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2016 Chrysler 200

Midsize car
2015 Chrysler 200 4-door sedan shown
2015 Chrysler 200 4-door sedan shown
Crashworthiness
  • Small overlap front
    G
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

Crash avoidance & Mitigation
Front crash prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment

Headlights
M
with optional
equipment

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
ease of use
M

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2016
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
2015
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
2014
A
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2013
A
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2012
A
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
A
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2015-16 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Chrysler 200 4-door sedan was redesigned for the 2015 model year. There no longer is a convertible version or a Dodge sedan equivalent.

Structure

The driver space was maintained well, with maximum intrusion of the lower interior of 9 cm at the lower hinge pillar. Upper interior intrusion measured 5-7 cm at the hinge pillar and instrument panel.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

The dummy’s movement was well controlled. The dummy’s head loaded the frontal airbag, which stayed in front of the dummy until rebound. The side curtain airbag deployed and has sufficient forward coverage to protect the head from contact with side structure and outside objects. The side torso airbag also deployed.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2015 Chrysler 200 Limited 4-door
Weight 3,459 lbs.
Side airbags front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 108 in.
Length 192 in.
Width 74 in.
Engine 2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings 23 mpg city / 36 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CEN1432
Lower occupant compartment
Lower hinge pillar max (cm) 9
Footrest (cm) 6
Left toepan (cm) 2
Brake pedal (cm) 5
Parking brake (cm)
Rocker panel lateral average (cm) 1
Upper occupant compartment
Steering column 0
Upper hinge pillar max (cm) 5
Upper dash (cm) 7
Lower instrument panel (cm) 6

Driver injury measures

Test ID CEN1432
Head
HIC-15 119
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.1
Extension bending moment (Nm) 12
Maximum Nij 0.18
Chest maximum compression (mm) 23
Femur (kN)
Left 1.4
Right 1.0
Knee displacement (mm)
Left 4
Right 4
Knee-thigh-hip injury risk (%)
Left 0
Right 0
Maximum tibia index
Left 0.57
Right 0.44
Tibia axial force (kN)
Left 3.4
Right 1.8
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 46
Right 40

Applies to 2015-16 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Chrysler 200 4-door sedan was redesigned for the 2015 model year. There no longer is a convertible version or a Dodge sedan equivalent. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Fiat Chrysler as part of frontal crash test verification.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain and side torso airbags deployed during the crash.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2015 Chrysler 200 Limited 4-door
Weight 3,483 lbs.
Side airbags front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 108 in.
Length 192 in.
Width 74 in.
Engine 2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings 23 mpg city / 36 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF1402
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 3
Left (cm) 6
Center (cm) 4
Right (cm) 3
Brake pedal (cm) 8
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 0
Right (cm) 0
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) -4
Rearward (cm) -6
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 0

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF1402
Head
HIC-15 152
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 2.0
Extension bending moment (Nm) 13
Maximum Nij 0.34
Chest maximum compression (mm) 29
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 0.7
Femur force - right (kN) 2.0
Knee displacement - left (mm) 5
Knee displacement - right (mm) 6
Maximum tibia index - left 0.45
Maximum tibia index - right 0.50
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 2.5
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 2.6
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 56
Right 56

Applies to 2015-16 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Chrysler 200 4-door sedan was redesigned for the 2015 model year. There no longer is a convertible version or a Dodge sedan equivalent. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Fiat Chrysler as part of side crash test verification.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2015 Chrysler 200C 4-door
Weight 3,474 lbs.
Side airbags standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 108 in.
Length 192 in.
Width 74 in.
Engine 2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings 23 mpg city / 36 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTS1404
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-17.5

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTS1404
Head HIC-15 395
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.2
Compression (kN) 1.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 30
Lateral force (kN) 1.3
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 33
Average deflection (mm) 30
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 4.44
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.78
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 2.0
Acetabulum force (kN) 2.3
Combined force (kN) 4.3
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.5
L-M moment (Nm) 18
A-P moment (Nm) 124

Passenger injury measures

Test ID VTS1404
Head HIC-15 112
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.9
Compression (kN) 0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 21
Lateral force (kN) 1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 24
Average deflection (mm) 19
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 2.45
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.27
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 0.3
Acetabulum force (kN) 2.2
Combined force (kN) 2.3
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.6
L-M moment (Nm) 24
A-P moment (Nm) 82

Applies to 2015-16 models

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 3,447 lbs
Peak force 16,346 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.74
Tested vehicle
2015 Chrysler 200 Limited 4-door
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2015-16 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Power cloth seat

How this test is conducted

Seat type Power cloth seat
Geometry
Backset (mm) 16
Distance below top of head (mm) 34
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 12.1
Head contact time (ms) 57
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 16
Max neck tension (N) 374

Applies to 2015-16 models

System details

  • Optional Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus

Package name

  • Optional Safety Tec

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment
5 points total

Forward collision warning

This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point

Low-speed autobrake

In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
2 points

High-speed autobrake

In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 14 mph.
2 points

How this rating is determined

Ratings are given for 4 different headlight variations available for this vehicle.
Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group and SafetyTec packages
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Automatically switches between low beams and high beams (high-beam assist)? Yes
Overall rating
M
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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Low beams

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was good on the gradual right curve, fair on the sharp right curve and inadequate on both left curves.

The low beams never created excessive glare.

High beams

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was fair on the gradual right and gradual left curves and inadequate on the sharp left and sharp right curves.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway, on both left curves and on the sharp right curve.

How this test is conducted

Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group package
  • C trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group package
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Automatically switches between low beams and high beams (high-beam assist)? No
Overall rating
P
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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Low beams

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was good on the gradual right curve, fair on the sharp right curve and inadequate on both left curves.

The low beams never created excessive glare.

High beams

On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was fair on the gradual right and gradual left curves and inadequate on the sharp left and sharp right curves.

How this test is conducted

Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with SafetyTec package
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Automatically switches between low beams and high beams (high-beam assist)? Yes
Overall rating
P
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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Low beams

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never created excessive glare.

High beams

On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway and on both left curves.

How this test is conducted

Trim level(s)
  • LX trim
  • Limited trim
  • S trim
  • C trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
Automatically switches between low beams and high beams (high-beam assist)? No
Overall rating
P
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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Low beams

On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never created excessive glare.

High beams

On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

How this test is conducted

Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group and SafetyTec packages
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? Yes
Overall rating
Applies to 2015-16 models
M
LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Acceptable glare?
Straightaway right edge 81.1 m Yes
Straightaway left edge 45.4 m Yes
250m radius right curve, right edge 70.6 m Yes
250m radius left curve, right edge 41.3 m Yes
150m radius right curve, right edge 52.3 m Yes
150m radius left curve, left edge 38.7 m Yes
HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Straightaway right edge 130.8 m
Straightaway left edge 97.3 m
250m radius right curve, right edge 70.5 m
250m radius left curve, left edge 67.0 m
150m radius right curve, right edge 52.4 m
150m radius left curve, left edge 53.3 m

Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group package
  • C trim equipped with Premium Lighting Group package
Low-beam headlight type HID projector
High-beam headlight type HID projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? No
Overall rating
Applies to 2015-16 models
P
LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Acceptable glare?
Straightaway right edge 81.1 m Yes
Straightaway left edge 45.4 m Yes
250m radius right curve, right edge 70.6 m Yes
250m radius left curve, right edge 41.3 m Yes
150m radius right curve, right edge 52.3 m Yes
150m radius left curve, left edge 38.7 m Yes
HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Straightaway right edge 130.8 m
Straightaway left edge 97.3 m
250m radius right curve, right edge 70.5 m
250m radius left curve, left edge 67.0 m
150m radius right curve, right edge 52.4 m
150m radius left curve, left edge 53.3 m

Trim level(s)
  • S trim equipped with SafetyTec package
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? Yes
Overall rating
Applies to 2015-16 models
P
LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Acceptable glare?
Straightaway right edge 63.1 m Yes
Straightaway left edge 26.2 m Yes
250m radius right curve, right edge 47.9 m Yes
250m radius left curve, left edge 29.8 m Yes
150m radius right curve, right edge 37.4 m Yes
150m radius left curve, left edge 28.9 m Yes
HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Straightaway right edge 143.4 m
Straightaway left edge 33.5 m
250m radius right curve, right edge 45.7 m
250m radius left curve, left edge 38.9 m
150m radius right curve, right edge 37.3 m
150m radius left curve, left edge 31.6 m

Trim level(s)
  • LX trim
  • Limited trim
  • S trim
  • C trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? No
Overall rating
Applies to 2015-16 models
P
LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Acceptable glare?
Straightaway right edge 63.1 m Yes
Straightaway left edge 26.2 m Yes
250m radius right curve, right edge 47.9 m Yes
250m radius left curve, left edge 29.8 m Yes
150m radius right curve, right edge 37.4 m Yes
150m radius left curve, left edge 28.9 m Yes
HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Straightaway right edge 143.4 m
Straightaway left edge 33.5 m
250m radius right curve, right edge 45.7 m
250m radius left curve, left edge 38.9 m
150m radius right curve, right edge 37.3 m
150m radius left curve, left edge 31.6 m

Applies to 2015-16 models

How this rating is determined

Overall evaluation

M
Vehicle trim 200C
Seat type leather

This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor and the ability to borrow lower anchors from the other seating positions.

Note: When anchors are borrowed, they aren't available to use in their designated positions.

1 2 3


Good
Acceptable
Marginal
Poor
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Tether anchor
Lower anchors
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
No hardware available

Details by seating position

1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
Can be borrowed from 1 and 3
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors

Seat position 21

3
Lower anchor A
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 0-2
Force (lbs) 21
Clearance angle (degrees) 55
Lower anchor B
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 0-2
Force (lbs) 21
Clearance angle (degrees) 47
Tether anchor
Location Rear deck
Confusing hardware present No
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 22

2
Lower anchor A
Lower latch is shared for this seat position
Lower anchor B
Lower latch is shared for this seat position
Tether anchor
Location Rear deck
Confusing hardware present No
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 23

1
Lower anchor A
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 2-4
Force (lbs) 15
Clearance angle (degrees) 50
Lower anchor B
Open access rated No
Depth (cm) 2-4
Force (lbs) 36
Clearance angle (degrees) 44
Tether anchor
Location Rear deck
Confusing hardware present No
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Driver and front passenger knee airbags: separate airbags in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes
4
Electronic stability control
5
Antilock brakes
6
Programmable daytime running lights

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