The 2014 Chrysler 200 will be the first vehicle to be equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission, according to Chrysler Group President Sergio Marchionne. Fuel consumption is expected to hover around the 6.2L/100 km, or 38 mpg range.
According to Wall Street Journal
sources, Chrysler is said to have spent nearly 2 billion dollars to renew the 200; engine options will remain identical to the current version, meaning a 2.4 liter 4 cylinder and V6. The 2014 Chrysler 200 is expected to arrive early 2014, with sales estimates set at double the current 200 numbers.
What's more, several new models are expected: the Fiat 500L
, the new Chrysler 100 compact, also a compact Jeep as well as numerous upgrades to the Chrysler 300, and Jeep Wrangler among others. Stay tuned for more details about these new offerings.