investigated before it causes someone their life. I have been driving on major highways when this car has cut off with no warning and narrowly missed being hit by a semi truck. I have filed a complaint with Chrysler corporate but that has gotten me no where because the person I speak with (will in customer care) does nothing and claims that he doesn┐T have a supervisor that I can contact.

- Scottdale, GA, USA

problem #61

Jun 012019

200

  • 25,000 miles
I've been into the service department over 6 times for the same issues. This car is so unsafe to drive. I believe this is a transmission issue. My car creates a very hard jerking when switching gears or speeding up. It also shakes when the air conditioning is on and I am only getting about 15 mi to the gallon when it should be 27. I've left multiple complaints since I have had this vehicle, worked with the device department, worked with Chrysler and the situation and safety concern is still not rectified. Please look into this. It's my only transportation and I would like to keep myself, my 3 babies, and other drivers safe. Thank you!

- Sandy, UT, USA

problem #60

Apr 142019

200

  • 35,550 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chrysler 200. While driving 30 mph, the vehicle stalled, but was able to restart after three attempts. There were no warning indicators illuminated; however, "place vehicle in park" was displayed. The vehicle was towed to richardson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (1321 N central expy, richardson, tx 75080, (214) 329-0862) where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. Additionally, while driving at unknown speeds, there was an abnormal popping noise and the vehicle stalled. All of the warning indicators on the instrument panel illuminated. The vehicle was towed back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the transmission needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 35,550.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #59

Jun 092019

200

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chrysler 200. While driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle stalled and the battery indicator illuminated. The contact pulled the vehicle over to the side of the road and waited approximately five minutes. Once the vehicle was restarted, a chime sounded and the vehicle resumed normal operation. The contact stated that the failure occurred daily for approximately three weeks. The vehicle was taken to burns motors (1300 us-83 bus, mcallen, tx 78501) to be diagnosed, but they were unable to replicate the failure. The manufacturer was not notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Edingburg, TX, USA

problem #58

Jun 052019

200

  • 90,000 miles
Car had been parked for about 5 hours. When I went to restart car made a noise like it was struggling to start. Turned car off and check oil appears to be full. Went to restart car and it would not restart. Multiple attempts were made to start car and while all lights and beeping came on car would not start again over a 15 min period. Can not push break down and when push the start button nothing happens. Car has also stalled out multiple times while driving in the last year. Chrysler dealership states its due to oil and it appears car is burning oil very fast. Chrysler states that the car will not start due to a safety mechanism to not allow the engine to overheat due to low oil. As oil has appeared full and checked multiple time unsure as to why the car would do this.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #57

May 102019

200

  • 45,000 miles
Oil consumption and electric wiring problems causing the air conditioner to go out and blow hot air. The oil consumption will need entire engine replaced. Oil consumption almost caused wreck because car will throw car in park at unexplained times because oil is low even when oil was changed. Very very dangerous. Oil light does not come on either even oil is dangerously low. Driver is unaware.

- Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #56

May 312019

200

  • 21,086 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chrysler 200. The contact drove the vehicle to West covina Chrysler (298 N azusa ave, West covina, ca 91791) for an oil consumption test because it was using excessive amounts of oil. The contact received a technical service bulletin that indicated the vehicle should consume a lot of oil, according to manufacturer standards. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 21,086.

- Pamona, CA, USA

Read the next 20 complaints »