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2015 Chrysler 200 vs. 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chrysler 200 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, the Chrysler 200 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 200 as you will with the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chrysler 200 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chrysler 200 is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler 200 is much wider than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chrysler 200, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Chrysler 200 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

Handling
The Chrysler 200 has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler 200 has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chrysler 200 and the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chrysler 200 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

Warranty
The Chrysler 200 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

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2015 Chrysler
200

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MSRP*: $21,700 - $30,425

2014 Volkswagen
Jetta Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,560 - $31,895
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% --
City MPG: 18 - 23 42
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 29 - 36 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $21,605 - $29,285 $24,538 - $30,619

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