2012 Chrysler 200 S 3.6 from North America
Fun reliable car
Rainwater would drip from the hood directly onto the battery, and get into the vent filling it overflowing, resulting in acid dripping onto my driveway. This corroded the battery tray to the point it had to be replaced. It was back to the dealer at least five times before they figured out what was going on; they finally figured it out with the help of Chrysler Canada head office. In taking the battery out so many times, they damaged or lost most of the fastners to access and remove battery; had to take it back and point it out for that to be fixed. Problem was resolved by installing a sealed battery. All was done under warranty.
Still love the car after almost six years; mine is red with black leather. It's a good looking car and very comfortable.
The 3.6 gets great fuel economy and it goes like stink; the six speed, well it's not the best, no issues but I'd describe it as primitive.
The biggest issue I have with it is it has too much power for a FWD car. With traction control on, it's all over the road (scary) if you floor it at any speed under 60kph. With traction control off, it will roast the tires thru four gears. It's hard to take off from a stop without chirping the tires. AWD was not available that year, a much needed option Chrysler brought in around 2014? I live in British Columbia, we have lots of twisty mountain roads. It does the curves like it's on rails.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 17th March, 2018