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Just bought my 200 Limited from Sacramento CJDR for 17,999 plus tax/fees... sticker was 25,485.

The rebates from Chrysler are insane right now and the dealer discounts on top of it made it a no brainer.

From a technology standpoint... I still wish we would have bought the 200S we went there to buy originally... I figure I can get this one up to speed for far less than the 7500 I saved on the purchase.

Anyone interested in Northern California, now is the time to head to a CJDR dealer and get you one (or upgrade what you have)!!

The sale ends tomorrow!
 

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Just purchased a 2015 200S AWD fully loaded with every single option that was available (even the panoramic sunroof) for $22,500. The car was built in December 2014 and had been sitting on a lot for over year (the SiriusXm trial was even expired). If you look around you can find some of these car waiting to be given away. MSRP was $34,000-ish. This one had 3,400 miles and had just had the first oil change less than a week before I bought it 2/2/2016.

Some amazing deals can be gotten if you run fast enough.
 

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Just purchased a 2015 200S AWD fully loaded with every single option that was available (even the panoramic sunroof) for $22,500. The car was built in December 2014 and had been sitting on a lot for over year (the SiriusXm trial was even expired). If you look around you can find some of these car waiting to be given away. MSRP was $34,000-ish. This one had 3,400 miles and had just had the first oil change less than a week before I bought it 2/2/2016.

Some amazing deals can be gotten if you run fast enough.
But at 3400 miles, it's either a demo car from the dealer or a used car but certainly not a brand new one.
 

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I just bought a Certified 2015 Limited with Conv and 8.4 for 16k with 5k miles on it. Dealers around here bought a bunch to make factory quota so there are a bunch available for cheap. Beats buying a rental car with 5 times as many miles. Boise, Idaho area.
 

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hello, I'm looking for a chrysler 200 at a low price, preferably the S 2.4L 4-cylinder series although it is little used because I'll have to take her to Italy, and so I have to add the shipping costs will be around $ 4,000. if someone can inform me on the purchase thanks
 

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Hi, just bought a 2016 limited with the 2.4/comfort and conv pkgs and 8.4 radio for $13900. Only had 3700miles was corp owned and they gave it back after a few months. Just brought it into my local dealer and had the oil changes with full synthetic. I'm goin to order the mopar all weather mats.
 

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I wish everyone luck who is buying these cars. Make sure to take a look at the issues that current owners have experienced so often that Chrysler has decided to end production on the Chrysler 200.
 

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I wish everyone luck who is buying these cars. Make sure to take a look at the issues that current owners have experienced so often that Chrysler has decided to end production on the Chrysler 200.
That isn't why they decided to end production of the Dart and the 200, they killed the Avenger, got overly greedy/optimistic and over produced the Dart and the 200 and are now focusing on Trucks and SUV's. It's a foolish move I think to kill them off.

I would say the previous generation 200 had more issues than the current gen 200, this is from my experience owning both currently and I traded a 13' 200S for my 15' 200S, so I have owned three.

That said both the previous gen and current gen are very reliable. Most people don't go on car forums and post about their perfectly reliable vehicle, they post because they have issues and need help and or are looking for information. The few enthusiasts looking for upgrades etc... don't represent the majority.

The transmission on my 13' recently had to be replaced at 28K miles, but the 15' has had no major issues with 40,000 miles as of today.

The new 200 just got more attention than the old one since it's no longer a modified Sebring but is now on a new platform.
 

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That isn't why they decided to end production of the Dart and the 200, they killed the Avenger, over produced the Dart and the 200 and are now focusing on Trucks and SUV's. It's a foolish move I think.

I would say the previous generation had more issues than the current gen 200, this is from my experience owning both currently and I traded a 13' 200S for my 15' 200S, so I have owned three.

That said both the previous gen and current gen are very reliable, and most people don't go on car forums and post about their perfectly reliable vehicle, they post because they have issues and need help and or are looking for information. The few enthusiasts looking for upgrades etc... don't represent the majority.

The transmission on my 13' recently had to be replaced at 28K miles, but the 15' has had no major issues with 40,000 miles as of today.

The new 200 just got more attention than the old one since it's no longer a modified Sebring but is now on a new platform.
The new 200s had major issues. One of note is the rollaway problem with the new transmission. I'm sure they had many factors in deciding to end production of both.
 

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The new 200s had major issues. One of note is the rollaway problem with the new transmission. I'm sure they had many factors in deciding to end production of both.
Very few of them actually had that problem. The factors stated by FCA were what i stated - over production of the Dart and 200 and lack of sales. If the reason for ending production were because of reliability, they would discontinue the Cherokee as well since it's on the same platform, and actually has more issues than the 200.
 

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Very few of them actually had that problem. The factors stated by FCA were what i stated - over production of the Dart and 200 and lack of sales. If the reason for ending production were because of reliability, they would discontinue the Cherokee as well since it's on the same platform, and actually has more issues than the 200.
A variety of issues is usually needed to end production of a vehicle. There have been articles detailing the losses incurred from building the 200s and darts considering the demand for trucks and SUVs. Reliability issues don't help either. I'm not saying that one problem led to the demise of the model but for the third time, a variety of issues.

My original reason for posting in this thread wasn't to scream "buyer beware" but to be on the lookout for certain issues. I'm dealing now with a common heating issue that if I had known sooner, I would have addressed in the summer.

I enjoy my 200 and plan to keep t for another two years. With that said, it's worth it to poke around the forums and know what to look out for - that goes for any car.

I don't care to delve deeper into why these cars won't be made anymore.
 

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With that said, it's worth it to poke around the forums and know what to look out for - that goes for any car.

I agree, but my intent in replying to your post was to point out that the 200 it is a very reliable vehicle but like ANY car may have issues, and to clarify that production wasn't ended because of reliabilty issues that some are common to all FCA vehicles including ones not on the same platform.

Not all pervious gen 200 have the coolant issue, neither of mine did and probably the majority don't, I agree it's always good to do your research before purchase so you know what you may be up against.

Fortunately this forum has good detailed information on recalls, TSB's and other issues for the Chrysler 200, and ways to resolve or prevent things from happening in the first place etc...
 

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The new 200s had major issues. One of note is the rollaway problem with the new transmission. I'm sure they had many factors in deciding to end production of both.
The 200 actually does not have this issue. If you open the door while the car is in-gear, it activates the E-brake. The E-brake on this car was specifically designed to keep the car stopped even if in drive.

You are mixing two different stories. The rollaway issue was on older FCA cars that debuted between the first and second generation 200's, with the joystick shifter. The transmission issue on the 200 was related to poor shifting points, and this was corrected via a software update. Unfortunately some like Consumer Reports never re-reviewed the 200 after this update was released (insert somewhat-valid commentary about dishonest media here).
 

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The 200 actually does not have this issue. If you open the door while the car is in-gear, it activates the E-brake. The E-brake on this car was specifically designed to keep the car stopped even if in drive.

You are mixing two different stories. The rollaway issue was on older FCA cars that debuted between the first and second generation 200's, with the joystick shifter. The transmission issue on the 200 was related to poor shifting points, and this was corrected via a software update. Unfortunately some like Consumer Reports never re-reviewed the 200 after this update was released (insert somewhat-valid commentary about dishonest media here).
Lol it's funny how the media can kinda brainwash you into mixing these reports. You are 100% right.

In my mind, the issue of shifting into park and the roll away prob were one of the same. You can excuse my reasoning for mixing them up.

For what its worth, I've got a real soft spot for Chrysler as they seem to push the envelope in terms of keeping it old school with the big, strong rwd cars. I just wish they put a bit more effort into the 200s. Later y'all
 
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