The flow of information on future auto models continues, this time focusing on the addition of the new 2016 Chrysler 100 from Fiat Chrysler Automobile Company. It is rumored that this machine will be based on the compact US wide front wheel drive platform which underpins the mid size Chrysler 200 and the Dodge Dart. Fiat Chrysler Automobile wants to eliminate a variety of models in a bid to remove redundancies among its five brands. This new coupe will certainly be more impressive considering Fiat’s big intentions to win over this specific market segment.
2016 CHRYSLER 100: REDESIGN EXTERIOR
Currently, there is no much information about this new model. However, considering the outstanding features around in the 200 and 300 models, one can conclude that the 2016 Chrysler 100 will undergo major advanced changes. It is rumored to come as a new model, and as such, it is expected to offer several new and quality features especially in its exterior. There are expectations of a new design in this car which will distinguish it from the usual, and which will make 2016 Chrysler 100 to outshine its competitors. Some sources indicate that this model will come with a more aggressive look, while others claim that it will have a more elegant and sophisticated look. It is however most likely to borrow a vast array of details from the Chrysler 300 and 200 models. Again this new sedan is expected to come in a lot of chrome details.
2016 CHRYSLER 100: REDESGIN INTERIOR
It is said that new LED technology lights in the headlight and tail will be included by the engineers. These lights will provide this model with a more sophisticated look. In terms of its comfort, its spacing and seating arrangements are being redesigned in order to create more space for the driver and the passengers. Its leg and head room is also being increased. Again, its interior is going to come with modern high quality materials which will add to the new Chrysler 100 elegant finish and touch. Its brake and suspension system is also being improved to make it a comfortable car to drive even within the city.
2016 CHRYSLER 100: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
As mentioned above, this new Chrysler 100 will be based on compact front wheel drive platform. In addition, it will come with a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine which produces 184 horsepower and 173 lb feet of torque. In terms of its speed and fuel consumption, the 2016 Chrysler 100 will be better that its closest competitors since it will be lighter and smaller. Again, the 2.4-liter engine will not be the only option available in this auto. There are expectations of a new comer which will be a turbocharged 1.4-liter MultiAir engine. This engine works well on the Dodge Dart as it delivers 160 horsepower and 184 lb feet of torque. This engine’s EPA is rated at 27 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway, or 32 mpg combined. Both engines are expected to be paired with nine speed auto gear box
2016 Chrysler 100: Release Date, Price and Competitors
Reliable sources indicate that the 2016 Chrysler 100 will be released in 2016. Just like its specs and features, its real price is also a matter of speculations for now. Closeset competitors of new model on market will be: Ford Focus and Honda Civic.